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Happy New Year, Wikians!

Now 2013 has officially come to a close, and - with it - the polls for the 2013 Community Choice Awards are also officially closed. And wow did the universe of fandom speak up - with over 17,000 votes cast.

Out of 60 categories, we saw a handful of very obvious shoo-in winners but also quite a few total surprises. Without further adieu, we present the winners as selected by you!
To see how the polls went, click here!

Video Games

Game of the Year: Tomb Raider with 226 votes

Best Next-Gen Launch Game: Assassin’s Creed IV with 255 votes

Best New IP: The Last of Us with 191 votes

Character of the Year: Edward Kenway from Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag with 152 votes

Best Story: The Last of Us with 238 votes

Best Original Score: GTA V with 243 votes

Scariest Game: The Last of Us with 152 votes

Best Sci-Fi Game: BioShock Infinite with 247 votes

Best Fantasy Game: Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate with 183 votes

Best Superhero Game: Batman: Arkham Origins with 197 votes

Best Competitive Game: Pokemon X and Y with 152 votes

Best Persistent World Game: Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn with 113 votes

Biggest Surprise: Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon with 203 votes

Expansion of the Year: Borderlands 2: Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep with 249 votes

Most Challenging Game: Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance with 158 votes

Most Eccentric Game: Saints Row 4 with 173 votes

Best Sandbox Game: GTAV with 280 votes

Best Setting: Los Santos (GTA V) with 364 votes

Best Weapon: Jerry Can from GTA V with 214 votes

Best Gadget: Sky Hook from BioShock Infinite with 231 votes



Best Beauty Trend: Pixie Hair Cut with 134 votes

Best Fashion Trend:  Plaid Coats with 45 votes

Best Red Carpet Style: Jennifer Lawrence @ Oscars with 103 votes

Worst Red Carpet Style: Lena Dunham @ Emmy Awards with 109 votes


Best Fantasy Book: The Bone Season with 71 votes

Best Sci-Fi Book: Dust by Hugh Howey with 43 votes

Best YA Book: House of Hades by Rick Riordan with 101 votes

Best Book-to-Movie Adaptation: Hunger Games: Catching Fire with 143 votes

Best Male Character - YA: Magnus Bane (The Mortal Instruments) with 57 votes

Best Female Character - YA: Annabeth Chase (House of Hades) with 100 votes

Food, Drinks, and Fun

Best Food Trend: Cupcake ATM with 360 votes

Best Drink/Cocktail Trend: Maple Latté with 182 votes

Best Hot Toy of 2013: New gaming consoles with 359 votes

Best Meme: Miley Cyrus at VMA with 149 votes

Coolest Tech Gadget: New gaming consoles with 259 votes



Movie of the Year: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire with 142 votes

Best Movie Hero: Katniss Everdeen (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire) with 248 votes

Best Movie Villain: President Snow (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire) with 136 votes

Best Movie Moment: Tony Stark armor hops in his fight against Aldrich Killian (Iron Man 3) with 135 votes

Best Summer Movie: Iron Man 3 with 103 votes


Show of the Year: Doctor Who with 121 votes

Best TV Character: The Doctor (Doctor Who) with 284 votes

TV Character You Love to Hate: Joffrey Baratheon (Game of Thrones) with 104 votes

Best Series Finale: Breaking Bad with 178 votes

Best Animated Series: Adventure Time with 164 votes


Comic Book of the Year: Batman with 98 votes

Manga of the Year: Naruto with 62 votes

Best Story Arc: “Death of the Family” (Batman, DC) with 188 votes

Best Single Issue/One-Shot: Batman #12 with 91 votes

Best Comic Book Character: Batman with 101 votes


Best Song: “Radioactive” (Imagine Dragons) with 367 votes

Best Solo Music Artist: Macklemore with 152 votes

Best Music Group: Daft Punk with 160 votes

Best Album: The 20/20 Experience (Justin Timberlake) with 102 votes

Best Music Video: “The Fox” (Ylvis) with 199


Best New Anime: Attack on Titan with 374 votes

Best Anime Story Arc: “Grand Magic Games Arc” (Fairy Tail) with 163 votes

Favorite Anime Male Character: Natsu Dragneel (Fairy Tail) with 172 votes

Favorite Anime Female Character: Erza Scarlet (Fairy Tail) with 179 votes

Best OVA of the Year: Fairy Tail x Rave with 165 votes

Winner Highlights