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007 earns three nominations at Spike TV 2010 Videogame Awards

21-Nov-2010 • Gaming

Spike TV today announced the nominees, categories and two world premieres for the 2010 “Video Game Awards” – the network’s annual live televised event to celebrate the best in games. The eighth annual “VGAs” will be a global event, broadcasting in over 175 territories and countries around the world and gathering some of the most notable names in video games, Hollywood, music, sports and more to honor the outstanding achievements within the video game industry over the past year. The two-hour event, taking place in Los Angeles, CA, will premiere LIVE on Spike TV Saturday, Dec. 11 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

Nominees for Spike TV’s 2010 “Video Game Awards” were determined by the VGA Advisory Council, made up of a group of some of the most well-respected video game journalists from media outlets such as Entertainment Weekly, USA Today, Kotaku, GameSpot, IGN, Game Informer Magazine, Penny Arcade, Joystiq and WIRED. Games released between November 25, 2009 and November 23, 2010 were eligible for nomination.

Between the two new James Bond videogames "Blood Stone" and "GoldenEye 007", the franchise scored nominations in three categories:

Best Song in a Game

“Basket Case” by Green Day (Green Day: Rock Band)
“Black Rain” by Soundgarden (Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock)
“Far Away” by Jose Gonzalez (Red Dead Redemption)
“GoldenEye” by Nicole Scherzinger (GoldenEye 007)
“Replay” / “Rude Boy Mashup” by Iyaz and Rihanna (Call of Duty: Black Ops)
“Won’t Back Down” by Eminem (DJ Hero 2)

Best Performance by a Human Male

John Cleese as Jasper (Fable III)
Daniel Craig as James Bond (Blood Stone)
Nathan Fillion as Sergeant Edward Buck (Halo: Reach)
Neil Patrick Harris as Peter Parker/Amazing Spider-Man (Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions)
Gary Oldman as Sgt. Reznov (Call of Duty: Black Ops)
Martin Sheen as Illusive Man (Mass Effect 2)
Rob Wiethoff as John Marston (Red Dead Redemption)
Sam Worthington as Alex Mason (Call of Duty: Black Ops)

Best Performance by a Human Female

Kristen Bell as Lucy Stillman (Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood)
Emmanuelle Chriqui as The Numbers Lady (Call of Duty: Black Ops)
Felicia Day as Veronica (Fallout: New Vegas)
Dame Judi Dench as M (Blood Stone)
Jennifer Hale as Commander Sheppard (Mass Effect 2)
Tricia Helfer as Sarah Kerrigan (StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty)
Danica Patrick as Herself (Blur)
Yvonne Strahovski as Miranda Lawson (Mass Effect 2)

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