The Golden Joystick 2012 Winners

The annual Golden Joystick Awards are taking place in London today and it’s a time to look back and celebrate the gaming successes from the past twelve months. The winners who walked away with the gongs were as follows:

  • Best Action Game – Arkham City
  • Best Mobile /Tablet – Angry Birds Space
  • Best Strategy – Civilization V: Gods and Kings
  • Best Downloadable Game – Minecraft XBLA
  • Best Fighter – Mortal Kombat
  • Best Shooter – Battlefield 3
  • Best MMO – World of Tanks
  • Best Handheld – Uncharted: Golden Abyss
  • Top Gaming Moment – Skyrim’s Throat of the World
  • One to Watch – Grand Theft Auto 5
  • Best DLC Award – Portal 2
  • Best RPG – Skyrim
  • YouTube Gamer of the Year – Yogscast
  • Ultimate Game of the Year – Skyrim

A record amount of gamers voted for the winners this year and there was some intense campaigns from publishers such as Wargaming to win votes from their fans, a strategy that appears to have worked.  Congratulations to all the winners who are now busy popping the champagne corks with a long afternoon of celebrations ahead.

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  • it seems only the most “under the rock” grown ppl voted there because none of them are even worth an award, world of tanks is boring, GTA5 is barely worth watching and BF3 is full of disappointments.