Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim was the big winner at the 15th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards held last night as part of DICE 2012. Skyrim was named Game of the Year, and took home four other awards as well including bestRole-Playing/Massively Multiplayer Online Game of the Year, and Outstanding Achievement in Story, Gameplay Engineering and Game Direction.
Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception received accolades for publisher Sony Computer Entertainment America and developer Naughty Dog, getting awards for Outstanding Achievement in Animation, Art Direction and Visual Engineering.
Valve was represented as well. Portal 2 was lauded for Outstanding Achievement in Connectivity, Character Performance (for Wheatley), and Original Music Composition.
Here is a list of all the AIAA winners for 2012:
- Bastion - Downloadable Title of the Year
- Batman: Arkham City - Adventure Game of the Year
- Battlefield 3 - Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design
- Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 - Action Game of the Year
- FIFA 12 - Sports Game of the Year
- Forza Motorsport 4 - Racing Game of the Year
- Fruit Ninja Kinect - Casual Game of the Year
- Infinity Blade II - Mobile Game of the Year
- LittleBigPlanet 2 - Family Game of the Year
- Mortal Kombat - Fighting Game of the Year
- Orcs Must Die! - Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year
- Portal 2 (3) - Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition, Outstanding Character Performance (Wheatley), Outstanding Achievement in Connectivity
- Skylanders Spyro's Adventure - Outstanding Innovation in Gaming
- Star Wars: The Old Republic - Outstanding Achievement in Online Gameplay
- Super Mario 3D Land - Handheld Game of the Year
- The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (5) - Game of the Year, Outstanding Achievement in Story, Role-Playing/Massively Multiplayer Online Game of the Year, Outstanding Achievement in Gameplay Engineering, Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction
- The Sims Social - Social Networking Game of the Year
- Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (3) - Outstanding Achievement in Animation, Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction, Outstanding Achievement in Visual Engineering
Should you want to watch the entire awards show, check out the link below: