The Spike Television Video Game Awards. By definition they are an awards show devoted to commending the top talents in the video game industry for their hard work and effort, right? WRONG. It seems that both Spike TV and Geoff Keighley (the producer of the event) have got both you (and indeed me) well and truly fooled. We have been duped and all it took was the announcement of a few games, the waving of a CGI script and a few trophies that are literally glowing blue monkeys.
Not to diminish our collective intelligence but it really is quite shameful that Spike, Geoff & Co. have so easily pulled the wool over our eyes, after all, isn’t our fault for believing that a star-studded event featuring all of our favourite people responsible for all of our favourite games that is designed to praise and appreciate is actually a misleading advertisement wagon, fuelled by crude jokes and insulting gamer stereotypes?
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