Spike VGA Winners: GTAIV snags game of the year

Here you go, a recap of all of last night's Spike TV Video Game Award winners that is viewable (in its entirety) after the break. And if you weren't already aware thanks to this blog's title, Grand Theft Auto IV beat out all other contenders for Game of the Year honors. It's a bit controversial to say the least, but then again, it is the Spike VGAs. Right?

Gears of War 2 came away with a pair of the colorful monkey awards, one for best shooter and another for best Xbox 360 game. Fallout 3 also did well and Valve's Left 4 Dead had nothing to be ashamed of either. Clicky the linky below to view it all.

Game of the Year: Grand Theft Auto IV
Best Xbox 360 Game: Gears of War 2
Best Shooter: Gears of War 2
Best RPG: Fallout 3
Best Multiplayer Game: Left 4 Dead
Best Soundtrack: Rock Band 2
Best Action Adventure Game: Grand Theft Auto IV
Best Music Game: Rock Band 2
Best Fighting Game: Soul Calibur IV
Best Independent Game: World of Goo
Studio of the Year: Media Molecule
Best Sports Game: NHL 09
Female Big Name in Game: Jenny McCarthy
Male Big Name in Game: Kiefer Sutherland
Best Performance by Female: Debi Mae West
Best Performance by Male: Michael Hollick
Best Original Score: MGS4
Best PC Game: Left 4 Dead
Best PS3 Game: LittleBigPlanet
Best Wii Game: Boom Blox
Best Driving Game: Burnout Paradise
Best Game Based on Movie / TV: Lego Indiana Jones
Best Graphics: MGS4
Best Handheld Game: Prof. Layton and the Curious Village
Best Indiv. Sports Game: Shaun White Snowboarding

This article was originally published on Joystiq.