The PlayStation Awards, Sony Japan's recognition of games that sold the most units during the year, were lead by native-developed PlayStation 3 games this year, though no titles reached into the top Platinum awards' tier reserved for million-unit sellers, reports Siliconera.
This year award tiers were topped off by the Gold Prize, handed out to games that sold 500,000 copies. Gold Prize winners were all PlayStation 3 titles, and include Final Fantasy 13-2, Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme Vs., One Piece: Pirate Warriors, Resident Evil 6 and World Soccer Winning Eleven 2012.
Sony also awarded a special prize to PlayStation Vita titles that shipped the most units, including Gravity Rush, Hatsune Miku: Project Diva f, Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational, Persona 4: Golden and Uncharted: Golden Abyss.
The PlayStation Store Special Prize went to the five most popular titles available for download via PlayStation Network. Winners included Castlevania: Harmony of Despair, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure HD, Journey, Mobile Suit Gundam: Battle Operation and the Nico Nico video application.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Journey and Uncharted 3 were recognized as the top User's Choices in the World Game category, and ten Japanese games received the User's Choice Prize for Japan: Dark Souls, Dragon's Dogma, Final Fantasy 13-2, Gravity Rush, Hatsune Miku: Project Diva f, Mobile Suit Gundam: Battle Operation, Persona 4: Golden, Resident Evil 6, Super Danganronpa 2 and Ys Celceta: Sea of Trees.