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
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