2012 Media 10 Video Game Awards

This is our 1st annual Video Game awards. The following award-winners were decided by a group of critics and gamers and have been formatted as such. Movie, TV and other awards will occur within the next month. 

Best Video Game of the Year
Winner: Mass Effect 3
Runner Up: TIE – Journey and Halo 4

Best Role-Playing Game
Winner: Mass Effect 3
Runner Up:TIE – Xenoblade Chronicles and Diablo 3

Best iOS Game
Winner: Angry Birds Star Wars
Runner Up: Tiny Wings HD

Best Action/Adventure Game
Winner: The Walking Dead: A Telltale Game Series
Runner Up: TIE – Dishonored and Max Payne 3

Best Platformer
Winner: Journey
Runner Up: TIE – Rayman Origins and Fez

Best First-Person Shooter
Winner: Halo 4
Runner Up: TIE – Borderlands 2 and Far Cry 3

Best Xbox Arcade Game
Winner: The Walking Dead: A Telltale Game Series
Runner Up: Trials Evolution

Best Sports Game
Winner: FIFA Soccer ’13
Runner Up: NBA 2K13

Best Multiplayer
Winner: Halo 4
Runner Up: Guild Wars 2

Top 10 Games of 2012
Borderlands 2
Far Cry 3
Guild Wars 2
Halo 4
Mass Effect 3
Max Payne 3
Persona 4 Golden
The Walking Dead: A Telltale Game Series
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If you are looking for a specific category, such as Racing or Puzzle, categories have been taken away from the awards race due to lack of competition.