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The Walking Dead: The Game Wins Big at the Video Game Awards

2012 Video Game AwardsZombies ruled Spike TV’s 10th Annual Video Game Awards as The Walking Dead: The Game took home four major trophies. The Walking Dead: The Game was named Game of the Year, Best Adapted Video Game, Best Downloadable Game, and Studio of the Year (Telltale Games) at the awards ceremony hosted by Samuel L Jackson. Other big winners at the event included Journey (a three-time winner) and Halo 4 and Borderlands 2 (with two wins each).
 
Among the celebs on hand to celebrate the world of video games were Snoop Lion, Jack Black, Neil Patrick Harris, Jessica Alba, Zachary Levi, Johnny Galecki, Adam Scott and The Walking Dead‘s Danai Gurira, Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun and Robert Kirkman.

Video Game Awards Winners:

Game of the Year
The Walking Dead: The Game (Telltale Games)

Studio of the Year
Telltale Games

Best XBOX 360 Game
Halo 4 (Microsoft Studios/343 Industries)

Best PS3 Game
Journey (Sony Computer Entertainment/thatgamecompany)

Best Wii / Wii-U Game
New Super Mario Bros. U (Nintendo)

Best PC Game
XCOM: Enemy Unknown (2K Games/Firaxis Games)

Best Handheld / Mobile Game
Sound Shapes (Sony Computer Entertainment/Queasy Games)

Best Shooter
Borderlands 2 (2K Games/Gearbox Software)

Best Action Adventure Game
Dishonored (Bethesda Softworks/Arkane Studios)

Best RPG
Mass Effect 3 (Electronic Arts/BioWare)

Best Multi-Player Game
Borderlands 2 (2K Games/Gearbox Software)

Best Individual Sports Game
SSX (Electronic Arts/EA Canada)

Best Team Sports Game
NBA 2K13 (2K Sports/Visual Concepts)

Best Driving Game
Need For Speed Most Wanted (Electronic Arts/Criterion Games)

Best Fighting Game
Persona 4 Arena (Atlus/ARC System Works/Atlus)

Best Adapted Video Game
The Walking Dead: The Game (Telltale Games)

Best Independent Game
Journey (thatgamecompany)

Best Graphics
Halo 4 (Microsoft Studios/343 Industries)

Best Song in a Game
“Cities” by Beck (Sound Shapes)

Best Original Score
Journey (Sony Computer Entertainment/thatgamecompany)

Best Performance By a Human Male
Dameon Clarke as Handsome Jack (Borderlands 2)

Best Performance By a Human Female
Melissa Hutchison as Clementine (The Walking Dead: The Game)

Best Downloadable Game
The Walking Dead: The Game (Telltale Games)

Best Social Game
You Don’t Know Jack (Jellyvision Games)

Best DLC
Dawnguard – The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda Softworks/Bethesda Game Studios)

Most Anticipated Game
Grand Theft Auto V (Rockstar Games)

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Source: Spike TV

Rebecca Murray

Editor in Chief at ShowbizJunkies
Journalist covering the entertainment industry for more than 13 years. Member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association, Alliance of Women Film Journalists, and San Diego Film Critics Society.
The Walking Dead: The Game Wins Big at the Video Game Awards was last modified: December 8th, 2012 by Rebecca Murray

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