Mario has been named number one in the Guinness World Records Top 50 Video Game Characters of all time. Link’s in at number two and Master Chief takes the number three spot. Number 50 is Sackboy from Little Big Planet. Poor little Sackboy. Buy Little Big Planet 2 now New: Buy Little Big Planet 2 from Amazon.com Related: Mario, Little Big Planet
The 2011 BAFTA nominations have been announced and Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood is the most likely to pick up a gong with seven nominations being up for best game, action and artistic achievement. Other games with multiple nominations include thriller Heavy Rain, God of War 3 and of course Mass Effect 2. Strangely, Red Dead Redemption has only been nominated once in the GAME award of 2010! Buy Assassins Creed Brotherhood now New: Buy Assassins Creed Brotherhood from Amazon.com Related: Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood, God of War 3
The results of the Games Media awards are in and…we didn’t win. We did make it into the Games Media Awards finalists, I did get to drink a lot and there’s always next year.
Like a good dog, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves has won E3 best of show. The game sees Nathan Drake back in action and has won best action/adventure game and best console game. Related: Uncharted: Drakes Fortune review, E3
The 2009 Video Game BAFTAS have been dished out and it’s caused a bit of a stir. GTA IV didn’t get anything, Call of Duty 4 won best gameplay, story and character and player’s choice and Dead Space won in both sound categories. Little Big Planet got best artistic achievement, Race Driver: GRID got best sports title and Left 4 Dead got the best multiplayer game BAFTA. What’s caused most of a stir though is Steven Spielberg’s Boom BLOXGuitar Hero and the like and Super Mario Galaxy winning best game. Some think BAFTA were playing it safe by staying away...
The UK Bafta nominations have been announced. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare gets 7 nominations, GTA 4 gets 6 and Fable 2 and Little Big Planet follow with 5 each. The awards take place in London on March 10th and full details of nominations are on the official BAFTA nominations website. Related: official BAFTA nominations website, Top 5 games of 2008