Update: Red Dead Redemption Wins Game of the Year and Jose Gonzalez Performs "Far Away" Live at the 2010 Spike Video Game Awards

Posted on December 11 2010, 10:23pm | Author: R* Q | Filed Under: Music


* Update: Thanks to everyone who tuned in to see Jose's performance (and Red Dead Redemption win Game of the Year).
The full list of Red Dead Redemption awards:

  • Game of the Year
  • Best DLC (Red Dead Redemption – Undead Nightmare)
  • Best Song In A Game (Far Away by José González)
  • Best Original Score

Saturday, December 11th, tune in to the 2010 Spike Video Game Awards to catch Jose Gonzalez as he performs his Best Song In A Game nominated "Far Away" from the Red Dead Redemption Original Soundtrack live during the telecast.

Red Dead Redemption is nominated for a total of nine category awards in this year's show, including noms for Game of the Year, Studio of the Year (Rockstar San Diego) and Best Original Score

It all goes down on Spike TV Saturday December 11th at 8 pm EST / 5 pm PST.

Previously
Collectors' Item Red Vinyl LP of the Red Dead Redemption Original Soundtrack Now Available at the Rockstar Warehouse
Red Dead Redemption Original Soundtrack CD Now Available at the Rockstar Warehouse
Live Performance of "Deadman's Gun" by Ashtar Command from the Red Dead Redemption Soundtrack
Behind the Scenes of the Red Dead Redemption Soundtrack
Live Performance of "Far Away" by Jose Gonzalez from the Red Dead Redemption Soundtrack

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  • iCynical10181 week, 1 day agoReplyFlag
    I love you rockstar, dont get too c**ky with GTAV and mistake it for a perfect game because in my opinion RDR is way better
    • jonhyosbourneon January 18 2013, 5:41amReplyFlag
      Legendary game
      one the best games i played in my life
      Thanks Rockstar Games :)
      • HraSIENIon December 19 2010, 2:00pmReplyFlag
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AeTgx_pj6m8
        • HraSIENIon December 19 2010, 1:59pmReplyFlag
          RED DEAD REDEMPTION WON! HEEEEEEEELLLLLLLLLLL YEAAAAAAH!
          • Deathveinon December 16 2010, 4:21pmReplyFlag
            Well deserved winner! Also, Jose's performance was epic.
            • danisniper07on December 15 2010, 12:39pmReplyFlag
              Congratulations Rockstar! I Hope we gonna soon hear something about GTA. Here,s the video of the award
              http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4eBIXtyHSfk
              • SFX6669on December 15 2010, 6:27amReplyFlag
                Vote to elect Red Dead Redemption on Gamespot.com

                RDR is nominated in the category:
                Best Story
                Best Graphics, Artistic
                Best New Character
                Best Atmosphere
                Best Original Music
                Best Sound Design
                Best Voice Acting
                Best Original Game Mechanic
                Most Improved Sequel
                Best Writing/Dialogue
                Best Ending
                Best Action/Adventure Game
                Best PS3 Game
                Best Xbox 360 Game
                Game of the Year

                And
                Red Dead Redemption: Undead ---htmare Pack
                Best Downloadable Content

                Vote, Plz
                http://www.gamespot.com/best-of/nominees/

                sorry for the spam !
                • commonpositionon December 13 2010, 9:43pmReplyFlag
                  I was sure as hell tuned in on Saturday ---ht watching the live performance of Jose Gonzalez on Spike TV while I also saw that RED DEAD REDEMPTION won the GAME OF THE YEAR AWARD!!!!! WELL DONE ROCKSTAR!!!!
                  • batik89on December 13 2010, 6:36pmReplyFlag
                    Congratulations! Hail R*!
                    • IRastaon December 13 2010, 6:25pmReplyFlag
                      RockStarGames Rules 2010 with G.O.T.Y. top honors, & I say well deserved R*!

                      As an "RDR Day 1er" I knew in my heart it deserved high accolades, & that was before all of the love & attention you wonderful geniuses at RockStar poured into that shining example of software that is Red Dead Redemption. Now that I can play liar's dice, kill zombies, hunt bobcats, try my hand at poker, kill Federales, & duck hunt all in one gaming session, I love you even more.

                      Thanks for giving the world the gift of FUN & gaming excellence,
                      in the wrappings of an old leathery shoot-'em up Western.

                      Sincerely,

                      IRasta

                      P.S.
                      I'm currently on quite the poker streak with a solid showing at several Beechers Hope tables. On my way to $5000 in gambling winnings!
                      • Le-Rockon December 13 2010, 1:26pmReplyFlag
                        Congratulations R* guys !!!

                        I've seen the performance of Jose Gonzalez,; with footages from Red Dead on the back it was so awesome !!!
                        • iceveiledon December 13 2010, 12:31pmReplyFlag
                          Congrats! Much deserved, and the ones you didn't win you probably should have (NPH for best voice acting....really spike?).

                          Can't wait for GOTY edition.
                          • Big_Carlito24on December 13 2010, 11:53amReplyFlag
                            Congratulations Rockstar,
                            2011 will be Max Payne 3 GOTY or
                            L.A. Noire ;)
                            • Jor-Elon December 13 2010, 11:02amReplyFlag
                              @Rockstar:

                              Now that RDR has won GOTY, which it definitely deserved, how about making some more quality DLC for it, preferably the single player content ala GTA IV. I just can't get enough of RDR.

                              Oh and congrats by the way.
                              • Samurai_Zenon December 13 2010, 11:01amReplyFlag
                                THANKS! :) THANKS FOR ALL THE THINGS!! RED DEAD REDEMPTION IS THE BEST GAME EVER!
                                • jbstyleson December 13 2010, 10:23amReplyFlag
                                  Way to Go R*!!! GOTY

                                  We shld celebrate, maybe with a new dlc prequel of John when he ran with his gang. Possibly, maybe?
                                  • frejimon December 13 2010, 10:02amReplyFlag
                                    Please add a link to download José González presentation at the VGA 2010. Full HD if possible!

                                    Thanks and Congratz for all the awards!!! GOTY FTW!!!!!!
                                    • Jortanon December 13 2010, 9:50amReplyFlag
                                      Knew that it would get "Game of the Year" well done guys
                                      • TXConfidnzon December 13 2010, 8:03amReplyFlag
                                        Congratulations, R*! You certainly deserve the accolades for this masterpiece called Red Dead Redemption. I hope you continue with this franchise.
                                        • Simple_Man_tmon December 13 2010, 7:58amReplyFlag
                                          Congrats Rockstar. That was great & I'm happy to see Red Dead get what it deserves. Kudos!
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