Portal 2 wins “Best Game” at 2012 BAFTAs

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts handed out the 2012 BAFTA Video Game Awards in merry old England last night. And like most other award shows this year, Portal 2 came away with “Best Game” honors. Valve’s teleporting sequel also won the “Design” and Story” awards.

Other big winners include Batman: Arkham City (winner of the the “Action” award and a “Performer” award for Mark Hamill’s role as The Joker), LittleBigPlanet 2 (which took home the “Family” and “Game Innovation” awards), and Battlefield 3 (which won the “Online – Multiplayer” and “Audio Achievement” awards). Battlefield 3 was also selected by fans as the winner of this year’s GAME Award, which is sponsored by the British retailer. But with all their financial troubles, this might be the last GAME Award ever awarded.

Hit the jump for the complete list of winners.

2012 BAFTA Video Game Awards Winners

Best Game
Portal 2

Action
Batman: Arkham City

Artistic Achievement
Rayman Origins

Audio Achievement
Battlefield 3

Debut Game
Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet

Design
Portal 2

Family
LittleBigPlanet 2

Game Innovation
LittleBigPlanet 2

Mobile & Handheld
Peggle HD

Online – Browser
Monstermind

Online – Multiplayer
Battlefield 3

Original Music
L.A. Noire

Performer
Mark Hamill (The Joker) – Batman: Arkham City

Sports/Fitness
Kinect Sports Season 2

Story
Portal 2

Strategy
Total War: Shogun 2

BAFTA Ones to Watch Award (In Association with Dare to Be Digital)
Tick Tock Toys developed by Swallowtail

GAME Award
Battlefield 3

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