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"Half-Blood Prince" Video Game Nominated for BAFTA Video Game Award

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Posted by: Rosi
February 24, 2010, 04:51 PM

The "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" video game has been nominated for a BAFTA Video Game Award. Mentioned in the nomination for Best Original Score is award-winning composer James Hannigan along with Zsolt Marx and Campbell Askew. The other nominated games in the Original Score category are "Assassin's Creed II," "Batman: Arkham Asylum," "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2," "PixelJunk Shooter" and "Uncharted 2: Among Thieves." The GAME British Academy Video Games Awards will take place on Friday 19th March. A full list of video games nominated for the various categories can be found at the BAFTA website.

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421 Points

Dawlish and the Archies, I’m actually going to look for my GB colour which has been gathering dust somewhere and buy those 2 games. I love FF VI (I assume it’s this one you mean), I’m actually replaying it right now. And that bit about Lockhart is hilarious :D I’ll give them a go.

Posted by Iceholic on February 25, 2010, 12:46 AM report to moderator
8317 Points

The HBP game is cool ! I play it again & again! :-D

Posted by forgetmenot_007 on February 25, 2010, 03:14 AM report to moderator

To the person who said the music is from the films, um, no it’s not. It’s written by James Hannigan and this is well deserved IMO. But I can’t find the soundtrack for sale anywhere. Could have sworn it used to be on sale!!!

Posted by DaveF on February 25, 2010, 11:38 AM report to moderator
1420 Points

thats grate but harry potter and the half blood prince video game was not my favorite or the best video game

Posted by alicia00 on February 25, 2010, 04:09 PM report to moderator
420 Points

um, upon reading this I just realized that without this HP game my life will not be complete. I must get this Muggle Game!

Posted by /Sav-vySlasher/ on February 25, 2010, 04:40 PM report to moderator
47 Points

Oooops, my mistake, even though the games music was very similar to the movies, I did not know it was indeed original. And Dawlish and the Archies, are you seriously asking legitimate Harry Potter video gamers to find a game boy color and track down a harry potter game boy game older than time just so we can have a decent Harry Potter video game? That’s a ridiculous task to fulfill. And why can’t I have a good HP game on a next generation console? And a HP game has not received a higher score from Gamespot than a 7.5, and that was a long time ago, in fact that was on the HP GBA game you mentioned; and recent HP game have scored even lower.

Posted by Squire McDuffin on February 25, 2010, 05:55 PM report to moderator

Do they seriously deserve an award? I like the look of the games and the way Hogwarts is shown, but they tend to get boring after a few hours due to the look of things to do and because lots of areas cannot be explored

Posted by Smonocco on February 27, 2010, 01:12 PM report to moderator
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