Winners: 2011 NY Videogame Critics Circle Awards

The 1st Annual NY Videogame Critics Circle Awards were given out tonight at the Cantor Film Center.

In addition to some fine music from Darren Korb and Ashley Barrett from Bastion, a brilliant host in Logan Cunningham, an appearance from Oscar nominee Bill Plympton, an hilarious presentation from The Daily Show’s Daniel Radosh, the Critics Circle presented 11 Awards for the best games of the year.

Here are the winners:

Manhattan Award for Most NY Centric Game

Crysis 2

Battery Park Award for Best Handheld Game

Super Mario Land 3D

Tin Pan Alley Award for Best Music in a Game


A Train Award for Best Mobile Game

Superbrothers: Sword and Sworcery EP

Herman Melville Award for Best Writing in a Game

Portal 2

Off Broadway Award for Best Indie Game


Statue of Liberty Award for Best Open World Game

Saints Row: The Third

Great White Way Award for Best Overall Acting in a Game

Portal 2

Algonquin Roundtable Award for Best Book

All Your Base Are Belong to Us by Harold Goldberg

Mad Men Award for Best Videogame Commercial

Long Live Play – Michael

Big Apple Award for Best Game

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

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