Spike TV today announced the nominees, categories and two world premieres for the 2010 “Video Game Awards”, better known as the VGA’s. The eighth annual “VGAs” will be a global event, broadcasting in over 175 territories and countries around the world to honor the outstanding achievements within the video game industry over the past year. The two-hour event, taking place in Los Angeles, CA, will premiere LIVE on Spike TV Saturday, Dec. 11 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.
The 2010 “Video Game Awards” will feature global premieres of some of the most anticipated upcoming games, as well as unannounced titles, from some of the industry’s leading publishers. This year, viewers will get an exclusive preview of “Batman: Arkham City,” where one of Batman’s deepest secrets will be revealed. “Batman: Arkham City,” also a nominee for Most Anticipated Game, is the sequel to 2009 multiplatform blockbuster action-adventure hit “Batman: Arkham Asylum.” Additionally, the next blockbuster title from acclaimed developer and Studio of the Year nominee, BioWare, will be unveiled at the show. Acclaimed film director and Academy Award-Nominee Guillermo del Toro will unveil his upcoming video game franchise from THQ. Our picks are in bold, what are yours?
Some of the categories include:
GAME OF THE YEAR
“Call of Duty: Black Ops” (Activision/Treyarch)
“God of War III” (Sony Computer Entertainment/SCE Studios Santa Monica)
“Halo: Reach” (Microsoft/Bungie Studios)
“Mass Effect 2” (Electronic Arts/BioWare)
“Red Dead Redemption” (Rockstar Games/Rockstar San Diego)
STUDIO OF THE YEAR
Rockstar San Diego
“Battlefield: Bad Company 2” (Electronic Arts / DICE)
“BioShock 2” (2K Games / 2K Marin)
“Call of Duty: Black Ops” (Activision / Treyarch)
“Halo: Reach” (Microsoft / Bungie Studios)
BEST INDIVIDUAL SPORTS GAME
“EA Sports MMA” (Electronic Arts / EA Tiburon)
“Shaun White Skateboarding” (Ubisoft / Ubisoft Montreal)
“Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11” (Electronic Arts / EA Tiburon)
“UFC Undisputed 2010” (THQ / Yuke’s Media Creations)
For the full list of categories, http://vga.spike.com. Who do you think is going to win in these categories?