Skyrim wins Game of the Year at Danish Game Awards

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 9 February 2012 23:06 GMT

The third annual Danish Game Awards were held tonight, and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim walked home with not only and award for Best RPG, but Game of the Year as well.

Complied by votes from the Danish gaming community, below you will find a list of winners and the games each title beat in parenthesis:

  • Game of the Year: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Battlefield 3, Uncharted 3, LA Noire)
  • Best Racing Game: Forza 4 (Mario Kart 7, DiRT 3, Driver: San Francisco)
  • Best Children/Family Game: Rayman Origins (The Sims 3: Pets, Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure, LittleBigPlanet 2)
  • Best Rhythm Game: Just Dance 3 (Kinect Sports 2, Michael Jackson: The Experience, Dance Central 2)
  • Best Sports Game: FIFA 12 (Football manager 2012, Pro Manager 2011: Tour De France, NBA 2K12)
  • Best RPG: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Dragon Age 2, Skyward Sword, SWTOR)
  • Best Shooter: Battlefield 3 (Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Gears of War 3, RAGE)
  • Best Action Game: Uncharted 3 (LA NOIRE, Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, Batman: Arkham City)
  • Danish Game of the Year: Pigs in Trees
  • Best Game Store: GameStop Fisketorvet, Copenhagen
  • The MUF Award (honorary award given to a person or an organization, who’s done something extraordinary for the Danish games industry): Troldspejlet

According to games journalist and lovely VG247 freelancer Julie Horup, Troldspejlet is a Danish show about games “that’s been running for the last two decades or so on national television.”

Congratulations to all the winners, and massive thanks to Julie for providing us with the list of winners and information.

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