or


[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





  [november 2005]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)









[08/20/14 - 04:01 PM]
Syfy and Alcon TV Announce Shohreh Aghdashloo and Steven Strait Will Star in "The Expanse," New 10-Episode Space Opera
They'll join the previously announced Thomas Jane as the world-weary Detective Miller, a native of "the Asteroid Belt" between Mars and Jupiter.

[08/20/14 - 02:59 PM]
Nickelodeon to Premiere Two New Live-Action Shows Sept. 13
Look for newcomers "Henry Danger" and "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" at 8:00/7:00c and 8:30/7:30c, respectively.

[08/20/14 - 02:17 PM]
FX's Acclaimed Anthology Series "American Horror Story: Freak Show" Premieres October 8
Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Michael Chiklis and Angela Bassett star in the latest installment, airing Wednesday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/20/14 - 02:15 PM]
Animal Planet's "Treehouse Masters" Is Top of the Charts
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Friday, August 15.

[08/20/14 - 01:25 PM]
David Spade, Celebrity Pals Match Wits with NFL on FOX's Jay Glazer in "Fantasy Football Uncensored" on FOX Sports 1
Nick Swardson, Brody Stevens, Rascal Flatts' bassist Jay DeMarcus, MMA icon Chuck Liddell, No Filter's Katie Nolan and actor Jerry Ferrara will also compete.

[08/20/14 - 12:44 PM]
Syfy's "Wizard Wars" Makes Magic -- Conjures Up Over One Million Total Viewers
Syfy spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 19.

[08/20/14 - 12:42 PM]
ABC and Twitter Offer a Special First Look at the Premiere of "Selfie" to Twitter Users
The show's pilot is now available in advance of its premiere, Tuesday, September 30 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/20/14 - 12:30 PM]
Tony Shalhoub Joins "Nurse Jackie's" Seventh Season
He'll play a new ER doctor who has a great bedside manner, a special touch with his boss, Gloria Akalitus, and who offers Jackie something she desperately needs - a friend.

[08/20/14 - 12:11 PM]
4.5 Million Viewers Turn to WE tv on Night of "Braxton Family Values" and "SWV Reunited" Premieres
WE tv spins the numbers for Thursday, August 14.

[08/20/14 - 12:02 PM]
"Sports Jeopardy!" with Dan Patrick Premieres September 24 on Crackle
New episodes will be available to stream on demand year round every Wednesday for a total of 52 episodes each year.

[08/20/14 - 12:01 PM]
"Brickleberry" Season 3 Premieres September 16 at 10:30 pm ET/PT; "Adam Devine's House Party" Season 2 Premieres September 9 at 10:30 pm ET/PT
The latter will then move into its permanent timeslot on Thursday, September 11 at 12:30 a.m. ET/PT.

[08/20/14 - 11:45 AM]
Mediacom Communications and The Walt Disney Company Sign Comprehensive Distribution Deal
Continuing services covered by the broad scope of this agreement include: ABC Family, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN Deportes, ESPNEWS, ESPN Classic, ESPN3, Fusion and retransmission consent for ABC Owned stations.

[08/20/14 - 10:36 AM]
"Kim of Queens" Returns to Rule Her Kingdom September 16
The series returns this fall for a second season with star Kim Gravel, one of the country's most successful and outspoken pageant coaches on a mission to find diamonds in the rough and transform them into confident young women.

[08/20/14 - 10:00 AM]
Witness the Birth of a Brave New World and Meet the 15 Pioneers Building "Utopia"
The series kicks off with a special three-night premiere, beginning on a special night, Sunday, September 7 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/20/14 - 09:37 AM]
Showtime(R) Gives Acclaimed Drama Series "Ray Donovan" and "Masters of Sex" Season Three Pick-Ups
Both series will receive 12 one-hour episode orders, and will begin production in early 2015.