Tag Archives: Spike

Please Stop: The Trans Joke at the Spike Video Game Awards

[TW: Discussion of transphobic joke, real-life experiences of transphobia.] Like many graduate students, I was still finishing up last week’s work at 6 PM on a Saturday. I put on Spike TV’s annual Video Game Awards (re-branded this year as … Continue reading

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Rejected VGA Categories

Contributors include – gunthera1, @devilherdue on Twitter, and Rawles The Video Game Awards (VGAs) will air on Spike on December 10th. This prestigious and exclusive video game award show has, in previous years,  included several jokes about testicles/balls, scantily dressed … Continue reading

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Spike VGAs 2010: Less testicle jokes, still male-centric

The Spike 2010 Video Game Awards were on tonight, and I watched it even though I knew it was going to be problematic.  Alex reviewed the 2009 VGAs last year, and while this year did contain less jokes about ‘balls’ … Continue reading

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Spike VGAs: I watched it so you didn’t have to!

Full list of winners: * Game of the Year: Uncharted 2: Among Thieves * Studio of the Year: Rocksteady Studios * Best Independent Game Fueld by Dew: Flower * Best Xbox 360 Game: Left 4 Dead 2 * Best PS3 … Continue reading

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