The Walking Dead, Borderlands 2, Journey big winners at 2012 VGAs

The Walking Dead was the big winner at the 2012 VGAs tonight, taking home five awards for Game of the Year, Best Downloadable Game, Best Performance by a Human Female for Clementine, Best Adapted Video Game, and Best Studio for developer Telltale Games. Gearbox Software’s Borderlands 2 took home Best Shooter, Best Multiplayer, Best Performance by a Human Male for Handsome Jack, and the fan-voted Character of the Year for Claptrap. Journey took home three awards for developer thatgamecompany, including Best PS3 Game, Best Original Score and Best Independent Game.

Not all of the winners were announced on the show, but you can check out the complete list of winners below.

  • Game of the Year: The Walking Dead

  • Studio of the Year: Telltale Games

  • Best Xbox 360 Game: Halo 4

  • Best PS3 Game: Journey

  • Best Wii/Wii U Game: New Super Mario Bros. U

  • Best PC Game: XCOM: Enemy Unknown

  • Best Shooter: Borderlands 2

  • Best Action Adventure: Dishonored

  • Best RPG: Mass Effect 3

  • Best Multiplayer Game: Borderlands 2

  • Best Individual Sports Game: SSX

  • Best Team Sports Game: NBA 2K13

  • Best Driving Game: Need for Speed: Most Wanted

  • Best Song in a Game: “Cities,” by beck, in Sound Shapes

  • Best Original Score: Journey

  • Best Graphics: Halo 4

  • Best Independent Game: Journey

  • Best Fighting Game: Persona 4 Arena

  • Best Handheld/Mobile Game: Sound Shapes

  • Best Performance by a Human Female: Melissa Hutchinson as Clementine in The Walking Dead

  • Best Performance by a Human Male: Dameon Clarke as Handsome Jack in Borderlands 2

  • Best Adapted Video Game: The Walking Dead

  • Best DLC: Dawnguard, The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim

  • Best Downloadable Game: The Walking Dead

  • Best Social Game: You Don’t Know Jack

  • Most Anticipated Game (fan voted): Grand Theft Auto 5

  • Character of the Year (fan voted): Claptrap, Borderlands 2

  • Game of the Decade (fan voted): Half-Life 2

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The Walking Dead, Borderlands 2, Journey big winners at 2012 VGAs

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