8th British Academy Games Awards

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8th British Academy Video Games Awards
BAFTA Video Game Awards Logo.jpg
Date 16 March 2012
Location London Hilton
Hosted by Dara Ó Briain
Best Game Portal 2
Most awards Battlefield 3 & Portal 2 (3)
Most nominations Batman: Arkham City & L.A. Noire (9)

The 8th British Academy Video Game Awards (known for the purposes of sponsorship as GAME British Academy Video Games Awards) awarded by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, was an award ceremony held on 16 March 2012 in the London Hilton. The ceremony honoured achievement in video gaming in 2011 and was hosted by Dara Ó Briain.

Winners[edit]

Category Winner Nominees
Action Batman: Arkham City Assassin's Creed: Revelations
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Portal 2
Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception
Artistic Achievement Rayman Origins Batman: Arkham City
L.A. Noire
LittleBigPlanet 2
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception
Audio Achievement Battlefield 3 Batman: Arkham City
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Dead Space 2
The Nightjar
Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception
Best Game Portal 2 Batman: Arkham City
FIFA 12
L.A. Noire
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
Debut Game Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet Bastion
Eufloria
L.A. Noire
Monstermind
Rift
Design Portal 2 Batman: Arkham City
L.A. Noire
LittleBigPlanet 2
Super Mario 3D Land
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Family LittleBigPlanet 2 Dance Central 2
Kinect Sports: Season Two
Lego Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game
Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars
Mario Kart 7
Game Innovation LittleBigPlanet 2 Bastion
Child of Eden
From Dust
L.A. Noire
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
Mobile & Handheld Peggle HD Dead Space iOS
Magnetic Billiards: Blueprint
Quarrel
Super Mario 3D Land
The Nightjar
Online – Browser Monstermind Gardens of Time
I Am Playr
Global Resistance
Skylanders: Spyro’s Universe
The Sims Social
Online Multiplayer Battlefield 3 Assassin's Creed: Revelations
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Dark Souls
Gears of War 3
LittleBigPlanet 2
Original Music L.A. Noire Assassin's Creed: Revelations
Batman: Arkham City
Deus Ex: Human Revolution
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception
Performer Mark Hamill (as The Joker, Batman: Arkham City) Aaron Staton (as Cole Phelps, L.A. Noire)
Nolan North (as Nathan Drake, Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception)
Stephen Fry (LittleBigPlanet 2)
Stephen Merchant (as Wheatley, Portal 2)
Togo Igawa (as Dipolomat, Advisor and Military General, Total War: Shogun 2)
Sports/Fitness Kinect Sports: Season Two Dance Central 2
DiRT 3
F1 2011
FIFA 12
Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012
Story Portal 2 Batman: Arkham City
Deus Ex: Human Revolution
L.A. Noire
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception
Strategy Total War: Shogun 2 Dark Souls
Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Football Manager 2012
From Dust
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Shadow Wars
BAFTA Ones To Watch Award
(In association with Dare to Be Digital)
Tick Tock Toys Joust
Dreamweaver
GAME Award of 2011 Battlefield 3 Batman: Arkham City
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
FIFA 12
L.A. Noire
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
Minecraft
Portal 2
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception
Special Markus Persson N/A

Multiple nominations and wins[edit]

Wins[edit]

  • 3 wins - Battlefield 3 and Portal 2
  • 2 wins - Batman: Arkham City and LittleBigPlanet 2

Nominations[edit]

  • 9 nominations - Batman: Arkham City and L.A. Noire
  • 7 nominations - Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception
  • 6 nominations - LittleBigPlanet 2, Portal 2, and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  • 4 nominations - Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and Deus Ex: Human Revolution
  • 3 nominations - Assassin's Creed: Revelations, Battlefield 3, FIFA 12, and The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
  • 2 nominations - Bastion, Dance Central 2, Dark Souls, From Dust, Kinect Sports: Season Two, Monstermind, Super Mario 3D Land, The Nightjar, and Total War: Shogun 2

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