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Spike’s Video Game Awards is tonight, in case you forgot [UPDATE]

Saturday, 12th December 2009 20:45 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

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Update: Guess what kiddos? We’ve decided to liveblog the event as it happens. Should you decide that you wish to stay up till around 1:00am (UK’ers) to check in with us, we will update you as the shit goes down! So, if Jack Black shows up in his undies shooting sparks from his groin again, or should Cliffy B decide to show and announce that Gears is being ported to Wii – we will let you know the second it happens. Not that it will, just sayin’.

Original: Spike TV will broadcast the 2009 Video Game Awards tonight at 8:00pm EST.

To get you pumped for it, you can watch a live stream of the rehearsals going on at the moment, which promised to give you a taste of some of the world premieres expected tonight.

Earlier, Geoff Keighley tweeted that during the “first five minutes” of the show, one of the “biggest surprise premieres in VGA history” will take place.

Oh, Geoff. You big tease. Stop it already. You’re making us blush.

Guess we’ll have to watch it now.

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28 Comments

  1. onlineatron

    Green Day Rock Band was announced in the preview show.

    I’m still holding out for Radiohead Rock Band… with Thom Yorke eye patch and melancholy included!

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Johnny Cullen

    “I’m still holding out for Radiohead Rock Band… with Thom Yorke eye patch and melancholy included!”

    Believe. Believe. :(

    #2 5 years ago
  3. JimFear666

    BOOOHH green day, im still waiting for Pink Floyd rock band

    #3 5 years ago
  4. JimFear666

    btw go on spike.com they didnt talk about green day rock band, they only said green day will do a live performance.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. onlineatron

    @Jim

    http://www.mtv.com/videos/news/464452/green-day-perform-american-idiot-on-rock-band.jhtml#id=1615459

    It looks like it may be DLC

    #5 5 years ago
  6. Stephany Nunneley

    They just announced DLC yesterday, which is the same DLC that was announced already here. http://www.vg247.com/2009/12/04/rock-band-slipknot-green-day-simon-and-garfunkel/

    #6 5 years ago
  7. onlineatron

    It is DLC… It says to the right of the video I posted.

    #7 5 years ago
  8. onlineatron

    @Steph

    Ah ok, my bad.

    I usually glaze over the Rock Band/Guitar Hero posts.

    #8 5 years ago
  9. Lucky

    someone can tell me what time it will be Italian? thanks

    #9 5 years ago
  10. ShiroGamer

    UK time is Basically GMT in the winter
    so there you go

    #10 5 years ago
  11. Gekidami

    Italy is GMT+1 i think so it’ll be at 2am for most of central Europe.

    #11 5 years ago
  12. The Hindle

    Im thinking Gears 3 for the big first 5 min reveal.

    #12 5 years ago
  13. CroKiller

    Yes, I’m from Croatia and Italy and Croatia are in the same time zone. Uk time + 1 hour. Where can we watch live streaming not just rehearsals?

    #13 5 years ago
  14. Mike

    Good shout on Gears 3.

    #14 5 years ago
  15. onlineatron

    I think the show is at 2am UK time.

    At least that’s what I make from the countdown on GT

    #15 5 years ago
  16. Mike

    No. It’s 1am UK, 2am eUROPE

    #16 5 years ago
  17. CroKiller

    I found this…maybe it will work. Live streaming link http://livetvseries.com/watch-video-game-awards-2009-live-stream/

    #17 5 years ago
  18. Stephany Nunneley

    I have to watch it on a very small TV as the big HDTV in the living area is being used for MW2 and the medium one for RE5 co-op. :-(

    #18 5 years ago
  19. Psychotext

    I hope I can find a better stream than last year. The one I ended up watching then was AWFUL.

    #19 5 years ago
  20. Johnny Cullen

    Any feed is better as long as it isn’t on the Spike website.

    #20 5 years ago
  21. El_MUERkO

    http://www.spike.com/event/vga2009/page/live-camera

    #21 5 years ago
  22. JimFear666

    @onlineatron : My bad! it looklike that we will really have a rock band green day. You were right :)
    It looklike that it will probably be more than a dlc since you will have Green Days member in the game.

    #22 5 years ago
  23. mojo

    no gametrailers stream?

    #23 5 years ago
  24. onlineatron

    @Mike

    I hope Keighly isn’t referring to Gears3 when he says ‘the biggest surprise premiers’.

    We all know Gears 3 is coming… yeah it would be nice to have a trailer… but in no way shape or form would it be a surprise.

    #24 5 years ago
  25. The Hindle

    What else could it be though? Episode 3 is the only thing i can think off that would suprise a lot of people.

    #25 5 years ago
  26. Nicolas Pottier

    2:00 am in France. I’m here with you guys (and a little bit tired), good luck and thank you for this LiveBlog :)

    #26 5 years ago
  27. Stephany Nunneley

    K live blog is up here: http://www.vg247.com/2009/12/12/spike-2009-video-game-awards-liveblog-is-a-go/

    #27 5 years ago
  28. El_MUERkO

    http://www.spike.com/blog/torrential-rain/90595

    OOOERR

    #28 5 years ago

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