Posted by John on December 11, 2011

The VGAs - Video Game Awards 2011 Winners

vga 2011 winners

The VGAs are upon us, with a host of great contenders for the various awards up for grabs this year.

We’ve compiled the list of nominees–and their winners–for categories such as Game of the Year, Studio of the Year, and Best Game for the various platforms like Xbox 360, PS3, and PC. A new addition to this year’s awards is the handheld category, which celebrates games like Infinity Blade and Jetpack Joyride.

Without further ado, here are the winners for the various categories in which games, their developers, and their DLCs have been nominated. 

 

Game Of The Year:

Batman: Arkham City

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim [Winner]

The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword

Portal 2

Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception

 

Studio Of The Year:

Bethesda Game Studios [Winner]

Naughty Dog

Rocksteady

Valve

 

Character of the Year:

The Joker [Winner]

Nathan Drake

Marcus Fenix

Wheatley

 

Best Xbox 360 Game:

Batman: Arkham City [Winner]

Forza Motorsport 4

Gears of War 3

Portal 2

 

 

Best PS3 Game:

Infamous 2

Killzone 3

LittleBigPlanet 2

Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception [Winner]

 

Best Wii Game:

Disney’s Epic Mickey

Kirby’s Return To Dream Land

Lost In Shadow

The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword [Winner]

 

Best PC Game:

Battlefield 3

Minecraft

The Witcher 2: Assassins Of Kings

Portal 2 [Winner]

 

Best Handheld/Mobile Game:

Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective

Infinity Blade

Super Mario 3D Land [Winner]

Jetpack Joyride

 

Best Shooter:

Battlefield 3

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 [Winner]

Gears of War 3

Rage

 

Best Action Adventure Game:

Assassin’s Creed: Revelations

Batman: Arkham City [Winner]

The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword

Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception

 

Best RPG:

Dark Souls

Deus Ex: Human Revolution

Dragon Age 2

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim [Winner]

 

Best Multi-Player:

Battlefield 3

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Gears Of War 3

Portal 2 [Winner]

 

Best Individual Sports Game:

Fight Night Champion [Winner]

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters 

Top Spin 4

Virtua Tennis 4

 

Best Team Sports Game:

FIFA Soccer 12

NBA 2K12 [Winner]

NHL 12

MLB ‘11: The Show

 

Best Driving Game:

Dirt 3

Driver: San Francisco

Forza Motorsport 4 [Winner]

Need For Speed: The Run

 

Best Fighting Game:

The King Of Fighters XIII

Marvel Vs. Capcom 3

Mortal Kombat [Winner]

WWE All Stars

 

Best Motion Game:

Child Of Eden

Dance Central 2

The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword [Winner]

The Gunstringer

 

Best Independent Game:

Bastion

Minecraft [Winner]

Superbrothers: Sword And Sworcery EP

The Binding Of Isaac

 

Best Adapted Video Game:

Back To The Future: The Game

Batman: Arkham City [Winner]

Captain America: Super Soldier

Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars

 

Best Song In A Game:

Bastion: “Build that Wall (Zia’s Theme)” by Darren Korb [Winner]

Portal 2: “Exile Vilify” by The National

Dragon Age 2: “I’m Not Calling You a Liar” by Florence + the Machine

Bastion: “Setting Sail, Coming Home (End Theme)” by Darren Korb

 

Best Original Score:

Bastion [Winner]

Batman: Arkham City

Deus Ex: Human Revolution

Portal 2

 

Best Graphics:

Batman: Arkham City

L.A. Noire

Rage

Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception [Winner]

 

Best Performance By A Human Male:

Portal 2: J.K. Simmons as Cave Johnson [Winner]

Batman: Arkham City: Mark Hamill as The Joker

Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception: Nolan North as Nathan Drake

Portal 2: Stephen Merchant as Wheatley

 

Best Performance By A Human Female:

Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception: Claudia Black as Chloe Frazer

Portal 2: Ellen McLain as GLaDOS [Winner]

Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception: Emily Rose as Elena Fisher

Batman: Arkham City: Tara Strong as Harley Quinn

 

Best Downloadable Game:

Bastion [Winner]

Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet

Stacking

Trenched

 

Best DLC:

Fallout: New Vegas - Old World Blues

Mass Effect 2: Arrival

Mortal Kombat: Freddy Krueger

Portal 2 Peer Review [Winner]

 

Most Anticipated Game:

BioShock: Infinite

Diablo III

Halo 4

Mass Effect 3 [Winner]

The Last Guardian

 

Gamer God Award

Blizzard Entertainment

 

Video Game Hall of Fame

The Legend of Zelda

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