'Portal 2' wins best game at Bafta Video Game Awards

'Portal 2' wins best game at Bafta Video Game Awards

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Portal 2 wins best game at Bafta Video Game Awards

In this video game image released by Valve, a scene is shown from the game "Portal 2." AP photo

First-person puzzle game "Portal 2," developed by Valve Software, won the best video game award at the British Academy Video Game Awards, BBC reported.
 
The game also won the awards for best design and best story. 
 
"Battlefield 3" by Dice won a prize voted on by the public and a prize for the best online multiplayer game
 
Other award winners were "Batman: Arkham City" for action, "Little Big Planet 2" for innovation and "LA Noire" for best original music. 
 
"It was a real pleasure working on this game and it's just amazing to be here tonight and win this award,” said Portal 2's project leader, Josh Weier.
 
Markus "Notch" Persson, the creator of environment-building platform "Minecraft," was also honored with a special award. Minecraft sold over 5 million copies without a third-party publisher and an advertising campaign. 
 
The ceremony included a total of 19 prizes, including four new categories: debut game, online-browser, online-multiplayer and performer. 
 
The full list of winners of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts' Video Game Awards are as follows:
 
Best game: “Portal 2
 
GAME award (voted on by public): “Battlefield 3”
 
Design: “Portal 2
 
Action: “Batman: Arkham City”
 
Story: “Portal 2
 
Online Multiplayer: “Battlefield 3”
 
Mobile & Handheld: “Peggle HD”
 
Game Innovation: “Little Big Planet 2
 
Family: “Little Big Planet 2
 
Strategy: “Total War: Shogun 2
 
One To Watch: “Tick Tock Toys”
 
Online Browser: “Monstermind”
 
Artistic Achievement: “Raymans Origins”
 
Sports/Fitness: “Kinect Sports 2
 
Debut Game: “Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet”
 
Original Music: “LA Noire”
 
Audio Achievement: “Battlefield 3”
 
Performer: Mark Hamill for “Batman: Arkham City”
 
Special award: Markus "Notch" Persson (creator of “Minecraft”)

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