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VGX names Grand Theft Auto 5 game of the year

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The 11th annual Spike Video Game Awards took place over the weekend, rebranded as the first-ever Spike VGX, and the show handed out awards in 23 categories.

Here's the full list of winners, each of whom took home the VGX trophy: the Vector Monkey.

Council-Voted Awards

Game of the Year: Grand Theft Auto 5 / Rockstar North / Rockstar Games
Studio of the Year: Naughty Dog
Best Shooter: BioShock Infinite / Irrational Games / 2K Games
Best Action Adventure Game: Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag / Ubisoft Montreal / Ubisoft
Best Sports Game: NBA 2K14 / Visual Concepts / 2K Sports
Best Independent Game: Gone Home / The Fullbright Company
Best RPG: Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch / Level-5 / Namco Bandai
Best Fighting Game: Injustice: Gods Among Us / NetherRealm Studios / Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Best Driving Game: Forza Motorsport 5 / Turn 10 Studios / Microsoft Studios
Best DLC: Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon / Ubisoft Montreal / Ubisoft
Best Xbox Game: Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons / Starbreeze Studios / 505 Games
Best PlayStation Game: The Last of Us / Naughty Dog / Sony Computer Entertainment
Best Nintendo Game: Super Mario 3D World / Nintendo EAD Tokyo / Nintendo
Best PC Game: Gone Home / The Fullbright Company
Best Handheld Game: The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds / Nintendo EAD / Nintendo
Best Casual Game: Animal Crossing: New Leaf / Nintendo EAD / Nintendo
Best Voice Actor: Troy Baker as Joel, The Last of Us
Best Voice Actress: Ashley Johnson as Ellie, The Last of Us
Best Soundtrack: Grand Theft Auto 5
Best Song in a Game: "Will the Circle Be Unbroken" by Courtnee Draper and Troy Baker, BioShock Infinite

Fan-Voted Awards

Most Anticipated Game: Titanfall / Respawn Entertainment / Electronic Arts
Character of the Year: The Lutece Twins, BioShock Infinite
Best Mobile Game: Plants vs. Zombies 2: It's About Time / PopCap Games / Electronic Arts

You can check out all the news and trailers from VGX 2013 in our StoryStream to the right. Read our most recent story on the VGX to find out more on why Spike's parent company, Viacom, wanted to experiment with the award show's format.

Polygon has one judge each year on the VGX Advisory Council.