BAFTA Video Games Awards – Charlie Brooker rules out GamesMaster TV role

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Charlie Brooker has ruled himself out of a role in the rumoured reboot of video game show GamesMaster. Tech Digest spoke to the Guardian columnist and Newswipe presenter at last night's BAFTA Video Games Award ceremony, where he presented the…

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BAFTA Video Games Awards – Host Dara O' Briain on gaming and his love of Portal

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Last night's BAFTA Video Games Awards were hosted by comedian and BBC Mock the Week chair Dara O' Briain. His second year in a row at the show, he waxed lyrical about his love of gaming, whilst joking about Call…

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BAFTA Video Games Awards – Shigeru Miyamoto given coveted Fellowship Award

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Shigeru Miyamoto, the mastermind behind iconic gaming franchises Super Mario and the Legend of Zelda, as well as being the brains behind the Nintendo Wii console, has been given the coveted BAFTA Fellowship award at the BAFTA Video Games Awards…

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BAFTA Video Games Awards – The Winners

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Drinks have been drunk, games have been celebrated and the BAFTA Video Games Awards 2010 have drawn to a close. Here's a list of all the winners for this year: Action Uncharted 2: Among Thieves Development Team Sony Computer…

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Poll: BAFTA Video Games Awards – Who should win Best Game?

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2009 was a stellar year for games, and just a quick look at this year's nominees for the Best Game at the BAFTA Video Game Awards will show you why. Assassin's Creed II, Batman: Arkham Asylum, FIFA 10, Call…

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BAFTA Video Games Awards – Live Coverage from 6pm GMT

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The annual BAFTA Video Games Awards take place at the Park Lane Hilton in London tonight, and Tech Digest will have live coverage from the event, as well as a run down on all the winners and losers. Follow all…

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CAREFUL, OLD MAN: Doctors suggest "Wii Knee" will be crippling us all in the new year

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You know when you think of a great idea, then realise someone’s already thought of it and done it before? And better? Back in 2006?

That’s what’s happened here. Doctors at the British Society for Surgery of the Hand and Leeds Teaching Hospital have teamed up to say they expect Wii-related injuries to rise, as the UK continues to go Nintendo MAD.

Calling the invented symptom “Wii Knee,” the boffins expect to see an increase in patients suffering from joint problems in the new year, all caused by enthusiastic Wii Bowling sessions. It’s almost as if Nintendo’s Wii is the first invention to have ever required a man to stand up and move about…

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