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Portal 2 takes top prize at the Golden Joysticks

Ben Parfitt
Portal 2 takes top prize at the Golden Joysticks

Valve’s Portal 2 has this afternoon claimed the most coveted prize at this year’s Golden Joystick Awards.

It walked away with the prestigious Ultimate Game of the Year accolade, though there were plenty of others winner crowned too including the likes of Angry Birds Rio, Gran Turismo 5, FIFA 11, Minecraft, Call of Duty: Black Ops and Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.

The event also hosted a couple of exclusive announcements, including a brand new DLC pack for Battlefield 3, new content for Outstanding Contribution winner Sonic Generations and a brand new Namco Bandai game – Inversion.

Here are the winners in full:

  • Action/Adventure Game of the Year in association with Metro UK – Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood (Ubisoft)
  • Mobile Game of the Year in association with MSN – Angry Birds Rio (Rovio)
  • Roleplay Game of the Year in association with Edge – Fallout New Vegas (Bethesda Softworks)
  • Massively Multiplayer Online Game of the Year in association with PC Gamer – World of Warcraft (Blizzard Entertainment)
  • Fighting Game of the Year in association with Official Nintendo Magazine – Mortal Kombat (Warner Bros. Interactive)
  • Racing Game of the Year in association with GamesRadar.com - Gran Turismo 5 (Sony Computer Entertainment)
  • Sports Game of the Year in association with Zavvi.com – FIFA 11 (EA Sports)
  • Strategy Game of the Year in association with Official Xbox Magazine – Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty (Blizzard Entertainment)
  • Music Game of the Year in association with Habbo.com – Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock (Activision)
  • Free-To-Play Game of the Year in association with CVG.co.uk – League of Legends (Riot Games)
  • Downloadable Game of the Year in association with Virgin Media – Minecraft (Mojang)
  • Shooter Game of the Year in association with Turtle Beach – Call of Duty: Black Ops (Activision)
  • One To Watch Award in association with Shortlist – Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda Softworks)
  • Innovation of the Year – Nintendo 3DS
  • Outstanding Contribution – Sonic The Hedgehog (Sega)
  • Ultimate Game of the Year in association with Alienware – Portal 2 (Valve Corporation)

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