Video Games Awards 2011 Winners

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Spike’s Video Game Awards happened a few days ago. If you’re in college, the event may have clashed with your finals, so being the studious gamers you all are, you may not have been able to catch it. No need to worry because Technesstivity has your back.

Held in Los Angeles, the event was hosted by Zachary Levi, the star of the hit NBC show, “Chuck”. It proved to be a star-studded event with the likes of Charlie Sheen, Hulk Hogan, Sean William Scott and more making an appearance. But now, without any further ado, here are the nominees and winners (in bold) of the night:

Most Anticipated Game:

Bioshock: Infinite

Diablo III

Halo 4

Mass Effect 3

The Last Guardian


Best Downloadable Content:

Fallout: New Vegas- Old World Blues

Mass Effect 2: Arrival

Mortal Kombat: Freddy Krueger

Portal 2 Peer Review


Best Downloadable Game:


Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet




Best Performance By A Human Female:

Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception: Claudia Black as Chloe Frazer

Portal 2: Ellen McLain as GLaDOS

Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception: Emily Rose as Elena Fisher

Batman: Arkham City: Tara Strong as Harley Quinn


Best Performance By A Human Male:

Portal 2: J.K. Simmons as Cave Johnson

Batman: Arkham City: Mark Hamill as The Joker

Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception: Nolan North as Nathan Drake

Portal 2: Stephen Merchant as Wheatley


Best Graphics:

Batman: Arkham City

L.A. Noire


Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception


Best Original Score:


Batman: Arkham City

Deus Ex: Human Revolution

Portal 2


Best Song In Game:

Bastion: “Build that Wall (Zia’s Theme)” by Darren Korb

Portal 2: “Exile Vilify” by The National

Dragon Age 2: “I’m Not Calling You a Liar” by Florence + the Machine

Bastion: “Setting Sail, Coming Home (End Theme)” by Darren Korb


Best Adapted Video Game:

Back To The Future: The Game

Batman: Arkham City                 

Captain America: Super Soldier

Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars


Best Independent Game:



Superbrothers: Sword And Sworcery EP

The Binding Of Isaac


Best Motion Game:

Child Of Eden

Dance Central 2

The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword

The Gunstringer


Best Fighting Game:

The King Of Fighters XIII

Marvel Vs. Capcom 3

Mortal Kombat

WWE All Stars


Best Driving Game:

Dirt 3

Driver: San Francisco

Forza Motorsport 4

Need For Speed: The Run


Best Team Sports Game:


NBA 2K12

NHL 12

MLB ’11: The Show


Best Individual Sports Game:

Fight Night Champion

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters

Top Spin 4

Virtua Tennis 4

Best Multi-Player:

Battlefield 3

Gears Of War 3

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Portal 2


Best RPG:

Dark Souls

Deus Ex: Human Revolution

Dragon Age 2

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim


Best Action Adventure Game:

Assassin’s Creed: Revelations

Batman: Arkham City

The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword

Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception


Best Shooter:

Battlefield 3

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Gears of War 3



Best Handheld/Mobile Game:

Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective

Infinity Blade

Super Mario 3D Land

Jetpack Joyride


Best PC Game:

Battlefield 3


The Witcher 2: Assassins Of Kings

Portal 2


Best Wii Game:

Disney’s Epic Mickey

Kirby’s Return To Dream Land

Lost In Shadow

The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword


Best PS3 Game:

Infamous 2

Killzone 3

LittleBigPlanet 2

Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception


Best Xbox360 Game:

Batman: Arkham City

Forza Motorsport 4

Gears of War 3

Portal 2


Character Of The Year:

The Joker

Nathan Drake

Marcus Fenix



Studio Of The Year:

Bethesda Game Studios

Naughty Dog




Game Of The Year:

Batman: Arkham City

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword

Portal 2

Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception


Gamer God Award: Blizzard Entertainment


Video Game Hall Of Fame: The Legend Of Zelda


Some gamers may be outraged by some of the decisions. I, personally cannot believe NBA 2k12 won over FIFA 12. Do you have any objections to these selections? Please leave any comments below.

Demolu Dabiri

Demolu Dabiri is a freshman doing the Liberal Studies Program at New York University. His curiosity is piqued by anything even slightly technological but gaming is his forté. If you want to contact me about anything game/technology related or just say hi: Tweet me @aydabiri or find me on Facebook.

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