A Night-and-Day Comparison Best Describes Fortnight

Fortnite, revealed last nite (rimshot) at the Spike Video Game Awards, is one of those games whose elements seem to be either derivative or easily recognizable, yet an easy description remains tip-of-the-tongue elusive. It's a got resource gathering, but it's not really Minecraft; cartoony characters, but you can't… » 12/11/11 6:00pm 12/11/11 6:00pm

No TV? Watch the Spike Video Game Awards Here, Live

If you're somewhere without a cable television or, worse, no television at all, you can still follow the action from tonight's 2011 Spike Video Game Awards live, right here. Courtesy of Spike and MTV Networks, we're glad to bring you live streaming video of the broadcast. » 12/10/11 7:00pm 12/10/11 7:00pm

Next Year's Games and This Year's Winners, Live on Both Coasts, at the…

Oh man. Heisman Trophy? or Spike Video Game Awards? Heisman Effing Trophy? Or Spike Effing Video Game Awards? We have this problem every year. Actually, I'm going Spike, because the Heisman, unlike the VGAs, doesn't tell you what next year's big games will be. » 12/10/11 2:00pm 12/10/11 2:00pm

The Video Game Awards Nominees For 2011: Invasion of the Smartphone…

The nominees for 2011's Video Game Awards include a number of expected and unexpected titles. This full list doesn't just include the nominees for game of the year, and best game for each platform, but the titles that stood out in their particular genres. » 11/16/11 1:20pm 11/16/11 1:20pm