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Published on December 6th, 2010 | by Cameron Woolsey

Neil Patrick Harris to Hose the Video Game Awards

Today it was announced that Emmy Award winning star, host of Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions, singing evil scientist, and overall man of greatness Neil Patrick Harris will be hosting the Spike TV Video Game Awards December 11th. Not only that, but a whole host of television and movie heroes will be present. Probably to watch the new Arkham City footage. Can’t blame them for that, eh?

Other big names include:

Cast members Of “It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia” Danny Devito, Kaitlin Olson, Rob McElhenney, Academy Award
Nominated Director Guillermo Del Toro, “Halo: Reach” Star And VGA Nominee Nathan Fillion, “Thor: God of Thunder” Star Chris Hemsworth, Olivia Munn, Annalynne McCord, Tony Hawk, and more, with musical performance by My Chemical Romance.

“Neil is a big gamer and a brilliant host,” said Casey Patterson executive producer Spike TV’s “Video Game Awards .” “Video games are taking over the world and Neil is perfect to lead the ‘VGA’s’ in celebrating the best of the year and the future of gaming.”

So far we have quite a few games that will be presented during the Video Game Awards, so with all else considered, it’s gonna be a helluva show. The press release continues:

The show will feature 13 world premieres of the most anticipated games of 2011 and beyond. World premiere titles confirmed so far include “Batman: Arkham City,” “Resistance 3” and “Thor: God of Thunder,” as well as the next game from Studio of the Year nominee BioWare, the debut of Guillermo del Toro’s video game and a special “Gears of War” announcement. More titles will be confirmed shortly.

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