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VGA 2011 'potential acceptance speeches' from Drake, Wheatley revealed

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 22, 2011 9:15am PST

Here are a few of the "acceptance speeches" from the VGAs that couldn't make it into the program--from those that didn't win "Best Character"

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"Its more hideous in person. It looks like it was made by playskool."

- bozer see all 4 comments

2011 Spike VGA winners recap

By Garnett Lee, Dec 10, 2011 7:20pm PST

We run down the winners of the 2012 Spike Video Game Awards.

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"How can Skyrim be game of the year, but not be the best game on ANY platform, while Portal 2 is ..."

- Alexrose see all 79 comments

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance developed by Bayonetta dev

By Xav de Matos, Dec 10, 2011 7:01pm PST

Raiden's 'Rising' is now Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, and is in development by Platinum Games, makers of Bayonetta and Vanquish.

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"You joke, but that was a fun mode to play in, because it let you concentrate on the TIMING of ..."

- the archvile see all 44 comments

Batman: Arkham World teased

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 10, 2011 7:00pm PST

Shock! There's going to be another Batman: Arkham game. Titled Batman: Arkham World, the title was revealed during the Spike TV Video Game Awards...

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"Uhh...are there really only a few of us who realize this is a joke? Come on, it's not like ..."

- ChaosNovaXZ see all 44 comments

BioShock Infinite VGA trailer wants to pull on your strings

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 10, 2011 6:55pm PST

There's few surprises in the Spike TV Video Game Awards trailer for BioShock Infinite. However, there is a lot of gameplay footage set to some soothing tunes.

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"gotta love front page posters..happen to have any proof it was finished in 2008 perchance? "

- deathofrats see all 19 comments

Diablo 3 'opening cinematic' revealed

By Xav de Matos, Dec 10, 2011 6:50pm PST

The opening cinematic for Diablo 3 was a surprise no one expected from the Spike VGAs, but it's the one we'll all walk away happy with. Watch it here!

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"Damn you Hellgate London and your promise of epicness! You came so close but feel short of your ..."

- fustah see all 85 comments

Fortnite is Epic Games' new title

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 10, 2011 6:44pm PST

Epic Games said their next game would be very different. And boy, Fortnite looks nothing like Gears of War. It's also not Jazz Jackrabbit, we're afraid.

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"It wouldn't surprise me if this turned out to be a mobile only game. Conceptually, I don't see ..."

- hyperion25 see all 52 comments

Transformers: Fall of Cybertron trailer features haunting music, robot face punching

By Xav de Matos, Dec 10, 2011 6:30pm PST

High Moon Studios' Transformers: Fall of Cybertron has a new trailer, featuring haunting music and machines punching each other in the face.

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"Dear Mr. Bay: This is what Transformers should look like, as opposed to shredded tin cans ..."

- TheMongbat see all 24 comments

Amazing Spider-Man versus robots: the VGA trailer

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 10, 2011 6:15pm PST

Do you love Spider-Man? Hate robots? Perfect! The debut trailer for Beenox's Amazing Spider-Man game adaptation has a lot of robots. So many robots.

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"I actually hope there's costume DLC for this... I'm really not digging that new outfit."

- darthfusion see all 4 comments

Alan Wake's American Nightmare revealed

By Xav de Matos, Dec 10, 2011 6:00pm PST

Wake's next adventure brings him to the Xbox Live Arcade in Alan Wake's American Nightmare, which was just revealed during in trailer form during the Spike VGAs.

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"Looks like some cross between 'The Dark Half' and 'Secret Window' :P Could be interesting ..."

- darthfusion see all 19 comments

Rainbow Six Patriots CG trailer shows what's at stake

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 10, 2011 5:48pm PST

Rainbow 6: Patriots isn't set to debut until 2013. So, it comes as no surprise that tonight's VGA debut trailer was a CG conceptual trailer.

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"There it is. These are retardedly "bad" guys and bad writing. It makes no sense to fight for ..."

- Xulu see all 37 comments

Command & Conquer: Generals 2 runs on Frostbite 2, coming 2013

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 10, 2011 5:35pm PST

Announced at the VGAs, Command & Conquer: Generals 2 is a follow-up to the original PC game from 2003.

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"That should read "since Red Alert 2" but yes, it's good to see them using a new engine."

- poindexter1985 see all 56 comments

Reapers attack in Mass Effect 3 gameplay trailer

By Xav de Matos, Dec 10, 2011 5:30pm PST

BioWare's Mass Effect 3 is just around the corner, launching in 2012. At the Spike VGAs, a new trailer for the upcoming title was presented, featuring a lengthy gameplay section.

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"Thresher Maws are almost everywhere. There's probably a place with a Reaper and a Thresher Maw. ..."

- Fenring42 see all 22 comments

The Last of Us developed by Uncharted team

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 10, 2011 5:17pm PST

The Last of Us, the long-teased mysterious PS3 exclusive, is reminiscent of the Dead Island debut trailer, and is being developed by Naughty Dog.

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"If this has some kind of split-screen single player co-op, i'd buy it in an instant. "

- Ellissd see all 43 comments

Hitman: Absolution trailer reminds us of the 'original' assassin

By Xav de Matos, Dec 10, 2011 5:10pm PST

Just before the Spike VGAs kicked off this evening, live in Los Angeles, a new trailer for Hitman: Absolution debuted.

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"dont take the trailers as any indication of gameplay, they never are."

- sneakyalmond see all 6 comments