Spike VGA’s 2011: The Rundown


The VGA’s last night IMO was a well put together, very entertaining show. Here is the rundown of all the winners and reveals of the show:


  • Best Action Adventure/Best Xbox 360 Game/Best Adaptive Video Game – Batman: Arkham City (Rocksteady)
  • Reveal – The Last of Us Trailer – Developed by Naughty Dog, Exclusive PS3 title
  • Character of the year – Joker (Batman: Arkham City). As the Joker accepted the award (yeah you heard right) he held up a Batman: Arkham World Script, could this be Rocksteady’s next Batman game?
  • Most Anticipated Game – Mass Effect 3 (EA/Bioware)
  • Reveal – Mass Effect 3 Trailer (EA/Bioware)
  • Reveal –  Command and Conquer: Generals 2 Trailer Utilizing the  Frostbite 2 Engine, coming 2013. (Bioware)
  • Reveal Tom Clancy Rainbow 6: Patriots Trailer – Throw you out the window scene — Wow!
  • Reveal Alan Wake: American Nightmare Trailer – Made exclusively  for Xbox Live.
  • Legend of Zelda –  First game inducted into the video game Hall of Fame.
  • Reveal – The Amazing Spiderman Trailer
  • Best PS3 Game/Best Graphics – Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception (Naughty Dog)
  • Best Wii Game – Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (Nintendo)
  • Best Fighting Game – Mortal Kombat (Warner Bros. Interactive/NetherRealm Studios)
  • Best Independent Game – Mindcraft (Mojang)
  • Best Handheld/Mobile Game – Super Mario 3D Land (Nintendo)
  • Best Original Score/Best Song in a Game- “Build That Wall” By Darren Korb/Best Downloadable Game — Bastion (Warner Bros. /Supergiant Games)
  • Best Individual Sports Game –  Fight Night Champion (EA Sports/EA Canada)
  • Best Team Sports Game – NBA 2K12 (2K Sports/Visual Concepts)
  • Best Driving Game – Forza Motorsport 4 (Turn 10 Studios)
  • Best Motion Game – The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (Nintendo)
  • Best PC/Best Multi-player/Best DLC/Best Human Male (Stephen Merchant)/Best Human Female (Ellen Mclain) – Portal 2 (Valve)
  • Transformers: Fall of Cybertron Trailer – Dynobots! OH MY! (Highmoon Studios)
  • Best shooter – Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Activision)
  • Reveal –  Ray Rice, RB of the Baltimore Ravens wins the vote, makes the Cover of NFL Blitz.
  • Reveal – Fortnite trailer (Epic Games)
  •  Gamer God Award – Blizzard Entertainment
  • Reveal – Diablo 3 trailer (Blizzard Entertainment)
  • Reveal – Bioshock Infinite trailer (2Kgames/Irrational Games)
  • Game of the Year/Best RPG/Best Studio – Bethesda for The  Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  • Reveal – Metal Gear Rising – New gameplay trailer – (Konami/Kojima Productions/Platinum)

Keys to this reveal:

– The game will now be called “Metal Gear Rising: Revengance” — dropping the “Solid”

-No longer being developed by Kojima Productions, it will now be produced by Kojima Productions and developed by Platinum Games

-Was Raiden doing battle with Vamp?

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