On 4/18, Famitsu held the ceremony to give out their awards for games released during the year 2011. Falcom walked away with one of the ‘Awards of Excellence’ along with 9 other award winners.
The other winners in Falcom’s category were: Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Versus (Bandai Namco Games), The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda Games), Super Mario 3D Land (Nintendo), The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword (Nintendo), Dark Souls (From Software), Tales of Xillia (Bandai Namco Games), Final Fantasy XIII-2 (Square Enix), Final Fantasy Type-0 (Square Enix), and Mario Kart 7 (Nintendo).
Winners in other categories include Capcom winning Game of the Year for Monster Hunter 3G, the Rookie Award went to Atlus’ Catherine, and Gundam Royal was a winner for Social Games. Link in Skyward Sword won ‘Best Character’ and they awarded voice actor awards to Yuuki Kaji, Hiroki Touchi, Asami Imai, and Miyuki Sawashiro.