Nominees Announced for Spike’s 2013 VGX Awards

By on November 19, 2013

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The official nominees for this year’s VGX Awards (Formerly known as the Spike Video Game Awards) were announced today. VGX will be live streamed for three-hours on Saturday, December 7, beginning at 6:00 PM ET / 3:00 PM PT. VGX will continue the tradition of showcasing world premiere game trailers but for the first time ever, the show will offer extended demos of the next generation of games, 1-on-1 interviews and panels.

Below are the nominees and categories for VGX.

Game of the Year

  • BioShock Infinite
  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • Super Mario 3D World
  • The Last of Us
  • Tomb Raider

Studio of the Year

  • Irrational Games
  • Naughty Dog
  • Rockstar North
  • The Fullbright Company

Best Shooter

  • Battlefield 4
  • BioShock Infinite
  • Call of Duty: Ghosts
  • Metro: Last Light

Best Action Adventure Game

  • Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag
  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • The Last of Us
  • Tomb Raider

Best Sports Game

  • FIFA 14
  • MLB 13: The Show
  • NBA 2K14
  • NHL 14

Best Independent Game

  • Gone Home
  • Kentucky Route Zero
  • Papers, Please
  • The Stanley Parable

Best RPG

  • Final Fantasy XIV Online: A Realm Reborn
  • Fire Emblem: Awakening
  • Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch
  • Pokemon X/Y

Best Fighting Game

  • Divekick
  • Injustice: Gods Among Us
  • Killer Instinct
  • Tekken Revolution

Best Driving Game

  • F1 2013
  • Grid 2
  • Forza Motorsport 5
  • Need for Speed Rivals

Best DLC

  • Borderlands 2: Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep
  • Dishonored: The Knife of Dunwall
  • Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon
  • Mass Effect 3: Citadel

Best Xbox Game

  • BioShock Infinite
  • Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • Tomb Raider

Best PlayStation Game

  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • Rayman Legends
  • The Last of Us
  • Tomb Raider

Best Nintendo Game

  • Pikmin 3
  • Rayman Legends
  • Super Mario 3D World
  • The Wonderful 101

Best PC Game

  • Battlefield 4
  • Gone Home
  • Papers, Please
  • The Stanley Parable

Best Handheld Game

  • Animal Crossing: New Leaf
  • Pokemon X/Y
  • Tearaway
  • The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

Best Casual Game

  • Animal Crossing: New Leaf
  • Disney Infinity
  • Plants vs. Zombies 2: It’s About Time
  • Skylanders Swap Force

Best Voice Actor

  • Troy Baker as Joel – The Last of Us
  • Troy Baker as Booker DeWitt – BioShock Infinite
  • Steven Ogg as Trevor Philips – Grand Theft Auto V
  • Willem Dafoe as Nathan Dawkins – BEYOND: Two Souls

Best Voice Actress

  • Ashley Johnson as Ellie – The Last of Us
  • Courtnee Draper as Elizabeth – BioShock Infinite
  • Camilla Luddington Lara Croft – Tomb Raider
  • Ellen Page as Jodie Holmes – BEYOND: Two Souls

Best Soundtrack

  • BioShock Infinite
  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch
  • The Last of Us

Best Song in a Game

  • “A.D.H.D.” performed by Kendrick Lamar – Grand Theft Auto V
  • “Sleepwalking” performed by The Chain Gang of 1974 – Grand Theft Auto V
  • “Survival” performed by Eminem – Call of Duty: Ghosts
  • “Will the Circle be Unbroken” performed by Courtnee Draper & Troy Baker – BioShock Infinite

Most Anticipated Game

  • Destiny
  • Titanfall
  • South Park: The Stick of Truth
  • Watch Dogs
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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