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Call of Duty 4 leads BAFTA shortlist

BAFTA has this morning unveiled the shortlist for its 2009 video game awards – with Call of Duty 4 leading the shortlist. The Activision Blizzard FPS gets seven nominations. GTA IV gets six nominations, while Fable II and LittleBigPlanet get five each. The winners will be named on March 10th, …

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Nolan Bushnell to receive Academy Fellowship

Nolan Bushnell, the man behind Pong who is often credited as the original pioneer of arcade and home video gaming, will receive the Fellowship at this year’s Game British Academy Video Games Awards. The original Atari founder said: I am humbled to be selected for this honour from the British …

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Wii Sports dominates games BAFTAs

Last night saw the first British Academy Video Games Awards take place at London’s Battersea Evolution, and it was Nintendo’s Wii launch title Wii Sports that stole the show, winning six of the thirteen possible awards on offer. Nintendo’s title did not capture the coveted Best Game title, however, with …

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Vic Reeves to host BAFTAs

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has confirmed that Reeves will host this year’s games awards in association with PC World. The event is set to take place on Tuesday 23 October at Battersea Evolution in Battersea Park, London. Hilary Bevan Jones, Chairman of the Academy said: We …

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Vic Reeves to host BAFTAs

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has confirmed that Reeves will host this year’s games awards in association with PC World. The event is set to take place on Tuesday 23 October at Battersea Evolution in Battersea Park, London. Hilary Bevan Jones, Chairman of the Academy said: We …

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