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Uncharted 2 Takes Home Game of the Year at VGA’s

Uncharted 2 brought home the top honors from Saturday’s Spike TV Video Game Awards. The show kicked off with a teasing look at an upcoming Batman: Arkham Asylum 2 featuring an even scarier looking,  scarred and seemingly ailing Joker and Arkham inmates filling the streets of Gothan City. VGA viewers got a cinematic look at Halo Reach which introduced new Spartans in which one was female and another had a skull painted on his helmet. Release date for Halo Reach was set at Fall 2010. Not much plot was revealed, though one character mentions that the mission won’t involve “lone wolf” tactics. Other highlights from the show included a look at the new Tron Evolution game, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2 for 2010, the first look at Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands, and learned that Zachary Quinto (Heroes, Star Trek) will be one of the voices for the upcoming Star Trek Online.

And the winners are…

Best Voice in a Video Game: Jack Black as Eddie Riggs in Brutal Legend
Best Cast: X-Men Origins: Wolverine
Best Performance by a Human Male: Hugh Jackman in X-Men Origins: Wolverine
Best Performance by a Human Female: Megan Fox in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
Best Indie Game Fueled by Dew: Flower
Best Downloadable Game: Shadow Complex
Best Downloadable Content:
GTA4: The Ballad of Gay Tony
Best Graphics:
Uncharted 2
Best Soundtrack: DJ Hero
Best Original Score:
Halo 3: ODST
Best Game Based on a Movie or TV Show:
South Park: Let’s Go Tower Defense Play
Best Multiplayer Game:
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Best Action/Adventure: Assassin’s Creed 2
Best Driving Game:
Forza Motorsport 3
Best Fighting Game:
Street Fighter 4
Best Music Game:
Beatles Rock Band
Best RPG:
Dragon Age: Origins
Best Shooter: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Best Team Sports Game
NHL 10
Best Individual Sports Game:
UFC 2009 Undisputed
Studio of the Year: Rocksteady Studios for Batman: Arkham Asylum
Best PlayStation 3 Game: Uncharted 2
Best Wii Game: New Super Mario Bros. Wii
Best Xbox 360 Game: Left 4 Dead 2
Best Handheld Game: GTA: Chinatown Wars
Best PC Game:
Dragon Age Origins
Most Anticipated Game: God of War 3
Game of the Year: Uncharted 2

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