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Video Games Awards Winners & Nominees in 2012

15 February 2012
One of the winning team behind Rayman Origins, Christophe Villez.BAFTA/Steve Butler

The full list of winners and nominees for the GAME British Academy Video Games Awards on Friday 16 March 2012.

THE SPECIAL AWARD

BAFTA mask
Markus Persson

Action

BAFTA maskWINNER - Batman: Arkham City
Development Team
Rocksteady Studios/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Assassin’s Creed Revelations
Martin Schelling, Darby McDevitt, Raphael Lacoste
Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Development Team
Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer Games/Activision Blizzard
Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Jean-Francois Dugas, Antoine Thisdale
Eidos Montreal/Square- Enix
Portal 2
Development Team
Valve/Valve
Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception
Development Team
Naughty Dog/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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Artistic Achievement

BAFTA maskRayman Origins
Michel Ancel, Celine Tellier, Christophe Villez
UBlart Montpellier/Ubisoft
Batman: Arkham City
Development Team
Rocksteady Studios/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
L.A. Noire
Simon Wood, Cheekin Chan, Ben Brudenell
Team Bondi/Rockstar Games
LittleBigPlanet 2
Development Team
Media Molecule/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
The Elder Scrolls V – Skyrim
Todd Howard
Bethesda Game Studios/Bethesda Game Studios
Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception
Development Team
Naughty Dog/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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Audio Achievement

BAFTA maskBattlefield 3
Stefan Strandberg, Bence Pajor, Carl Vikman
Dice/Electronic Arts
Batman: Arkham City
Development Team
Rocksteady Studios/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Development Team
Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer Games/Activision Blizzard
Dead Space 2
Andrew Boyd, J White, Steve Papoutsis
Visceral Games/Electronic Arts
The Nightjar
Nick Ryan, Paul Bennun, Daniel Jones
Somethin' Else/Somethin' Else
Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception
Development Team
Naughty Dog/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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Best Game

BAFTA maskPortal 2
Development Team
Valve/Valve
Batman: Arkham City
Development Team
Rocksteady Studios/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
FIFA 2012
Kaz Makita, David Rutter, Aaron McHardy
Electronic Arts/Electronic Arts
L.A. Noire
Brendan McNamara, Naresh Hirani, Alex Carlyle
Team Bondi/Rockstar Games
The Elder Scrolls V – Skyrim
Todd Howard
Bethesda Game Studios/Bethesda Game Studios
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
Development Team
Nintendo/Nintendo

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Debut Game

BAFTA maskInsanely Twisted Shadow Planet
Michel Gagne, Joe Olson
Shadow Planet Productions/Microsoft Studios
Monstermind
Development Team
Bossa Studios/Bossa Studios
Bastion
Amir Rao, Greg Kasavin, Darren Korb
Supergiant Games/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Eufloria
Rudolf Kremers, Alex May
Omni Systems Limited/Omni Systems Limited
L.A. Noire
Brendan McNamara, Naresh Hirani, Alex Carlyle
Team Bondi/Rockstar Games
RIFT
Scott Hartsman, Russ Brown
Trion Worlds/Trion Worlds

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Design

BAFTA maskPortal 2
Development Team
Valve/Valve
Batman: Arkham City
Development Team
Rocksteady Studios/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
L.A. Noire
Brendan McNamara, Alex Carlyle, Andrew Hamilton
Team Bondi/Rockstar Games
LittleBigPlanet 2
Development Team
Media Molecule/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
Super Mario 3D Land
Development Team
Nintendo/Nintendo
The Elder Scrolls V - Skyrim
Todd Howard
Bethesda Game Studios/Bethesda Game Studios

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Family

BAFTA maskLittleBigPlanet 2
Development Team
Media Molecule/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
Dance Central 2
Development Team
Harmonix/Microsoft Studios
Kinect Sports 2
Development Team
Rare and Big Park Studios/Microsoft Studios
LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean
Jon Burton, John Hodskinson, James Cunliffe
TT Games/Disney Interactive Studios
LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars
Jon Burton, David Hoye, Kellam Eanes
TT Games/Activision Blizzard and LucasArts
Mario Kart 7
Development Team
Nintendo/Nintendo

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Game Innovation

BAFTA maskLittleBigPlanet 2
Development Team
Media Molecule/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
Bastion
Amir Rao, Darren Korb, Gavin Simon
Supergiant Games/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Child of Eden
Tetsuya Mizuguchi, Takashi Ishihara, Yuki Ichiki
Q Entertainment/Ubisoft
From Dust
Eric Chahi, Guillaume Brunier, Bruno Gentile
Ubisoft Montpellier/Ubisoft
L.A. Noire
Brendan McNamara, Oliver Bao, Franta Fulin
Team Bondi/Rockstar Games
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
Development Team
Nintendo/Nintendo

