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  • BAFTA Winners: Uncharted 2 takes four awards, Batman gets Best Game

    Uncharted 2 walked off with Best Action Game at the BAFTA awards this evening, beating out Assassin’s Creed 2, Batman: Arkham Asylum, Modern Warefare 2, inFamous, and Left 4 Dead 2. It also took the awards for Use of Audio, Original Score and Story. It’s up for nine awards tonight. The running list of winners […]

  • PSA: Gaming BAFTAs take place tonight

    You probably can’t remember things too well. Good thing we can, otherwise we wouldn’t have remembered to remember to tell you that the Gaming BAFTAs take place later tonight.

  • Miyamoto to be presented with the BAFTA Fellowship Award on March 19

    Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto is to receive the Fellowship at this year’s GAME British Academy Video Games Awards.

  • Uncharted 2 has sold over 3.5 million units worldwide

    Earlier in the month when January’s NPD’s were revealed, SCEA’s Jack Tretton mentioned that Uncharted 2 had almost reached the 3 million units sold mark. Well, now it has surpassed that grand figure, having moved over 3.5 million units worldwide.

  • 2009 BAFTA Games Awards to be broadcast live on internet

    BAFTA has confirmed to that its 2009 Games Awards will be broadcast live via the internet for the first time.

  • Molyneux announces Natal support for Fable 3 [Update]

    Update: Minkley’s confirmed it. Original Story: If a tweet from UK industry money man and Gamesbrief founder Nicholas Lovell’s to be believed, Peter Molyneux tonight confirmed that Fable 3 will feature Natal support. Said the note: “Fable 3 will have Natal support. Is that an announcement? #molyneux” Molyneux dropped the nugget in a BAFTA lecture […]

  • Cecil and Gibbons to host Beneath a Steel Sky BAFTA lecture

    Charles Cecil and Watchmen co-creator Dave Gibbons are to host a BAFTA talk titled “Reinventing A Gaming Classic: iPhone “Beneath A Steel Sky” on October 5. The present and future of narrative-based gaming is the order of the day, and there’s a chance to get stuff signed by the luminaries on the night. The session […]

  • London Games Conference to "tackle biggest issues facing publishers and developers today"

    Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo and the Shadow Minister for Culture have each been announced to speak at the London Games Conference on October 27 at BAFTA. According to the press release, the conference “will tackle the biggest issues facing publishers and developers today: How to strengthen relationships with their playing customers and how to sell products […]

  • Nolan Bushnell is "a big believer in Wii"

    In a long chat with Kikizo, Nolan Bushnell’s reiterated just how big a fan of Wii he is. “I’m a big believer in the Wii. I love the physicality of the Wii controller, and how you can get the feeling of throwing a bowling ball or swinging a golf club. Those are the kinds of games I […]

  • Bushnell: Online gaming is "not cool"

    Pong creator Nolan Bushnell said at a BAFTA talk last night that online gaming was “not cool,” claiming that face-to-face interaction was the future of games. “Social is buying someone a drink,” he said. “Sitting in a dark room in your underpants talking to thousands of people might seem social, but it’s not cool. The […]

  • COD4 reaches 11 million unique players on Xbox Live

    Infinity Ward’s Rob Bowling revealed during his acceptance speech at the BAFTAs last Tuesday night that Call of Duty 4 has raked-in 15 million unique online players since launch. The split is heavily skewed towards Live. “I’m delighted that we just reached 11 million unique players on Xbox Live and we’ve got over 4 million […]

  • No games BAFTAs in 2008 is reporting that the BAFTA Video Games Awards have been pushed back until 2009 in order to “facilitate a more effective judging process.” Last year’s awards were marred with difficulties as some titles had to be judged before completion. The extra time will give the panel enough space in which to adequately assess ’08s […]

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