Spike VGA Award Winners 2012

This year’s Spike Video Game Awards just concluded and in between the Samuel L. Jackson skits and Black Ops 2 commercials, some awards were given to this year’s standouts. The Walking Dead won a few, shuffling away from VGA 2012 with the Game of the Year award and Best Downloadable Game, Best Adapted Game. Telltale Games also won Studio of the Year.

 

Journey had the most nominations this year and won Best PS3 Game, Best Original Score and Best Independent Game. Best Xbox 360 Game went to Halo 4, while Best PC Game went to XCOM: Enemy Unknown. You may have missed that last one because it wasn’t in the actual show.

Borderlands 2 also snagged a few: Best Shooter and Best Multiplayer Game. Dishonoredended up being awarded with Best Action Adventure Game.

For the full list of this year’s winners, check the below.

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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Cody Spielvogel is a Freelance Web Designer and Journalist with a Niche in Gaming and Tech Articles. He works as a volunteer at other Under-the-radar websites as a Community Moderator and loves his Xbox 360 and Xbox One consoles. Follow Cody on twitter @CodySpie

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