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2012 Game of the Year Awards - The Winners

2012 Game of the Year Awards - The Winners - Article

by Craig Snow , posted on 03 January 2013 / 7,796 Views

Now that all of the winners have been announced we thought it would be a good idea to draw the winners together into a single article for ease of reference. So below are all of our Game of the Year Award winners for 2012. To view the other nominees and our reasons for picking each individual game please click on the game in question and it will take you through to the original award announcement article.


Best First Person Shooter

Halo 4

halo 4 

Best Third Person Shooter

Resident Evil: Revelations


Best Action/Adventure Game



Best Adventure Game

The Walking Dead - Season One


Best Platformer

New Super Mario Bros. U

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Best Puzzle Game

Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask

 professor layton

Best Fighting Game

Persona 4 Arena


Best Racing Game

Forza: Horizon


Best Western RPG

Mass Effect 3

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Best Japanese RPG

Persona 4 Golden



Guild Wars 2


Best Sports Game



Best Strategy Game

XCOM: Enemy Unknown


Best Remake or HD Collection

Persona 4 Golden


Best Download Game



Best Graphics Technology

Halo 4


Best Art Direction



Best Original Music Score



Most Disappointing

Diablo III


Best New IP



Best Narrative

The Walking Dead - Season One


Most Surprisingly Good

Spec Ops: The Line

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Most Anticipated Upcoming Game

The Last of Us


PC Game of the Year

Guild Wars 2


PlayStation 3 Game of the Year



PlayStation Vita Game of the Year

Persona 4 Golden


Wii U Game of the Year

New Super Mario Bros. U

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3DS Game of the Year

Resident Evil: Revelations

resident evil revelations 

Xbox 360 Game of the Year

Halo 4


Overall Game of the Year



And that concludes our Game of the Year coverage for 2012. Thanks for viewing, and here's to another great gaming year ahead!

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