The Game Developers Choice Awards 2012 wiki last edited by Marino on 01/30/14 08:14AM View full history


The twelfth annual Choice Awards were held on March 7, 2012 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California during the Game Developers Conference. In a partnership with, the awards were streamed live over the Internet. Hosting the event for the first time was Cliff Bleszinski.

Personal Awards

Lifetime Achievement Award

Presented by Rich Hilleman

Pioneer Award

Presented by Mark Cerny

  • Dave Theurer

Ambassador Award

Presented by Doug Lombardi

  • Ken Doroshow & Paul M. Smith

Game of the Year

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim


Best Audio

Portal 2


Best Debut

Supergiant Games for Bastion


Best Downloadable Game



Best Game Design

Portal 2


Best Handheld Mobile Game

Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP


Best Narrative

Portal 2


Best Technology

Battlefield 3


Best Visual Arts

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception


Innovation Award

Johann Sebastian Joust


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