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Spike TV’s Video Game Awards 2008

The event honoring the best in video games is back and better than ever!

Spike’s 6th annual Video Game Awards will be a 2-hour extravaganza LIVE on Spike TV Sunday, December 14 at 9:00pm, ET/PT (tape delay west coast) from Sony Picture Studios in Culver City, CA. The show will feature exclusive premiere footage from the industry’s most highly anticipated releases and hip-hop artist 50 Cent will perform his brand-new single “Get Up” from his fourth major label album, Before I Self Destruct. During the performance, 50 Cent will bring to life the gaming experience from his upcoming video game, 50 Cent: Blood in the Sand, with exclusive video and choreography.

But let’s not forget the most important part of the show: the awards!

Game of the Year
Grand Theft Auto IV (Rockstar Games/ Rockstar North)
LittleBigPlanet (Sony Computer Entertainment/ Media Molecule)
Fallout 3 (Bethesda Softworks/ Bethesda Game Studios)
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc / Kojima Productions)
Gears of War 2 (Microsoft Game Studios/ Epic Games)

Studio of the Year
Media Molecule
Rockstar North
Harmonix
Bethesda Game Studios

Best Shooter
Far Cry 2
Resistance 2
Gears of War 2
Left 4 Dead

Best RPG
Fable II
Fallout 3
Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning
The World Ends With You

Best Fighting Game
SoulCalibur IV
Mortal Kombat Vs. DC Universe
Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit


Best Individual Sports Game
Shaun White Snowboarding
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09
Wii Fit
Skate It

Best Handheld Game
God of War: Chains of Olympus
Professor Layton and the Curious Village
Patapon
Castlevania 
Order of Eccelsia

Best Graphics
Gears of War 2
Fallout 3
LittleBigPlanet
Metal Gear Solid 4

Best Game Based on a Movie or a TV Show
Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures
Quantum of Solace
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
Naruto: The Broken Bond

Best Music Game
Rock Band 2 (MTV Games/ Harmonix)
Guitar Hero World Tour (RedOctane/ Activision Publishing/ Neversoft Entertainment)
Wii Music (Nintendo/ Nintendo)
SingStar (Sony Computer Entertainment/ SCE Studios London)

Best Driving Game
Burnout Paradise
Pure
Midnight Club: Los Angeles
Mario Kart Wii

Best Action Adventure Game

Grand Theft Auto IV
Dead Space
Mirror’s Edge
Metal Gear Solid 4

Best Team Sports Game
NHL 09
Madden NFL 09
NBA 2K9
FIFA Soccer 09

Best Soundtrack
LittleBigPlanet
Grand Theft Auto IV
Rock Band 2
Guitar Hero World Tour

Best Xbox 360 Game
Fable II
Gears of War 2
Grand Theft Auto IV
Fallout 3

Best Wii Game
Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Boom Blox
Wii Fit
No More Heroes

Best PS3 Game
Metal Gear Solid 4
Resistance 2
LittleBigPlanet
Grand Theft Auto IV

Best PC Game
SporeCrysis 
Warhead
Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning
Left 4 Dead


Best Original Score
Fallout 3
Spore
Metal Gear Solid 4
LittleBigPlanet


Best Multiplayer Game
Gears of War 2
Left 4 Dead
Resistance 2
Call of Duty: World at War

Best Performance by a Human Male
Michael Hollick as Niko Bellic in GTA IV
David Hayter as Old Snake in MGS4
Stephen Fry as The Narrator in LBP
Jason Zumwalt as Roman Bellic in GTA IV

Best Performance by a Human Female
Nathalie Cox as Juno Eclipse in The Force Unleashed
Debi Mae West as Meryl Silverburgh in MGS4
Paula Tiso as Silvia Christel in No More Heroes
Keeley Hawes as Lara Croft in Tomb Raider Underworld

Best Independent Game Fueled by Mountain Dew
World of Goo
Pixel
Junk Eden
Braid
Audiosurf

Big Name in the Game Male
Ricky Gervais as “Himself” in Grand Theft Auto IV
Kiefer Sutherland as “Sgt. Roebuck” in Call of Duty World at War
Liam Neeson as “Father” in Fallout 3
Daniel Craig as “James Bond” in Quantum of Solace

Big Name in the Game Female
Jenny McCarthy as “Tanya” in Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3
Liv Tyler as “Betty Ross” in The Incredible Hulk
Eliza Dushku as “Shaundi” in Saints Row 2
Dame Judi Dench as “M’ in Quantum of Solace ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

So, who do you think will win?

What do you think?

Written by Tempestt Patterson

Tempestt Patterson enjoys and writes about entertainment, music, movies, television, technology, products, New York events and more. She also loves photography.

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