Valve's widely admired sequel Portal 2 was voted Ultimate Game Of The Year at the 29th annual Golden Joystick Awards.
Bethesda's The Edler Scrolls V: Skyrim picked up the One To Watch award, while Sonic the Hedgehog was honoured for Outstanding Contribution.
More than 2 million people voted this year, a new record for what are already the world's largest videogame awards decided by public vote.
The full list of winners is listed below.
- Ultimate Game of the Year - Portal 2 (Valve Corporation)
- Action/Adventure Game of the Year - Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood (Ubisoft)
- Mobile Game of the Year - Angry Birds Rio (Chillingo)
- RPG of the Year - Fallout: New Vegas (Bethesda Softworks)
- Massively Multiplayer Online Game of the Year - World of Warcraft (Blizzard Entertainment)
- Fighting Game of the Year - Mortal Kombat (Warner Bros. Interactive)
- Racing Game of the Year - Gran Turismo 5 (Sony Computer Entertainment)
- Sports Game of the Year - FIFA 11 (EA Sports)
- Strategy Game of the Year - Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty (Blizzard Entertainment)
- Music Game of the Year - Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock (Activision)
- Free-To-Play Game of the Year - League of Legends (Riot Games)
- Downloadable Game of the Year - Minecraft (Mojang)
- Shooter Game of the Year - Call of Duty: Black Ops (Activision)
- One To Watch Award - Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda Softworks)
- Innovation of the Year - Nintendo 3DS
- Outstanding Contribution - Sonic The Hedgehog (Sega)