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Winners of Spike’s Video Game Awards 2011

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Last night saw the airing of Spike TV’s Video Game Awards. Much like Machinima’s Inside Gaming Awards, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim took home top honors with Game of the Year, as well as scored Bethesda studio of the year. Batman: Arkham City also landed itself quite a few awards, such as character of the year, best Xbox 360 game, best action-adventure game and best adapted title. Finally, Valve’s Portal 2 secured itself five awards, ranging from best PC game to best multiplayer experience.

Below you can find the full list of winners from the Spike VGAs. Sound off in the comments below to let us know what you think of the selections.

Also, you can check out all the gaming announcements from the VGAs at the link provided. 


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”

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 Multiplayer
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 in 2012
Mass Effect 3

Trailer of the Year
Assassin’s Creed: Revelations – E3 2011 Trailer