VGA Award Winners 2009

The 2009 Video Game Awards took place last night, and for those who missed it here’s a rundown on all the nominees for various categories and their winners.

Many new game releases for 2010 were previewed as well, including exclusive looks at Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands, UFC 2010 Undisputed, and Halo: Reach. In addition, the announcement of the new Batman: Arkham Asylum 2 thrilled the audience.

Actor Jake Gyllenhaal handed out the night’s most prestigious honor, Game of the Year. Grammy Nominated rapper and gamer Snoop Dogg performed at the 2009 live VGA Awards show and a host of other stars came out to celebrate the Video Game Awards, including Kristen Bell, Felicia Day, Green Day, Tony Hawk, Tricia Helfer, Forrest Griffin, Alyssa Milano, Zachary Quinto and Mike Tyson, Olivia Wilde and more.

Anyway, onto the categories, the nominees and of course the winners. Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section, are there any surprises in there or a winner you’re not happy with?

Game of The Year

Assassin’s Creed 2
Batman: Arkham Asylum
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Left 4 Dead 2
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Winner – Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Studio of The Year

Infinity Ward
Naughty Dog
Rocksteady Studios
VALVe

Winner – Rocksteady Studios

Best Independent Game Fueled By Dew

Splosion Man
Flower
Osmos
Trials HD

Winner – Flower

Best Xbox 360 Game

Batman: Arkham Asylum
Halo 3: ODST
Forza Motorsport 3
Left 4 Dead 2

Winner – Left 4 Dead 2

Best PS3 Game

inFAMOUS
Killzone 2
Ratchet and Clank Future: A Crack In Time
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Winner – Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Best Wii Game

Madworld
New Super Mario Bros. Wii
Punch-Out!!
Wii Sports Resort

Winner – New Super Mario Bros. Wii

Best PC Game

Dragon Age: Origins
Left 4 Dead 2
Plants vs. Zombies
The Sims 3

Winner – Dragon Age: Origins

Best Handheld Game

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars
Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story
Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box
Scribblenauts

Winner – Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

Best Shooter

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Halo 3: ODST
Killzone 2
Left 4 Dead 2

Winner – Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Best Fighting Game

Blazblue: Calamity Trigger
Soulcalibur: Broken Destiny
Street Fighter IV
Tekken 6

Winner – Street Fighter IV

Best Action Adventure Game

Assassin’s Creed 2
Batman: Arkham Asylum
Brutal Legend
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Winner – Assassin’s Creed 2

Best RPG

Borderlands
Demon’s Souls
Dragon Age: Origins
Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story

Winner – Dragon Age: Origins

Best Multiplayer Game

Borderlands
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Halo 3: ODST
Left 4 Dead 2

Winner – Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Best Individual Sports Game

EA Sports Fight Night Round 4
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10
UFC 2009 Undisputed
Wii Sports Resort

Winner – UFC 2009 Undisputed

Best Team Sports Game

Fifa Soccer 10
Madden NFL 10
NBA 2k10
NHL 10

Winner – NHL 10

Best Driving Game

DiRT 2
Forza Motorsport 3
Gran Turismo (PSP)
Need For Speed Shift

Winner – Forza Motorsport 3

Best Music Game

DJ Hero
Guitar Hero 5
Lego Rock Band
The Beatles: Rock Band

Winner – The Beatles: Rock Band

Best Soundtrack

Brutal Legend
DJ Hero
Guitar Hero 5
The Beatles: Rock Band

Winner – DJ Hero

Best Original Score

Assassin’s Creed 2
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Halo 3: ODST
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Winner – Halo 3: ODST

Best Graphics

Batman: Arkham Asylum
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare2
Killzone 2
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Winner – Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Best Game Based On A Movie/TV Show

Ghostbusters: The Video Game
South Park Let’s Go Tower Defense Play
The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena
X-Men Origins: Wolverine Uncaged Edition

Winner – South Park Let’s Go Tower Defense Play

Best Performance By A Human Female

Eliza Dushku as Rubi Malone
Kristen Bell as Lucy Stillman
Megan Fox as Mikaela Banes
Tricia Helfer as Dare

Winner – Megan Fox as Mikaela Banes in Transformers: Revenge of The Fallen

Best Performance By A Human Male

Bill Murray as Dr. Peter Venkman
Hugh Jackman as Wolverine
Samuel L. Jackson as Afro Samurai
Shia Labeouf as Sam Witwicky
Vin Diesel as Richard B. Riddick

Winner – Hugh Jackman as Wolverine in X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Best Cast

Brutal Legend
Eat Lead: The Return Of Matt Hazard
Ghostbusters: The Video Game
South Park Let’s Go Tower Defense Play
X-Men Origins: Wolverine Uncaged Edition

Winner – X-Men Origins: Wolverine Uncaged Edition

Best Voice

Arleen Sorkin as Harley Quinn
Claudia Black as Chloe Frazer
Jack Black as Eddie Riggs
Mark Hamill as The Joker
Nolan North as Nathan Drake

Winner – Jack Black as Eddie Riggs in Brutal Legend

Best Downloadable Game

Battlefield 1943
Fat Princess
Plants vs. Zombies
Shadow Complex

Winner – Shadow Complex

Best Downloadable Content

Fallout 3 – Broken Steel
Fallout 3 – Point Lookout
Grand Theft Auto 4: The Lost and Damned
Grand Theft Auto 4: The Ballad of Gay Tony

Winner – Grand Theft Auto 4 : The Ballad of Gay Tony

Most Anticipated Game of 2010

Bioshock 2
God of War III
Mass Effect 2
Starcraft II

Winner – God of War III

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Posted on December 13, 2009, in Video Games and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

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