Oh Yeah, There Were Some Awards Handed Out At The VGX, Too

Oh Yeah, There Were Some Awards Handed Out At The VGX, Too

Spike dumped the theatre format for a more whatever-that-was in last night’s re-christened VGX, increasing the show’s length to three hours but still, as ever, seeming to minimize its purpose: Recognise the best games of the year. 20-three awards were given out; here are all of them.

(Above: Irrational Games’ charming acceptance speech for Best Shooter, BioShock Infinite.)

Game of the Year

Grand Theft Auto V

Studio of the Year

Naughty Dog

Best Shooter

BioShock Infinite

Best Action Adventure Game

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag

Best Sports Game

NBA 2K14

Best Independent Game

Gone Home

Best RPG

Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch

Best Fighting Game

Injustice: Gods Among Us

Best Driving Game

Forza Motorsport 5

Best DLC

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon

Best Xbox Game

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

Best PlayStation Game

The Last of Us

Best Nintendo Game

Super Mario 3D World

Best PC Game

Gone Home

Best Handheld Game

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

Best Casual Game

Animal Crossing: New Leaf

Best Voice Actor

Troy Baker as Joel in The Last of Us

Best Voice Actress

Ashley Johnson as Ellie in The Last of Us

Best Soundtrack

Grand Theft Auto V

Best Song in a Game

“Will the Circle be Unbroken” by Courtnee Draper and Troy Baker, BioShock Infinite

Most Anticipated Game


Character of the Year:

The Lutece Twins, from BioShock Infinite

Best Mobile Game

Plants vs. Zombies 2: It’s About Time


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