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 Overview

The second annual Video Game Awards were hosted in the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, California on December 14, 2004. They were hosted by Snoop Dogg. There were musical performances by Sum 41, Ludacris, Snoop Dogg, and The Doors.

  

 Nominees

    

 Game of the Year

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas    

Grand Theft Auto: San AndreasRockstar North / Rockstar Games

 
    
  

Best Game Based on a Movie

The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay         
The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher BayStarbreeze Studios AB / Vivendi Games     
 
 
 
 
 
 

Best Performance by a Human-Female

Brooke Burke
Brooke Burke - Need for Speed Underground 2  
 
 
  
 

Best Performance by a Human-Male

 Samuel L. Jackson
Samuel L. Jackson - Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas  
 
 
 
 

Hottest Video Vixen

 Blood Rayne

Blood Rayne - BloodRayne 2

    
 
 

Best Driving Game

 Burnout 3: Takedown

 Burnout 3: TakedownCriterion Games / Electronic Arts

 
 
 

 

Best Sports Game

 Madden NFL 2005

Madden NFL 2005Exient Entertainment / Electronic Arts  

 
 

Best Fighting Game

 Mortal Kombat: Deception

Mortal Kombat: DeceptionMidway Games / Midway Games

    
 
 
 

Best Action Game

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas    

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Rockstar North / Rockstar Games 

 
 
 
 
 

Best First Person Action

 Halo 2

Halo 2Bungie Studios / Microsoft Game Studios 

 
 
 
 

Best Song in a Video Game 

 Green Day

Green Day "American Idiot" – Madden NFL 2005

Chingy "I Do" – Need for Speed Underground 2

Jimmy Eat World "Pain" – Tony Hawk ’ s Underground 2

Terror Squad "Lean Back" – Need for Speed Underground 2
Will I Am  "GO" – NBA Live 2005

     

 Best Soundtrack

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas    

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Rockstar North / Rockstar Games

    
 
    
 

Designer of the Year

 Jason Jones

Jason Jones and Bungie Studios for Halo 2 

  
 

 Most Addictive Game – Viewer’s Choice

 Burnout 3: Takedown

Burnout 3: TakedownCriterion Games / Electronic Arts

    
  
 
 
 

 Best Gaming Publication – Fan Favorite

Game Informer

 Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM)
Official Playstation Magazine
Official Xbox Magazine

GMR      
 

 Best Gaming Web Site – Fan Favorite

www.gamespot.com

 

 Best Military Game

 Call of Duty: Finest hour

Call of Duty: Finest HourSpark Unlimited / Activision

   

 
 

 Best PC Game

 Half-Life 2

Half-Life 2Valve Corporation / Valve Corporation

 
 
     

 Best Wireless Game

Might and Magic – Gameloft 

 CBS Sportsline Baseball 2004 – Mforma   

  Jamdat Sports NFL 2005 - Jamdat Mobile Inc.  

  National Treasure – Starwave

Best Graphics

 Half-Life 2

Half-Life 2Valve Corporation / Valve Corporation 

 

  

  

 Best New Technology

 Nintendo DS

Nintendo DS 

 Half-Life 2 Engine 

 NVIDIA GeForce 6800 

 Spherex XBOX 5.1 Surround Sound System

 

  

 Best Hanheld

Metroid: Zero Mission    

Metroid: Zero MissionNintendo R&D1 / Nintendo 

 

  

 Best Mass Multi-Player Game

 City of Heroes

City of HeroesCryptic Studios / NCsoft NA 

 

  

  

  

  

Best RPG

 Fable

Fable Lionhead Studios Ltd. / Microsoft Game Studios 

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