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Spike TV 2007 Video Game Award Winners Announced

| 11 Dec 2007 19:05
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Bioshock, Harmonix and Halo 3 dominated the Spike TV 2007 Video Game Awards.

At the 2007 Spike TV Video Game Awards (VGAs), the annual bevy of celebrities hit the stage to host, entertain and flaunt their C-list status to the hordes of gaming onlookers. Once again, Samuel L. Jackson hosted the event that also starred the Foo Fighters; Kid Rock; Dave Navarro; comedians Patton Oswalt, Ralphie May and Brian Posehn; wrestler Kurt Angle; and model Tila Tequila. Irrational Games' Bioshock garnered the most praise from the ceremony, winning Game of the Year, Best Xbox 360 Game and Best Original Score. Harmonix also won a combined three awards for Rock Band and Studio of the Year. Runner-ups for all-around award winning would be Halo 3, The Orange Box, Call of Duty and Super Mario Galaxy with two categories each.

Listed below are the categories, nominees, and winners (which are italicized).

Game of the Year
BioShock
Halo 3
Mass Effect
The Orange Box

Best Shooter
BioShock
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Halo 3
The Orange Box

Best Action Game
Assassin's Creed
God of War 2
Super Mario Galaxy
Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction

Best Rhythm Game
Guitar Hero Encore: Rock the 80s
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock
Jam Sessions
Rock Band

Best RPG
Eternal Sonata
Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions
Mass Effect
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3

Best Driving Game
Colin McRae: DiRT
Forza Motorsport 2
Need for Speed ProStreet
Project Gotham Racing 4

Best Military Game
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas
World in Conflict

Studio of the Year
Bungie Studios
Harmonix
Irrational Games
Valve

Best Graphics
BioShock
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Crysis
Mass Effect

Breakthrough Technology
Crysis
Halo 3
Portal
Rock Band

Best PS3 Game
Heavenly Sword
Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune
Warhawk

Best Wii Game
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
Metroid Prime 3: Corruption
Super Mario Galaxy
Super Paper Mario

Best Xbox 360 Game
BioShock
Halo 3
Mass Effect
The Orange Box

Best PC Game
BioShock
Crysis
The Orange Box
World in Conflict

Best Individual Sports Game
Skate
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08
Tony Hawk's Proving Ground
Virtua Tennis 3

Best Team Sports Game
Madden NFL 08
NBA 2K8
NHL 08
Winning Eleven: Pro Evolution Soccer 2007

Best Handheld Game
Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions
The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
Syphon Filter: Logan's Shadow
Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords

Best Game Based on a Movie or TV Show
Naruto: Rise of a Ninja
The Simpsons Game
Stranglehold

Best Soundtrack
BioShock
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock
Rock Band
Tony Hawk's Proving Ground

Best Original Score
BioShock
God of War 2
Halo 3
Mass Effect

Best Multiplayer Game
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Halo 3
Rock Band
The Orange Box

Most Addictive Game Fueled by Dew
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock
Halo 3
Team Fortress 2
Wii Sports

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