Portal 2 Wins Best Game at BAFTA Video Game Awards

Valve’s Portal 2 has been named best game at the British Academy Video Game Awards. The first-person puzzle-platform title also won the awards for best design and best story. Dice’s Battlefield 3 secured a prize voted for by the public, as well as for the best online multiplayer game. Other award winners included Batman: Arkham City for action, Little Big Planet 2 for game innovation and LA Noire for best original music.

And the nominees and winners (in bold italics) in full:

Action
Assassin’s Creed Revelations
Batman: Arkham City
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Portal 2
Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception

Artistic Achievement
Batman: Arkham City
L.A. Noire
LittleBigPlanet 2
Rayman Origins
The Elder Scrolls V – Skyrim
Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception

Audio Achievement
Batman: Arkham City
Battlefield 3
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Dead Space 2
The Nightjar
Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception

Best Game
Batman: Arkham City
FIFA 2012
L.A. Noire
Portal 2
The Elder Scrolls V – Skyrim
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

Debut Game
Bastion
Eufloria
Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet
L.A. Noire
Monstermind
RIFT

Design
Batman: Arkham City
L.A. Noire
LittleBigPlanet 2
Portal 2
The Elder Scrolls V – Skyrim
Super Mario 3D Land

Family
Dance Central 2
Kinect Sports 2
LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean
LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars
LittleBigPlanet 2
Mario Kart 7

Game Innovation
Bastion
Child of Eden
From Dust
L.A. Noire
LittleBigPlanet 2
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

Mobile & Handheld
Dead Space iOS
Magnetic Billiards: Blueprint
Peggle HD
Quarrel
Super Mario 3D Land
The Nightjar

Online – Browser
Gardens of Time
I Am Playr
Monstermind
Global Resistance
Skylanders: Spyro’s Universe
The Sims Social

Online Multiplayer
Assassin’s Creed: Revelations
Battlefield 3
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Dark Souls
Gears of War 3
LittleBigPlanet 2

Original Music
Assassin’s Creed: Revelations
Batman: Arkham City
Deus Ex: Human Revolution
L.A. Noire
The Elder Scrolls V – Skyrim
Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception

Performer
Aaron Staton
(Cole Phelps) L.A. Noire
Mark Hamill
(The Joker) Batman: Arkham City
Nolan North
(Nathan Drake) Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception
Stephen Fry
(Narrator) LittleBigPlanet 2
Stephen Merchant
(Wheatley) Portal 2
Togo Igawa
(Diplomat, Advisor and Military General) Total War: SHOGUN 2

Sports/Fitness
Dance Central 2
DiRT 3
F1 2011
FIFA 2012
Kinect Sports Season 2
Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012

Story
Batman: Arkham City
Deus Ex: Human Revolution
L.A. Noire
Portal 2
The Elder Scrolls V – Skyrim
Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception

Strategy
Dark Souls
Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Football Manager 2012
From Dust
Ghost Recon Shadow Wars
Total War: SHOGUN 2

BAFTA Ones To Watch Award in association with Dare to Be Digital
Joust (Digital Knights)
Dreamweaver (Evolved Ape)
Tick Tock Toys (Swallowtail)

GAME Award
Batman: Arkham City
Battlefield 3
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
FIFA 2012
L.A Noire
Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
Minecraft
Portal 2
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Uncharted 3: Drakes Deception

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