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7:00 PM on 12.05.2014

Game Awards? In this economy? Watch them here!

Geoff Keighley's not-affiliated-with-Spike Game Awards are tonight. Gosh, it really has been a year since he co-hosted VGX with Joel McHale. (Let us never speak of that again.) The show will be streamed live out of Las Vegas...

Jordan Devore


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1:30 PM on 11.10.2014

Move over Spike, there's a new (Dew-free?) Game Awards

Max and I had fun last year getting drunk and making fun of the Spike "VGX" at a slightly slower rate than its own co-host, Joel McHale, tore into it.  Former VGX producer Geoff Keighley is now putting his weight behind ...

Steven Hansen

11:00 AM on 12.08.2013

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt keeps looking better and better

CD Projekt RED's open-world expedition, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, is easily at the top of my most anticipated games of 2014 list (sorry Titan Fall) and the latest trailer shown off during last night's VGX show only has me ev...

Wesley Ruscher

9:30 AM on 12.08.2013

Here are your VGX 2013 award winners

Another year, another VGA's... err excuse me, I mean VGX award show. This year's show switched up the format, but for the most part delivered the same experience. I was only able to catch a little bit of the show, but I did e...

Wesley Ruscher

8:00 PM on 12.07.2013

Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition coming to PS4, Xbox One

Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition is coming to PS4 and Xbox One on January 28, 2014. The Definitive Edition has been "custom built" for the next gen consoles and includes all of the original DLC, digital versions of the Dark Ho...

Steven Hansen

5:45 PM on 12.07.2013

Nintendo confirms Cranky Kong for DKC: Tropical Freeze

Meaty Nintendo executive Reggie Fils-Aime made an appearance tonight on Spike TV's VGX awards show to confirm Cranky Kong will be the fourth playable character in Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze. The elder statesman...

Kyle MacGregor

5:00 PM on 12.07.2013

Watch VGX here!

Watch VGX here! Highlights tonight include some world premieres as well as new news on games like Titanfall, The Witcher 3, Quantum Break, and more. Joel McHale is hosting, and even Reggie Fils-Aime will show up with his cut...

Dale North



The 2013 SpikeTV VGX Awards Drunken Reaction Livestream photo
The 2013 SpikeTV VGX Awards Drunken Reaction Livestream
by Max Scoville

[Update 2: It's all over! We had a blast, and thank you for tuning in. If you missed it, I'm gonna try to get an archive up. Unfortunately, we had the cameras rolling several hours before we were live, and the entire setup got recorded. Normally it's easy to trim this out, but that's only allowed on videos two hours or less. In the meantime, here's DMX on a horse.]

As I imagine you've heard, tomorrow is SpikeTV's 2013 "VGX" Awards Show and I'd like to invite you to join myself, Steven Hansen, and Ben Pack as we remotely heckle presenters, critique the amount of dubstep in new game trailers, and fondly remember the time Geoff Keighley's Twitter account was apparently hacked and he kept Tweeting about giraffes. 

As tomorrow is a Saturday, we shall be drunk. In addition to that, I have a stack of download codes to give away courtesy of Midnight City for their new games Slender: The Arrival, The Bridge, and Blood of the Werewolf. [Update: we also have codes for Hotline Miami, Shadow Warrior, Gomo, Final Exam, and the Crusader Kings 2: Sons of Abraham expansion pack]

All this happens at 3-6PM Pacific Time (-8:00 GMT) on our YouTube channel.

Be there, or uh, go do something more productive instead.

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8:00 PM on 12.06.2013

Joel McHale to co-host VGX with Geoff Keighley

Spike has announced the hosting lineup for Saturday's VGX awards show, in which Geoff Keighley will be joined by The Soup and Community star Joel McHale.  As if it hasn't been difficult enough to take this awar...

Conrad Zimmerman

2:45 PM on 12.06.2013

Save on VGX nominees in this Steam sale

Tomorrow at 3:00pm Pacific marks that time of the year when a bunch of people share their opinions about Spike's game awards show on Twitter. A few of us here at Destructoid will also be partaking in a related ritual -- watch...

Jordan Devore

1:45 PM on 12.03.2013

New look at The Division set for later this week at VGX

With the Spike VGX awards set for this Saturday, there will be number titles ready to show off new footage and even be revealed for the first time. The already confirmed titles ready to premiere new trailers are The Witcher 3...

Alessandro Fillari





3:15 PM on 11.18.2013

These are the nominees for Spike's VGX awards

I wasn't so sure about the Spike VGAs being rebranded as VGX, but then I came to my senses and realized such things really don't matter. Some of you will argue that the show's awards don't matter, either. At any rate, this st...

Jordan Devore

12:15 PM on 11.15.2013

Spike VGAs renamed 'VGX', happening December 7

The annual Spike Video Game Awards are set to take place this year, but they're undergoing a bit of a facelift. Instead of the moniker "VGAs" that we've known the awards show as for years, it's being rebranded as "VGX" this t...

Brett Makedonski

8:22 AM on 12.09.2012

Watch Podtoid's live Spike VGA commentary if you want!

On Friday night, the cool kids were watching their Spike VGAs with live commentary from the Podtoid gang -- Jim Sterling (me!), Conrad Zimmerman, (mustache!), and Jonathan Holmes (posterior!).  It's not quite as cool to...

Jim Sterling

11:05 PM on 12.07.2012

Here are all the Spike VGA winners

Did you find there to be a noticeable lack of "A" in the broadcast of the 2012 Spike VGAs tonight? By my count, we had somewhere in the neighborhood of half a dozen actual awards given out during the two-hour presentation. A ...

Conrad Zimmerman

10:09 PM on 12.07.2012

VGAs: The Walking Dead wins game of the year

Congrats to Telltale Games for the well-deserved award for Game of the Year for The Walking Dead. They also won Studio of the Year, Best Performance by a Human Female Best Downloadable Game, and Best Adaptation. What a night for them. 

Dale North