Spike Video Game 2012 Award Winners

2012 Spike Video Game Awards Winners

Televised video game awards earn such a niché audience. The appeal to the medium is considerably minuscule compared to film or music. For the last 10 years, Spike has attempted to draw in the masses by injecting mainstream pop culture into their own Video Game Awards show. Establishing a more interactive element, this year’s Spike VGAs brought new life to the awards show. See the full winners list after the break. Continue reading

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Spike’s 10th Annual Video Game Awards Nominees Announced

Spike TV Tenth Annual Video Game Nominees

Awards season isn’t just about the film industry, video games also have their day. Come December 7, Spike TV will broadcast their Tenth Annual Video Game Awards hosted by Samuel L. Jackson. More of the obvious choices were nominated, including Assassin’s Creed 3, Halo 4, and Mass Effect 3. But there are some rather interesting choices in major categories that stir up the pot. See the full list of nominees after the jump. Continue reading

Nintendo Wii U Offers 23 Launch Titles

It’s here, the Nintendo Wii U is here. Now with a fancy shmancy new GamePad, what fantastic titles will gamers get their paws on this holiday season? With 23 launch titles out today, and more games expected to come out before Christmas, how well will the successor of one of the best selling video game consoles perform? Let’s just hope we don’t have another GameCube on our hands. Continue reading

First Impressions of Nintendo’s Wii U

Nintendo Wii U First Impressions

Now that I’ve had time to recover after an exhausting field trip to the 2012 Electronic Entertainment Expo, I wanted to put in my two-cents about Nintendo’s Wii U. The revered gaming conglomerate has always been known to revolutionize the industry, but has the industry reached a peak? Could the Nintendo Wii U just be a fancy gimmick? Continue reading