So, a record breaking year for the Golden Joysticks with over 4,000,000 votes, it just goes to show how popular our hobby has become. Gamers now come from all walks of life, much like the nominees that were up for awards come from multiple genres. Here is a list of the winners from the event:
Browser based/flash: Slender.
DLC: Portal 2's Perpetual Testing Initiative.
Fighting Game: Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition.
Downloadable Game: Minecraft.
Strategy Game: Civilization 5: Gods & Kings.
Handheld Game: Uncharted: Golden Abyss.
MMO: World of Tanks.
Mobile/Tablet Game: Angry Birds Space.
YouTube Gamer: Yogscast.
Shooter: Battlefield 3.
Sports Game: FIFA 12.
Action/Adventure Game: Batman: Arkham City.
One to Watch: Grand Theft Auto 5.
Racing Game: Forza 4.
Outstanding Contribution: EA Sports FIFA.
Role Playing Game: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.
Top Gaming Moment: Skyrim: Ascending the Throat of the World.
Ultimate Game of the Year: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.