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Skyrim gets Game of the Year at IAA

Elder Scrolls cleans up with five awards at DICE summit

Elder Scrolls V: Skryim's cleaned up at the 15th annual Interactive Achievement Awards, blagging five awards in total including Game of the Year.

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The IAA is part of the D.I.C.E. Summit (Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain), an annual conference dedicated to creativity and design in interactive entertainment.

Elsewhere in the awards Uncharted 3 picked up a trio of gongs, while Arkham City, Portal 2 and Zelda: Skyward Sword all collected trophies.

Here's the full list of winners:

Game of the Year
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim--Bethesda Game Studios

Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition
Portal 2--Valve

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design
Battlefield 3--DICE

Outstanding Achievement in Story
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim--Bethesda Game Studios

Outstanding Character Performance
Portal 2 (Wheatley)--Valve

Downloadable Game of the Year
Bastion--Supergiant Games

Casual Game of the Year
Fruit Ninja Kinect--Halfbrick Studios

Social Networking Game of the Year
The Sims Social--Playfish

Role-Playing/Massively Multiplayer Game of the Year
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim--Bethesda Game Studios

Outstanding Innovation in Gaming
Skylanders Spyro's Adventure--Toys for Bob

Sports Game of the Year
FIFA 12--EA Canada

Racing Game of the Year
Forza Motorsport 4--Turn 10 Studios

Fighting Game of the Year
Mortal Kombat--NetherRealm Studios

Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year
Orcs Must Die!--Robot Entertainment

Family Game of the Year
Little Big Planet 2--Media Molecule

Mobile Game of the Year
Infinity Blade II--Chair Entertainment

Handheld Game of the Year
Super Mario 3D Land--Nintendo

Adventure Game of the Year
Batman: Arkham City--Rocksteady Studios

Outstanding Achievement in Online Game Play
Star Wars: The Old Republic--BioWare Austin

Outstanding Achievement in Connectivity
Portal 2--Valve

Action Game of the Year
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3--Infinity Ward/Sledgehammer Games

Outstanding Achievement in Animation
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception--Naughty Dog

Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception--Naughty Dog

Outstanding Achievement in Visual Engineering
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception--Naughty Dog

Outstanding Achievement in Game Play Engineering
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim--Bethesda Game Studios

Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim--Bethesda Game Studios

[ SOURCE: Gamespot ]

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