Battlefield 3 has been voted the best shooter at this year's hmv Golden Joystick Awards, in what was a tight race with Activision's Modern Warfare 3.
The team at EA studio DICE was lauded for delivering a remarkably comprehensive and polished online multiplayer FPS experience.
In second place is Modern Warfare 3 from Infinity Ward, with Rockstar's Max Payne 3 in third.
Over four million votes were cast in this year's Golden Joysticks - almost twice the previous Guinness World Record-breaking best.
Watch and follow the Awards as they happen in our Golden Joysticks 2012 live stream and blog.