1. Game of the Year 

Batman: Arkham City

Battlefield 3

Catherine

Dark Souls

Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 

Minecraft 

Portal 2 

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception 

2. Animation

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 

L.A. Noire 

Rayman Origins 

Dead Space 2 

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception 

3. Art Direction, Period

Assassin's Creed Revelations 

Total War: Shogun 2 

4. Art Direction, Fantasy

Alice: Madness Returns 

Bastion 

El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron 

Little Big Planet 2 

Rayman Origins 

5. Art Direction, Contemporary

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 

Deus Ex: Human Revolution 

Portal 2 

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception 

6. Camera Direction in a Game Engine

Dead Space 2 

Gears of War 3 

Sonic Generations 

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception 

7. Character Design

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 

Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten 

The Gunstringer 

Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective 

Stacking 

8. Control Design, 2D or Limited 3D

Anomaly: Warzone Earth 

Child of Eden 

Kung-Fu High Impact 

Little Big Planet 2 

Rayman Origins 

9. Control Design, 3D

Batman: Arkham City 

Bulletstorm 

El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron 

Gears of War 3 

Portal 2 

10. Control Precision

Super Mario 3D Land 

Dead Space 2 

Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword 

Portal 2 

Rayman Origins 

11. Costume Design

no nominations 

12. Direction in a Game Cinema

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 

Catherine 

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings 

Dead Space 2 

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception 

13. Game Design, New IP

Bastion 

From Dust 

Frozen Synapse 

Solatorobo: Red the Hunter 

Spacechem 

14. Game Design, Franchise

Batman: Arkham City 

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 

Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 

Portal 2 

Rayman Origins 

15. Game Design, Classic Revival (new category)

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary 

The ICO™ & Shadow of the Colossus™ Collection HD 

Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D 

Metal Gear Solid HD Collection 

Okamiden 

16. Graphics, Technical

The ICO™ & Shadow of the Colossus™ Collection HD 

Crysis 2 

Little Big Planet 2 

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception 

L.A. Noire 

Sonic Generations  

17. Innovation in Game Play

Deus Ex: Human Revolution 

Minecraft 

Rayman Origins 

Lost in Shadow 

Spacechem 

18. Innovation in Game Technology

Child of Eden 

Just Dance 3 

L.A. Noire 

Rayman Origins 

Rift 

19. Lead Performance in a Comedy

Logan Cunningham as "Narrator/Stranger/Rucks," Bastion 

Steve Blum as "Grayson Hunt," Bulletstorm 

20. Lead Performance in a Drama

Aaron Staten as "Cole Phelps," L.A. Noire 

Adam Harrington as "Roy Earle," L.A. Noire 

Troy Baker as "Vincent Brooks," Catherine 

Billy Murray as "Price," Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 

Elias Toufexis as "Adam Jensen," Deus Ex: Human Revolution 

21. Lighting/Texturing

Batman: Arkham City 

Battlefield 3 

Dead Space 2 

F.E.A.R. 3 

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception 

22. Original Light Mix Score, New IP

Bastion 

Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet 

Jetpack Joyride 

Medieval Moves: Deadmund's Quest 

PlayStation Move Heroes 

23. Original Light Mix Score, Franchise

Kung-Fu High Impact 

Little Big Planet 2 

Patapon 3 

Rayman Origins 

24. Original Dramatic Score, New IP

El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron 

Payday: The Heist 

Rage 

Rise of Nightmares 

Shadows of the Damned 

25. Original Dramatic Score, Franchise

Assassin's Creed Revelations 

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 

Crysis 2 

Deus Ex: Human Revolution 

InFamous 2 

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception 

26. Original/Adapted Song

"Victoria's Lab," Little Big Planet 2 

"Torched Song," L.A. Noire 

"Want You Gone," Portal 2 

"Burning Jacob's Ladder," Rage 

"Setting Sail, Coming Home," Bastion 

