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BAFTA 2013: Nominations pour in for The Walking Dead, Journey

Total of 53 games placed across 17 separate categories

Breakthrough indie titles Journey and The Walking Dead have led the line in the nominations for the 2013 BAFTA Games Awards.

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The annual British awards ceremony celebrates achievements across the full spectrum of genres and development models, but the US indie studios ThatGameCompany and Telltale Games have scooped up more nominations than any other.

PSN hit Journey took eight nominations, while the Walking Dead picked up seven. Both titles will vie for the top honour of 'Best Game of 2013', along with Far Cry 3, Dishonored, FIFA 13 and Mass Effect 3.

At the awards night, set for March 5, will also honour rising games dev talent with the 'Ones to Watch Award', while a total of 53 games will compete in 17 separate categories. The show will be hosted by comedian Dara Briain and the ceremony will be streamed live on Twitch.

Here's the full list of nominees:

  • Best Game in 2013
  • Far Cry 3
  • Dishonored
  • FIFA 13
  • Journey
  • The Walking Dead
  • Mass Effect 3
  • Action in 2013
  • Far Cry 3
  • Hitman: Absolution
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 2
  • Halo 4
  • Borderlands 2
  • Mass Effect 3
  • Artistic Achievement in 2013
  • Journey
  • Far Cry 3
  • The Room
  • Halo 4
  • Borderlands 2
  • Dear Esther
  • Audio Achievement in 2013
  • Journey
  • Far Cry 3
  • Beat Sneak Bandit
  • Halo 4
  • Assassin's Creed III
  • Dear Esther
  • BAFTA Ones To Watch Award
  • Pixel Story
  • Project Thanatos
  • Starcrossed
  • British Game in 2013
  • Need for Speed Most Wanted
  • The Room
  • LEGO: The Lord of the Rings
  • Forza Horizon
  • Dear Esther
  • Super Hexagon
  • Debut Game in 2013
  • Deadlight
  • The Unfinished Swan
  • Forza Horizon
  • Dear Esther
  • The Room
  • Proteus
  • Family in 2013
  • LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
  • Minecraft: XBOX 360 Edition
  • LEGO the Lord of the Rings
  • Just Dance 4
  • Skylanders Giants
  • Clay Jam
  • Game Design in 2013
  • Dishonored
  • Far Cry 3
  • Journey
  • The Walking Dead
  • Borderlands 2
  • XCOM: Enemy Unknown
  • Game Innovation in 2013
  • Fez
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II
  • Wonderbook: Books of Spells
  • Journey
  • Kinect Sesame Street TV
  • Mobile & Handheld in 2013
  • LittleBigPlanet (Vita)
  • Super Monsters Ate My Condo
  • The Room
  • New Star Soccer
  • The Walking Dead
  • Incoboto
  • Browser in 2013
  • The Settlers Online
  • Amateur Surgeon Hospital
  • SongPop
  • Merlin: The Game
  • Dick and Dom's HOOPLA!
  • Runescape
  • Multiplayer in 2013
  • Assassin's Creed III
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II
  • Borderlands 2
  • Journey
  • Need For Speed Most Wanted
  • Halo 4
  • Original Music in 2013
  • The Unfinished Swan
  • Journey
  • Diablo III
  • Assassin's Creed III
  • The Walking Dead
  • Thomas Was Alone
  • Performer in 2013
  • Nolan North (Nathan Drake) - Uncharted: Golden Abyss
  • Danny Wallace (The Narrator) - Thomas Was Alone
  • Melissa Hutchinson (Clementine) - The Walking Dead
  • Dave Fennoy (Lee Everett) - The Walking Dead
  • Adrian Hough (Haytham) - Assassin's Creed III
  • Nigel Carrington (The Narrator) - Dear Esther
  • Sports/Fitness in 2013
  • Forza Horizon
  • F1 2012
  • FIFA 13
  • Nike+ Kinect Training
  • Trials Evolution
  • New Star Soccer
  • Story in 2013
  • Journey
  • Far Cry 3
  • Dishonoured
  • The Walking Dead
  • Thomas was Alone
  • Mass Effect 3
  • Strategy in 2013
  • Dark Souls: Prepare To Die
  • Diablo III
  • Football Manager 2013
  • Total War Shogun 2: Fall of the Samurai
  • XCOM: Enemy Unknown

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