Skyrim, Portal 2 And Bastion All Big Winners At VGA Awards + New Trailers For Mass Effect 3 &Tony Hawks HD

In the early hours of this morning, Spike TV held its annual VGA awards which celebrated all things good in gaming this year. Even over a wide range of categories, some games dominated the awards, and quite rightly so. The big one, Game Of The Year, went to Bethesda Studio’s epic Skyrim, while Valve’s Portal 2 reminded people of its quality picking up five awards. Other big hitters such as The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword, Uncharted 3 and Batman: Arkham City also walked away with deserved accolades, while the wonderful Bastion picked up three awards including the ever important Best Downloadable game. The full list of winners is below:

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”

GAMER GOD AWARD: Blizzard Entertainment

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 MULTI-PLAYER: 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: Mass Effect 3

GAMETRAILERS.COM TRAILER OF THE YEAR: Assassin’s Creed: Revelations – E3 2011 Trailer

EA SPORTS NFL BLITZ DIGITAL COVER ATHLETE: Ray Rice

And alongside the awards, several new games saw the light of day. Epic Games revealed a new cartoon shooter called ‘Fortnite‘, Bioware showed off the latest entry into the classic Command & Conquer series, and Tony Hawks Pro Skater is the latest game to get a HD reboot. You can also throw in some new trailers for Bioshock Infinite, Hitman Absolution, The Amazing Spiderman & Metal Gear Rising for good measure. Check them out at your leisure via the ever thorough Gametrailer website.

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