Mass Effect 2 wins ‘game of year’ gong at Golden Joystick awards

Saturday, October 30, 2010

LONDON - Action role-playing game Mass Effect 2 has won the ultimate game of the year prize at the Golden Joystick awards.

It also won role-playing game (RGP) of the year with tower defence game Plants vs. Zombies also taking home two prizes, the BBC reported.

Spread across 16 categories, other winners included Assassin’s Creed II (action game), FIFA 10 (sports game), with Call of Duty: lack Ops bagging the “one to watch” prize.

The winners, who were voted for by UK fans, are as follows:

Action game of the year: Assassin’s Creed II

Game On Shooter of the year: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Racing game of the year: Forza Motorsport 3

RPG of the year: Mass Effect 2

Puzzle game of the year: World of Goo

Fighting game of the year: Super Street Fighter 4

Sports game of the year: FIFA 10

Strategy game of the year: Plants vs. Zombies

Music game of the year: Guitar Hero 5

Online game of the year: League of Legends

Downloadable game of the year: Plants vs. Zombies

Portable game of the year: Pokemon Heart Gold/ Soul Silver

Soundtrack of the year: Final Fantasy XIII

One to watch: Call of Duty: Black Ops

UK Developer of the year: Jagex

Ultimate game of the year: Mass Effect 2 (ANI)

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