Game News: “Video Game Awards” Winners & Trailer Premieres!

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Spike TV’s eighth annual “Video Game Awards” aired on Saturday night and we’ve got the winners, game news and the trailers that premiered during the show. Neil Patrick Harris hosted the show and here are the winners:

GAME OF THE YEAR
Red Dead Redemption (Rockstar Games / Rockstar San Diego)

STUDIO OF THE YEAR
BioWare

BEST XBOX 360 GAME
Mass Effect 2 (Electronic Arts / BioWare)

BEST PS3 GAME
God of War III (Sony Computer Entertainment / SCE Studios Santa Monica)

BEST Wii GAME
Super Mario Galaxy 2 (Nintendo / Nintendo)

BEST PC GAME
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty (Blizzard Entertainment / Blizzard Entertainment)

BEST HANDHELD GAME
God of War: Ghost of Sparta (Sony Computer Entertainment / Ready At Dawn Studios)

BEST SHOOTER
Call of Duty: Black Ops (Activision / Treyarch)

BEST ACTION ADVENTURE GAME
Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood (Ubisoft / Ubisoft Montreal)

BEST RPG
Mass Effect 2 (Electronic Arts / BioWare)

BEST MULTI-PLAYER
Halo: Reach (Microsoft / Bungie Studios)

BEST INDIVIDUAL SPORTS GAME
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11 (Electronic Arts / EA Tiburon)

BEST TEAM SPORTS GAME
NBA 2K11 (2K Sports / Visual Concepts)

BEST DRIVING GAME
Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit (Electronic Arts / Criterion Games)

BEST MUSIC GAME
Rock Band 3 (MTV Games / Harmonix)

BEST SOUNDTRACK
DJ Hero 2 (Activision / FreeStyleGames)

BEST SONG IN A GAME
Far Away by Jose Gonzalez (Red Dead Redemption)

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
Red Dead Redemption (Rockstar Games / Rockstar San Diego)

BEST GRAPHICS
God of War III (Sony Computer Entertainment / SCE Studios Santa Monica)

BEST ADAPTED VIDEO GAME
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game (Ubisoft / Ubisoft Montreal / Ubisoft Chengdu)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A HUMAN MALE
Neil Patrick Harris as Peter Parker / Amazing Spider-Man (Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions / Activision)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A HUMAN FEMALE
Tricia Helfer as Sarah Kerrigan (StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty / Blizzard Entertainment)

BEST DOWNLOADABLE GAME
Costume Quest (THQ / Double Fine Productions)

BEST DLC
Red Dead Redemption – Undead Nightmare (Rockstar Games / Rockstar San Diego)

BEST INDEPENDENT GAME
Limbo (PlayDead)

MOST ANTICIPATED GAME
Portal 2 (Valve / Valve)

The 2010 “VGAs” featured thirteen exclusive world premieres, including “Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception” (coming Nov. 1, 2011), “Batman: Arkham City” (Hugo Strange is the villain!), “Resistance 3” (coming Sept. 6, 2011), “Thor: God of Thunder” (May 3, 2011) and “Most Anticipated Game” award winner “Portal 2.” You can watch the trailers for these and more below!

It was also revealed that “Mass Effect 3” will have a Holiday 2011 release, that Kratos will be a new playable character in “Mortal Kombat” (April 2011), “Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim” is coming Nov. 11, 2011, “Forza Motorsport 4” hits stores in Fall 2011, “SSX: Deadly Descents” is coming next year, a New York-set “Prototype 2” is coming in 2012, and Guillermo del Toro is working on horror game “Insane” for 2013.