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Portal 2 Tops BAFTA 2012 Winners List

On Friday the British Academy of Film and Television Arts held their annual Video Game Awards ceremony. Puzzle-platformer Portal 2 came out on top, winning Game of the Year honors as well as honors for Best Story and Best Design.

Other winners include Batman: Arkham City for best action game and Battlefield 3 for the GAME award, voted on by gamers. Surprisingly enough, Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim didn't win a single award. Bit surprising, considering how many honors that game has racked up elsewhere. But whatev.

Here's the full list of winners:

Best game: Portal 2

GAME award (voted by public): Battlefield 3

Design: Portal 2

Action: Batman: Arkham City

Story: Portal 2

Online Multiplayer: Battlefield 3

Mobile & Handheld: Peggle HD

Game Innovation: Little Big Planet 2

Family: Little Big Planet 2

Strategy: Total War: Shogun 2

One To Watch: Tick Tock Toys

Online Browser: Monstermind

Artistic Achievement: Rayman's Origins

Sports/Fitness: Kinect Sports 2

Debut Game: Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet

Original Music: LA Noire

Audio Achievement: Battlefield 3

Performer: Mark Hamill for Batman: Arkham City

Special award: Markus "Notch" Persson (Minecraft's creator)

Staff Writer at CinemaBlend.