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6th British Academy Video Games Awards
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Date 19 March 2010
Site The London Hilton
Host Dara Ó Briain[1]
Most nominations Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (10)[2]
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The 6th British Academy Video Game Awards (known for the purposes of sponsorship as GAME British Academy Video Games Awards) awarded by British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA)[3], is an upcoming award ceremony honouring achievement in the field of video games in 2009. Candidate games must have been released in the United Kingdom between 1 January 2009 and 31 December 2009.[4] The ceremony will take place in the London Hilton Hotel on 19 March 2010.[3]

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Categories

Both publishers and developers were eligible to enter their games in fifteen categories, fourteen of which were awarded by a panel of judges. The categories are: Gameplay, Casual, Sports, Story and Character, Strategy, Best use of Audio, New Talent, Multiplayer, Best Technical Achievement, Original Score, Handheld, People's Choice (the only award voted for by the public)[5], Artistic Achievement, Best Action and Adventure and Best Game.[2]

Nominees

Category Winner Nominees
Action Assassin's Creed II,
Batman: Arkham Asylum,
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2,
inFAMOUS,
Left 4 Dead 2,
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Artistic Achievement Assassin's Creed II,
Batman: Arkham Asylum,
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2,
Flower,
Street Fighter IV,
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Best Game Assassin's Creed II,
Batman: Arkham Asylum,
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2,
FIFA 10,
Left 4 Dead 2,
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Family & Social The Beatles: Rock Band,
Buzz! Quiz World,
EyePet,
Guitar Hero 5,
New Super Mario Bros Wii,
Wii Sports Resort
Gameplay Assassin's Creed II,
Batman: Arkham Asylum,
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2,
New Super Mario Bros Wii,
PixelJunk Shooter,
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Handheld Gran Turismo,
LittleBigPlanet,
LocoRoco Midnight Carnival,
Mario and Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story,
Professor Layton and Pandora's Box,
Scribblenauts
Multiplayer Battlefield 1943,
The Beatles: Rock Band,
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2,
Halo 3 ODST,
Left 4 Dead 2,
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Original Score Assassin's Creed II,
Batman: Arkham Asylum,
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2,
Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince,
PixelJunk Shooter,
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Sports Colin McRae: DiRT 2,
FIFA 10,
Football Manager 2010,
Forza Motorsport 3,
Wii Fit Plus,
Wii Sports Resort
Story Assassin's Creed II,
Batman: Arkham Asylum,
Broken Sword – Shadow of the Templars: The Director’s Cut,
Brütal Legend,
Dragon Age: Origins,
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Strategy Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 – Uprising,
Empire: Total War,
FIFA Manager 10,
Football Manager 2010,
Halo Wars,
Plants vs. Zombies
Use of Audio Batman: Arkham Asylum,
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2,
DJ Hero,
Flower,
Left 4 Dead 2,
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Use of Online Battlefield 1943,
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2,
FIFA 10,
LittleBigPlanet,
SingStar Take That,
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
BAFTA One's To Watch Colour Coded,
Quick as Thieves,
Shrunk!
GAME Award of 2009 Assassin's Creed II,
Batman: Arkham Asylum,
The Beatles: Rock Band,
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2,
FIFA 10,
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars,
The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks,
Street Fighter IV,
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves,
Wii Sports Resort

Multiple nominations and wins

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Nominations

  • 10 Nominations - Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
  • 9 Nominations - Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
  • 8 Nominations - Batman: Arkham Asylum
  • 7 Nominations - Assassin's Creed II
  • 4 Nominations - FIFA 10 and Left 4 Dead 2
  • 3 Nominations - The Beatles: Rock Band and Wii Sports Resort
  • 2 Nominations - Battlefield 1943, Flower, Football Manager 2010, LittleBigPlanet, PixelJunk Shooter and Street Fighter IV

References

  1. ^ "Dara O'Briain to host the the 2010 Games Awards". British Academy of Film and Television Arts. 2010-01-26. http://www.bafta.org/press/game-bafta-video-games-awards-host-announced,81,SNS.html. Retrieved 2010-02-22. 
  2. ^ a b "Video Games Awards Nominations" (in English). British Academy of Film and Television Arts. 2010-02-16. http://www.bafta.org/awards/video-games/nominations-in-2010,1017,BA.html. Retrieved 2010-02-22. 
  3. ^ a b "GAME British Academy Video Games Awards" (in English). British Academy of Film and Television Arts. http://www.bafta.org/awards/video-games/. Retrieved 2010-02-22. 
  4. ^ "Video Games Eligibility & Judging" (in Enlgish). British Academy of Film and Television Arts. 2009-01-01. http://www.bafta.org/awards/video-games/video-games-eligibility-judging,541,BA.html. Retrieved 2010-02-22. 
  5. ^ "GAME Award 2009" (in English). British Academy of Film and Television Arts. 2010-02-10. http://www.bafta.org/awards/video-games/game-award-2009,1012,BA.html. Retrieved 2010-02-22. 

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