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Spike TV's 2007 Video Game Awards nominees revealed

Spike TV has unveiled the list of nominees for its 2007 Video Game Awards

Spike TV has unveiled the list of nominees for its 2007 Video Game Awards.

To be eligible, a game must have been released between November 16, 2006 and December 1, 2007. The nominees were chosen by Spike TV's advisory panel, which is made of nearly two dozen game journalists.

BioShock and Halo 3 received the most nominations, with seven each, including nominations as Game of the Year and Xbox 360 Game of the Year. No Wii or PS3 exclusives were nominated as Game of the Year.

The "Most Addictive Game" category will be selected by online voters polled on the official VGA website.

The 2007 Video Game Awards will be shown on Spike TV on December 9. The complete list of nominees is as follows:

Game of the Year:

BioShock
Halo 3
Mass Effect
The Orange Box

Best PS3 Game:

Heavenly Sword
Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune
Warhawk

Best Wii Game:

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
Metroid Prime 3: Corruption
Super Mario Galaxy
Super Paper Mario

Best Xbox 360 Game:

BioShock
Halo 3
Mass Effect
The Orange Box

Best Handheld Game:

Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions
The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
Syphon Filter: Logan's Shadow
Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords

Best PC Game:

BioShock
Crysis
The Orange Box
World in Conflict

Best Shooter:

BioShock
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Halo 3
The Orange Box

Best Action Game:

Assassin's Creed
God of War 2
Super Mario Galaxy
Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction

Best Rhythm Game:

Guitar Hero Encore: Rock the 80s
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock
Jam Sessions
Rock Band

Best RPG:

Eternal Sonata
Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions
Mass Effect
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3

Best Driving Game:

DiRT
Forza Motorsport 2
Need for Speed ProStreet
Project Gotham Racing 4

Best Military Game:

Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas
World in Conflict

Studio of the Year:

Bungie Studios
Harmonix
Irrational Games
Valve

Best Graphics:

BioShock
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Crysis
Mass Effect

Breakthrough Technology:

Crysis
Halo 3
Portal
Rock Band

Best Individual Sports Game:

Skate
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08
Tony Hawk's Proving Ground
Virtua Tennis 3

Best Team Sports Game:

Madden NFL 08
NBA 2K8
NHL 08
Winning Eleven: Pro Evolution Soccer 2007

Best Game Based on a Movie or TV Show:

The Lord of the Rings: Shadows of Angmar
Naruto: Rise of a Ninja
The Simpsons Game
Stranglehold

Best Soundtrack:

BioShock
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock
Tony Hawk's Proving Ground
Rock Band

Best Original Score:

BioShock
God of War 2
Halo 3
Mass Effect

Best Multiplayer Game:

Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Halo 3
Rock Band
The Orange Box

Most Addictive Game:

Halo 3
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock
Team Fortress 2
Wii Sports

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