"As far as I know, this is the first time BAFTA have given an award to 900 people." That was Rockstar co-founder Dan Houser on Wednesday night at the British Academy Games Awards, in a fine speech as he accepted what amounted to a lifetime achievement award for Rockstar Games.
Guess which game has the most BAFTA award nominations! You get no brownie points for guessing The Last of Us. Naughty Dog's zombie survival game was nominated for ten awards (in nine categories) by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts—a curiously familiar number. Check out the full list of nominees here.
Valve's Gabe Newell will be awarded an Academy Fellowship at the 2013 BAFTA Games Awards. Congrats, Gabe!
Last night, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts held its awards gala, and Portal 2 took home Best Game as one of three video games to win in multiple categories.
The British Academy Video Game Awards will award Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson with its "Special Award" at this year's ceremony, it said today.
Just like a comic-book plotline where two crimefighters battle it out to find out who's best, the members of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts will decide whether Cole Phelps and Batman had the better video game.
A while back, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts started up their Guru lecture series where greats from the world of film- and television-making would speak on their inspirations and insights from each medium.
BAFTA! That's the British Academy of Film and Television Arts to the rest of you not on an acronym basis with the academy. And they're giving the creator of Donkey Kong and Super Mario Bros. fellowship props.
The annual British Academy Video Game Awards has revealed this year's nominees, with Assassin's Creed II, Uncharted 2, Modern Warfare 2, and Arkham Asylum poised to win big, and the GAME Award of 2009 awaiting your votes.
The GAME British Academy Video Games Awards are starting to be handed out in the UK. So far the official BAFTA Twitter has named a few winners.