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Bafta Game Awards nominees announced

  • Posted by By Andy Staples, Editor – Universal Copy Desk
  • Published 17:44 February 13, 2013

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta, aka the British Academy) announced the nominees for its video games awards on February 12.

For the first time, the awards include a prize for best British game.

Winners will be announced on March 5.

The Bafta Game Awards 2013 nominees:

Best Game

Far Cry 3

FIFA 13

Journey

Mass Effect 3

Dishonored

The Walking Dead

Game Design

Dishonored

Far Cry 3

Journey

XCOM: Enemy Unknown

Borderlands 2

The Walking Dead

 

Strategy

Dark Souls: Prepare To Die

Diablo III

Great Big War Game

Total War Shogun 2: Fall of the Samurai

Football Manager 2013

XCOM: Enemy Unknown

 

Action

Far Cry 3

Hitman: Absolution

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2

Halo 4

Mass Effect 3

Borderlands 2

 

 

Family

LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes

Minecraft: XBOX 360 Edition

LEGO Lord of the Rings

Just Dance 4

Skylanders Giants

Clay Jam

 

 

Sports/Fitness

Forza Horizon

F1 2012

FIFA 13

Nike+ Kinect Training

New Star Soccer

Trials Evolution

 

Online – Multiplayer

Assassin’s Creed III

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2

Journey

Need for Speed Most Wanted

Halo 4

Borderlands 2

 

Online – Browser

The Settlers Online

SongPop

Merlin: The Game

Runescape

Dick and Dom’s HOOPLA

Amateur Surgeon Hospital

 

Mobile & Handheld

Little Big Planet (Vita)

Super Monsters Ate My Condo

The Room

New Star Soccer

Incoboto

The Walking Dead

 

Debut Game

Deadlight

The Unfinished Swan

Forza Horizon

Dear Esther

The Room

Proteus

 

Bafta Ones to Watch

Starcrossed

Pixel Story

Project Thanatos

 

Audio Achievement

Journey

Far Cry 3

Beat Sneak Bandit

Halo 4

Assassin’s Creed III

Dear Esther

 

 

Game Innovation

Fez

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2

Wonderbook: Book of Spells

Journey

Kinect Sesame Street TV

The Unfinished Swan

 

Artistic Achievement

Journey

Far Cry 3

The Room

Halo 4

Dear Esther

Borderlands 2

 

 

Original Music

The Unfinished Swan

Journey

Diablo III

Assassin’s Creed III

The Walking Dead

Thomas Was Alone

 

British Game

Need for Speed Most Wanted

The Room

LEGO Lord of the Rings

Forza Horizon

Dear Esther

Super Hexagon

 

Performer

Nolan North (Nathan Drake, Uncharted: Golden Abyss)

Danny Wallace (The Narrator, Thomas Was Alone)

Melissa Hutchinson (Clementine, The Walking Dead)

Dave Fennoy (Lee Everett, The Walking Dead)

Adrian Hough (Haytham, Assassin’s Creed III)

Nigel Carrington (The Narrator, Dear Esther)

Story

Journey

Far Cry 3

The Walking Dead

Thomas Was Alone

Mass Effect 3

Dishonored

 

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