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The BAFTA Game Awards aren't far away, with comedian Dara O'Briain once again signed up to host the extravaganza on 7th April at Tobacco Dock, London. With plenty of awards up for grabs Nintendo will have a chance to walk away with a few prizes, though does miss out entirely in one key category.

Let's start with the good news - between them Super Mario Maker and Splatoon have been shortlisted for various awards, detailed below.

Family

Game Innovation

  • Everybody's Gone To The Rapture
  • Her Story
  • Life is Strange
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  • Splatoon
  • Until Dawn

Multiplayer

  • Destiny: The Taken King
  • Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime
  • Rocket League
  • Splatoon
  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow 6 Seige
  • World of Warships

Original Property

  • Everybody's Gone To The Rapture
  • Her Story
  • Life is Strange
  • Ori and the Blind Forest
  • Splatoon
  • Until Dawn

The aforementioned surprise comes in the Mobile & Handheld category, which doesn't include any releases on 3DS.

We'll be following the awards to see if Super Mario Maker or Splatoon can pick up a win - which category do you think has the best odds of success for Nintendo?

[via bafta.org]