Golden Joystick Awards: All the results inside

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The Golden Joystick Awards have just concluded, with the big winner being Skyrim, taking home Ultimate Game of the Year.

But it was a big year for the awards themselves – not only is this the ceremony’s 30th anniversary, it also received a record-smashing 4 million votes in total – more than doubling the Guinness World Record they set last year.

Results such as best RPG going to Skyrim should surprise nobody, but some of the winners were a little more unexpected, such as Battlefield 3 edging out Modern Warfare 3 for Best Shooter, and World of Tanks claiming the Best MMO.

Check out the full list of winners below:

  • Arkham City scoops up Best Action Game
  • Best Strategy secured by Civilization V: Gods and Kings
  • Angry Birds Space wins Best Mobile Tablet
  • Minecraft XBLA is the Best Downloadable Game
  • Mortal Kombat claims Best Fighter
  • Battlefield 3 puts away Best Shooter
  • World of Tanks is Best MMO
  • Uncharted climbs over Mario in Best Handheld
  • Top Gaming Moment goes to Skyrim’s Throat of the World
  • Grand Theft Auto 5 is the pick for One to Watch
  • Best DLC Award gravitates to Portal 2
  • Skyrim voted the best RPG
  • FIFA 12 collects Best Sports
  • Best Browser goes to Indie horror game Slender
  • Forza 4 voted Best Racer
  • Ultimate Game of the Year honours go to Skyrim
Source: CVG

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