Video: The best trailers from the VGX video game awards, including Tomb Raider and Game of Thrones 8 years ago

Video: The best trailers from the VGX video game awards, including Tomb Raider and Game of Thrones

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Unsurprisingly Grand Theft Auto V was among the winners at this year's awards

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'Scooping' is a word that's reserved almost exclusively for awards these days, as it seems simply winning it is no longer good enough, but that's exactly what GTA V did this weekend as it scooped up the award for best game at the Spike VGX video game awards.

The blockbuster title from Rockstar also was given the best soundtrack award, but other winners on the night included Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag which won the 'Best Action/Adventure' category and The Last of Us which won in the 'Best PlayStation Game' category, as well as for the talents of voice actors Troy Baker and Ashley Johnson playing Joel and Ellie respectively.

There were also plenty of trailers launched at the event, with the eyes and ears and arthritic fingers of the gaming world all pointed in one direction, and one which caught our attention in particular was The Division (video above), which showcased the new Snowdrop engine and what it can do. This looks very good indeed.

There was also a look at the rebooted Tomb Raider which has been rebooted again for the next-gen, with the developers claiming that they've given this version a total re-working.

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No Man's Sky grabbed plenty of attention on the night with it's innovative take on exploration, with The Guardian reporting that the website of developers Hello Games actually crashed due to the amount of people logging on.

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Finally, for all the Game of Thrones fans out there, the trailer for the upcoming game also got a bit of a run out, but we imagine that any of you out there who find yourselves located in the intersection of the circles on the Venn diagram of 'gamers' and and 'Game of Thrones fans' won't need much convincing to buy this one.

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