2K title takes three awards; Harmonix named best studio
2K Australia has more awards for its display cabinet, as BioShock has been named game of the year in the Spike TV Video Game Awards, which took place in Las Vegas yesterday.
The title also won best Xbox 360 game and best score in the ceremony, adding to a host of awards - including best game - which it won at this year's BAFTA Video Games Awards.
Harmonix was named as best studio for its work on Rock Band, which was a also given the award for best rhythm game.
Other notable winners at the event, hosted by Samuel L Jackson with appearances from US comedian Ralphie May and comic legend Stan Lee, includedCall of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Super Mario Galaxy and Halo 3 which all picked up two awards each.
Elsewhere Crysis took home the award for best graphics while Mass Effect was voted best RPG and Orange Box was PC game of the year.
Spike TV is a US cable channel owned by MTV Networks.
The full list of winners is as follows:
Game of the year: BioShock
Best shooter: Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Best action game: Super Mario Galaxy
Best rhythm game: Rock Band
Best RPG: Mass Effect
Best driving game: DiRT: Colin McRae
Best military game: Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Studio of the year: Harmonix
Best graphics: Crysis
Breakthrough technology: The Orange Box/Portal
Best PS3 game: Ratchet and Clank Future: Tools of Destruction
Best Wii game: Super Mario Galaxy
Best Xbox 360 game: BioShock
Best PC game: The Orange Box
Best individual sports game: Skate
Best team sports game: Madden NFL 08
Best handheld game: The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
Best game based on a movie or TV show: The Simpsons Game
Best soundtrack: Rock Band
Best original score: BioShock
Best multiplayer game: Halo 3
Most addictive game: Halo 3