Tag: Bafta

  • News 2020 BAFTA Games Awards To Be Streamed Online Due To Coronavirus

    No red carpet event

    This year's BAFTA Games Awards is the latest event to feel the effect of the ongoing concerns surrounding the new coronavirus outbreak. Rather than hosting its traditional red carpet event, BAFTA has decided to change up the format and livestream the winners online. A statement regarding the change has been shared today,...

  • News 2020 BAFTA Games Awards Nominations Revealed, Luigi's Mansion 3 Shines For Nintendo

    Here are all the nominees

    This year's 2020 BAFTA Games Awards are right around the corner, set to take place on 2nd April. A full list of all the nominees for this year's show has now been revealed, and we've got all the details you need below. Luigi's Mansion 3 stands out as Nintendo's best chance for a BAFTA this year, finding itself nominated in...

  • News Nintendo Labo, Pokémon, Smash Bros. And More Receive BAFTA Games Awards 2019 Nominations

    Here's the full list

    The BAFTA Games Awards 2019 will be taking place next month, celebrating some of the best titles to grace our screens over the past few months. There are several Nintendo games up for awards this year, so let's take look through the full list. Nintendo's recent major players are correct and present as you'd expect, with...

  • News Super Mario Maker and Pokémon GO in the Running for BAFTA Children's Awards

    Battling other big hitters in the Kids' Vote

    Nintendo has a mixed record in awards shindigs over the past year, scooping some nice prizes and coming up empty in others. A chance for a bit more glory is coming up on 20th November, however, in the British Academy Children's Awards. The Kids' BAFTAs celebrate the best of TV, Film, Games and more for...

  • News Mario Kart 8 Misses Out at BAFTA Game Awards, Though Indie Releases Earn the Spotlight

    Upcoming Wii U release Never Alone wins Debut award

    The BAFTA Game Awards do occasionally celebrate and reward the best of what Nintendo offers, but can also leave us scratching our heads. This year, notably, the Mobile / Handheld category didn't have a single 3DS game, which we certainly found baffling. Nevertheless Mario Kart 8 was nominated in...

  • Weirdness BAFTA Appears To Have Clean Forgotten That The Nintendo 3DS Even Exists

    No love for the world's most popular handheld console in 2015 Games Awards

    BAFTA has just announced its 2015 Games Awards, and they make for depressing - and somewhat puzzling - reading if you're a 3DS fan. BAFTA - otherwise known as British Academy of Film and Television Arts - has decreed that not a single 3DS release from 2014 is worthy of...

  • News Mario Kart 8 Scoops Best Game Prize at British Academy Children’s Awards

    Another cup won

    It's been a big year for Mario Kart 8, with the racer boosting Wii U sales and delivering a franchise first with the recently released DLC. It's been given plenty of praise, and now has a relatively lucrative award to celebrate. Every year the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) hosts its Children's Awards, to...

  • News Nintendo Comes Up Empty at BAFTA Awards


    Nintendo's been picking up a decent number of awards in recent months, with varied winners such as Super Mario 3D World, Animal Crossing: New Leaf and The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds winning in various ceremonies and multiple categories. The gravy train can't keep running forever, however, as Nintendo has been left empty-handed at...

  • News Nintendo Leaves BAFTA Empty-Handed

    Not a Tanooki statue in sight

    Last night saw the GAME British Academy Video Game Awards in London, with Nintendo's brightest and best up for several awards. Shame the Big N didn't actually win any, then. Arguably the biggest upset came in the Mobile & Handheld Game category, where iPad title Peggle HD beat Super Mario 3D Land to take the title...

  • News Catch the BAFTA Awards Live Stream Tonight

    Will Zelda or Mario win?

    Tonight you can watch the 2012 GAME British Academy Video Game Awards live online through the magic of streaming. Zelda and Mario are up for multiple BAFTA awards and you can see how they get on over at the BAFTA website. The event starts at 9pm UK time — that's 10pm CET, 4pm Eastern and 1pm Pacific. Here's the full list...

  • News Zelda and Mario Up for Multiple BAFTA Awards

    Can they conquer HD?

    The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is up for BAFTA Game of 2011 — the only award decided by a public vote — but the BAFTA board itself will have to decide if Link's most recent adventure deserves awards for Best Game or Game Innovation at the upcoming ceremony. Zelda's not the only flagship Nintendo franchise nominated:...

  • News Skyward Sword Up for BAFTA Game of 2011

    You can make it happen

    The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword has been nominated for the BAFTA GAME Award 2011, the only award determined by a public vote. Link's latest is the only Nintendo-exclusive game on the shortlist, but if you want to support it you can vote for Skyward Sword. You don't even need to be a UK resident, so go nuts. Here's the...

  • News Super Mario Galaxy 2 Wins BAFTA for Best Gameplay

    The only award that counts

    Nintendo's jewel in its Wii crown, Super Mario Galaxy 2, was honoured at the BAFTA Video Games Awards last night, taking home the award for Best Gameplay. The plumber beat competition from Heavy Rain, God of War III, Mass Effect 2 and more, though Mario's space sequel lost to BioWare's space sequel in the Best Game...

  • News Super Mario Galaxy 2 Collects 4 BAFTA Nominations

    Whereas DS games dominate the Handheld category

    We recently brought you word that Super Mario Galaxy 2 was nominated for the GAME Award of 2010 at this year's British Academy Video Game Awards. As the only category voted by the public, our readers showed a lot of support for the rotund plumber which should hopefully help him snag the recognition. If you haven't already, make sure you head over to..

  • News Super Mario Galaxy 2 up for BAFTA Game of the Year

    As the only Nintendo platform game up for nomination, do your bit and vote now!

    It's that time of the year again, when gamers have the opportunity to vote which title should win the GAME Award 2010 recognition at the annual British Academy Video Game Awards. The GAME Award is the only category that's open to public voting, so you better make the...

  • News Miyamoto Humbly Accepts BAFTA Fellowship Award

    Dedicates it to all of his co-workers

    There can be no denying that the video games industry creates the kind of social impacts that are not dissimilar to those found in the TV, film, and music sectors. It seems fitting that the British Academy of Film and Television Arts has been hosting separate award ceremonies for the video games industry since 1998. After all, the line between the two art forms..

  • News BAFTA Awarding Miyamoto With Fellowship

    Let's hope it doesn't go to his head

    The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced this week their choice of the next honoree of the BAFTA Fellowship award, and it is none other than legendary Nintendo game designer Shigeru Miyamoto, creator of Mario, Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda and more fun than a monkey barrel could ever dream of...

  • News Super Mario Galaxy scoops BAFTA "Best Game"

    More awards for Mario but on the whole not a fantastic night for Nintendo and the Wii

    The GAME British Academy Video Games Awards which took place at the London Hilton on Park Lane, were hosted by games aficionado Dara O'Briain who described these times as a 'Golden Age' for video games. Consoles like the Wii, and handheld devices like the PSP, DS and iPhone have revolutionised the gaming world..