American video games developer, Epic Games, is reportedly set to make a big announcement this weekend, at the Spike Video Games Award (VGA), which will honor the best games in 2011.
Cliff Bleszinski, Director of Epic Games, claims the announcement will relate to an entirely fresh, new experience for gamers everywhere.
Spike TV will air the awards ceremony, which is scheduled for Dec. 10 in Los Angeles, live. The host for this year's event will be Zachary Levi (who provided the voice acting for Obsidian Entertainment's Fallout: New Vegas.
As part of the events, the first ever Video Game Hall of Fame award will be given to Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda, which is universally acclaimed as one of the most beloved and influential games of all time. In addition, Spike TV will present the Gamer God award to the three founders of Blizzard Entertainment - Michael Morhaime, Allen Adham and Frank Pearce.
There will also be premieres and highlights, including footage of forthcoming games like those from the Alan Wake series, Metal Gear Solid: Rising, Tom Clancy's Rainbow 6 Patriots, Transformers: Fall of Cybertron and Bioshock Infinite.
Viacom Media Networks is set to broaden the reach and impact of the 2011 VGAs, by simultaneously airing the show on both Spike TV and MTV 2, as well as on Spike.com. The show will be broadcast live to over 100 countries and territories across the world.