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[11/19/05 - 12:00 AM]
Spike TV 'Video Game Awards 2005' Winners Announced

[via press release from Spike TV]

Spike TV 'Video Game Awards 2005' Winners Announced

- 3rd Annual Awards Show Hosted By Samuel L. Jackson Premieres on Spike TV Saturday, December 10 at 9 PM, ET/PT

- Resident Evil 4 Named 'Game of the Year'; Peter Jackson's King Kong: The Official Game of the Movie Wins 3 Awards including 'Best Performance By a Human - Male' for Jack Black

- Show Features Performances By 50 Cent, Def Leppard and Missy Elliott and Appearances By Charlize Theron, Kiefer Sutherland, Vin Diesel, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jack Black, Dane Cook and The Rock

- Includes World Television Premiere Clips of '24: The Game,' 'Star Wars: Empire of War,' 'Scarface' and 'Spy Hunter: Nowhere to Run'

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19 -- Winners were announced earlier tonight during the 3rd annual Spike TV "Video Game Awards 2005" ceremony held at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Los Angeles, CA. Hosted by Samuel L. Jackson, the two-hour "game vs. game" extravaganza will premiere on Spike TV Saturday, December 10 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT).

Resident Evil 4 (Capcom) took away the Vector Monkey trophy for "Game of the Year" as well as "Best Graphics." Peter Jackson's King Kong: The Official Movie of the Game (Ubisoft) won three awards including, "Best Performance by a Human -- Male" for Jack Black; "Best Game Based on a Movie" and "Best Cast." World of Warcraft (Blizzard Entertainment) won four awards including "Best Multiplayer Game" and "Best PC Game."

The Spike TV "Video Game Awards 2005" ceremony featured musical performances by 50 Cent, Def Leppard and Missy Elliott and show appearances by Charlize Theron, Kiefer Sutherland, Jack Black, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Rock, Vin Diesel, Carson Daly, Donald Faison, Jaime Pressly, Josie Maran, Snoop Dogg, Xzibit, Carmen Electra, Natasha Bedinfield and Dane Cook, among others.

The show also featured the Television World Premieres of 24: The Game (2K Games), Spyhunter: Nowhere to Run (Midway Games) and Star Wars: Empire of War (Lucas Arts) Scarface (Vivendi Universal) as well as a 25th anniversary comic tribute to Pac Man (Namco).

Categories and winners for the Spike TV "Video Game Awards 2005" are:

GAME OF THE YEAR -- Resident Evil 4 (Capcom)

BEST ACTION GAME -- God of War (Sony Computer Entertainment America)

BEST INDIVIDUAL SPORTS GAME -- Tony Hawk's American Wasteland (Activision, Inc.)

BEST TEAM SPORTS GAME -- Madden NFL 06 (Electronic Arts)

CYBER VIXEN OF THE YEAR -- Maria Menounos as Eva in James Bond 007: From Russia With Love (Electronic Arts)

BEST GAME BASED ON A MOVIE -- Peter Jackson's King Kong: The Official Game of the Movie (Ubisoft)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A HUMAN -- MALE -- Jack Black in Peter Jackson's King Kong: The Official Game of the Movie (Ubisoft)

BEST SUPPORTING MALE PERFORMANCE -- Christopher Walken in True Crime(TM): New York City (Activision, Inc.)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A HUMAN -- FEMALE -- Charlize Theron in Aeon Flux (Majesco Entertainment)

BEST SUPPORTING FEMALE PERFORMANCE -- Traci Lords in True Crime(TM): New York City (Activision, Inc.)

BEST CAST -- Peter Jackson's King Kong: The Official Game of the Movie (Ubisoft)

BEST ORIGINAL SONG -- "Maybe We Crazy" by 50 Cent in 50 Cent: Bulletproof (Vivendi Universal Games)

BEST SOUNDTRACK -- Guitar Hero (RedOctane)

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE -- We Love Katamari(TM) (Namco Hometek Inc.)

DESIGNER OF THE YEAR -- David Jaffe for God of War (Sony Computer Entertainment America)

PONTIAC BEST DRIVING GAME AWARD (Viewer's Choice) -- Burnout Revenge (Electronic Arts)

MOST ADDICTIVE GAME FUELED BY DEW (Viewer's Choice) -- World of Warcraft (Blizzard Entertainment)

BEST WIRELESS GAME (Viewer's Choice) -- Marc Ecko's Getting Up (Atari, Inc. & Glu)

BEST FIGHTING GAME -- EA Sports Fight Night Round 2 (Electronic Arts)

BEST FIRST PERSON ACTION -- F.E.A.R. (Vivendi Universal Games)

BEST MILITARY GAME -- Call of Duty 2 (Activision, Inc.)

BEST GRAPHICS -- Resident Evil 4 (Capcom)

BEST HANDHELD GAME -- Lumines (Ubisoft)

BEST MULTI-PLAYER GAME -- World of Warcraft (Blizzard Entertainment)

BEST BREAKTHROUGH TECHNOLOGY -- Sony PSP (Sony Computer Entertainment America)

BEST PC GAME -- World of Warcraft (Blizzard Entertainment)

BEST RPG -- World of Warcraft (Blizzard Entertainment)

The official sponsors of the Spike TV Video Game Awards 2005 are AOL, Burger King Corporation(R), Circuit City, Mountain Dew, New Dentyne(R) Fire Mints, Pontiac, U.S. Air Force and Verizon Wireless V Cast(TM).

Albie Hecht and Casey Patterson serve as Executive Producers of the Spike TV "Video Game Awards 2005." Greg Sills is Supervising Producer, Magda Liolis is Producer and Scott Fishman is the Executive in Charge of Production. Julia Knowles serves as director.

Spike TV, the first network for men, is available in 88 million homes and is a division of MTV Networks. MTV Networks, a division of Viacom International Inc. (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B).

SOURCE Spike TV
Web Site: http://www.spiketv.com





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