Tuesday, December 13, 2011

2011 Video Game Awards Winners

Hosted by Zachary Levi, star of NBC’s “Chuck” and avid gamer, Spike TV’s ninth annual Video Game Awards aired Saturday from Sony Studios in Los Angeles. A host of the most influential members of the gaming industry as well as stars from the worlds of sports, television, music and movies gathered at the biggest night in video games and watched Bethesda Studios release “The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim” receive the highest honor a game can receive when it took home the coveted Vector Monkey after being named Game of the Year. “The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim” also won Best RPG, and garnered Studio of the Year honors for Bethesda Game Studios. Winners included:
Game Of The Year: “The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim”
Studio Of The Year: Bethesda Game Studios
Character Of The Year: The Joker – “Batman:  Arkham City”
Video Game Hall Of Fame Award: “The Legend of Zelda”
Gamer God Award: Blizzard Entertainment
Best Xbox 360 Game: “Batman: Arkham City”
Best PS3 Game: “Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception”
Best Wii Game: “The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword”
Best PC Game: ‘Portal 2’
Best Handheld/Mobile Game: “Super Mario 3D Land”
Best Shooter: “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3”
Best Action Adventure Game: “Batman: Arkham City”
Best RPG: “The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim”
Best Multi-Player: “Portal 2”
Best Individual Sports Game: “Fight Night Champion”
Best Team Sports Game: “NBA 2K12”
Best Driving Game: “Forza Motorsport 4”
Best Fighting Game: “Mortal Kombat”
Best Motion Game: “The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword”
Best Independent Game: “Minecraft”
Best Adapted Video Game: “Batman: Arkham City”
Best Song In A Game: “Build that Wall (Zia’s Theme)” by Darren Korb – “Bastion”
Best Original Score: “Bastion”
Best Graphics: “Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception”
Best Performance By A Human Male: Stephen Merchant as Wheatley – “Portal 2”
Best Performance By A Human Female: Ellen McLain as GLaDOS – “Portal 2”
Best Downloadable Game: “Bastion”
Best DLC: “Portal 2 Peer Review”
Most Anticipated Game: “Mass Effect 3”
Gametrailers.Com Trailer Of The Year: “Assassin’s Creed: Revelations – E3 2011 Trailer”
EA Sports NFL Blitz Digital Cover Athlete: Ray Rice