VGA’s 2012 – The Recap

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So I have made a little compilation of the trailers and previews shown at the Spike Video Game Awards for you all, I felt it was better than posting everything individually. I added a little description above each video so that you know what you are getting into, and at the bottom is a list of all the awards and winners of each award. Enjoy!

Bioshock Infinite:

This trailer shows off about 3 minutes of Infinite’s gameplay.

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Tomb Raider:

A new trailer for the upcoming Tomb Raider game with some cutscenes and gameplay spliced together.

[Source: OldeSteel]

The Last of Us:

A short instrumental sequence before an action packed trailer for The Last of Us. Also, the trailer gives the release date of May 7, 2013 to the game.

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Dark Souls II:

The debut trailer for the newly announced Dark Souls II.

[Source: OldeSteel]

Gears of War Judgement:

A short new trailer for the upcoming game Gears of War Judgement.

[Source: OldeSteel]

The Phantom Pain:

A three minute trailer for what is supposedly an upcoming game. The Phantom Pain is rumored to be Metal Gear Solid 5 across the internet, though.

[Source: OldeSteel]

VGA 2012 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/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 Multiplayer 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 – Sony Computer Entertainment/thatgamecompany

Best Graphics:

Halo 4 – Microsoft/343 Industries

Best Song In Game:

“Cities” by Beck – Sound Shapes

Best Original Score:

Journey – Sony Computer Entertainment/thatgamecompany

Best Performance by Human Male:

Dameon Clarke as Handsome Jack – Borderlands 2

Best Performance by Human Female:

Melissa Hutchison as Clementine – The Walking Dead (The Game)

Best Download 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: Skyrime) – Bethesda Softworks/Bethesda Game Studios

Most Anticipated Game:

Grand Theft Auto V – Rockstar Games

Character of the Year:

Clap Trap – Borderlands 2

Best Game of the Decade:

Half-Life 2

[Source: USA Today]

5 thoughts on “VGA’s 2012 – The Recap

  1. I was very…confused when I saw the trailer for The Phantom Pain, but it would be interesting to play it XD. Oh yeah The Last of Us and Tomb Raider I can’t wait to play, I think I’ll play Dark Souls II after I finish Demon’s Souls and Dark Souls XD.

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