2012 BAFTA Video Game Award winners

Last Friday saw the 2012 BAFTA Video Game Awards take place at a glitzy event in central London, with Portal 2, Battlefield 3, Batman: Arkham City and LittleBigPlanet 2 being amongst the victors.

Best Game, Story and Design went to Valve’s sensational Portal 2, with Battlefield 3 also proving to be a runaway success, stealing the limelight away from fellow competitor Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 by scooping Audio Achievement, the GAME Award of 2011, and Online (Multiplayer).

Unfortunately Nintendo didn’t win any of their nominated categories, with Super Mario 3D Land clearing robbed of its Mobile & Handheld award by PopCap Games’ Peggle HD.

Below is a full list of tonight’s winners:

* Story – Portal 2
* Original Music – L.A. Noire
* Audio Achievement – Battlefield 3
* Design – Portal 2
* Game Innovation – LittleBigPlanet 2
* Strategy – Total War: Shogun 2
* Mobile & Handheld – Peggle HD
* GAME Award of 2011 – Battlefield 3
* Action – Batman: Arkham City
* BAFTA Ones to Watch – Tick Tock Toys (Swallowtail)
* Online (Browser) – Monstermind
* Artistic Acievement – Rayman Origins
* Special Award – Markus ‘Notch’ Persson
* Sports/Fitness – Kinect Sports: Season Two
* Online (Multiplayer) – Battlefield 3
* Debut Game – Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet
* Family – LittleBigPlanet 2
* Performer – Mark Hamill (Joker in the Joker, Batman: Arkham City)
* Best Game – Portal 2

Alex Seedhouse
After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.
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