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Infinity Blade II and Super Mario 3D Land win big at IAAs 2012 ceremony

Best mobile and handheld games respectively

Infinity Blade II and Super Mario 3D Land win big at IAAs 2012 ceremony
The winners of the 15th annual Interactive Achievement Awards (IAAs) for 2012 have been announced, with mobile and handheld titles such as Infinity Blade II and Super Mario 3D Land making appearances.

Actor Jay Mohr hosted the ceremony, held at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas.

Winning big

Halfbrick's mobile-to-Xbox port Fruit Ninja Kinect won the award for best casual title, while Infinity Blade II picked up the award for best mobile game.
Super Mario 3D Land was also victorious nabbing best handheld game.

"Each year the Interactive Achievement Awards sees the top minds and personals of our industry coming together to not only celebrate, but recognise one another for the achievements of the year," said Martin Rae, president of the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences.

"2011 produced an outstanding number of fantastic games in all areas of the industry - console, PC, social and mobile - we are truly witnessing a new golden age of gaming. Bravo to our winners!"

You can see the full list of winners by checking out the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences' statement.

When Matt was 7 years old he didn't write to Santa like the other little boys and girls. He wrote to Mario. When the rotund plumber replied, Matt's dedication to a life of gaming was established. Like an otaku David Carradine, he wandered the planet until becoming a writer at Pocket Gamer.

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