27. Song Collection

Abba: You Can Dance 

Just Dance 3 

L.A. Noire 

28. Sound Editing in a Game Cinema

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 

Child of Eden 

Portal 2 

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception 

29. Sound Effects

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 

Clone Wars Adventures: Battle of Umbara 

Dead Space 2 

Portal 2 

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception 

30. Supp Performance in a Comedy

Anthony De Longis as "General Sarrano," Bulletstorm 

Chris Cox as "Rell," Bulletstorm 

Greg Ellis as "Johnson," Shadows of the Damned 

Colin McFarlane as "Avalon Centrifuge," Little Big Planet 2 

31. Supp Performance in a Drama

Michelle Ruff as "Katherine McBride," Catherine 

Will Collyer as "James Tiernan," L.A. Noire 

Erika Heynatz as "Elsa Lichtmann," L.A. Noire 

Yuri Lowenthal as "Tobias Nebbins," Catherine 

Kevin McKidd as "Soap," Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 

32. Use of Sound in New IP

Catherine 

L.A. Noire 

Papa Sangre 

Pulse 

Rage 

33. Use of Sound in a Franchise (new category)

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 

Dead Space 2 

F.E.A.R. 3 

Rayman Origins 

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception 

34. Writing in a Comedy

The Baconing 

Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten 

Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One 

Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster 

Stacking 

35. Writing in a Drama 

Brink 

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 

Catherine 

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception 

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings 

"OUTSTANDING GAME" categories (by genre)

36. Game, Classic Revival

Beyond Good & Evil HD 

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary 

Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D 

Rayman 3D 

Star Fox 64 3D 

Oddworld Strangers Wrath HD 

37. Game, Music or Performance 

The Black Eyed Peas Experience 

Disneyland Adventures 

Just Dance 3 

Rocksmith 

Twister Mania  

38. Game Original Action 

Bulletstorm 

El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron 

Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet 

Jetpack Joyride 

Payday: The Heist 

Rage 

39. Game Original Adventure

Catherine 

Lost in Shadow 

L.A. Noire 

Stacking 

Superbrothers: Sword And Sworcery EP 

40. Game Original Children's

Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster 

Solatorobo: Red the Hunter 

Skylanders Spyro's Adventure 

Where is My Heart? 

41. Game Original Fighting

no nominations 

42. Game Original Racing 

no nominations 

43. Game Original RPG

Bastion 

The Binding of Isaac 

Cave Story 3D 

Rift 

44. Game Original Sports

no nominations 

45. Game Sequel Action 

Saints Row: The Third 

Batman: Arkham City 

Battlefield 3 

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 

Portal 2  

46. Game Sequel Adventure 

Assassin's Creed: Revelations 

Deus Ex: Human Revolution 

Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword 

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception  

47. Game Sequel Children's

Super Mario 3D Land 

Little Big Planet 2 

Nintendogs + Cats 

Rayman Origins 

Sonic Generations 

48. Game Sequel Fighting

Marvel vs. Capcom 3 

Yakuza 4 

Mortal Kombat 

WWE All Stars 

Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online  

49. Game Sequel Racing

Driver: San Francisco 

Forza Motorsport 4 

Mario Kart 7 

Motorstorm: Apocalypse 

Need for Speed: The Run  

50. Game Sequel RPG

Dark Souls 

Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten 

Dungeon Siege III 

Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 

Star Wars: The Old Republic 

51. Game Sequel Sports

Madden NFL 12 

NHL 12 

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters 

Top Spin 4 

Virtua Tennis 4  

52. Game Simulation Game

Ace Combat: Assault Horizon 

Steel Diver 

53. Game Special Class

Doc Clock: The Toasted Sandwich of Time 

Fruit Ninja Kinect 

Kung-Fu High Impact 

Spacechem 

Swarm 

54. Game Strategy

Age of Empires Online 

From Dust 

Frozen Synapse 

Total War: Shogun 2 

Iron Brigade (Trenched) 

55. Honorary Award 

Skip Rizzo

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