Videogame BAFTA nominees revealed

  • Posted September 26th, 2007 at 13:15 EDT by

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has released the nominees for the upcoming British Academy Videogame Awards.

The PlayStation brand is represented in a number of prestigious categories, including Artistic Achievement, Best Game and Innovation. The full list can be seen below.

Action and Adventure

Crackdown (Xbox 360)
Gears of War (Xbox 360)
God of War 2 (PS2)
Orange Box (PC)
Ratchet and Clank: Tools of Destruction (PS3)
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (Wii)

Artistic Achievement

Bioshock (Xbox 360)
Heavenly Sword (PS3)
Okami (PS2)
Ratchet and Clank: Tools of Destruction (PS3)
Skate (PS3)
Viva Pi¿ata (Xbox 360)

Best Game

Bioshock (Xbox 360)
Crysis (PC)
Gears of War (Xbox 360)
Guitar Hero II (PS2)
Kane & Lynch: Dead Men (Xbox 360)
Wii Sports (Wii)

Casual

Big Brain Academy for Wii (Wii)
Cake Mania (DS)
Guitar Hero II (PS2)
More Brain Training (DS)
SingStar (PS3)
Wii Sports (Wii)

Gameplay

Crackdown (Xbox 360)
Gears of War (Xbox 360)
Sega Rally (PS3)
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (Wii)
Warhawk (PS3)
Wii Sports (Wii)

Innovation

fl0w (PSN)
Okami (PS2)
Super Paper Mario (Wii)
The Eye of Judgement (PS3)
Trauma Center: Second Opinion (Wii)
Wii Sports (Wii)

Multiplayer

Battlefield 2142 (PC)
Crackdown (Xbox 360)
Guitar Hero II (PS2)
Wii Sports (Wii)
World in Conflict (PC)
World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade (PC)

Original Score

Final Fantasy XII (PS2)
God of War 2 (PS2)
Lair (PS3)
Okami (PS2)
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (Wii)
Viva Pi¿ata (Xbox 360)

Sports

Football Manager 2008 (PC)
Colin McRae: DiRT (Xbox 360)
FIFA 08 (PS3)
MotorStorm (PS3)
Virtua Tennis 3 (Xbox 360)
Wii Sports (Wii)

Strategy and Simulation

Command & Conquer: Tiberium Wars (Xbox 360)
Forza Motorsport 2 (Xbox 360)
Medieval II: Total War Kingdoms (PC)
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas (Xbox 360)
Wii Sports (Wii)
World in Conflict (PC)

Story and Character

Final Fantasy XII (PS2)
God of War 2 (PS2)
Heavenly Sword (PS3)
Okami (PS2)
The Darkness (Xbox 360)
The Simpsons Game (Xbox 360)

Technical Achievement

Crackdown (Xbox 360)
Gears of War (Xbox 360)
God of War 2 (PS2)
MotorStorm (PS3)
Okami (PS2)
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune (PS3)

Use of Audio

Crackdown (Xbox 360)
Elite Beat Agents (DS)
Gears of War (Xbox 360)
God of War 2 (PS2)
Guitar Hero II (PS2)
Skate (PS3)

BAFTA One's To Watch Award in association with Dare to Be Digital

Ragnarawk
Voodoo Boogy
ClimbActic
Carebox
Bear Go Home
Phoenix Seed

The PC World Gamers Award

Dr Kawashima's Brain Training (DS)
FIFA 07 (PS2)
Football Manager 2007 (PC)
Gears of War (Xbox 360)
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories (PSP)
Resistance: Fall of Man (PS3)
Wii Play (Wii)

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts is the United Kingdom’s top organization that serves in the dedication to the success of fields in moving image. BAFTA has gained respect and popularity through their remarkable ceremonies and events, and has recently endeavoured to pay respect to the videogames at form following the inaugural British Academy Video Games Awards in February 2004.

The latest ceremony will take place Tuesday, October 23d at the Battersea Evolution in Battersea Park. For more information, please visit the BAFTA website.

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