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Journey, The Walking Dead lead BAFTA nominations

Journey, The Walking Dead lead BAFTA nominations

Tue 12 Feb 2013 8:36am GMT / 3:36am EST / 12:36am PST
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Thatgamecompany's PSN hit is up for eight awards, Telltale Games' episodic opus up for seven

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Telltale Games' The Walking Dead and thatgamecompany's Journey will lead the field at this year's British Academy Games Awards.

Journey and The Walking Dead were nominated for eight and seven awards respectively, including Best Game, Game Design, Story and Original Music. Journey was also recognised for Artistic Achievement, Audio Achievement, Game Innovation and Online Multiplayer, while The Walking Dead received nods for Mobile & Handheld and the performances of its two lead voice actors.

Other high achievers included Ubisoft's Far Cry 3 with six nominations, The Chinese Room's Dear Esther with five nominations, and Fireproof Games' mobile hit The Room with four nominations.

Here's the full list.

    Action
  • Borderlands 2 - Gearbox
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 - Treyarch
  • Far Cry 3 - Ubisoft Montreal
  • Halo 4 - 343 Industries
  • Hitman: Absolution - Io Interactive
  • Mass Effect 3 - BioWare
    Artistic Achievement
  • Borderlands 2 - Gearbox
  • Dear Esther - Robert Briscoe/thechineseroom
  • Far Cry 3 - Ubisoft Montreal
  • Halo 4 - 343 Industries
  • Journey - That Game Company
  • The Room - Fireproof Games
    Audio Achievement
  • Assassin's Creed III - Ubisoft Montreal
  • Beat Sneak Bandit - Simogo
  • Dear Esther - thechineseroom
  • Far Cry 3 - Ubisoft
  • Halo 4 - 343 Industries
  • Journey - That Game Company
    Best Game
  • Dishonoured - Arkane Studios
  • Far Cry 3 - Ubisoft Montreal
  • FIFA 13 - EA Canada
  • Journey - That Game Company
  • Mass Effect 3 - BioWare
  • The Walking Dead - Telltale Games
    British Game
  • Dear Esther - Thechineseroom
  • Forza Horizon - Playground Games/Turn 10 Studios
  • LEGO: The Lord of the Rings - TT Games
  • Need for Speed Most Wanted - Criterion Games
  • The Room - Fireproof Games
  • Super Hexagon - Terry Cavanagh
    Debut Game
  • Deadlight - Tequila Works
  • Dear Esther - Thechineseroom
  • Forza Horizon - Playground Games/Turn 10 Studios
  • Proteus - Twisted Tree Games
  • The Room - Fireproof Games
  • The Unfinished Swan - Giant Sparrow
    Game Design
  • Borderlands 2 - Gearbox
  • Dishonored - Arkane Studios
  • Far Cry 3 - Ubisoft Montreal
  • Journey - That Game Company
  • The Walking Dead - Telltale Games
  • XCOM: Enemy Unknown - Firaxis
    Family
  • Clay Jam - Fat Pebble
  • Just Dance 4 - Ubisoft Paris
  • LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes - TT Games
  • LEGO the Lord of the Rings - TT Games
  • Minecraft: XBOX 360 Edition - Mojang/4J Studios
  • Skylanders Giants - Toys For Bob
    Game Innovation
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Treyarch/Activision
  • Fez - Polytron Corporation
  • Journey - That Game Company
  • Kinect Sesame Street TV - Soho Productions
  • The Unfinished Swan - Giant Sparrow
  • Wonderbook: Books of Spells - Sony London Studio
    Mobile & Handheld
  • Incoboto - Fluttermind
  • LittleBigPlanet (Vita) - Tarsier Studios
  • New Star Soccer - New Star Games
  • The Room - Fireproof Games
  • Super Monsters Ate My Condo - Adult Swim Games
  • The Walking Dead - Telltale Games
    Online - Browser
  • Amateur Surgeon Hospital - Mediatonic
  • Dick and Dom's HOOPLA! - Team Cooper
  • Merlin: The Game - Bossa Studios
  • Runescape - Jagex
  • The Settlers Online - Blue Byte Software
  • SongPop - FreshPlanet
    Online-Multiplayer
  • Assassin's Creed III - Ubisoft Montreal
  • Borderlands 2 - Gearbox
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Treyarch
  • Halo 4 - 343 Industries
  • Journey - That Game Company
  • Need For Speed Most Wanted - Criterion Games
    Original Music
  • Assassin's Creed III - Ubisoft Montreal
  • Diablo III - Blizzard Entertainment
  • Journey - That Game Company
  • Thomas Was Alone - David Housden/Mike Bithell
  • The Unfinished Swan - Giant Sparrow
  • The Walking Dead - Telltale Games
    Performer
  • Adrian Hough (Haytham) - Assassin's Creed III
  • Danny Wallace (The Narrator) - Thomas Was Alone
  • Dave Fennoy (Lee Everett) - The Walking Dead
  • Melissa Hutchinson (Clementine) - The Walking Dead
  • Nigel Carrington (The Narrator) - Dear Esther
  • Nolan North (Nathan Drake) - Uncharted: Golden Abyss
    Sports/Fitness
  • FIFA 13 - EA Canada
  • F1 2012 - Codemasters Birmingham
  • Forza Horizon - Playground Games/Turn10 Studios
  • New Star Soccer - New Star Games
  • Nike+ Kinect Training - Sumo Digital Ltd
  • Trials Evolution - RedLynx
    Story
  • Dishonoured - Arkane Studios
  • Far Cry 3 - Ubisoft Montreal
  • Journey - That Game Company
  • Mass Effect 3 - BioWare
  • Thomas was Alone - Mike Bithell
  • The Walking Dead - Telltale Games
    Strategy
  • Dark Souls: Prepare To Die - From Software
  • Diablo III - Blizzard Entertainment
  • Football Manager 2013 - Sports Interactive
  • Great Big War Game - Rubicon Development
  • Total War Shogun 2: Fall of the Samurai - The Creative Assembly
  • XCOM: Enemy Unknown - Firaxis
    BAFTA Ones to Watch Award in association with Dare to Be Digital
  • Pixel Story - Loan Wolf Games
  • Project Thanatos - Raptor Games
  • StarcrossedKimi Sulopuisto - Kind of a Big Deal

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Paul Johnson
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I reckon that Great Big War Game can't fail to win against all those other crap games by such back street companies... :)

Posted:A year ago

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