Spike TV Video Game Awards Winners

VGA LogoZachary Levi (Chuck, Tangled) hosted the 2011 Video Game Awards for Spike TV, with celebs including Charlie Sheen, Brooklyn Decker, Seth Green, Tony Hawk, will.i.am, Hulk Hogan, and Stacy Keibler handing out awards at the 9th annual event. The show also included performances by The Black Keys and deadmau5, and Jerry Rice was on hand to announce Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens as the Digital Cover Athlete of the forthcoming “NFL Blitz” from EA Sports.

The awards show wound up being a big one for “The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim,” with the game named Game of the Year and Best RPG, and garnering Studio of the Year honors for Bethesda Game Studios.

“The Legend of Zelda” creator Shigeru Miyamoto showed up to collected the first-ever Video Game Hall of Fame Award. Collecting his award, Miyamoto said, “We always push ourselves and we’re grateful you notice.”

2011 Video Game Awards Winners

GAME OF THE YEAR
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

STUDIO OF THE YEAR
Bethesda Game Studios

CHARACTER OF THE YEAR
The Joker – Batman: Arkham City

VIDEO GAME HALL OF FAME AWARD
“The Legend of Zelda”

GAMER GOD AWARD
Blizzard Entertainment

BEST XBOX 360 GAME
Batman: Arkham City

BEST PS3 GAME
Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception

BEST Wii GAME
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

BEST PC GAME
Portal 2

BEST HANDHELD/MOBILE GAME
Super Mario 3D Land

BEST SHOOTER
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

BEST ACTION ADVENTURE GAME
Batman: Arkham City

BEST RPG
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

BEST MULTI-PLAYER
Portal 2

BEST INDIVIDUAL SPORTS GAME
Fight Night Champion

BEST TEAM SPORTS GAME
NBA 2K12

BEST DRIVING GAME
Forza Motorsport 4

BEST FIGHTING GAME
Mortal Kombat

BEST MOTION GAME
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

BEST INDEPENDENT GAME
Minecraft

BEST ADAPTED VIDEO GAME
Batman: Arkham City

BEST SONG IN A GAME
“Build that Wall (Zia’s Theme)” by Darren Korb – Bastion

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
Bastion

BEST GRAPHICS
Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A HUMAN MALE
Stephen Merchant as Wheatley – Portal 2

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A HUMAN FEMALE
Ellen McLain as GLaDOS – Portal 2

BEST DOWNLOADABLE GAME
Bastion

BEST DLC
Portal 2 Peer Review

MOST ANTICIPATED GAME
Mass Effect 3

GAMETRAILERS.COM TRAILER OF THE YEAR
Assassin’s Creed: Revelations – E3 2011 Trailer

EA SPORTS NFL BLITZ DIGITAL COVER ATHLETE
Ray Rice

Source: Spike TV – December 11, 2011