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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