Last night was the first time I watch the entire VGA's and let me just say *Palm to Face*.  Everything from the horrible Dane Cook jokes that just wouldn't stop to the awkward celebrity presenters, this whole show was a giant car wreck.  (And this is with out Cliffy B showing his face!)

There was one glimmer of hope that did put a band-aid over this massacre and that was Jose Gonzalez performing the song from Red Dead.  It was very well presented and performed but having to sit through 2 hours of cabbage just wasn't worth it.  

The other BIG seller for the VGA's were the WORLD PREMIERS.  Here is a quick run down on what you missed out on:


Mass Effect 3 – Jason Statham need help to save earth.

Mortal Kombat – Now with Kratos and Pre-Order at Game Stop.

Portal 2 – 2 Robots looking at each other for 2 minutes.

Elder Scrolls 5 – Rock dragons coming to life.

Prototype 2 – Now with a Last boss that means something.

Uncharted 3 – Lots of sand with no bottled water.

SSX – You are now a flying squirrel.

Resistance 3 – Now with jumping aliens

Batman: AC – Dr. Strange says hello Bruce.


I was embarrassed to call myself a gamer after the show Spike put on.  The only thing that I came away with was the fact that the general public still perceives gamers as geeks, nerds and dorks.  You would think being the #1 outlet for entertainment would have a little class in honouring the past years achievement but no, instead it is turned into a CarnEvil circus.  Having the host making gay porn names of video game titles (And I mean the 2 swords types) really sets the hierarchy level for video games.  

It's a real shame to see such hard working people be viewed by the WORLD as a big joke.  The people that make these great games should be honoured in a more classy way.  Hopefully Spike reassesses how 'well' these awards went for next years show.  

What was supposed to be a great night for gaming turned out to be one of the most shameful experience I have ever experienced.


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