Stuff Gadget Awards 2011 – reader-voted winners

And may we say, what fine taste you have this year, with gongs going to OnLive, L.A. Noire and Amazon

Game of the Year – L.A. Noire

Rockstar's Mad Men-style and well, positively noir detective game beat off tough competition from Portal 2 and Fifa 11. Thanks to its superb storytelling and realistic animation, it got 21% of your votes to take Game of the Year.

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Game of the Year nominees

 

Innovation of the Year – OnLive

With 21% of reader votes, it seems you're a forward-thinking bunch. The cloud gaming service is still a nipper in tech terms but that didn't stop you voting OnLive the Innovation of the Year, ahead of the LG Optimus 3D and the Hybrid Viewfinder on Fujifilm's FinePix X100.

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Innovation of the Year nominees

Most Wanted Future Gadget – Apple iPad 3

It looks like we could be fondling an iPad 3 come March 2012 and the rumour mill is already churning out details to the tune of NFC, 3D and a 2048x1536 screen. Apple's next tablet beat the likes of the Nintendo Wii U, Sony PlayStation Vita and other gadgets that have actually been announced with a decisive 48% of your votes for Most Wanted.

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Retailer of the Year – Amazon.co.uk

A huge range of products combined with the Kindle bookstore and e-readers have shot Amazon to the topspot of your favourite shops with 50% of votes. The online store beat off bricks-and-mortar competition from the likes of the Apple store, Micro Anvika and Currys/PC World.

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App of the Year – Sky Go

Stream, pause and rewind live Sky Sports with the App of the Year, for 24% of you. Sky has also just upped its game with the companion Sky Movies app too – so you can now record films through Sky+. Highly commended were Google Body, Garageband for iPad and Photosynth.

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App of the Year nominees

 

Design of the Year – Asus Eee Pad Transformer

We voted it our Gadget of the Year and you showed your appreciation for the tablet/netbook hybrid by bestowing the Design of the Year accolade on it too. Its useful, uber-keyboard dock design won over 25% of you, ahead of the retro stylings of the Fujifilm FinePix X100 and Sagemcom Sixty or the twists and flips of the Casio Exilim Tryx.

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Design of the Year nominees

 

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