Spike TV Announces Nominees for 6th VGAs

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It's going on six years now that Spike TV has been handing out awards to game developers on television for the year's best video games and each year, it seems, the show gets just a touch better. This year the show will include a live performance by 50 Cent, a Gamer God Award for Will Wright and, thankfully, no sponsored category. As in that annual Mountain Dew award won't be something the judges will have to vote on. Instead, I'm told it will be used to back an award for best indie game. As a judge, that's something I've been complaining about for years so I'm delighted to see it being shifted to something worthwhile. Now hit the jump to read up on the finalists for the 22 categories and argue over who should be taking home the awards.Game of the Year Grand Theft Auto IV LittleBigPlanet Fallout 3 Metal Gear Solid 4 Gears of War 2 Studio of the Year Media Molecule Rockstar North Harmonix Bethesda Game Studios Best Shooter Far Cry 2 Resistance 2 Gears of War 2 Left 4 Dead Best RPG Fable II Fallout 3 Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning The World Ends With You Best Fighting Game SoulCalibir IV Mortal Kombat Vs. DC Universe Super Smash Bros. Brawl Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit Best Individual Sports Game Shaun White Snowboarding Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 Wii Fit Skate It Best Handheld Game God of War: Chains of Olympus Professor Layton and the Curious Village Patapon Castlevania Order of Eccelsia Best Graphics Gears of War 2 Fallout 3 LittleBigPlanet Metal Gear Solid 4 Best Game Based on a Movie or a TV Show Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures Quantum of Solace Star Wars: The Force Unleashed Naruto: The Broken Bond Best Music Game Rock Band 2 (MTV Games/ Harmonix) Guitar Hero World Tour (RedOctane/ Activision Publishing/ Neversoft Entertainment) Wii Music (Nintendo/ Nintendo) SingStar (Sony Computer Entertainment/ SCE Studios London) Best Driving Game Burout Paradise Pure Midnight Club: Los Angeles Mario Kart Wii Best Action Adventure Game Grand Theft Auto IV Dead Space Mirror's Edge Metal Gear Solid 4 Best Team Sports Game NHL 09 Madden NFL 09 NBA 2K9 FIFA Soccer 09 Best Soundtrack LittleBigPlanet Grand Theft Auto IV Rock Band 2 Guitar Hero World Tour Best Xbox 360 Game Fable II Gears of War 2 Grand Theft Auto IV Fallout 3 Best Wii Game Super Smash Bros. Brawl Boom Blox Wii Fit No More Heroes Best PS3 Game Metal Gear Solid 4 Resistance 2 LittleBigPlanet Grant Theft Auto IV Best PC Game Spore Crysis Warhead Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning Left 4 Dead Best Original Score Fallout 3 Spore Metal Gear Solid 4 LittleBigPlanet Best Multiplayer Game Gears of War 2 Left 4 Dead Resistance 2 Call of Duty: World at War Best Performance by a Human Male Michael Hollick as Niko Bellic in GTA IV David Hayter as Old Snake in MGS 4 Stephen Fry as The Narrator in LBP Jason Zumwalt as Roman Bellic in GTA IV Best Performance by a Human Female Nathalie Cox as Juno Eclipse in The Force Unleashed Debi Mae West as Meryl Silverburgh: MGS 4 Paula Tiso as Silvia Christel in No More Heroes Keeley Hawes Lara Croft in Tomb Raider Underworld Best Independent Game Fueled by Mountain Dew (Not a Judge Category) World of Goo PixelJunk Eden Braid Audio Surf

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