2012 Gamers' Choice Awards winners announced

12:59 PM, Jan 30, 2013   |    comments
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More than 2000 gamers let their voices be heard in the 2012 Gamers' Choice Awards, which selected the best of the best in the previous year of video gaming in a total of 15 categories.  The votes have now been tallied and the winning games for each of the seven genre and six platform categories have been named.

Below are the winners and runner-ups for each category, complete with that tite's publisher, developer, and each title's percentage of the votes.

Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational (SCEA/Clap Hanz) (25.0%)
Trials Evolution (Microsoft/Red Lynx) (20.7%)
Madden 13 (EA Sports/Tiburon) (20.2%)
F1 2012 (Codemasters/Codemasters) (18.9%)
NBA 2K13 (2K Sports/Visual Concepts) (15.2%)

Dishonored (Bethesda/Arkane Studios) (31.8%)
Diablo III (Blizzard/Blizzard) (27.4%)
LittleBigPlanet Vita (SCEA/Double Eleven) (21.6%)
Dust: An Elysian Tail (Microsoft/Humble Hearts) (12.2%)
Fez (Microsoft/Polytron) (7.0%)

Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance (Square-Enix/Square-Enix) (45.2%)
Final Fantasy XIII-2 (Square-Enix/Square-Enix) (36.5%)
Persona 4 Golden (Atlus/Atlus) (8.0%)
Disgaea 3: Absense of Detention (NISA/NIS) (5.3%)
Mass Effect 3 (EA/BioWare) (5.0%)

Borderlands 2 (2K/Gearbox Software) (29.9%)
Halo 4 (Microsoft/343 Industries) (26.7%)
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 (Activision/Treyarch) (20.1%)
Far Cry 3 (Ubisoft/Ubisoft) (19.8%)
Sine Mora (Microsoft/Grasshopper Manufacture) (3.5%)

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations (Namco Bandai/CyberConnect2) (28.2%)
Persona 4 Arena (Atlus/Atlus & ARC System Works) (26.5%)
Soulcalibur V (Project Soul/Namco Bandai) (23.5%)
Street Fighter x Tekken (Capcom/Capcom) (14.7%)
Skullgirls (Autumn Games/Reverge Labs) (7.1%)

Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask (Nintendo/Level-5) (37.8%)
Scribblenauts Unlimited (Nintendo/5th Cell) (35.5%)
Escape Plan (SCEA/Fun Bits Interactive) (12.0%)
Naval War: Arctic Circle (Paradox Interactive/Turbo Tape Games) (7.4%)
Crush 3D (SEGA/Zoë Mode) (7.3%)

Lego Lord of the Rings (WBIE/Traveler's Tales) (39.9%)
The Amazing Spider-Man (Activision/Beenox) (26.2%)
Transformers: Fall of Cybertron (Activision/ High Moon Studios) (22.2%)
Jeopardy! (THQ/THQ) (7.2%)
London 2012 (SEGA/SEGA) (4.5%)

PlayStation 3 exclusive:
Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland (NISA/Gust) (47.5%)
Twisted Metal (SCEA/Eat Sleep Play) (33.4%)
Starhawk (SCEA/Lightbox Interactive) (13.6%)
Under Defeat HD: Deluxe Edition (Rising Star Games/G.Rev) (5.5%)

Xbox 360 exclusive: 
Halo 4 (Microsoft/343 Industries) (61.6%)
Dust: An Elysian Tail (Microsoft/Humble Hearts) (21.9%)
Fez (Microsoft/Polytron) (12.3%)
Trials Evolution (Microsoft/Red Lynx) (4.2%)

Wii/Wii U exclusive: 
The Last Story (Xseed Games/Mistwalker) (51.4%)
New Super Mario Bros. U (Nintendo/Nintendo) (37.3%)
Nintendo Land (Nintendo/Nintendo) (9.8%)
Family Party: 30 Great Games Obstacle Arcade (D3 Publisher/Art Co.) (1.5%)

PC exclusive: 
Diablo III (Blizzard/Blizzard) (73.1%)
War of the Roses (Paradox/FatShark) (13.1%)
Royal Trouble: Hidden Adventures (G5 Entertainment/Orchid Games) (7.5%)
Naval War: Arctic Circle (Paradox Interactive/Turbo Tape Games) (6.3%)

PSP/PS Vita exclusive: 
Persona 4 Golden (Atlus/Atlus) (31.2%)
Uncharted: Golden Abyss (SCEA/Naughty Dog) (25.9%)
Disgaea 3: Absense of Detention (NISA/NIS) (23.9%)
LittleBigPlanet Vita (SCEA/Double Eleven) (19.0%)

DS/3DS exclusive: 
Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance (Square-Enix/Square-Enix) (82.9%)
Paper Mario: Sticker Star (Nintendo/Nintendo) (9.6%)
Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask (Nintendo/Level-5) (5.7%)
Crush 3D (SEGA/Zoë Mode) (1.8%)

Our thanks go out to all who voted and to the respective publishers and developers of all of the winning video game titles for the above categories

Tomorrow evening news10.net's Game Guys will reveal which game was voted as the most anticipated of 2013 and which was selected as 2012's winner for 'Game of the Year'.


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