Yes, Spike’s Video Game Awards are pretty much the worst thing ever… but if they have one redeeming quality it’s that they result in these cool “Best Character of the Year” nominee videos getting made!
Also goddamn I hate working with YouTube sometimes, sorry for the ” target=”_blank”>embedding problems.

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Posted by Shawn Handyside on December 17, 2011 · 3:00 AM 
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55 Responses to “[VIDEO] VGA Best Character 2011 Nominees and Winners”

  1. LiquidMountain on December 17th, 2011 3:12 am

    Eh, what's that? Random numbers in a Valve video? THIS COULD ONLY MEAN ONE THING

  2. Shawn Handyside on December 17th, 2011 3:25 am

    One, one, one, one… and, uh….. ONE!

  3. Dimomarg on December 17th, 2011 3:41 am

    So CoD MW3 Won a VGA for shooter of the year. In a way, it totally deserves it. Because this year, the FPS side of the industry seems to be falling deeper and deeper in the shithole of perpetual rehashing with 20% less gameplay and 5% better graphics. And what better game to represent this issue than MW3?

  4. Zeik on December 17th, 2011 4:02 am

    It's about time somebody extracted those. I was getting rather tired of providing Spike with traffic. Thank goodness I don't have any other reason to watch their network anymore.

  5. KungFuDeli on December 17th, 2011 4:10 am

    I felt like I was actually in a shop in Hyrule. So many choices, should I get the bomb ( The Joker), arrows (Nathan Drake), a deku nut (Wheatley, get it? Because he's a nut! Also I always thought deku nuts looked like eyeballs), or maybe, oooh, the Hylian shield (Marcus Pheonix).

  6. EddRazzell on December 17th, 2011 5:59 am

    THERE IS SNOW ON THE PAGE FLYING ACROSS THE SCREEN.

  7. VT_Juju_Man on December 17th, 2011 7:10 am

    So wait, if Joker won character of the year, would he have to shoot himself?

  8. VT_Juju_Man on December 17th, 2011 7:10 am

    So wait, if Joker won character of the year, would he have to shoot himself?

    Also, Won a VGA…. Better drink my own piss!

  9. SHODAK on December 17th, 2011 7:14 am

    Scumbag VGAs: Have actors voice extra content for you, put them up in bleachers and skip their category entirely.
    http://kotaku.com/5867014/mark-hamill-tara-strong

  10. HughbertEsq on December 17th, 2011 7:26 am

    *GASP*
    ZOOM AND ENHANCE
    ZOOM AND ENHANCE!!!

  11. CosmicSkyscrapa on December 17th, 2011 7:57 am

    Poor Space Core getting no thanks.

  12. VJoe10[8] on December 17th, 2011 8:02 am

    "This video contains content from Viacom, who has blocked it on copyright grounds."

  13. Numberplay on December 17th, 2011 8:11 am

    I'm sad Portal 2 won over Minecraft in best PC Game :(

  14. Gearheadmk2 on December 17th, 2011 9:11 am

    Nathan Drake and Marcus Fenix were in the category for Best Character of the Year?

    Speaking as a die-hard Gears fan, that SMUG RACIST DOUCHE and that NEANDERTHAL should have never gotten near that category! I mean, I knew the Spike VGA's were bad (it is Viacom after all) but FFS guys, now you're just taunting us with the fact that you can pick and we cant. And the Joker, as much as I love him, isnt a game character, he's a comic character! Kefka should have gotten in instead if they insisted on having a mad clown. And they better just be nicking that "Arkham World" joke from Yahtzee otherwise that is the sign of a franchise being milked.

    /endrant

  15. Drake148 on December 17th, 2011 10:44 am

    YEAY, IT'S SNOWING, I'M GONNA MAKE A SNOWMAN!!!
    BUT REMEMBER, DON'T EAT THE YELLOW SNOW, IT'S PEEEEEEEEEEE!!

  16. Drjolt on December 17th, 2011 11:35 am

    I didn't know drake was related to Bear Gylls.

  17. Skrist on December 17th, 2011 11:48 am

    I have an idea to kill Spike's VGAs. Everyone has to do this or it simply will NOT work.
    Next year, when it comes on, either no one go, or whoever does go, JUST… LEAVE!
    IT'S THE PERFECT CRIME!

  18. Rathial on December 17th, 2011 1:48 pm

    ugh some of these winners are just shocking in an "oh my god how were they even nominated let alone how did they win" kind of way D:

  19. CriticalQuit on December 17th, 2011 6:52 pm

    Skyrim may have won Game of the Year and Portal 2 may have won 5 awards…

    but Wheatley didn't win best character.

    Let's see if we can borrow some of GLaDOS' neurotoxin.

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