Awards season isn't quite done with us as the British Academy of Film and Television Arts rounds up their picks for 2012's best and brightest in advance of the awards show in March. The leading competitors: "The Walking Dead" with seven nominations including Best Game and Game Design with "Far Cry 3" picking up six including one for... Story?

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The British Academy Game Awards will take place on March 5th with a highlight show streaming on TwitchTV on Monday, March 11.

After the jump, see the full list of nominees.

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Last night's D.I.C.E. 2013 Awards were handily owned by thatgamecompany's "Journey." The PS3 exclusive dominated the industry event, taking home seven awards including Game of the Year, Outstanding Innovation, as well as awards for its music and innovative online play.

It wasn't a complete shutout for other 2012 favorites, with 343 Industries "Halo 4" and Telltale's "The Walking Dead" taking away the prizes for Visual Engineering and Story respectively.

You can check out the full list of winners after the jump.

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As D.I.C.E. 2013 draws to a close, Machinima will be running a livestream of the awards tonight at 7PM PST.

You can follow the event on MachinimaLive.com when the program kicks off and doles out awards to some of last years best and brightest games.

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Over the weekend, the Annie Awards handed over a stack of trophies to one film featuring 30 years of video game history and a game that represents some next-level stuff when it comes to communication with other players.

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Portal 2 takes home the big prize in the British Academy of Film and Television Awards for games, not only taking home the award for Best Game, Design, and Story. Meanwhile, the fans made their voices heard with a nod for Battlefield 3. Skyrim, which pretty much swept the major awards here in the states was completely shut out, while the other favorite from 2011, Arkham City, took one award for Action. Read More...

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Fez, Dear Esther, and Antichamber were some of the big winners at GDC's Game Developer's Choice and Independent Game Festival awards, while Skyrim and Portal 2 grabbed some of the major honors among game developers.

Find the complete list of winners after the jump.
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Assassin's Creed and Arkham City make the Writer's Guild of America's list of nominees for the best writing in games for 2011.
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The best and brightest of the indie game development scene get narrowed down heading to the March awards.
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The finalists for the 12th annual Game Developers Choice Awards have been revealed with The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Portal 2 and downloadable hit Bastion leading the charge at five nominations each. Though Bastion isn't being considered for Game of the Year like Skyrim and Portal 2 the studio behind the title, Supergiant Games, has been nominated for the Best Debut award.

Other Game of the Year nominees unsurprisingly include Rocksteady's Batman: Arkham City, Eidos Montreal's Deus Ex: Human Revolution and last but not least, FromSoftware's Dark Souls. Click past the break for the full list of Game Developers Choice Award nominees. Read More...

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A WoW Insider reader revealed that a visual effects artist who won an Oscar at last night's Academy Awards for his work on "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" is a guild leader in "World of Warcraft." Steve Preeg, who's also worked on the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy and "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End," plays a Rogue in the game. Not sure how he finds the time, but congrats to Preeg on his sweet loot. [WoW Insider]

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