SPIKE TV ANNOUNCES THE WORLD'S BIGGEST GLOBAL VIDEO GAME EVENT: THE 2010 "VIDEO GAME AWARDS"
8TH ANNUAL EVENT TO BE BROADCAST IN OVER 175 TERRITORIES WORLDWIDE FROM LOS ANGELES
Two-Hour Event Premieres LIVE To Both Coasts On Saturday, December 11 At 8:00 PM ET/5:00 PM PT
Worldwide Event Will Include More Exclusive World Premieres Than Ever Before Of The Most Anticipated Titles Of 2011 And Beyond,
Including "Batman: Arkham City," BioWare's Next Blockbuster Title
And Academy Award-Nominated Director Guillermo del Toro's First Gaming Franchise From THQ
Show To Be Directed By Hamish Hamilton And Produced By Done and Dusted Inc.
Nominees And Categories Honoring The Best In Video Games Announced With BioWare's "Mass Effect 2" Topping The List With 10 Nominations,
Rockstar San Diego's "Red Dead Redemption" With Nine Nominations And Bungie Studios' "Halo Reach"
And Treyarch's "Call of Duty: Black Ops" Both With Seven Nominations Each
New York, NY, November 17, 2010 - Spike TV today announced the nominees, categories and two world premieres for the 2010 "Video Game Awards" - the network's annual live televised event to celebrate the best in games. The eighth annual "VGAs" will be a global event, broadcasting in over 175 territories and countries around the world and gathering some of the most notable names in video games, Hollywood, music, sports and more to honor the outstanding achievements within the video game industry over the past year. The two-hour event, taking place in Los Angeles, CA, will premiere LIVE on Spike TV Saturday, Dec. 11 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.
The 2010 "Video Game Awards" will feature global premieres of some of the most anticipated upcoming games, as well as unannounced titles, from some of the industry's leading publishers. This year, viewers will get an exclusive preview of "Batman: Arkham City," where one of Batman's deepest secrets will be revealed. "Batman: Arkham City," also a nominee for Most Anticipated Game, is the sequel to 2009 multiplatform blockbuster action-adventure hit "Batman: Arkham Asylum." Additionally, the next blockbuster title from acclaimed developer and Studio of the Year nominee, BioWare, will be unveiled at the show. Acclaimed film director and Academy Award-Nominee Guillermo del Toro will unveil his upcoming video game franchise from THQ.