BAFTA Video Game Awards Nominations Revealed, Walking Dead Ready to Win Big

Other games featured are Journey, Mass Effect 3, FIFA 13, Far Cry 3, Dishonored

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts is revealing the nominations for its annual video game related awards, with titles like Far Cry 3, The Walking Dead, Mass Effect 3, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Borderlands 2 and Dishonored competing for the big categories.

The full list of nominees includes:

Best Game

Dishonoured - Arkane Studios/Bethesda Softworks

Far Cry 3

FIFA 13 - EA Canada/EA

Journey

Mass Effect 3

The Walking Dead - Telltale Games/Telltale

Action

Borderlands 2 - Gearbox/2K Games

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 - Treyarch/Activision

Far Cry 3 - Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft

Halo 4 - 343 Industries/Microsoft Studios

Hitman: Absolution - IO Interactive/Square-Enix

Mass Effect 3 - BioWare/EA

Artistic Achievement

Borderlands 2

Dear Esther - Thechineseroom/thechineseroom

Far Cry 3

Halo 4

Journey - thatgamecompany/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

The Room - Fireproof Games/Fireproof Games

Audio Achievement

Assassin’s Creed III - Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft

Beat Sneak Bandit - Simogo/Simogo

Dear Esther

Far Cry 3

Halo 4

Journey

British Game

Dear Esther

Forza Horizon - Playground Games/Turn 10 Studios/Microsoft Studios

LEGO: The Lord of the Rings - TT Games/Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment

Need for Speed Most Wanted - Criterion Games/EA

The Room - Fireproof Games/Fireproof Games

Super Hexagon - Terry Cavanagh

Debut Game

Deadlight - Tequila Works/Microsoft Studios

Dear Esther

Forza Horizon

Proteus - Twisted Tree Games

The Room

The Unfinished Swan - Giant Sparrow/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Game Design

Borderlands 2

Dishonored

Far Cry 3

Journey

The Walking Dead

XCOM: Enemy Unknown - Firaxis/2K Games

Family

Clay Jam - Fat Pebble/Zynga

Just Dance 4 - Ubisoft Paris/Ubisoft

LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes - TT Games/Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment

LEGO the Lord of the Rings

Minecraft: XBOX 360 Edition - Mojang/4J Studios

Skylanders Giants - Toys For Bob/Activision

Game Innovation

Call of Duty: Black Ops II

Fez - Polytron Corporation/Microsoft Studios Xbox LIVE Arcade

Journey

Kinect Sesame Street TV - Soho Productions/Microsoft Studios

The Unfinished Swan

Wonderbook: Books of Spells

Mobile & Handheld

Incoboto - Fluttermind

LittleBigPlanet (Vita) - Tarsier Studios/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

New Star Soccer - New Star Games

The Room

Super Monsters Ate My Condo - Adult Swim Games

The Walking Dead

Online – Browser

Amateur Surgeon Hospital - Mediatonic/Adult Swim Games

Dick and Dom’s HOOPLA! - Team Cooper/CBBC

Merlin: The Game - Bossa Studios/Bossa Studios

Runescape - Jagex

The Settlers Online - Blue Byte Software/Ubisoft

SongPop - FreshPlanet/FreshPlanet

Online – Multiplayer

Assassin’s Creed III

Borderlands 2

Call of Duty: Black Ops II

Halo 4

Journey

Need For Speed Most Wanted

Original Music

Assassin’s Creed III

Diablo III - Blizzard Entertainment

Journey

Thomas Was Alone

The Unfinished Swan

The Walking Dead

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

F1 2012 - Codemasters Birmingham/Codemasters Racing

Forza Horizon

New Star Soccer

Nike+ Kinect Training - Sumo Digital Ltd/Microsoft Studios

Trials Evolution - RedLynx/Microsoft Studios

Story

Dishonoured

Far Cry 3

Journey

Mass Effect 3

Thomas was Alone

The Walking Dead

Strategy

Dark Souls: Prepare To Die - From Software/Namco Bandai Games

Diablo III

Football Manager 2013 - Sports Interactive/SEGA

Great Big War Game - Rubicon Development/Rubican Development

Total War Shogun 2: Fall of the Samurai - The Creative Assembly/SEGA

XCOM: Enemy Unknown

BAFTA Ones to Watch Award in association with Dare to Be Digital

Pixel Story - Martin Cosens, Thomas McParland, Ashley Hayes, Benhamin Rushton, Luke Harrison

Project Thanatos - Hugh Laird, Andrew Coles, Thomas Laird, Alexandra Shapland, Thomas Kemp

Starcrossed - Kimi Sulopuisto, Vili Viitaniemi, Minttu Meriläinen, Petri Liuska, Andrew MacLean

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