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Mobile & Handheld

BAFTA maskPeggle HD
JP Vaughan, Paul O'Donnell, Sukhbir Sidhu
Popcap Games/Electronic Arts
Dead Space iOS
Development Team
Iron Monkey Studios/Electronic Arts
Magnetic Billiards: Blueprint
John Pickford, Ste Pickford
Pickford Bros/Zee-3 Limited
Quarrel
Gary Penn, Aaron Puzey, Sean Taylor
Denki Games/UTV Ignition Games
Super Mario 3D Land
Development Team
Nintendo/Nintendo
The Nightjar
Development Team
Somethin' Else/Somethin' Else

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Online – Browser

BAFTA maskMonstermind
Henrique Olifiers, Mike Bithell, Ric Moore
Bossa Studios/Bossa Studios
Gardens of Time
Development Team
Playdom/Disney Interactive Media Group
I Am Playr
Oli Madgett, Steve Didd, Dan Mayers
We R Interactive/We R Interactive
Global Resistance
Development Team
Insomniac Game/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
Skylanders: Spyro’s Universe
Development Team
Toys for Bob/Activision Blizzard
The Sims Social
Development Team
Playfish/Electronic Arts

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Online Multiplayer

BAFTA maskBattlefield 3
Lars Gustavsson, Alan Kertz, Patrick O’Shaughnessy
Dice/Electronic Arts
Assassin’s Creed: Revelations
Martin Schelling, Darby McDevitt, Raphael Lacoste
Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Development Team
Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer Games/Activision Blizzard
Dark Souls
Development Team
From Software/Namco Bandai Games
Gears of War 3
Development Team
Epic Games/Microsoft Studios
LittleBigPlanet 2
Development Team
Media Molecule/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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Original Music

BAFTA maskL.A. Noire
Andrew Hale, Simon Hale
Team Bondi/Rockstar Games
Assassin’s Creed: Revelations
Jesper Kyd, Lorne Balfe
Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft
Batman: Arkham City
Development Team
Rocksteady Studios/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Michael McCann
Eidos Montreal/Square-Enix
The Elder Scrolls V – Skyrim
Jeremy Soule
Bethesda Game Studios/Bethesda Game Studios
Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception
Greg Edmonson, Azam Ali, Clint Bajakian
Naughty Dog/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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Performer

BAFTA maskMark Hamill
(The Joker) – Batman: Arkham City
Aaron Staton
(Cole Phelps) – L.A. Noire
Nolan North
(Nathan Drake) – Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception
Stephen Fry
(Narrator) – LittleBigPlanet 2
Stephen Merchant
(Wheatley) – Portal 2
Togo Igawa
(Dipolomat, Advisor and Military General) – Total War: SHOGUN 2

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Sports/Fitness

BAFTA maskKinect Sports 2
Development Team
Rare and Big Park Studios/Microsoft Studios
Dance Central 2
Development Team
Harmonix/Microsoft Studios
DiRT 3
Development Team
Codemasters Racing Studio/Codemasters
F1 2011
Development Team
Codemasters Birmingham/Codemasters
FIFA 2012
Kaz Makita, David Rutter, Aaron McHardy
Electronic Arts/Electronic Arts
Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012
Stephane Decroix, Igor Manceau, Philippe Baude
Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft

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Story

BAFTA maskPortal 2
Development Team
Valve/Valve
Batman: Arkham City
Development Team
Rocksteady Studios/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Mary DeMarle, Jean-Francois Dugas, James Swallow
Eidos Montreal/Square Enix
L.A. Noire
Brendan McNamara
Team Bondi/Rockstar Games
The Elder Scrolls V – Skyrim
Todd Howard
Bethesda Game Studios/Bethesda Softworks Europe
Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception
Development Team
Naughty Dog/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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Strategy

BAFTA maskTotal War: SHOGUN 2
Development Team
Creative Assembly/SEGA
Dark Souls
Development Team
From Software/Namco Bandai Games
Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Jean-Francois Dugas, Frank Lapikas
Eidos Montreal/Square Enix
Football Manager 2012
Development Team
Sports Interactive/SEGA
From Dust
Eric Chahi, Guillaume Brunier, Bruno Gentile
Ubisoft Montpellier/Ubisoft
Ghost Recon Shadow Wars
Julian Gollop, Stefan Dyulgerov, Borislav Bogdanov
Ubisoft/Ubisoft

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

BAFTA maskTick Tock Toys
Swallowtail
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Joust
Digital Knights
Dreamweaver
Evolved Ape
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GAME Award of 2011

The only award to be voted for by the public

BAFTA maskBattlefield 3
Dice/Electronic Arts
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Batman: Arkham City
Rocksteady Studios/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer Games/Activision Blizzard
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FIFA 2012
Electronic Arts/Electronic Arts
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L.A Noire
Team Bondi/Rockstar Games
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Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
Nintendo/Nintendo
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Minecraft
Mojang/Mojang
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Portal 2
Valve/Valve
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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Bethesda Game Studios/Bethesda Softworks Europe
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Uncharted 3: Drakes Deception
Naughty Dog/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
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