VGX 2013 Awards: Spike VGX 2013 List Of Winners Presented

By on Dec 8, 2013 in Gaming, United States, World Comments

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The 2013 VGX Awards held on December 7, 2013 is formerly the Spike Video Game Awards (VGAs) and this year is the first event under the new title.

It is an annual award show that recognizes the best computer and video games of the year hosted by Spike TV. For this years event, the show was presented in different format compared to the previous years. Extended demos of next-generation games were showed, premiere game trailers, one-on-one interviews, and “a more intimate studio setting.”

This years VGX 2013 “Game of the Year” nominees are “BioShock Infinite,” “The Last of Us,” “Grand Theft Auto V,” “Super Mario 3D World” and “Tomb Raider” and the complete list of this years VGX 2013 winners are the following:

  • Game of the YearGrand Theft Auto V (Other Nominees: BioShock Infinite, Super Mario 3D World, The Last of Us, Tomb Raider)
  • Studio of the Year – Naughty Dog, “The Last of Us” (Other Nominees: Irrational Games “BioShock Infinite,” Rockstar North “Grand Theft Auto V,” The Fullbright Company “Gone Home”)
  • Character of the Year – The Lutece Twins “BioShock Infinite” (Other Nominees: Lara Croft “Tomb Raider,” Trevor Philips “Grand Theft Auto V,” Naiee and Nyaa “Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons”)
  • Best Shooter – BioShock Infinite (Other Nominees: Battlefield 4, Call of Duty: Ghosts, Metro: Last LightBest Action
  • Adventure Game – Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (Other Nominees: The Last of Us, Tomb Raider, Grand Theft Auto V)
  • Best Sports Game – NBA 2K14 (Other Nominees: FIFA 14, MLB 13: The Show, NHL 14)
  • Best Independent Game – Gone Home (Other Nominees: Kentucky Route Zero, “Papers, Please,” The Stanley Parable )
  • Best Fighting Game – Injustice: Gods Among Us (Other Nominees: Divekick, Killer Instinct, Tekken Revolution)
  • Best RPG – Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch (Other Nominees: Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, Fire Emblem: Awakening, Pokémon X/Y)
  • Best Driving Game – Forza Motorsport 5 (Other Nominees: F1 2013, Grid 2, Need for Speed: Rivals)
  • Best DLC – Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon (Other Nominees: Borderlands 2: Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep, Dishonored: The Knife of Dunwall, Mass Effect 3: Citadel)
  • Best Xbox Game – Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons (Other Nominees: BioShock Infinite, Grand Theft Auto V, Tomb Raider)
  • Best PlayStation Game – The Last of Us (Other Nominees: Grand Theft Auto V, Rayman Legends, Tomb Raider)
  • Best Nintendo Game – Super Mario 3D World (Other Nominees: Pikmin 3, Rayman Legends, The Wonderful 101)
  • Best PC Game – Gone Home (Other Nominees: Battlefield 4, “Papers, Please,” The Stanley Parable)
  • Best Handheld Game – The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (Other Nominees: Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Pokémon X/Y, Tearaway)
  • Best Casual Game – Animal Crossing: New Leaf (Other Nominees: Disney Infinity, Plants vs. Zombies 2: It’s About Time, Skylanders: Swap Force)
  • Best Mobile Game – Plants vs. Zombies 2: It’s About Time (Other Nominees: Angry Birds Star Wars, Infinity Blade 3, Ridiculous Fishing)
  • Best Voice Actor – Troy Baker as Joel, The Last of Us (Other Nominees: Troy Baker as Booker DeWitt “BioShock Infinite,” Steven Ogg as Trevor Phillips “Grand Theft Auto V,” Willem Dafoe as Nathan Dawkins “Beyond: Two Souls”)
  • Best Voice Actress – Ashley Johnson as Ellie, The Last of Us (Other Nominees: Courtnee Draper as Elizabeth “BioShock Infinite,” Camilla Luddington as Lara Croft “Tomb Raider,” Ellen Page as Jodie Holmes “Beyond: Two Souls”)
  • Best Soundtrack – Grand Theft Auto V (Other Nominees: BioShock Infinite, Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, The Last of Us)
  • Best Song in a Game – “Will the Circle Be Unbroken?” sung by Courtnee Draper and Troy Baker, BioShock Infinite (Other Nominees: “A.D.H.D.” by Kendrick Lamar-Grand Theft Auto V, “Sleepwalking” by The Chain Gang of 1974,Grand Theft Auto V and “Survival” by Eminem-Call of Duty: Ghosts)
  • Most Anticipated Game – Titanfall (Other Nominees: South Park: The Stick of Truth, Destiny, Watch Dogs, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt)

The Spike VGX 2013 was hosted by actor Joel McHale and co-hosted by video game journalist Geoff Keighley. The event was aired lived on Spike TV and was streamed on Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Twitch, iOS, and Android devices. It was also aired on the websites of Spike,, Comedy Central, MTV, MTV2, and BET.

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