The awards are the the largest publicly-voted video game awards in the world, with over 10 million casting votes for this year's awards.
A new addition to the ceremony is the Lifetime Achievement award, which was presented to Ken Levine (BioShock). "The great thing about the still-maturing nature of video games is you get to be inspired by the work of novices and veterans alike," he said.
"We're all figuring out day by day exactly what the medium is capable of."
Full List of Awards:
- Game of the Year: Grand Theft Auto V
- Hall of Fame: Activision: Call of Duty
- Lifetime Achievement: Ken Levine
- Best Newcomer: The Last of Us
- Most Wanted: Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
- Best Indie Game: Mark of the Ninja
- Best Visual Design: BioShock Infinite
- Best Multiplayer: Payday 2
- Best Gaming Moment: Far Cry 3 - The Definition of Insanity
- Studio of the Year: Naughty Dog
- Innovation of the Year: Oculus Rift
- Best Storytelling: The Last of Us
- Best Online Game: World of Tanks
- Best Handheld Game: Assassin's Creed III: Liberation
- YouTube Gamer Award: Yogscast
- Best Gaming Platform: Steam
- Best Mobile/Tablet Game of the Year: XCOM: Enemy Unknown
Written by: James Delahunty @ 2 Nov 2013 21:11