The annual ceremony sponsored by GAME, which celebrates the skill and innovation of top talent across the gaming industry, took place tonight (March 16) at the London Hilton in Park Lane.
Portal 2 won the prestigious 'Best Game' prize, as well as being honoured in the 'Story' and 'Design' categories.
Battlefield 3 took home the 'GAME Award of 2011' as voted by the public, beating titles such as Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Batman: Arkham City and L.A Noire. It also won the 'Online Multiplayer' gong and 'Audio Achievement'.
> BAFTA Video Game Awards 2012: Winners in full
Other winners included Batman: Arkham City for 'Action', Rayman: Origins for 'Artistic Achievement', Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet for 'Debut Game' and LittleBigPlanet 2 in the 'Family' genre.
Tick Tock Toys was named the 'BAFTA Ones to Watch Award', a prize given in association with Dare to Be Digital.
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, which had been seen by some as a frontrunner at the awards, went home empty-handed after losing out in six categories.
Watch the Portal 2 trailer below: