Around the web: Award Season

Updated: Congrats to Arkane and BGS for winning Best Action/Adventure Game and Best DLC, respectively, tonight at the VGAs!

Starting… right now, the 10th Annual VGA Awards are live on SPIKE — with both Dishonored and Dawnguard up for nominations. Best of luck to the developers at Arkane and Bethesda Game Studios.

Elsewhere, voting and nominee announcements for other year-end awards are beginning to surface on numerous gaming sites. They include:

Support Bethesda at the VGAs

The SPIKE VGAs are in less than two weeks, and we’d love for you to be on hand to support our nominees!

Interested? This year the show will have a limited number of prime reserved seats for fans. To apply, register and apply at www.seatfillersandmore.com as quickly as possible. After the break, you can find instructions along with the required Invite Code…

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VGA nominations announced

The full list of nominees for the 2011 VGAs have been announced and we’ve been honored with eight nominations in the following categories

Congrats to all the nominees! Winners will be announced on 12.10.11 — live in SPIKE.

Skyrim’s unveiling to the world

You’ve seen the trailer 20 times, but in case you missed last weekend’s VGAs on SPIKE, here’s the introduction from Todd Howard.

So, at what second of the video did YOU realize it was the unveiling of the next Elder Scrolls game?

For optimized effect, after Todd’s intro, watch the video after the break…

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New Vegas picks up three VGA nominations

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This morning nominees for the Video Game Awards 2010 (better known as the VGAs) were announced. We’re excited to announce that Fallout: New Vegas received nominations in three categories: Best PC Game, Best RPG, and Best Performance by a Human Female (Felicia Day as Veronica).

Nominees were voted on by an advisory council comprised of 25 leading publications including Entertainment Weekly, USA Today, Wired, Game Informer, Kotaku, IGN, GameSpot, and Joystiq. Winners will also be determined by the council.

Like the big sticker says above, you can watch the 2010 VGAs on Saturday, December 11th at 8PM EST — live on Spike.

VGAs voting ends tomorrow!

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Just a reminder that the Video Games Awards 2009 air on Spike TV this Saturday at 8 PM EST, and your chance to vote for the nominees ends tomorrow. The nominees include Point Lookout and Broken Steel in the Best DLC Category, while Eliza Dushku’s performance as Rubi Malone is up for Best Performance by a Human Female.

Fallout 3 DLC, WET nominated at the VGAs

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Today Spike TV announced the nominees for the Video Game Awards 2009 (better known as the VGAs). Among this year’s nominees, Fallout 3 received two nominations in the Best DLC category — for both Point Lookout and Broken Steel. Additionally, Eliza Dushku was nominated in the Best Performance by a Female Lead category for her role as Rubi Malone in WET.

Be sure to check out all of this year’s nominees and vote for your favorites on Spike’s website.