List of Spike VGA 2012 Winners

List of Spike VGA 2012 Winners

For those of you who missed this year’s Spike Video Game Awards, or who just want a recap, here is a list of nominees and winners for the available categories.

Game of the Year

  • Assassin’s Creed III
  • Dishonored
  • Journey
  • Mass Effect 3
  • The Walking Dead: The Game (Winner)

Studio of the Year

  • 343 Industries, Halo 4
  • Arkane Studios, Dishonored
  • Gearbox Software, Borderlands 2
  • Telltale Games, The Walking Dead: The Game (Winner)

Entertainment Weekly and Spike VGA Best Game of the Decade

  • Batman: Arkham City
  • BioShock
  • Half-Life 2 (Winner)
  • The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
  • Mass Effect 2
  • Portal
  • Red Dead Redemption
  • Shadow of the Colossus
  • Wii Sports
  • World of Warcraft

Best Xbox 360 Game

  • Assassin’s Creed III
  • Borderlands 2
  • Dishonored
  • Halo 4 (Winner)

Best PS3 Game

  • Assassin’s Creed III
  • Borderlands 2
  • Dishonored
  • Journey (Winner)

Best Wii/Wii U Game

  • New Super Mario Bros. U (Winner)
  • The Last Story
  • Xenoblade Chronicles
  • ZombiU

Best PC Game 

  • Diablo III
  • Guild Wars 2
  • Torchlight II
  • XCOM: Enemy Unknown (Winner)

Best Shooter

  • Borderlands 2 (Winner)
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II
  • Halo 4
  • Max Payne 3

Best Action Adventure Game

  • Assassin’s Creed III
  • Darksiders II
  • Dishonored (Winner)
  • Sleeping Dogs

Best RPG

  • Diablo III
  • Mass Effect 3 (Winner)
  • Torchlight II
  • Xenoblade Chronicles

Best Multi-player Game

  • Borderlands 2 (Winner)
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II
  • Guild Wars 2
  • Halo 4

Best Individual Sports Game

  • Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational
  • SSX (Winner)
  • Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13
  • WWE ’13

Best Team Sports Game 

  • FIFA Soccer 13
  • Madden NFL 13
  • NBA 2K13 (Winner)
  • NHL 13

Best Driving Game (TBA)

  • DiRT: Showdown
  • F1 2012
  • Forza Horizon
  • Need for Speed: Most Wanted (Winner)

Best Song in a Game 

  • “Castle of Glass” by Linkin Park, Medal of Honor: Warfighter
  • “Cities” by Beck, Sound Shapes (Winner)
  • “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 (Winner)
  • Max Payne 3

Best Graphics

  • Assassin’s Creed III
  • Dishonored
  • Halo 4 (Winner)
  • Journey

Best Independent Game

  • Dust: An Elysian Tail
  • Fez
  • Journey (Winner)
  • Mark of the Ninja

Best Fighting Game

  • Dead or Alive 5
  • Persona 4 Arena (Winner)
  • Street Fighter X Tekken
  • Tekken Tag Tournament 2

Best Handheld/Mobile Game 

  • Gravity Rush
  • LittleBigPlanet PS Vita
  • New Super Mario Bros. 2
  • Sound Shapes (Winner)

Best Performance by a Human Female

  • Emma Stone as Amanda Cartwright, Sleeping Dogs
  • Jen Taylor as Cortana, Halo 4
  • Jennifer Hale as Commander Shepard (female version), Mass Effect 3
  • Melissa Hutchinson as Clementine, The Walking Dead: The Game (Winner)

Best Performance by a Human Male

  • Dameon Clarke as Handsome Jack, Borderlands 2 (Winner)
  • Dave Fennoy as Lee Everret, The Walking Dead: The Game
  • James McCaffrey as Max Payne, Max Payne 3
  • Nolan North as Captain Martin Walker, Spec Ops: The Line

Best Adapted Video Game

  • Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two
  • Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
  • The Walking Dead: The Game (Winner)
  • Transformers: Fall of Cybertron

Best DLC

  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Dawnguard (Winner)
  • Mass Effect 3 – Leviathan
  • Borderlands 2 – Mechromancer Pack
  • Portal 2 – Perpetual Testing Initiative

Best Downloadable Game

  • Fez
  • Journey
  • Sound Shapes
  • The Walking Dead: The Game (Winner)

Best Social Game 

  • Draw Something
  • Marvel: Avengers Alliance
  • SimCity Social
  • You Don’t Know Jack (Winner)

Most Anticipated Game 

  • BioShock Infinite
  • Grand Theft Auto V (Winner)
  • South Park: The Stick of Truth
  • The Last of Us
  • Tomb Raider

Character of the Year

  • Connor Kenway, Assassin’s Creed III
  • Commander Shepard, Mass Effect 3
  • Clap Trap, Borderlands 2 (Winner)
  • Master Chief, Halo 4
  • Raul Menendez, Call of Duty: Black Ops II


Article from Gamersyndrome.com

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