This December, put your game on pause and prepare for an out-of-this-world glimpse at the future of gaming when Spike TV presents the 2011 Video Game Awards (#VGA
). The VGAs will recognize the best games of the year and present exclusive world premieres of what's next when the show premieres LIVE, coast-to-coast on Saturday, December 10 at 8/7c ET/ 5/4c PT on Spike TV in high-definition.
Spike TV is proud to announce the nominees for two of the night's most prestigious categories, Game of the Year
and Most Anticipated Game
, with a comprehensive list of nominees to be revealed in the coming weeks. They are as follows: GAME OF THE YEAR
Batman: Arkham City
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
Uncharted 3: Drake's DeceptionMOST ANTICIPATED GAME
Mass Effect 3
The Last Guardian
Fans can cast their vote for Most Anticipated Game starting today at VGA.Spike.com
Today, Spike TV announced that Mark Burnett, the acclaimed producer of "Survivor," "The Voice," "The Apprentice," the "63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards," the "MTV Movie Awards" and the "People's Choice Awards,"will serve as executive producer of the 2011 VGAs telecast.
This year's show will once again deliver on its promise of exclusive world premieres and information from the most anticipated games of 2012 and beyond. Guests include legendary game designer Hideo Kojima who will reveal the truth about "Metal Gear Solid: Rising" with a spectacular world premiere, the announcement of a new project and new studio from BioWare, creators of Most Anticipated Game of the Year nominee "Mass Effect 3" and the return of XBOX hero "Alan Wake" in an all-new adventure. Additional information and the first visuals from some of these world premieres can be found exclusively in the December issue of "Game Informer" magazine.