2010 Video Game Awards Recap

Spike’s VGAs revealed quite a bit about the incoming wave of great games set to land in 2011, It’s looking like a bright future for gaming. If you didn’t get a chance to watch the awards show, here’s a recap of the honors given.

Game of the Year: Red Dead Redemption

Studio of the Year: BioWare

Best Xbox 360 Game: Mass Effect 2

Best PS3 Game: God of War III

Best Wii Game: Super Mario Galaxy 2

Best PC Game: StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty

Best Hand held Game: God of War: Ghost of Sparta

Best Shooter: Call of Duty: Black Ops

Best Action-Adventure Game: Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood

Best RPG: Mass Effect 2

Best Multiplayer: Halo: Reach

Best Individual Sports Game: Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11

Best Team Sports Game: NBA 2K11

Best Driving Game: Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit

Best Music Game: Rock Band 3

Best Soundtrack: DJ Hero 2

Best Song In A Game: Far Away by José González(Red Dead Redemption)

Best Original Score: Red Dead Redemption

Best Graphics: God of War III

Best Adapted Video Game: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game

Best Performance By A Human Male: Neil Patrick Harris as Peter Parker / Amazing Spider-Man

Best Performance By A Human Female: Tricia Helfer as Sarah Kerrigan

Best Downloadable Game: Costume Quest

Best DLC: Red Dead Redemption – Undead Nightmare

Best Independent Game: Limbo

Most Anticipated Game: Portal 2

To think, I criticized the Inside Gaming Awards for over praising Red Dead Redemption, perhaps I should have just bitten my tongue.

If you missed any of the exciting trailers from the VGAs, check them out here.