VGA Nominees Announced


The 2010 Spike TV VGA nominees have been announced and will be airing Dec 11, 2010 on Spike TV. More importantly, BioWare will be unveiling their next project during the shows and even released a minor teaser trailer for said game. Embedded video below the complete list of nominees with my picks highlighted.

Studio of the Year

BioWare
– Blizzard Entertainment
– Bungie Studios
– Rockstar San Diego

Best Wii Game

– Donkey Kong Country Returns
– Kirby’s Epic Yarn
– Metroid: Other M
– Super Mario Galaxy 2

Best Xbox 360 Game

– Alan Wake
– Fable III
– Halo: Reach
Mass Effect 2

Best PS3 Game

God of War III
– Heavy Rain
– ModNation Racers
– Red Dead Redemption

Best PC Game

– Fallout: New Vegas
– Mass Effect 2
– Sid Meier’s Civilization V
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty

Best Handheld Game

God of War: Ghost of Sparta
– Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker
– Professor Layton and the Unwound Future
– Super Scribblenauts

Best Shooter

– Battlefield: Bad Company 2
– BioShock 2
– Call of Duty: Black Ops
Halo: Reach

Best Action-Adventure Game

Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood
– God of War III
Red Dead Redemption
– Super Mario Galaxy 2

Best RPG

– Fable III
– Fallout: New Vegas
– Final Fantasy XIII
Mass Effect 2

Best Multiplayer Game

– Battlefield: Bad Company 2
– Call of Duty: Black Ops
Halo: Reach
– StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty

Best Individual Sports Game

– EA Sports MMA
– Shaun White Skateboarding
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11
– UFC Undisputed 2010

Best Team Sports Game

– FIFA Soccer 11
– Madden NFL 11
– NBA 2K11
– MLB ’10: The Show

Best Driving Game

– Blur
– ModNation Racers
– Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit
– Split/Second

Best Music Game

– Dance Central
– DJ Hero 2
– Def Jam Rapstar
Rock Band 3

Best Soundtrack

– Def Jam Rapstar
– DJ Hero 2
Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock
– Rock Band 3

Best Song in a Game

– Basket Case by Green Day
– Black Rain by Soundgarden
– Far Away by José González
– GoldenEye by Nicole Scherzinger
– Replay/Rude Boy Mashup by Iyaz & Rihanna
– Won’t Back Down by Eminem

Best Original Score

– God of War III
– Halo: Reach
Mass Effect 2
– Red Dead Redemption

Best Graphics

God of War III
– Heavy Rain
– Kirby’s Epic Yarn
– Red Dead Redemption

Best Adapted Video Game

– LEGO: Harry Potter: Years 1-4
– Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game
– Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions
– Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II
Transformers: War for Cybertron

Best Performance by a Human Male

– Daniel Craig as James Bond
– Gary Oldman as Sgt. Reznov
– John Cleese as Jasper
– Martin Sheen as Illusive Man
– Nathan Fillion as Sergeant Edward Buck
– Neil Patrick Harris as Peter Parker/Amazing Spider-Man
– Rob Wiethoff as John Marston
Sam Worthington as Alex Mason

Best Performance by a Human Female

– Dame Judi Dench as M
– Danica Patrick as Herself
– Emmanuelle Chriqui as The Numbers Lady
– Felicia Day as Veronica
Jennifer Hale as Commander Sheppard
– Kristen Bell as Lucy Stillman
– Tricia Helfer as Sarah Kerrigan
– Yvonne Strahovski as Miranda Lawson

Best Downloadable Game

– Costume Quest
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light
– Monday Night Combat
– Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game

Best DLC

– BioShock 2: Minerva’s Den
– Borderlands: The Secret Armory of General Knoxx
– Mass Effect 2: Lair of the Shadow Broker
Red Dead Redemption – Undead Nightmare

Best Independent Game

– Joe Danger
Limbo
– Super Meat Boy
– The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom

Most Anticipated Game

Batman: Arkham City
– BioShock: Infinite
– Gears of War 3
– Portal 2

Game of the Year

– Call of Duty: Black Ops
– God of War III
– Halo: Reach
– Mass Effect 2
Red Dead Redemption


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