SPIKE TV ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR 10th ANNUAL VIDEO GAME AWARDS
“VGA TEN” TO STREAM ON XBOX LIVE WITH
GROUNDBREAKING NEW INTERACTIVITY
MARK BURNETT PRODUCED SHOW TO FEATURE HOST SAMUEL L. JACKSON AND
MUSICAL PERFORMANCES BY LINKIN PARK AND TENACIOUS
Interactive Multiplatform Event Includes Exclusive World Premieres Of Highly Anticipated Titles Including
“The Last Of Us,” “Gears Of War: Judgment,” and “South Park: The Stick of Truth”
Complete List of Nominees Announced, with “Borderlands 2,” “Halo 4”
and “Journey” Leading the Way with Seven Nominations Each
“VGA TEN” Will Air LIVE on Friday, December 7 on Spike TV at 9:00 PM ET/6:00 PM PT,
Simulcast on MTV2, MTV Tr3s, and Live Stream on Xbox LIVE, Spike.com and GameTrailers.com
New York, NY, November 15, 2012 – Spike TV today announced the nominees of “VGA TEN” (#VGA) – the network’s tenth annual live televised event to celebrate the best in video games. “VGA TEN,” hosted by Samuel L. Jackson, willfeature exclusive world premieres as well as musical performances by Linkin Park and Tenacious D. The interactive multiplatform special will premiere LIVE from Sony Picture Studios in Culver City, CA on Friday, December 7 at 9:00 PM ET/6:00 PM PT on Spike TV. Additionally, “VGA TEN” will simulcast on MTV 2, MTV Tr3s, Xbox LIVE, Spike.com and GameTrailers.com.
Spike TV and Microsoft also unveiled plans to broadcast the 2012 Video Game Awards to Xbox LIVE users in multiple countries this December. Fans will be able to view the “VGA’s” on Xbox consoles in the United States and additional countries to be confirmed at a later date.* The show will also be streamed internationally on Spike.com and GameTrailers.com.
Airing alongside the tenth anniversary television broadcast, the U.S. Xbox LIVE stream of the VGAs will showcase groundbreaking interactivity that lets users “play” the show as it happens live in Los Angeles. Responses to poll questions will be tabulated in real time on screen for the Xbox LIVE audience and users with Xbox Smartglass will get a unique second-screen experience that updates in real time alongside the show content.
SPIKE TV’s “VIDEO GAME AWARDS” AIRS LIVE ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7
AT SONY PICTURE STUDIOS IN CULVER CITY
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