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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