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Dare to Win

We catch up with the Bafta Ones to Watch finalists on what the awards show means for them

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Portal 2 scoops top prize at GAME BAFTAs

Valve’s console and PC title Portal 2 was the star performer at the GAME sponsored 2012 British Academy Video Games Awards. The game scooped three prizes in total – Best Story, Best Design and the coveted Best Game accolade. EA’s Battlefield 3 and Sony’s LittleBigPlanet 2 both won two awards, …

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GAME and HMV hold supplier crunch talks

Troubled retailers GAME and HMV have held crucial talks with its major suppliers. HMV invited its key games partners to its offices earlier in the month in order to discuss how they can better support the struggling entertainment giant. The event was an intimate affair, which publishers in the room …

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Batman and L.A. Noire lead BAFTA nominations

L.A. Noire, Batman: Arkham City, Uncharted 3 and LittleBigPlanet 2 are amongst the games that have received the most nominations for this year’s GAME British Academy Video Games Awards. The Rockstar crime thriller and Warner Bros. superhero classic have received eight nominations, including Artistic Achievement, Best Game Design, Original Music, …

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Pickford attacks BAFTA Game Awards

A prominent indie developer has listed extensive criticisms of the BAFTA Game Awards and its organisers. Ste Pickford said the glitzy annual event ‘ghettoises’ the triumphs of small-scale independent work, and is too preoccupied with big-budget triple-A titles. He also claimed the Awards’ genre-based categories are pointless for celebrating the …

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