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The Game Awards

Game Awards? In this economy? Watch them here!


I had to outsource this headline to Steven
Dec 05
// Jordan Devore
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...
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The Game Awards

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


No more Doritos and Mountain Dew
Nov 10
// Steven Hansen
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 ...
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The Witcher 3

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt keeps looking better and better


One man returns to kill everything... well mostly everything
Dec 08
// Wesley Ruscher
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...
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VGX Awards 2013

Here are your VGX 2013 award winners


Grand Theft Auto V takes Game of the Year
Dec 08
// Wesley Ruscher
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...
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Tomb Raider announcement

Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition coming to PS4, Xbox One


'Fully re-built' for next gen consoles
Dec 07
// Steven Hansen
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...
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Nintendo

Nintendo confirms Cranky Kong for DKC: Tropical Freeze


Go bananas!
Dec 07
// Kyle MacGregor
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...
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Watch VGX here!


All 3 hours
Dec 07
// Dale North
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...
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"Binge Responsibly"
[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 go...

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Joel McHale to co-host VGX with Geoff Keighley


Snark in the waters
Dec 06
// Conrad Zimmerman
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...
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Deals

Save on VGX nominees in this Steam sale


Some of the year's best PC games
Dec 06
// Jordan Devore
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...
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The Division

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


Ubisoft is set to reveal new trailer at gaming award show
Dec 03
// Alessandro Fillari
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...
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VGX

These are the nominees for Spike's VGX awards


Troy Baker is the new Nolan North
Nov 18
// Jordan Devore
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...
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Spike VGAs

Spike VGAs renamed 'VGX', happening December 7


Ooooh, mysterious!
Nov 15
// Brett Makedonski
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...
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Watch Podtoid's live Spike VGA commentary if you want!


Mountain Dew fuels your gaming fun!
Dec 09
// Jim Sterling
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...
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Here are all the Spike VGA winners


Because it was easy to miss them during the show
Dec 07
// Conrad Zimmerman
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 ...
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VGAs: The Walking Dead wins game of the year


Telltale sweeps tonight's awards
Dec 07
// Dale North
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. 
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From Software is sticking with current-gen for this adventure
Despite the success of its predecessor, I was not necessarily expecting a Dark Souls II so soon, and I certainly wasn't expecting to see it get announced at the 2012 Spike VGAs of all places. Amazing! I was actually convinced...

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The clues are being put together fast
We're in for a whale of a troll. Follow the NeoGAF thread as they break down all the clues. Check this out. And this. Freelancer @AlexRubens has spotted people in the VIP section of the Konami party wearing Phantom Pain/Moby Dick Studios t-shirts. And here's a picture of the shirts in question.

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VGAs: Journey wins three awards tonight


...so far
Dec 07
// Dale North
Best Independent Game, Best PS3 Game, Best Original Score. And if you ask me, they should also win Game of the Year. Three awards so far from VGA 2012. Congrats to all the folks behind Journey. You deserve these awards and more.  If you haven't played Journey yet, don't talk to me.  Hey, even Jim liked it.
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VGAs: The Last of Us looks beautiful, gets dated May 7


May 7, 2013
Dec 07
// Dale North
May 7, 2013. That's the official release date for Naughty Dog's The Last of Us. That's one hell of a long wait, but I'm pretty sure it'll be worth it. Wait for a bit for the VGA trailer release. These screens show hold you over. Damn. 
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HOLY GIANT WHALE: The Phantom Pain announced at VGA 2012


WOW.
Dec 07
// Dale North
100 percent gameplay was shown in a debut trailer shown tonight during the 2012 VGA broadcast. A doctor speaks to someone waking from a coma. Someone with a hook for a hand. A soldier. He can't move well, but is being guided ...
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Office Chat: Revengeance wins best made-up word


Dec 13
// Conrad Zimmerman
Obviously, we at Destructoid were all forced to watch the 2011 Spike Video Game Awards show this weekend. Shackled to our computers, driven by cruel taskmasters, we had no option but to witness it. In this casual chat from o...
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Ravens RB Ray Rice voted onto NFL Blitz digital 'cover'


Dec 12
// Samit Sarkar
If there's a marketing opportunity to be exploited, you can bet that Spike and the producers of the network's annual Video Game Awards will be there to take advantage of it -- no matter how absurd it may seem. I can just imag...
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The DTOID Show: Watch us recap the VGAs!


Dec 12
// Tara Long
Happy Monday, Destructoid! In the event that you were too busy huffing ether to pay attention to the Spike TV VGA's this weekend, Max and I have managed to condense the only important parts (i.e., the trailers) into a simple...
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Tonight, the Spike Video Game Awards ceremony was broadcast live, packed full of new trailers, game announcements and wretched, pandering humor. We caught the intriguing trailer for The Last of Us. We watched Miyamoto sm...

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First screenshots of Command & Conquer Generals 2


Dec 10
// Jordan Devore
You've likely seen the reveal trailer for Command & Conquer Generals 2 by now, so let's talk about the first details and screenshots. Powered by the Frostbite 2 engine, this one is coming to PC in 2013 by way of BioWare V...
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Tekken tags up a Tournament 2 teaser trailer


Dec 10
// Liam Fisher
If you picked up Tekken Hybrid last week, you've likely been playing the demo for Tekken Tag Tournament 2. It's kind of a big deal.  The new trailer showcases some of that beautiful tag action, then brings hopes back down with the promise of a Holiday 2012 release. Keep playing that demo guys, you've got a year. 
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This Hitman: Absolution trailer is coming for you


Dec 10
// Jordan Devore
It's been a long time coming for Hitman: Absolution. This trailer for the game doesn't do much other than remind us that Agent 47 is very skilled at his job, but that's okay. The modern visual fidelity alone makes up for any perceived lack of substance shown here. Note to would-be bad guys: waiting for your target to leave the elevator never works.
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Spike VGA game of the year: Skyrim


Dec 10
// Dale North
Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is the 2011 Spike Video Game Awards Game of the Year. I knew it. I won't tell you what I chose as a Spike Video Game Awards panelist judge, but I bet you could guess.  It was a shame that the staf...
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Diablo III intro cinematic is dramatic as hell


Dec 10
// Liam Fisher
In conjunction with their being named "Gamer God," Blizzard unveiled the full, official intro cinematic for Diablo III. It's dark and full of lore. I've loved the beta, and this trailer has me pumped for the game's release early next year.  I know you're all excited, I won't even ask.






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