Alan Wake sequel, Metal Gear Rising, and new BioWare game to debut at VGA 2011

The Spike TV Video Game Awards are coming back, whether you want it or not. This year's show will air on December 10th at 8PM EST, and continues the show's long-running tradition of exciting game announcements and exclusive trailer reveals. There might also be a game award given, or two, depending on how much time remains after advertorials.

A few of the games we'll see previewed at the show include Metal Gear Solid: Rising, a brand new game from BioWare, and the premiere of the new Alan Wake game.

Although the VGAs will be home to the first trailers for these games, Spike TV notes that "the first visuals from some of these world premieres can be found exclusively in the December issue of Game Informer magazine." The magazine has already announced its cover story: an expose on the new Rainbow Six game.

In addition to these world premieres, Spike TV has also revealed their Game of the Year nominees, which includes one game that almost no one has played: