Thursday, December 24, 2009

Spike Video Game Awards 2009

Spike VGA 2009The popular, male oriented television network Spike TV has once again hosted their annual awards show dedicated entirely to everything encompassing the video game market. A host of celebrity presenters gave out awards ranging in categories from Most Anticipated Game of 2010 and Best DLC to Best Handheld Game and the coveted Game of the Year Award.

But aside from awards, the Spike VGA's played host to a plethora of new, never before seen premiers of some new and totally amazing looking games. Never before seen clips of games like Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands, Halo: Reach, Batman: Arkham Asylum 2, Star Wars : The Force Unleashed 2, Green Day: Rock Band and tons more.

While the game premieres are cool and all, what everybody was gathered for was the awards, so here is the full list of all the awards given out and their winners:

Most Anticipated Game of 2010: God of War III

Best DLC: Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony

Best Downloadable Game: Shadow Complex

Best Voice: Jack Black as Eddie Riggs in Brutal Legend

Best Cast: X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Best Performance By A Human Male:
Hugh Jackman as Wolverine: X-Men Origins Wolverine

Best Performance By A Human Female: Megan Fox as Mikaela Banes: Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

Best Game Based on a Movie/TV Show: South Park Let's Go Tower Defense Play!

Best Graphics: Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Best Original Score: Halo 3: ODST

Best Soundtrack: DJ Hero

Best Music Game: The Beatles: Rock Band

Best driving Game: Forza Motorsport 3

Best Team Sports Game: NHL 10

Best Individual Sports Game: UFC 2009 Undisputed

Best Multiplayer Game: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Best RPG: Dragon Age: Origins

Best Action-Adventure Game: Assassin's Creed 2

Best Fighting Game: Street Fighter IV

Best Shooter: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Best Handheld Game: Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

Best PC Game: Dragon Age: Origins

Best Wii Game: New Super Mario Bros. Wii

Best PS3 Game:
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Best Xbox 360 Game: Left 4 Dead 2

Best Independent Game Fueled By Dew: Flower

Studio of the Year:
Rocksteady Studios

And now the moment you have all been waiting for. The most coveted award for any game developer on the planet. No matter how big or how small the awards show is, winning the award for Game of the Year is always an honor. So, if I can get a drum roll please, the winner of the Spike TV Video Game Awards for Game of the Year goes to Uncharted 2: Among Thieves.

In my personal opinion, I believe most of the titles are deserving of their award. Have a different opinion? Let us know by leaving a comment on the comment boards.

Source: Spike TV

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