6th British Academy Video Games Awards

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6th British Academy Video Games Awards
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Date 19 March 2010
Location The London Hilton
Host Dara Ó Briain[1]
Best Game Batman: Arkham Asylum
Most awards Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (4)
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] was an 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 took place in the London Hilton Hotel on 19 March 2010.[3]

Categories[edit]

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[edit]

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

Multiple nominations and wins[edit]

Wins[edit]

  • 4 wins - Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
  • 2 wins - Batman: Arkham Asylum and FIFA 10

Nominations[edit]

  • 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[edit]

  1. ^ "Dara O'Briain to host the the 2010 Games Awards". British Academy of Film and Television Arts. 2010-01-26. Archived from the original on 29 January 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-22. 
  2. ^ a b "Video Games Awards Nominations". British Academy of Film and Television Arts. 2010-02-16. Archived from the original on 17 February 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-22. 
  3. ^ a b "GAME British Academy Video Games Awards". British Academy of Film and Television Arts. Retrieved 2010-02-22. 
  4. ^ "Video Games Eligibility & Judging". British Academy of Film and Television Arts. 2009-01-01. Retrieved 2010-02-22. 
  5. ^ "GAME Award 2009". British Academy of Film and Television Arts. 2010-02-10. Archived from the original on 15 February 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-22. 

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