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 Overview

The seventh annual Video Game Awards were held on December 12th, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. They were the first Video Game Awards to not have a main host.

Nominees

 

Game of the Year

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves     
Uncharted 2: Among ThievesNaughty Dog, Inc. / Sony Computer Entertainment Incorporated

 
 
 
 
 

Studio of the Year

  Rocksteady Studios Ltd

Best Independent Game Fueled by Dew

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flowerthatgamecompany / Sony Computer Entertainment Incorporated

 
 
 
 
 
 

Best Xbox 360 Game

Left 4 Dead 2    
Left 4 Dead 2 – Valve Corporation / Valve Corporation 

 
 
 
 
 

Best PS3 Game

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves  
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves – Naughty Dog, Inc. / Sony Computer Entertainment Incorporated 
 
 
 
 


Best Wii Game

New Super Mario Bros. Wii     
New Super Mario Bros. WiiNintendo EAD / Nintendo

 
 
 
 
 

Best PC Game

 Dragon Age: Origins
Dragon Age: OriginsBioWare / EA Games

 
 
 
 
 

Best Handheld Game

 Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown WarsRockstar North / Rockstar Games
 
 
 
 

 

Best Shooter

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2     
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 – Infinity Ward / Activision 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Best Fighting Game

 Street Fighter IV
Street Fighter IVCapcom / Capcom

 
 
 
 
 
 

Best Action Adventure Game

Assassin's Creed II     
Assassin’s Creed II – Ubisoft Montreal / Ubisoft Entertainment
 
 
 
 
 

Best RPG

 Dragon Age: Origins
Dragon Age: Origins – BioWare / EA Games 

 
 
 
 
 

Best Multi-Player Game

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2    
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 – Infinity Ward / Activision 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Best Individual Sports Game

 UFC 2009 Undisputed
UFC 2009 UndisputedYuke’s Co. Ltd. / THQ
 
 
 
 

 

Best Team Sports Game

NHL 10    
NHL 10EA Canada / EA Sports

 
 
 
 
 

Best Driving Game

 Forza Motorsport 3
Forza Motorsport 3 – Turn 10 Studios / Microsoft Game Studios 

 
 
 
 

 

Best Music Game

 The Beatles: Rock Band
The Beatles: Rock Band Harmonix Music Systems, Inc. / MTV Games

 
 
 
 
 

Best Soundtrack

 DJ Hero
DJ Hero – FreeStyleGames Ltd. / Activision 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Best Original Score

 Halo 3: ODST
Halo 3: ODST – Bungie Studios / Microsoft Game Studios
 
 
 
 
 
 

Best Graphics

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves     
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves – Naughty Dog, Inc. / Sony Computer Entertainment Incorporated 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Best Game Based on a Movie or TV Show

 South Park Let's Go Tower Defense Play!
South Park Let’s Go Tower Defense Play!South Park Digital Studios / Microsoft Game Studios

 
 
 
 
 
 

Best Performance by a Human Female

 Megan Fox as Mikaela Banes
Megan Fox as Mikaela Banes in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

 
 
 
 
 

Best Performance by a Human Male

 Hugh Jackman as Wolverine
Hugh Jackman as Wolverine in X-Men Origins: Wolverine
 
 
 
 


Best Cast

X-Men Origins: Wolverine    
X-Men Origins: Wolverine – Raven Software / Activision Blizzard, Inc. 
 
 
 
 
 

Best Voice

 Jack Black as Eddie Riggs
Jack Black as Eddie Riggs in  Brütal Legend

 
 
 
 
 

Best Downloadable Game

 Shadow Complex
Shadow ComplexChair Entertainment / Microsoft Game Studios
 
 
 
 
 
 

Best DLC

The Ballad of Gay Tony
Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony

 
 
 
 
 

Most Anticipated Game

God of War III     
God of War IIISCE Studio Santa Monica / Sony Computer Entertainment Incorporated

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