EIDOS SCORES BAFTA
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[ September 12th 2006 ]
British Academy of Film and Television Arts today
announced the nominations for The British Academy
Video Games Awards in association with Nokia N-Gage
and PC World. The ceremony will be held at the
historic Roundhouse on 5th October, hosted by
Video Games Awards is the UK's leading organisation
dedicated to the recognition and promotion of
excellence in the fields of the moving image.
Renowned for its high profile Film & Television
Awards ceremonies, the prestigious BAFTA mask
has long been seen as a symbol of excellence.
Legend has scooped five nominations including
Best Screenplay, Best Action Adventure, Best Original
Score, Best Audio and one for Lara
Croft in the Best Character category. Hitman's
Agent 47, Lego
Star Wars, Han Solo, Rogue
Trooper and LocoRoco also tap nods.
Jackson, chairman of the BAFTA Games committee
commented: "This year's decision for the
Academy to elevate games to an equal status alongside
film and television has been praised by the industry,
government and media, and the stage is firmly
set for The British Academy Video Games Awards
to become the industry and consumers' benchmark
of excellence. "
list of the nominations can be collected here.
Thanks to Games
Industry for the heads-up.