2008 Video Game Awards will be kicking off next month and the nominees and categories have all been set in place. Among the PlayStation-centric titles, Metal Gear Solid 4 and LittleBigPlanet lead the pack and have earned five nominations each. Both titles are going head-to-head in such categories as: Game of the Year, Best Original Score and Best Graphics. LBP is also vying for Best Soundtrack, while MGS4 is looking to score Best Action-Adventure Game. Both titles, along with Grand Theft Auto IV and Resistance 2 will be fighting it out for Best PlayStation 3 title.
Resistance 2 comes in third with three nominations for Best Multiplayer, Best Shooter and the aforementioned category. Other nominees include: SingStar - Best Music Game; Media Molecule - Studio of the Year; and PixelJunk Eden - Best Independent Game. God of War: Chains of Olympus and Patapon have been nominated for Best Handheld Game.