15th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards

The 15th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards is the 15th edition of the Interactive Achievement Awards, an annual awards event that honors the best games in the video game industry. The awards are arranged by the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS), and were held at the Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 9, 2012 (2012-02-09). It was also held as part of the Academy's 2012 D.I.C.E. Summit, and was hosted by stand up comedian Jay Mohr.[1] It would be the final year that it would be called the Interactive Achievement Awards.

15th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards
DateFebruary 9, 2012 (2012-02-09)
VenueRed Rock Casino, Resort & Spa
CountryLas Vegas, Nevada, USA
Hosted byJay Mohr
Highlights
Most awardsThe Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (5)
Most nominationsUncharted 3: Drake's Deception (12)
Overall Game of the YearThe Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Hall of FameTim Sweeney
PioneerEd Logg

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim won the most awards, including Game of the Year. Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception received the most nominations.

Tim Sweeney, founder of Epic Games and creator of the Unreal Engine, received the of the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame Award. Ed Logg, game designer behind Atari classics such as Asteroids, Super Breakout, and Centipede, received of the Pioneer Award.[2]

Winners and NomineesEdit

Winners are listed first, highlighted in boldface, and indicated with a double dagger ( ).

Outstanding Achievement in Gameplay Engineering
Outstanding Innovation in Gaming
Outstanding Achievement in Visual Engineering
Outstanding Achievement in Connectivity
Casual Game of the Year
Handheld Game of the Year
Downloadable Game of the Year
Social Networking Game of the Year

Special AwardsEdit

Hall of FameEdit

PioneerEdit

Games with multiple nominations and awardsEdit

Companies with multiple nominationsEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "IAA 2012 Winners FINAL" (PDF). Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences. Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences. Retrieved 14 June 2022.
  2. ^ "Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Special Awards". Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences. Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences. Retrieved 11 June 2022.