"VGX" Announces This Year's Award Nominees and a Stream-Only Show

"VGX" Announces This Year's Award Nominees and a Stream-Only ShowImage via Viacom

Formerly, the Spike Video Game Awards, the VGX has announced that it will no longer be broadcasting on TV screens but will instead go with an internet stream via select partners. This year's VGX will broadcast December 7 at 6pm (ET) on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Twitch, Hulu, Yahoo, Xbox One along with:

  • vgxlive.com
  • spike.com
  • comedycentral.com
  • mtv.com
  • bet.com
  • gametrailers.com 

According to a press release from VGX, close to 50 video game franchises are up for awards including Grand Theft Auto V, BioShock Infinite, The Last of Us, Tomb Raider and Super Mario 3D World

It should be known that all of the VGX nominees are determined by the VGX Advisory Council which is made up of video game journalists from outlets like Entertainment Weekly, Game Informer, Joystiq, Kotaku, Polygon, IGN, GameTrailers, Gamespot, Wired, USA Today and the Associated Press. So if your favorite game doesn't win, Don't yell at us.

With that said, here are a few of this year's nominees. For the full list, hit up vgxlive.com.

Game of the Year

“BioShock Infinite”

“Grand Theft Auto V”

“Super Mario 3D World”

“The Last of Us”

“Tomb Raider”


Studio of the Year

Irrational Games

Naughty Dog

Rockstar North

The Fullbright Company


Most Anticipated Game



“South Park: The Stick of Truth”

“The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt”

“Watch Dogs”


Best Shooter

“Battlefield 4”

“BioShock Infinite”

“Call of Duty: Ghosts”

“Metro: Last Light”


Best Independent Game

“Gone Home”

“Kentucky Route Zero”

“Papers, Please”

“The Stanley Parable”

Stay Connected with
Complex Video Games
Tags: vgx, video-game-awards, spike-tv-video-game-awards
blog comments powered by Disqus