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The Last of Us and GTA 5 lead Bafta games nomination

Playstation exclusive dominates with 10 nominations
Wed Feb 12 2014, 14:44

SONY PLAYSTATION EXCLUSIVE The Last of Us has picked up the most Bafta games awards nominations for 2014.

The game leads a pack of big hitters with 10 nominations that look to award it gongs in categories like Artistic Achievement, Best Game, Multiplayer and Story.

Second in the running is Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5), which has nine nominations. The multi-platform smash hit is lined up as the possible recipient of Action & Adventure, Audio Achievement, Best Game, and British Games gongs.

Tearaway, also exclusively on Sony machines, is third with eight nominations. As well as competing in the Best Game category, Tearaway also features in the handheld category.

Bioshock Infinite, Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag, Super Mario 3D World, Stanley Parable and Papers, Please are all up for four awards, and will be competing in the Best Game category as well as others like Game Innovation and Strategy and Simulation.

Further down the list are the Tomb Raider reboot, BADLAND, Beyond: Two Souls, Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, and DEVICE 6, which each have three nominations.

Six titles are lined up for the Best Game award, and they are Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag, Grand Theft Auto V, The Last of Us, Papers, Please, Super Mario 3D World, and Tearaway.

Of these Tearaway and GTA 5 also appear in the Best British Game list. There they rub shoulder buttons with Devil May Cry, Gunpoint, LEGO Marvel Super Heroes, and The Room Two.

Last year another Sony exclusive, a bamboozler called Journey picked up the most awards, including the coveted Best Game and four others. µ


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