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VGA 08: The PlayStation-exclusive nominees are ...

Majed Athab

Spike TV's 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.

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