News: Golden Joysticks 2010

Today is the day of the Golden Joysticks. This is an awards ceremony for Games that takes place every year, kinda like the BAFTA’s for gaming. So I thought it would be wise to post the winners of the awards in a post, so here we go.

Action Game of the year

  • Winner: Assassin’s Creed 2
  • Second Place: Batman Arkham Asylum
  • Third Place: Red Dead Redemption

Fighting Game of the year

  • Winner: Super Street Fighter 4
  • Second Place: Tekken 6
  • Third Place: Soul Calibur: Broken Destiny

Downloadable Game of the year

  • Winner: Plants Vs Zombies
  • Second Place: Battlefield 1943
  • Third Place: Call of Duty: World at War: Zombies

Music Game of the year

  • Winner: Guitar Hero 5
  • Second Place: DJ Hero
  • Third Place: The Beatles: Rock Band

Portable Game of the year

  • Winner: Pokemon HeartGold/SoulSilver
  • Second Place: Assassin’s Creed Bloodlines
  • Third Place: Plants Vs Zombies

Racing Game of the year

  • Winner: Forza 3
  • Second Place: Need for Speed: Shift
  • Third Place: Colin McRae Dirt 2

Soundtrack of the year

  • Winner: Final Fantasy XIII
  • Second Place: Brutal Legend
  • Third Place: Assassin’s Creed 2

RPG of the year

  • Winner: Mass Effect 2
  • Second Place: Fallout 3 GOTY edition
  • Third Place: Final Fantasy XIII

Puzzle Game of the year

  • Winner: World of Goo
  • Second Place: Professor Layton
  • Third Place: Scribblenauts

Sports Game of the year

  • Winner: Fifa 10
  • Second Place: Wii Sports Resort
  • Third Place: Skate 3

Online Game of the year

  • Winner: League of Legends
  • Second Place: Aion
  • Third Place: Farmville

Strategy Game of the year

  • Winner: Plants Vs Zombies
  • Second Place: The Sims 3
  • Third Place: Age Of Empires III: Complete Collection

Shooter Game of the year

  • Winner: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
  • Second Place: Battlefield Bad Company 2
  • Third Place: Left for Dead 2

UK Developer of the year

  • Winner: Jagex
  • Second Place: Rockstar North
  • Third Place: Codemaster

One to Watch 2010 (from 22nd May onwards)

  • Winner: Call of Duty: Black Ops
  • Second Place: Fallout: New Vegas
  • Third Place: Star Wars: Old Republic

Ultimate Game of the year

  • Winner: Mass Effect 2
  • Second Place: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
  • Third Place: Assassin’s Creed 2

And that’s all she wrote. Well done to all the winners and congratulations to the runners-up.

Having seen the list of winners do you agree with the results? If not who should of won what award? Make sure to tell us in the comments.

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About Nick Duggan
I'm 19 an I study Computer Games Design at Staffordshire University. I'm a video gamer and also a Yu-Gi-Oh! collector/player. Twitter: @30DiedOnMars

2 Responses to News: Golden Joysticks 2010

  1. That shooter one is right, MW2 and BC2 are amazing!

  2. Nick Duggan says:

    I don’t really think there is a single winner that isn’t correct tbh

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