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Portal 2 voted GOTY at Golden Joysticks

More than 2 million people vote in 29th annual awards ceremony

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)

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