The shortlist for the GAME Award of 2009 is now complete. With the GAME British Academy Video Game Awards rapidly approaching, now is the time for YOU to vote for your favorite game.
Highstreet retailers, GAME, today announced the shortlist . People may now go and vote for their favorite game at www.baftagameaward.com . Last year, more than 60,000 votes were cast, with Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare scooping the award.
Johnny Minkley, BBC Radio One’s gaming expert and editor of Eurogamer TV, part of Europe’s biggest independent games site Eurogamer.net, said:
â€œ2009 was a vintage year for games and gamers, with many fantastic titles released that show off the talent and technology in the industry. Call of Duty was a worthy winner last year, but faces stiff competition to make it two years in a row.â€
Neil Ashurst, head of UK PR for GAME said:
â€œThe GAME Award is the only opportunity for gamers to vote for their favourite titles at this yearâ€™s GAME BAFTAs. If you have a favourite game on the shortlist, donâ€™t assume that itâ€™ll win, go to www.baftagameaward.com and make your vote count!â€
The GAME BAFTAs are on Friday 19th March and will be hosted by comedian Dara Oâ€™Briain.
The nominations are:
Assassinâ€™s Creed 2
Ubisoft Entertainment/Ubisoft Montreal
Batman Arkham Asylum
The Beatles: Rockband
EA/MTV Games/Apple Corp/ Harmonix Music Systems
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
EA Sports/EA Canada
GTA China Town Wars
Rockstar Games/Rockstar Leeds/Rockstar North
Legend of Zelda Spirit Tracks
Street Fighter IV
Uncharted 2: Amongst Thieves
Sony Computer Entertainment/ Naughty Dog & Sce Foster City Studio
Wii Sports Resort