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Machinima Announces Winners of 4th Annual Inside Gaming Awards

One of the Biggest Nights in Videogaming Rewards the Year's Standout Games

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Machinima, the number one global video entertainment network for young males, today announced the winners of the 2012 Inside Gaming Awards. The show took place at the Avalon in Hollywood, California, and was seen live around the world on  For the first time ever, over 70 Machinima fans cheered on their favorite nominees, watching the Awards Show unfold, and interacting online throughout the event via all major social media platforms.

Machinima's Inside Gaming Awards was created to honor the best of the videogame industry and the developers who created the year's standout game experiences. 2012 was an epic year for games, with groundbreaking titles that changed the gaming landscape.

Check out the full list of WINNERS below, as well as photo highlights and behind the scenes images from the event HERE.

Game of the Year
Halo 4 (343 Industries)

Best Competitive Multiplayer
Halo 4 (343 Industries)

Best Co-Operative Multiplayer
Mass Effect 3 (BioWare)

Best Downloadable Game
The Walking Dead: Season One (Telltale Games)

Best Narrative
Spec Ops: The Line (Yager Development)

Best Animation
Max Payne 3 (Rockstar Vancouver)

Best Environmental Design
Dishonored (Arkane Studios)

Best Character Design
Lee Everett - The Walking Dead: Season One (Telltale Games)

Best Trailer
The Last of Us Gamescom 2012 Trailer (Naughty Dog)

Best Original Score
Fez (Polytron)

Most Original Game
Hotline Miami (Dennaton Games)

Best Indie Game
Fez (Polytron)

Best Additional Content
World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria (Blizzard Entertainment)

Best Game Cinematography
Mass Effect 3 (BioWare)

Best Art Direction
Journey (thatgamecompany)

Best Sound Design
Halo 4 (343 Industries)

Gamers' Choice Award
Assassin's Creed III

The 4th Annual Inside Gaming Awards were streamed live on, which included the red carpet arrivals, the awards ceremony, interviews, and post-awards party. In addition, world famous DJ Cole Plante performed during the after party.

Machinima's YouTube channel ( will be rolling out videos from the event over the next few days. Make sure to tune in to see all the highlights and stand-out moments from one of gaming's biggest nights!

About Machinima

Machinima is the dominant video entertainment network for young males around the world. The number one entertainment channel on YouTube, Machinima serves over 2.3 billion video views per month, and reaches over 253 million viewers monthly. Machinima's global network is the best place for gaming content. The network features official publisher content, gameplay videos, scripted series, and original content, including weekly and daily shows, all aimed at the coveted 18-34 year old male demographic. The company is backed by MK Capital, and Redpoint Ventures, and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

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