'Walking Dead' wins four Video Game Awards

Dec. 8, 2012 at 11:13 AM
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LOS ANGELES, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- "The Walking Dead: The Game" won four prizes at Spike TV's 10th annual Video Game Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.

The zombie-hunting video game based on the comic book and TV series won for Game of the Year, Studio of the Year for Telltale Studios, Best Adapted Video Game and Best Downloadable Game during Friday night's show at Sony Picture Studios.

"Journey" was named Best Independent Game and Best PS3 Game, "Halo 4" won for Best Xbox 360 Game, and "Borderlands 2" won for Best Shooter and Best Multi-Player Game.

"Half-Life 2" was declared Spike EW/VGA Best Game of the Decade.

Film, stage and video game star Samuel L. Jackson served as host of the event, which included presenters and appearances by Snoop Lion, Jack Black, Neil Patrick Harris, Jessica Alba, Zachary Levi, Johnny Galecki, Adam Scott and "The Walking Dead" TV show cast members Danai Gurira, Norman Reedus and Steven Yeun, and Robert Kirkman, co-creator of "The Walking Dead" comic books and a producer on the show.

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