Spike’s annual video game awards sometimes take a beating from core gamers in forums and chatrooms, but that hasn’t stopped the event from evolving into one of the biggest gaming events of the year. And, for gamers, it often brings an early Christmas present.
Each year, the show offers major game announcements — as well as recognition of some of the year’s best games. This year’s broadcast is scheduled to air live Friday night at 9pm ET (and will be rebroadcast several times over the days to come). Here’s a look at what to expect.