The Spike VGAs are now the Spike VGX. This year's annual award show is happening this Saturday at 6pm Eastern, and although it won't be televised live, we'll have the whole three-hour extravaganza streaming here on Kotaku for you.
Sometimes you see Samuel L. Jackson walking down the red carpet at the Spike VGAs. And sometimes you feel compelled to ask him random questions about video games. Even if you get the feeling he doesn't actually play video games.
Here are the Spike VGA nominations for 2012 game of the year. Journey is there, Halo 4 and Black Ops II are not.
Valve has opened the voting for the second annual Saxxy Awards, celebrating cinematography in Team Fortress 2, and a winner shall be crowned on Nov. 30. Why so soon? Well, because the best overall winner is going to be announced at the Spike Video Game Awards on Dec. 7, and the video is going to be shown live.
Portal 2's Wheatley did not win an award at the Spike VGAs. Mildly disappointing, but then, given the Spike's themselves are mildly disappointing, I'm not losing much sleep over it.
While fans occupy themselves waiting for the release of Star Wars: The Old Republic and the third Mass Effect game, BioWare is busy working on something new — something that looks like this.
As is customary, there will be several new game reveals during this year's Spike TV Video Game Awards. This is one of them, for a game that may (or may not!) be called "The Planet".
On last night's episode of Late Night with Conan O'Brien, sidekick Andy Richter expresses disappointment that he didn't win a Spike VGA award for his work as the voice of Ezio in Assassin's Creed II.
In case you were out this weekend doing something other than sitting at a computer pressing F5 every half an hour, know that you missed a ton of new game announcements.
Ah, the Spike Awards. What better way to celebrate the year's achievements in an ever-maturing and important creative industry than with an evening of advertisements and ill-advised celebrity cameos?
The night is over, you've digested the trailers, now settle in and remember what the whole point of the night was: the awards. Click through for the full list of winners.