2012 Game of the Year Awards - The Winners - Article

By Craig Snow, January 3, 2013
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Now that all of the winners have been announced we thought it would be a good idea to draw the winners together into a single article for ease of reference. So below are all of our Game of the Year Award winners for 2012. To view the other nominees and our reasons for picking each individual game please click on the game in question and it will take you through to the original award announcement article.

 

Best First Person Shooter

Halo 4

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Best Third Person Shooter


Resident Evil: Revelations

 


Best Action/Adventure Game

Dishonored


 

Best Adventure Game

The Walking Dead - Season One

 

Best Platformer

New Super Mario Bros. U

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Best Puzzle Game

Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask

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Best Fighting Game

Persona 4 Arena

 

Best Racing Game

Forza: Horizon

 

Best Western RPG

Mass Effect 3

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Best Japanese RPG

Persona 4 Golden


 

Best MMORPG

Guild Wars 2

 

Best Sports Game

FIFA 13

 

Best Strategy Game

XCOM: Enemy Unknown

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Best Remake or HD Collection

Persona 4 Golden


 

Best Download Game

Journey

 

Best Graphics Technology

Halo 4

 

Best Art Direction

Journey

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Best Original Music Score

Journey

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Most Disappointing

Diablo III

 

Best New IP

Dishonored

 

Best Narrative

The Walking Dead - Season One


 

Most Surprisingly Good

Spec Ops: The Line

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Most Anticipated Upcoming Game

The Last of Us

 


PC Game of the Year

Guild Wars 2

 


PlayStation 3 Game of the Year

Journey

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PlayStation Vita Game of the Year

Persona 4 Golden

 


Wii U Game of the Year

New Super Mario Bros. U

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3DS Game of the Year

Resident Evil: Revelations

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Xbox 360 Game of the Year

Halo 4

 


Overall Game of the Year

Journey

 

And that concludes our Game of the Year coverage for 2012. Thanks for viewing, and here's to another great gaming year ahead!

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