Spike Video Game Awards 2012 Nominees Announced

Spike Video Game Awards 2012 Nominees Announced

The controversial Spike Video Game Awards have announced their nominee list for 2012. The most nominated games Halo 4, Journey and Borderlands 2 with 7 awards each. As always there will be lots of celebrities, with Samuel L. Jackson hosting the event. There will also be exclusive reveals and trailers for games such as The Last of Us, Gears of War: Judgment, and South Park: The Stick of Truth. Here is the complete list of nominated games:

Game of the Year
- Assassin’s Creed III
- Dishonored
- Journey
- Mass Effect 3
- The Walking Dead

Best Action Game
- Assassin’s Creed III
- Darksiders II
- Dishonored
- Sleeping Dogs

Best Shooter
- Borderlands 2
- Call of Duty: Black Ops II
- Halo 4
- Max Payne 3

Best RPG
- Diablo III
- Mass Effect 3
- Torchlight II
- Xenoblade Chronicles

Best Multi-Player Game
- Borderlands 2
- Call of Duty: Black Ops II
- Guild Wars 2
- Halo 4

Best Fighting Game
- Dead or Alive 5
- Persona 4 Arena
- Street Fighter X Tekken
- Tekken Tag Tournament 2

Best Driving Game
- DiRT: Showdown
- F1 2012
- Forza Horizon
- Need for Speed Most Wanted

Best Team Sports Game
- FIFA Soccer 13
- Madden NFL 13
- NBA 2K13
- NHL 13

Best Individual Sports Game
- Hot Shots Golf World Invitational
- SSX
- Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13
- WWE ’13

Best Xbox 360 Game
- Assassin’s Creed III
- Borderlands 2
- Dishonored
- Halo 4

Best PS3 Game
- Assassin’s Creed III
- Borderlands 2
- Dishonored
- Journey

Best Wii/Wii U Game
- New Super Mario Bros. U
- The Last Story
- Xenoblade Chronicles
- ZombiU

Best PC Game
- Diablo III
- Guild Wars 2
- Torchlight II
- XCOM: Enemy Unkown

Best Handheld/Mobile Game
- Gravity Rush
- LittleBigPlanet PS Vita
- New Super Mario Bros. 2
- Sound Shapes

Best Social Game
- Draw Something
- Marvel: Avengers Alliance
- SimCity Social
- You Don’t Know Jack

Best Downloadable Game
- Fez
- Journey
- Sound Shapes
- The Walking Dead

Best DLC
- Dawnguard – The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
- Leviathan – Mass Effect 3
- Mechromancer Pack – Borderlands 2
- Perpetual Testing Initiative – Portal 2

Best Independent Game
- Dust: An Elysian Tail
- Fez
- Journey
- Mark of the Ninja

Best Adapted Video Game
- Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two
- Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
- The Walking Dead
- Transformers: Fall of Cybertron

Studio of the Year
- 343 Industries
- Arkane Studios
- Gearbox Software
- Telltale Games

Most Anticipated Game
- BioShock Infinite
- Grand Theft Auto V
- South Park: The Stick of Truth
- The Last of Us
- Tomb Raider

Best Graphics
- Assassin’s Creed III
- Dishonored
- Halo 4
- Journey

Best Song in a Game
- “Castle of Glass” by Linkin Park – Medal of Honor Warfighter
- “Cities” by Beck – Sound Shapes
- “I Was Born For This” by Austin Wintory – Journey
- “Tears” by Health – Max Payne 3

Best Original Score
- Call of Duty: Black Ops II
- Halo 4
- Journey
- Max Payne 3

Best Performance by a Human Male
- Dameon Clarke as Handsome Jack – Borderlands 2
- Dave Fennoy as Lee Everret – The Walking Dead
- James Mccaffrey as Max Payne – Max Payne 3
- Nolan North as Captain Martin Walker – Spec Ops: The Line

Best Performance by a Human Female
- Emma Stone as Amanda Cartwright – Sleeping Dogs
- Jen Taylor as Cortana – Halo 4
- Jennifer Hale as Commander Shepard – Mass Effect 3
- Melissa Hutchison as Clementine – The Walking Dead

Character of the Year
- Connor – Assassin’s Creed III
- Commander Shepard – Mass Effect 3
- Claptrap – Borderlands 2
- Master Chief – Halo 4
- Raul Menendez – Call of Duty: Black Ops 2


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