21 Mar

The victors of the British Academy of Film and Television’s video game awards for 2012 have been officially unveiled. Portal 2 is the night’s biggest winner by a slim margin, earning 3 awards against Battlefield 3 and LittleBigPlanet 2‘s 2 each, but taking home a victory in some of the biggest categories. This year’s Special Award – the event’s personal achievement award- went to Mojang founder Markus “Notch” Persson. A full list of the winners can be found after the jump.

Portal 2

Original Music
L.A. Noire

Audio Achievement
Battlefield 3

Portal 2

Game Innovation
LittleBigPlanet 2

Shogun 2: Total War

Mobile & Handheld
Peggle HD

GAME Award 2011
Battlefield 3

Batman: Arkham City

BAFTA Ones To Watch (in association with the Dare to be Digital competition)
Tick Tock Toys

Online – Browser

Artistic Achievement
Rayman: Origins

BAFTA Special Award
Markus ‘Notch’ Persson (Mojang, Minecraft)

Sports – Fitness
Kinect Sports: Season 2

Online Multiplayer
Battlefield 3

Debut Game
Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet

LittleBigPlanet 2

Mark Hamill (for Joker in Batman: Arkham City)

Best Game
Portal 2