LGF – Loco Roco and Advanced Warfighter lead BAFTA nominations

13 09 2006

New IP and familiar franchises have received multiple nominations for The British Academy Video Games Awards, to be held on October 5th.

Sony’s quirky PSP title Loco Roco and Ubisoft’s gritty war sim Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter received the most praise with eight nominations each.

We love Katamari has amassed six nominations, while new IP Guitar Hero has bagged five nominations, followed by Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training with three nominations and SingStar Rocks garnering two.

“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,” said Paul Jackson, chairman of the BAFTA Games committee.

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