Spike Reveals Video Game Awards Winners

Spike TV Tuesday night announced the winners of its Video Game Awards 2004.

The ceremony was taped Tuesday night and will air on the network Saturday from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. (EST/PST) and 1 a.m.-3 a.m., as well as Monday, Dec. 20 at 11 p.m.

Snoop Dogg hosted Video Game Awards 2004, which featured live performances by Snoop Dogg and Pharrell; Motley Crue; Ludacris; Sum 41; and Busta Rhymes, Method Man and Red Man.

The winners:

• Game of the Year: “Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas” (Rockstar Games).

• Best Game Based on a Movie: “The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay” (Vivendi Universal Games).

• Best Performance by a Human, Female: Brooke Burke, “Need for Speed Underground 2” (Electronic Arts).

• Best Performance by a Human, Male: Samuel L. Jackson, “Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.”

• Cyber Vixen of the Year: BloodRayne, “BloodRayne 2” (Majesco Games).

• Best Driving Game: “Burnout 3: Takedown” (EA).

• Best Sports Game: “Madden NFL 2005” (EA).

• Best Fighting Game: “Mortal Kombat: Deception” (Midway).

• Best Action Game: “Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.”

• Best First-Person Action: “Halo 2” (Microsoft Game Studios/Bungie Studios).

• Best Song in a Video Game: Green Day, "American Idiot," “Madden NFL 2005.”

• Best Soundtrack: “Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.”

• Designer of the Year: Jason Jones and Bungie Studios, “Halo 2.”

• Most Addictive Game, Viewers Choice: “Burnout 3: Takedown.”

• Best Gaming Publication, Fan Favorite: Game Informer.

• Best Gaming Web Site, Fan Favorite: GameSpot (www.gamespot.com).

• Best Military Game: “Call of Duty: Finest Hour” (Activision).

• Best PC Game: “Half-Life 2” (Vivendi Universal).

• Best Wireless Game: “Might and Magic” (Gameloft).

• Best Graphics: “Half-Life 2.”

• Best New Technology: “Nintendo DS” (Nintendo).

• Best Hand-Held: “Metroid: Zero Mission” (Nintendo).

• Best Mass Multiplayer Game: “City of Heroes” (NCsoft).

• Best RPG: “Fable” (Microsoft).