NewsThe British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced the nominations for its 2013 British Academy Video Games Awards, with Thatgamecompany's Journey picking up a total of eight nominations. The awards aim to honor the most well realized and innovative games across all realms of the industry, from browser games to traditional AAA development. Journey is in the running to pick up the award for 'Best Game in 2013', alongside the awards for 'Game Design in 2013', 'Game Innovation in 2013' and 'Story in 2013'. Telltale's The Walking Dead is also up for multiple awards, with seven nominations in total including 'Best Game in 2013' and 'Story in 2013'. The awards ceremony is set for March 5, 2013. The full list of categories and nominees are as follows: Best Game in 2013 Far Cry 3 Dishonored FIFA 13 Journey The Walking Dead Mass Effect 3 Action in 2013 Far Cry 3 Hitman: Absolution Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Halo 4 Borderlands 2 Mass Effect 3 Artistic Achievement in 2013 Journey Far Cry 3 The Room Halo 4 Borderlands 2 Dear Esther Audio Achievement in 2013 Journey Far Cry 3 Beat Sneak Bandit Halo 4 Assassin’s Creed III Dear Esther BAFTA Ones To Watch Award in association with Dare to Be Digital in 2013 Pixel Story Project Thanatos Starcrossed British Game in 2013 Need for Speed Most Wanted The Room LEGO: The Lord of the Rings Forza Horizon Dear Esther Super Hexagon Debut Game in 2013 Deadlight The Unfinished Swan Forza Horizon Dear Esther The Room Proteus Family in 2013 LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes Minecraft: XBOX 360 Edition LEGO the Lord of the Rings Just Dance 4 Skylanders Giants Clay Jam Game Design in 2013 Dishonored Far Cry 3 Journey The Walking Dead Borderlands 2 XCOM: Enemy Unknown Game Innovation in 2013 The Unfinished Swan Fez Call of Duty: Black Ops II Wonderbook: Books of Spells Journey Kinect Sesame Street TV Mobile & Handheld in 2013 LittleBigPlanet (Vita) Super Monsters Ate My Condo The Room New Star Soccer The Walking Dead Incoboto Browser in 2013 The Settlers Online Amateur Surgeon Hospital SongPop Merlin: The Game Dick and Dom’s HOOPLA! Runescape Multiplayer in 2013 Assassin's Creed III Call of Duty: Black Ops II Borderlands 2 Journey Need For Speed Most Wanted Halo 4 Original Music in 2013 The Unfinished Swan Journey Diablo III Assassin's Creed III The Walking Dead Thomas Was Alone Performer in 2013 Nolan North (Nathan Drake) - Uncharted: Golden Abyss Danny Wallace (The Narrator) - Thomas Was Alone Melissa Hutchinson (Clementine) - The Walking Dead Dave Fennoy (Lee Everett) - The Walking Dead Adrian Hough (Haytham) - Assassin’s Creed III Nigel Carrington (The Narrator) - Dear Esther Sports/Fitness in 2013 Forza Horizon F1 2012 FIFA 13 Nike+ Kinect Training Trials Evolution New Star Soccer Story in 2013 Journey Far Cry 3 Dishonoured The Walking Dead Thomas was Alone Mass Effect 3 Strategy in 2013 Dark Souls: Prepare To Die Diablo III Football Manager 2013 Total War Shogun 2: Fall of the Samurai XCOM: Enemy Unknown
Journey, The Walking Dead lead 2013 BAFTA Awards nominations
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced the nominations for its 2013 British Academy Video Games Awards, with Thatgamecompany's Journey picking up a total of eight nominations.