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Spike TV Video Game Awards wrap-up

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves was the big winner at Spike TV's annual video game awards in Los Angeles last weekend, taking out Game of the Year honours. A host of new titles was also announced at the ceremony, which gamers should expect to see sometime in 2010.

The Sony PlayStation exclusive Uncharted 2: Among Thieves managed to beat out Assassin's Creed II and even this year’s most commercially successful title, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, to win the highly coveted Game of the Year award. The title also won the Best Graphics and Best PS3 Game categories.

Other winners on the night included Street Fighter IV for Best Fighter, with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and Assassin's Creed II taking out Best Shooter and Best Action Adventure respectively.

Among the new titles announced at the event were Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2, Batman: Arkham Asylum 2, a new True Crime title and Green Day: Rock Band.

Attendees were also treated to a new Halo Reach trailer and new information on the new Medal of Honor game.

A full list of award winners is as follows:

•    Game of the Year: Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

•    Studio of the Year: Rocksteady Studios

•    Best Independent Game: Flower

•    Best Xbox 360 Game: Left 4 Dead 2

•    Best PS3 Game: Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

•    Best Wii Game: New Super Mario Bros. Wii

•    Best PC Game: Dragon Age: Origins

•    Best Handheld Game: Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

•    Best Shooter: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

•    Best Fighting Game: Street Fighter IV

•    Best Action Adventure Game: Assassin’s Creed II

•    Best RPG: Dragon Age: Origins

•    Best Multiplayer Game: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

•    Best Individual Sports Game: UFC 2009 Undisputed

•    Best Team Sports Game: NHL 10

•    Best Driving Game: Forza Motorsport 3

•    Best Music Game: The Beatles: Rock Band

•    Best Soundtrack: DJ Hero

•    Best Original Score: Halo 3: ODST

•    Best Graphics: Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

•    Best Game Based On A Movie/TV Show: South Park Let’s Go Tower Defense Play!

•    Best Performance By A Human Female: Megan Fox as Mikaela Banes in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

•    Best Performance By A Human Male: Hugh Jackman as Wolverine in X-Men Origins: Wolverine

•    Best Cast: X-Men Origins: Wolverine

•    Best Voice: Jack Black for the voice of Eddie Riggs in Brütal Legend

•    Best Downloadable Game: Shadow Complex

•    Best DLC: Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony

•    Most Anticipated Game of 2010: God of War III

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