Game Developers Name Skyrim Game of the Year

SAN FRANCISCO, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Bethesda’s epic fantasy adventure, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, took the coveted Game of the Year award, capping off the 12th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards in San Francisco this evening.

Elsewhere in the ceremony, the evening’s multiple award winners were Valve Corporation’s cunning, wittily written puzzle adventure Portal 2, which received three awards, for Best Game Design, Narrative and Audio. Critically acclaimed action-RPG Bastion from indie developer Supergiant Games, a studio made up of only seven talented people, also took home two Choice Awards, those for Best Debut and Best Downloadable Game.

The recipients of the 12th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards are:

Game of the Year
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda Game Studios)

Innovation Award
Johann Sebastian Joust (Die Gute Fabrik)

Best Debut
Supergiant Games (Bastion)

Best Audio
Portal 2 (Valve Corporation)

Best Game Design
Portal 2 (Valve Corporation)

Best Technology

Battlefield 3 (DICE)

Best Visual Arts
Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception (Naughty Dog)

Best Narrative
Portal 2 (Valve Corporation)

Best Downloadable Game
Bastion (Supergiant Games)

Best Handheld/Mobile Game
Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP (Capy Games/Superbrothers)

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