Platinum Games have a reputation to uphold. They make outlandish, over-the-top games that defy the standard norms of gaming. With a resume that includes titles like Bayonetta, Vanquish, and MadWorld, their latest game, Anarchy Reigns, has some pretty big shoes to fill.
Sometimes less is more. Just check out the acceptance speech that Halo's Master Chief Petty Officer Spartan 117' gives for the Character of the Year award at the 2012 SPIKE VGA.
How does Raul Menendez from Call of Duty: Black Ops accept an award for Character of the Year at the 2012 SPIKE VGA? Let's just say he does with with a...bang.
Which other robot do you know can do the worm on stage while accepting an award for Character of the Year at the 2012 SPIKE VGA? Just Claptrap from Borderlands, of course.
Commander Shepard from Mass Effect, male and female, have a little argument about who had the Character of the Year award in their hands last at the 2012 SPIKE VGA. Doesn't s/he know that arguing with yourself just gets you nowhere?
Some people really know how to put an award to use at the 2012 SPIKE VGA. Take for example Connor from Assassin's Creed III this guy takes out bad guys with a few swings of the Character of the Year award.
With big awards come big stars: Jack Black and Kyle Glass of Tenacious D take the stage to present the Game of the Decade at the 2012 SPIKE VGA.
The stunning Zoe Saldana makes an appearance at the 2012 SPIKE VGA to present the much-anticipated Game of the Year award.
Dracula is back in action, and what a thrilling, blood-filled storyline it is. Check out the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 World Premiere as seen in the 2012 SPIKE VGA and tell us you're not rooting for the cool vamp.