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article imageVideo Game Awards look ahead, too

By Tim O'Brien     Dec 9, 2012 in Entertainment
Los Angeles - They proclaimed it the biggest night in gaming - ever. For gamers, perhaps, it was. However, waiting in line to get the latest game has to rank up there, too, right?
Any way, video game star (and actor, too), Samuel L. Jackson, hosted the Video Game Awards Dec. 7. They were handed out in a live broadcast on Spike TV and simulcast on many more outlets, including, of course, Xbox consoles and through Xbox Live
This year's show included presenters and appearances by Snoop Lion, Jack Black and Neil Patrick Harris, Jessica Alba, Zachary Levi, Johnny Galecki, Adam Scott and "The Walking Dead's" Danai Gurira, Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun and Robert Kirkman. Meanwhile, Linkin Park performed and Tenacious D ended the show with "Rize Of The Fenix."
Game of the Year
The Walking Dead: The Game (Telltale Games)
Studio of the Year
Telltale Games
Best XBOX 360 Game
Halo 4 (Microsoft Studios/343 Industries)
Best PS3 Game
Journey (Sony Computer Entertainment/thatgamecompany)
Best Wii / Wii-U Game
New Super Mario Bros. U (Nintendo)
Best PC Game
XCOM: Enemy Unknown (2K Games/Firaxis Games)
Best Handheld / Mobile Game
Sound Shapes (Sony Computer Entertainment/Queasy Games)
Best Shooter
Borderlands 2 (2K Games/Gearbox Software)
Best Action Adventure Game
Dishonored (Bethesda Softworks/Arkane Studios)
Best RPG
Mass Effect 3 (Electronic Arts/BioWare)
Best Multi-Player Game
Borderlands 2 (2K Games/Gearbox Software)
Best Individual Sports Game
SSX (Electronic Arts/EA Canada)
Best Team Sports Game
NBA 2K13 (2K Sports/Visual Concepts)
Best Driving Game
Need For Speed Most Wanted (Electronic Arts/Criterion Games)
Best Fighting Game
Persona 4 Arena (Atlus/ARC System Works/Atlus)
Best Adapted Video Game
The Walking Dead: The Game (Telltale Games)
Best Independent Game
Journey (thatgamecompany)
Best Graphics
Halo 4 (Microsoft Studios/343 Industries)
Best Song in a Game
"Cities" by Beck (Sound Shapes)
Best Original Score
Journey (Sony Computer Entertainment/thatgamecompany)
Best Performance By a Human Male
Dameon Clarke as Handsome Jack (Borderlands 2)
Best Performance By a Human Female
Melissa Hutchison as Clementine (The Walking Dead: The Game)
Best Downloadable Game
The Walking Dead: The Game (Telltale Games)
Best Social Game
You Don't Know Jack (Jellyvision Games)
Best DLC
Dawnguard – The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda Softworks/Bethesda Game Studios)
Most Anticipated Game
Grand Theft Auto V (Rockstar Games)
The night also featured world premieres and games that will drop in 2013 and beyond. They include "The Phantom Pain," "From Software's "Dark Souls II," Naughty Dog's "The Last of Us," Epic Games' "Gears of War: Judgment," Obsidian Entertainment's "South Park: The Stick of Truth," Konami's "Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2," 2K Games' "BioShock Infinite," Square Enix's "Tomb Raider," Ubisoft's "Assassin's Creed III: The Tyranny of King Washington," and Microsoft Studios' "Halo 4: Spartan Ops."
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