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The sixth annual Video Game Awards were hosted by Jack Black. The event was held on December 14th, 2008.



Game of the Year

Grand Theft Auto IV    

Studio of the Year

 Media Molecule

Best Shooter

Gears of War 2     

Best RPG

Fallout 3    

Best Fighting Game

Soul Calibur IV     

Best Individual Sports Game

Shaun White Snowboarding     

Best Handheld Game

 Professor Layton and the Curious Village

Best Graphics

Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots     

Best Game Based on a Movie or TV Show

 Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures

Best Music Game

Rock Band 2     

Best Driving Game

Burnout Paradise     

Best Action Adventure Game

Grand Theft Auto IV     

Best Team Sports Game

NHL 09     

Best Soundtrack

Rock Band 2     

Best Xbox 360 Game

Gears of War 2     

Best Wii Game

Boom Blox     

Best PS3 Game


Best PC Game

Left 4 Dead   

Best Original Score

Metal Gear Solid 4     

Best Multiplayer Game

Left 4 Dead     

Best Performance by a Human Male

 Michael Hollick as Niko Bellic

Best Performance by a Human Female

Debi Mae West as Meryl Silverburgh     

Big Name in the Game Male

 Kiefer Sutherland as Sgt. Roebuck

Big Name in the Game Female

 Jenny McCarthy as Tanya
Liv Tyler as “Betty Ross” in The Incredible Hulk
Dame Judi Dench as “M” in Quantum of Solace

Best Independent Game Fueled by Mountain Dew

 World of Goo

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