Los Angeles — The Spike Video Game Awards are assembling past hosts for their 10th Anniversary special honoring the best of the best in the world of gaming.
The cable network announced Thursday that the gaming extravaganza's previous emcees would join "The Avengers" star and four-time VGAs host Samuel L. Jackson at next week's show.
Previous hosts Zachary Levi, Snoop Lion, Jack Black and Neil Patrick Harris are set to appear at the 10th annual ceremony.
The show will also feature debut footage from upcoming games "BioShock Infinite," ''Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2" and "Tomb Raider," and from downloadable content "Spartan Ops" for "Halo 4" and "The Tyranny of King Washington" for "Assassin's Creed III."
Of the 25 categories "Assassin's Creed III," ''Dishonored," ''Journey," ''Mass Effect 3" and "The Walking Dead: The Game" are vying for the best game trophy. Other categories include; Best XBox 360 game, Best PS3 game, Best Wii game, Best shooter, Best action/adventure game, Best Song featured in a game and more. Fans can vote for their favorite games at www.spike.com
The VGAs will air live on Spike on Dec. 7 at 9 p.m. ET from Sony Picture Studios in Culver City, Calif.