The 22 winners of the biggest public choice award for computer and video games have been announced.
Over 230,000 votes had been submitted and a new record has now been broken in the biggest online voting for games in Europe. Games, developers, publishers, magazines, and platforms from 15 European countries competed for this much sought-after prize. The jury has chosen the 100 best titles out of more than 400 computer- and videogames, which have been developed in the last year in Europe, but left the final choice of the favourites to the games fans. The voting was carried out in over 20 categories.
The biggest winners were The Witcher 2: Assassin’s of Kings as well as the FPS, Battlefield 3. CD Projekt RED secured six awards including Best European Character Design and Best European Game Design. They also won the Best European Game Award. Battlefield 3 stood up to the competitors as the best European action, multiplayer and console game that was also accompanied by the Best European Sound. Wargaming.net from Belarus is the „Best European Publisher of the last year and their announced MMO game World of Warplanes has been chosen Europe’s Most Wanted Online Game
The full list of award winners can be seen below. Let us know your thoughts via the comment section below.
Full list of the European Games Award winners 2012
Best European Action Game: Battlefield 3
Best European Art Direction: The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings
Best European Character Design: The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings
Best European Browser Game: GoodGame Empire
Best European Multiplayer Game: Battlefield 3
Best European Sound: Battlefield 3
Best European Game: The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings
Best European Publisher: Wargaming.net
Europe’s Most Wanted Online Game: World of Warplanes
Best European Indie Game: Minecraft
Best European Adventure Game: Botanicula
Best European Community: Minecraft
Best European Console Game: Battlefield 3
Best European Gameworld: The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings
Best European Game Design: The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings
Best European Mobile Game: Burnout Crash!
Best European Racing Game: Driver: San Francisco
Best European Special Edition: The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings
Best European Strategy Game: Anno 2070
Best European Studio: Blue Byte
Europe’s Most Wanted Game: Assassin’s Creed 3
Personality Award: Markus Persson