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Bafta Games Awards: Indie Title Could Be Hit
Video gamers are gearing up for tonight's Baftas - with Journey leading the field with eight nominations, including best game.
The Walking Dead comes in with seven nominations, while Far Cry 3 has six and fellow indie game Dear Esther has five nods.
This year a total of 53 games have been recognised across 17 categories, showcasing some of the most popular and groundbreaking games of the last 12 months.
The full complement of titles chasing the coveted best game gong are Journey, The Walking Dead, Far Cry 3, Mass Effect 3, Dishonored and Fifa 13.
Journey and The Walking Dead are both nominated for game design, story and original music.
Journey also receives nominations for artistic achievement, audio achievement, game innovation and online-multiplayer.
The Walking Dead is also up for mobile & handheld as well as two nominations for performer.
Far Cry 3 and Dear Esther are both up for artistic achievement and audio achievement.
Far Cry 3 is also nominated for action, story and game design, and Dear Esther for British game, debut game and performer.
Halo 4 is nominated for action, artistic achievement, audio achievement and online-multiplayer.
Borderlands 2 receives nominations for action, artistic achievement, game design and online-multiplayer.
Assassin's Creed III is up for audio achievement, online-multiplayer, original music and performer.
The Room is nominated for artistic achievement, British game, debut game and mobile & handheld.
Call Of Duty: Black Ops II, Mass Effect 3, Dishonored, Forza Horizon, The Unfinished Swan and Thomas Was Alone all receive three nominations.
Fifa 13, LEGO: The Lord Of The Rings, Need For Speed Most Wanted, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, New Star Soccer and Diablo III all have two nominations.
The British Academy Games Awards take place at 9pm and will be hosted for the fifth consecutive year by comedian and gamer Dara O'Briain.
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