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Arkham City, L.A. Noire lead 2012 BAFTA Awards nominations

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced the nominations for its British Academy Video Games Awards, with Batman: Arkham City and L.A. Noire picking up eight nominations each.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced the nominations for its British Academy Video Games Awards, with Batman: Arkham City and L.A. Noire picking up eight nominations each. Both games are up for the Best Game award, while Arkham City has been nominated for Best Action Game and L.A. Noire is looking to take home the award for Game Innovation. Uncharted 3 and LittleBigPlanet are also up for multiple awards, with six nominations each, while Portal 2 and The Elder Scrolls: V: Skyrim are nominated in five categories. The awards are due to take place on Friday 16 March at the London Hilton, and will also include the winner of the Game Award, revealed earlier this month. The full list of categories and nominees are as follows: Best Action Game Assassin's Creed Revelations Batman: Arkham City Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Deus Ex: Human Revolution Portal 2 Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception Artistic Achievement Batman: Arkham City L.A. Noire LitteBigPlanet 2 Raymans Origins The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception Audio Achievement Batman: Arkham City Battlefield 3 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Dead Space 2 The Nightjar Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception Best Game Batman: Arkham City FIFA 2012 L.A. Noire Portal 2 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Debut Game Bastion Eufloria Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet L.A. Noire Monstermind RIFT Best Design Batman: Arkham City L.A. Noire LittleBigPlanet 2 Portal 2 Super Mario 3D Land The Elder Scrolls V - Skyrim Best Family Game Dance Central 2 Kinect Sports 2 LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars LittleBigPlanet 2 Mario Kart 7 Game Innovation Bastion Child of Eden From Dust L.A. Noire LittleBigPlanet 2 The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Mobile & Handheld Dead Space iOS Magnetic Billiards: Blueprint Peggle Quarrel Super Mario 3D Land The Nightjar Online: Browser Gardens of Time I Am Playr Monstermind Resistance 3 Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure The Sims Social Online: Multiplayer Assassin's Creed: Revelations Battlefield 3 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Dark Souls Gears of War 3 LittleBigPlanet 2 Original Music Assassin's Creed: Revelations Batman: Arkham City Deus Ex: Human Revolution L.A. Noire The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception Best Performer Aaron Stanton (Cole Phelps) - L.A. Noire Mark Hamill (The Joker) - Batman: Arkham City Nolan North (Nathan Drake) - Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception Stephen Fry (Narrator) - LittleBigPlanet 2 Stephen Merchant (Wheatley) - Portal 2 Togo Igawa (Dipolomat, Advisor and Military General) - Total War: SHOGUN 2 Best Sports/Fitness Game Dance Central 2 DiRT 3 Fl 2011 FIFA 2012 Kinect Sports 2 Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012 Best Story Batman: Arkham City Deus Ex: Human Revolution L.A. Noire Portal 2 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception Best Strategy Game Dark Souls Deus Ex: Human Revolution Football Manager 2012 From Dust Ghost Recon Shadow Wars Total War: SHOGUN 2 BAFTA Ones to Watch Award Dreamweaver Joust! Tick Tock Toys GAME Award of 2011 Batman: Arkham City Battlefield 3 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 FIFA 2012 L.A Noire Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Minecraft Portal 2 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Uncharted 3: Drakes Deception

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