Game BAFTA nominations announced, AC: Brotherhood leads the pack

Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood has bagged itself a whopping seven nominations at this year’s BAFTA game awards, the charity’s announced.

The stealth ‘em up sequel is up for a number of gongs including those in the Best Game, Action and Artistic Achievement categories.

Meanwhile, Heavy Rain and Call of Duty: Black Ops have also notched up an impressive six nominations each, with Mass Effect 2 netting five and Limbo getting four.

See below for the full list of nominations. The ceremony takes place on March 16 and will be streamed on the official BAFTA and gaming BAFTA websites.

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Action

Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood
Battlefield: Bad Company 2
BioShock 2
Call of Duty: Black Ops
God of War III
Halo: Reach

Artistic Achievement

Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood
Call of Duty: Black Ops
God of War III
Heavy Rain
LIMBO
Mass Effect 2

Best Game

Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood
FIFA 11
Heavy Rain
LIMBO
Mass Effect 2
Super Mario Galaxy 2

Family

Dance Central
Kinect Adventures
Kinect Sports
Kinectimals
LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4
Toy Story 3

Gameplay

Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood
God of War III
Heavy Rain
LIMBO
Mass Effect 2
Super Mario Galaxy 2

Handheld

Cut the Rope
God of War: Ghost of Sparta
LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4
Professor Layton and the Lost Future
Sonic Colours
Super Scribblenauts

Multiplayer

Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood
Battlefield: Bad Company 2
Call of Duty: Black Ops
Halo: Reach
Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit
Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty

Original Music

Alan Wake
Fable III
Heavy Rain
James Bond 007: Bloodstone
Mass Effect 2
Super Mario Galaxy 2

Social Network Game

Bejeweled Blitz
Farmerama
FIFA Superstars
My Empire
Zoo Mumba
Zuma Blitz

Sports

F1 2010
FIFA 11
Football Manager 2011
Gran Turismo 5
International Cricket 2010
Pro Evolution Soccer 2011

Story

Alan Wake
BioShock 2
Call of Duty: Black Ops
Fallout: New Vegas
Heavy Rain
Mass Effect 2

Strategy

Civilization V
Fallout: New Vegas
FIFA Manager 11
Napoleon Total War
Plants vs. Zombies XBLA
Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty

Technical Innovation

Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood
Call of Duty: Black Ops
Halo: Reach
Heavy Rain
Kinectimals
Super Mario Galaxy 2

Use of Audio

Alan Wake
Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood
Battlefield: Bad Company: 2
Call of Duty: Black Ops
DJ Hero 2
LIMBO

BAFTA Ones to Watch Award in association with Dare to Be Digital

Mush
Sculpty
Twang

GAME Award of 2010 (as voted for by the public)

Call of Duty: Black Ops
Dance Central
FIFA 11
Halo Reach
Heavy Rain
Limbo
Mass Effect 2
Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit
Red Dead Redemption
Super Mario Galaxy 2

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