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Alien: Isolation, Far Cry 4 lead BAFTA Games Awards 2015 nominations

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has revealed the full list of nominees for this year’s Games Awards.

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  • Ken Levine's BAFTA Q&A released in video form

    A video featuring Irrational’s Ken Levine’s dveloper Q&A filmed March 5 at BAFTA has been posted by 2K Games. In it, Levine talks “From Shodan, to Big Daddy, to Elizabeth: The Evolution of AI Companions” with Simon Parkin. It also features an audience Q&A. Watch it below. BioShock Infinite released March 26 on PC, PS3, […]

  • BAFTAs reactions: smiles all round on red carpet

    Sam Clay donned a suit and hit up the BAFTA Awards last night, speaking with a range of award-winning industry figures including thatgamecompany’s Robin Hunicke. Here’s what some of the

  • Journey walks home with five BAFTA awards

    The British Academy Games Awards happened this evening, and Journey took home five awards. That’s not all: we’ll be posting video updates throughout the night, courtesy of Sam Clay.

  • Gabe Newell to receive BAFTA fellowship

    Valve founder Gabe Newell is to receive a BAFTA fellowship at its British Academy Games Awards ceremony on March 5th.

  • BAFTA 2013 game nominees announced: Journey leads the pack

    The British Academnt Games Awards have announced its nominees for this year’s award ceremony, and Thatgamecompany’s critically-acclaimed Journey is leading the pack with eight nominations. We’ve got the full list of nominees here.

  • BAFTA Games Question Time on women in the games industry

    A video from the Games Question Time event, held by BAFTA and GamesIndustry International last week, shows presenter Jonathan Ross discussing the evolution of video games culture.

  • "Mid-Tier developers will struggle in future," says Ian Livingstone

    Eidos life president, Ian Livingstone, feels that mid-tier console studios could soon be a thing of the past as triple-A games grow larger, and consumers become more interested in mobile and broswer-based games.

  • Notch to receive BAFTA Special Award

    BAFTA’s announced it’s to reward the Special Award to Mojang’s Markus ‘Notch’ Persson at the BAFTA Video Game Awards next week.

  • BioWare doctors lecture BAFTA on art: watch it now

    BAFTA’s gone up with its annual yearly video games lecture, this time given by BioWare doctors Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk. The pair talk for half an hour before opening up to a half-hour Q&A, chaired by Eurogamer’s Johnny Minkley. The full thing’s over on BAFTA’s site, but there’s a small preview below.

  • Pickford: UK BAFTAS "designed to discourage smaller games"

    Speaking to Spong, iOS developer Ste Pickford has claimed the UK BAFTAs are not suited to the task of awarding excellence in the field of development, saying the entry fee alone “seems designed to discourage smaller games from becoming involved.”

  • LBP2, NFS: Hot Pursuit, Angry Birds among Kids BAFTA nominations

    BAFTA’s announced the list of games nominated within this year’s list of games categories in the Children’s BAFTAs. For best game, the choice is between Kirby’s Epic Yarn, LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean, LittleBigPlanet 2 and Pokemon Black & White. In the Kids Choice award, nominations are between Angry Birds Rio, Cut the Rope, FIFA […]

  • BAFTA adds four new games category awards for 2012

    BAFTA has added new categories to its game awards: Debut Game, Online – Browser, Online – Multiplayer and Performer. The Debut award will be handed to a studio releasing its first game during the same year the award is given, and the performance award will be handed to either voice or motion work. The Online […]

  • BAFTA to take video game branch to US

    BAFTA’s just announced that it’s bringing its video games arm to the US.

  • Molyneux wants people to focus more on upcoming talent, likes Minecraft

    Fresh from his BAFTA Fellowship Award last night, Peter Molyneux spoke with IGN about the honor, and how he would like up and coming talent to receive more focus.

  • Mass Effect 2 wins BAFTA for Best Game

    The British game BAFTAs were awarded tonight, and hosted by Dara O’Briain. Lots of people won. Peter Molyneux accepted his BAFTA Fellowship award. It was all very lovely.

  • Peter Molyneux to receive BAFTA Fellowship

    BAFTA’s just confirmed that Lionhead founder Peter Molyneux is to recieve the BAFTA Fellowship award at this year’s Gaming BAFTAs.

  • Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood leads BAFTA nominations

    BAFTA’s announced the full list of nominations for this year’s game awards, with Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood leading the charge with seven.

  • Shigeru Miyamoto's BAFTA acceptance speech

    Shigeru Miyamoto took the stage at the BAFTA awards tonight to accept the Fellowship Award.

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