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‘The Last of Us’ Leads BAFTA Games Awards Race

LONDON — “The Last of Us” leads the way in the BAFTA Games Awards race with 20 nominations, with “Grand Theft Auto V” grabbing nine, and “Tearaway” nommed in eight categories.

Five games received four nominations apiece: “Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag,” “BioShock Infinite,” “Super Mario 3D World,” “The Stanley Parable” and “Papers, Please.”

“Badland,” “Beyond: Two Souls,” “Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons,” “Device 6” and “Tomb Raider” all received three nominations, while “Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch,” “Battlefield 4,” “Forza Motorsport 5,” “Gone Home,” “Gunpoint,” “LEGO Marvel Super Heroes” and “The Room 2” all have two nominations each.

Nominated in the performer category are Ashley Johnson (Ellie) and Troy Baker (Joel) in “The Last of Us,” Courtnee Draper (Elizabeth) in “BioShock Infinite,” Ellen Page (Jodie) in “Beyond: Two Souls,” Kevan Brighting (The Narrator) in “The Stanley Parable” and Steven Ogg (Trevor Phillips) in “Grand Theft Auto V.”

The awards take place on March 12.

NOMINATIONS
Best Game

Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag
Martin Schelling, Jean Guesdon, Ashraf Ismail, Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft
Grand Theft Auto V
Development Team, Rockstar North/Rockstar Games
The Last of Us
Development Team, Naughty Dog/Sony Computer Entertainment
Papers, Please
Lucas Pope, Lucas Pope/3909 LLC
Super Mario 3D World
Development Team, Nintendo
Tearaway
Development Team, Media Molecule/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Action & Adventure
Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag
Jean Guesdon, Ashraf Ismail, Mustapha Mahrach, Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft
Badland
Johannes Vuorinen, Juhana Myllys, Frogmind/Frogmind
Grand Theft Auto V
Development Team, Rockstar North/Rockstar Games
The Last of Us
Development Team, Naughty Dog/Sony Computer Entertainment
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes
Jon Burton, Arthur Parsons, Phillip Ring, TT Games/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Tomb Raider
Development Team, Crystal Dynamics/Square Enix

Artistic Achievement
Beyond: Two Souls
John Rostron, David Cage, Guillaume De Fondaumiere
Quantic Dreams/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
BioShock Infinite
Scott Sinclair, Shawn Robertson, Stephen Alexander
Irrational Games/2K Games
Device 6
Development Team, Simogo/Simogo
The Last of Us
Development Team, Naughty Dog/Sony Computer Entertainment
Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch
Yoshiyuki Momose, Level 5/Namco Bandai Games
Tearaway
Development Team, Media Molecule/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Audio Achievement
Battlefield 4
Development Team, DICE/Electronic Arts
BioShock Infinite
Patrick Balthrop, Scott Haraldsen, James Bonney, Irrational Games/2K Games
Device 6
Development Team, Simogo
Grand Theft Auto V
Ivan Pavlovich, Craig Conner, Rockstar North/Rockstar Games
The Last of Us
Development Team, Naughty Dog/Sony Computer Entertainment
Tomb Raider
Development Team, Crystal Dynamics/Square Enix

Debut Game
Badland
Johannes Vuorinen, Juhana Myllys, Frogmind
Castles in the Sky
Jack de Quidt, Dan Pearce
The Tall Trees/The Tall Trees
Gone Home
Development Team, The Fullbright Company
Gunpoint
Tom Francis, John Roberts, Ryan Ike, Suspicious Developments
Remember Me
Jean-Maxime Moris, Hervé Bonin, Oskar Guilbert
Dontnod Entertainment/Capcom
The Stanley Parable
Development Team, Galactic Cafe

Family
Animal Crossing: New Leaf
Development Team, Nintendo
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
Development Team, Starbreeze Studios/505 Games
Rayman Legends
Michel Ancel, Christophe Heral, Jean-Christophe Alessandri
Ubisoft Montpellier/Ubisoft
Skylanders Swap Force
Development Team, Toys for Bob/Activision
Super Mario 3D World
Development Team, Nintendo/Nintendo
Tearaway
Development Team, Media Molecule/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Game Design
Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag
Ashraf Ismail, Eric Baptizat, Jean-Sebastian Decant
Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft
Grand Theft Auto V
Development Team, Rockstar North/Rockstar Games
The Last of Us
Development Team, Naughty Dog/Sony Computer Entertainment
Papers, Please
Lucas Pope, Lucas Pope/3909 LLC
Tearaway
Development Team, Media Molecule/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
Tomb Raider
Development Team, Crystal Dynamics/Square Enix

Game Innovation
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
Development Team, Starbreeze Studios/505 Games
Grand Theft Auto V
Development Team, Rockstar North/Rockstar Games
Papers, Please
Lucas Pope, Lucas Pope/3909
The Stanley Parable
Development Team, Galactic Cafe
Tearaway
Development Team, Media Molecule/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
Year Walk
Development Team, Simogo

British Game
DmC Devil May Cry
Development Team, Ninja Theory/Capcom
Grand Theft Auto V
Development Team, Rockstar North/Rockstar Games
Gunpoint
Tom Francis, John Roberts, Ryan Ike, Suspicious Developments
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes
Jon Burton, Arthur Parsons, Phillip Ring, TT Games/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
The Room Two
Development Team, Fireproof Games
Tearaway
Development Team, Media Molecule/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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