See Marcus Fenix, Wheatley and Nathan Drake's Lost Acceptance Tapes

The gamers have spoken, and the 2011 Video Game Award winner for Character of the Year is The Joker from Batman: Arkham City. But that doesn't mean the other nominees didn't rehearse their acceptance speeches in case they won the live fan vote during last Saturday's VGAs. Check out these lost acceptance speech tapes to see who they would've thanked given the chance.

Marcus Fenix of Gears of War 3:

Wheatley of Portal 2:

Nathan Drake of Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception:

Didn't catch the Character of the Year reveal with Bellator's Eddie Alvarez and Michael Chandler? See it here:

Check out more VGA highlights, including Shigeru Miyamoto's surprise appearance, Zachary Levi's rant against online douchebags and augmented reality clips from the show, here.