The award for best original music presented at BAFTA's 2012 British Academy Video Games Awards has gone to L.A. Noire. The original score was composed by Andrew Hale, with additional cues contributed by Red Dead Redemption co-composer Woody Jackson.
Joining Red Dead Redemption: Game of the Year Edition, publisher Rockstar has announced L.A. Noire: Complete Edition will be headed to consoles in November, including all downloadable content cases.
Organized by Akira Yamaoka of Grasshopper Manufacture, Play For Japan: The Album is currently available for purchase on iTunes Stores, featuring music by Woody Jackson (Red Dead Redemption), Mitsuto Suzuki (Final Fantasy XIII-2) and Hip Tanaka (Dr. Mario), among others.
Three artists participating in the Play For Japan charity album discuss the fundraising initiative: Akira Yamaoka of Grasshopper Manufacture, Laura Shigihara of the independently developed Melolune, and Woody Jackson of Red Dead Redemption.
Red Dead Redemption composers Bill Elm and Woody Jackson have received this year's award for "Rookie of the Year" from the Game Audio Network Guild.
Red Dead Redemption has received the highest award for audio design at the 2011 Game Developers Choice awards ceremony for its music by Bill Elm and Woody Jackson.
Keith Stuart of the Guardian talks with Bill Elm and Woody Jackson on the making of the soundtrack to Red Dead Redemption for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.