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Wii Sports leads Bafta games list
Wii Sports
Wii Sports features baseball, golf and tennis
Nintendo's Wii Sports leads the nominations for the 2007 British Academy Video Games Awards.

The hands-on title, which encourages people to physically participate in the virtual sports, has seven Bafta nods.

Its nominations include game of the year, innovation and multiplayer.

Crackdown, Gears of War, Okami and God of War 2 all secured five nominations.

The awards will be presented on 23 October in London.

The best game nominations also include action titles Gears of War and Kane and Lynch: Dead Men, underwater shooter Bioshock, PC title Crysis and Guitar Hero II.

In the innovation category the nominations encompass aquatic title flOw, nature adventure game Okami, role-playing game Super Paper Mario, the card battle title The Eye of Judgement, Trauma Center: Second Opinion, and Wii Sports.

The Academy recognises excellence in artistic achievement, technical achievement, gameplay, innovation, original score, use of audio, and story and character.

Other categories include the genres of action and adventure, casual, multiplayer, sports, strategy and simulation and best game.




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