Skyrim Wins Big at Interactive Achievement Awards

The 15th annual Interactive Achievement Awards at the 2012 DICE Summit in Las Vegas have been announced, with Bethesda Softworks' popular action role-playing game The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim taking home a total of five awards including Game of the Year. Skyrim won the Game of the Year, Outstanding Achievement in Story, Role-Playing/Massively Multiplayer Online Game of the Year, Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction, and Outstanding Achievement in Gameplay Engineering awards.

Other big winners were Uncharted 3: Drake's Fortune and Portal 2. A full list of this year's winners can be found below. Congratulations to all of this year's award winners.

Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition:
Portal 2
• Publisher: Valve Corporation
• Developer: Valve Corporation

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design:
Battlefield 3
• Publisher: Electronic Arts
• Developer: DICE

Outstanding Achievement in Story:
Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
• Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
• Developer: Bethesda Game Studios

Outstanding Character Performance:
Portal 2 – Wheatley
• Publisher: Valve Corporation
• Developer: Valve Corporation

Downloadable Title of the Year:
Bastion
• Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
• Developer: Supergiant Games

Casual Game of the Year:
• Fruit Ninja Kinect Publisher: Microsoft Studios
• Developer: Halfbrick Studios

Social Networking Game of the Year:
The Sims Social
• Publisher: Electronic Arts, Inc.
• Developer: Playfish

Role-Playing/Massively Multiplayer Online Game of the Year:
Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
• Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
• Developer: Bethesda Game Studios

Outstanding Innovation in Gaming:
Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure
• Publisher: Activision
• Developer: Toys for Bob

Sports Game of the Year:
FIFA 12
• Publisher: Electronic Arts, Inc.
• Developer: EA Canada

Racing Game of the Year:
Forza Motorsport 4
• Publisher: Microsoft Studios
• Developer: Turn 10 Studios

Fighting Game of the Year:
Mortal Kombat
• Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
• Developer: NetherRealm Studios

Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year:
Orcs Must Die!
• Publisher: Microsoft Studios
• Developer: Robot Entertainment

Family Game of the Year:
LittleBigPlanet 2
• Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America
• Developer: Media Molecule LLC

Mobile Game of the Year:
Infinity Blade II
• Publisher: Epic Games
• Developer: Epic Games

Handheld Game of the Year:
Super Mario 3D Land
• Publisher: Nintendo
• Developer: Nintendo

Adventure Game of the Year:
Batman: Arkham City
• Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
• Developer: Rocksteady Studios

Outstanding Achievement in Online Gameplay:
Star Wars: The Old Republic
• Publisher: Electronic Arts, Inc.
• Developer: BioWare Austin

Outstanding Achievement in Connectivity:
Portal 2
• Publisher: Valve Corporation
• Developer: Valve Corporation

Action Game of the Year:
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
• Publisher: Activision
• Developer: Infinity Ward/Sledgehammer Games

Outstanding Achievement in Animation:
Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception
• Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America
• Developer: Naughty Dog

Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction:
Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception
• Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America
• Developer: Naughty Dog

Outstanding Achievement in Visual Engineering:
Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception
• Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America
• Developer: Naughty Dog

Outstanding Achievement in Gameplay Engineering:
Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
• Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
• Developer: Bethesda Game Studios

Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction:
Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
• Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
• Developer: Bethesda Game Studios

Game of the Year:
Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
• Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
• Developer: Bethesda Game Studios

Source: IndustryGamers, Image Credit: Shutterstock

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