Skyrim given GDC Awards GOTY; all winners inside

Add another one to Bethesda’s big bag o’ awards; The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has picked up Game of the Year recognition from the Game Developers Conference Awards.

Valve’s Portal 2 walked away with three awards, and Bastion developer Supergiant Games got two.

Deus Ex creator Warren Spector — who’s expected to reveal Epic Mickey 2 later this month — was given the Lifetime Achievement Award, while Ken Doroshow and Paul M. Smith were recognized with the Ambassador Award for spearheading the fight to have videogames recognized as a form of free speech.

Best Audio:
Portal 2 (Valve)

Best Debut:
Supergiant Games for Bastion

Best Narrative:
Portal 2 (Valve)

Best Visual Arts:
Uncharted 3 (Naughty Dog)

Best Downloadable Game:
Bastion (Supergiant)

Best Game Design
Portal 2 (Valve)

Best Technology
Battlefield 3 (DICE)

Best Mobile Handheld Game
Superbrothers Sword & Sworcery (Superbrothers and Capy)

Innovation Award
Johann Sebastian Joust (Die Gute Fabrik)

2012 Pioneer Award
Dave Theurer, creator of Missile Command, Tempest and I, Robot

Game of the Year
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda)

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