Spike VGAs: Picking the Winners

A series of best-guesses, theories, and wishful thinking about some of this year's nominees.

Who will win? Who will lose? Who was robbed? With the 2011 VGAs airing tomorrow night, I have opinions and wish to make you read them. You can check out the full list of nominees on the Spike VGAs site.

If ______ doesn't win, I'm going to burn this place down! ("Best Performance by a Human Male" Edition)

The lineup of voice actor competition is pretty rich for this year's VGAs, and as much as I hate to draw any attention away from the excellent J.K. Simmons and his work in Portal 2, Mark Hamill is simply the hands-down winner for this year for his role as the Joker in Arkham City. Although the overall experience in AC has its issues, the clear standout, the one flawless element to the entire game is Hamill's performance, providing a grotesque, blackly
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Batman: Arkham City Review [XBox 360]

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Some games are released with such a tide of hyperbole that it is difficult to resist sneering at: how could a game justify so many perfect or near perfect scores from those lucky enough to get their hands on a copy pre-release? Well, here’s how. First leave it in the hands of Rocksteady, who have now made two of the greatest console games every released, and who have rather unthinkably bested both Arkham Asylum, the game almost officially decreed as the best ever by fans, and more recently Gears of War 3, which I personally thought wouldn’t happen for a good long while.

Then add in an irresistible property – in this case of course Batman, who has long flown the flag as DC’s premier caped crusader (Superman pales by comparison as a too-perfect goody-two-shoes) – and whose comic universe has featured a veritable treasure trove
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