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BAFTA Game Award shortlist announced

'People's Choice' award nominees unveiled for voting

The nominations have been announced for the GAME Award at the video game BAFTAs, with ten of teh best titles from 2010 selected for voting.

The Game Award is the only prize of the video game BAFTAs to be voted for by the public, with last year's winner Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 pulling over 65,000 votes. Spiritual successor Black Ops leads this year's list, accompanied by Super Mario Galaxy 2, Heavy Rain, FIFA 2011, Red Dead Redemption, Halo Reach, Dance Central, Mass Effect 2, Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit and, for the first time ever, an online title - XBLA's Limbo.

"Our panel of experts have created a fantastic shortlist of the year’s top titles. We encourage everyone who enjoys playing games to vote for their favourite to win our award at this year’s GAME BAFTAs," said head of GAME's UK PR, Neil Ashurst. "This is the only award where the public have the chance to crown the best game of 2010. There is no foregone conclusion as you have all the power."

Votes can be cast at Full nominations for the rest of the BAFTA video game awards will be announced on February 16, 2011 at the awards event itself.