10 March 2016

Behold! The Nominees For The BAFTA Game Awards


      The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has revealed the nominees for its British Academy Games Awards. The Chinese Room's Everybody's Gone to the Rapture has been nominated in 10 categories including Best Game, Game Innovation, and Artistic Achievement. Her Story, meanwhile, is also up for Debut Game, Game Design, and Original Property.

   Talking about AAA blockbusters, CD Projekt Red's The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has been nominated in six categories, while Rocksteady's Batman: Arkham Knight is up for Artistic Achievement, Audio Achievement, British Game, as well as Music and Performer. Some of the categories and nominees can be found below, but for a more comprehensive look at who is nominated for what, check out BAFTA's website.

Artistic Achievement

  • Assassin's Creed Syndicate -- Ubisoft
  • Batman: Arkham Knight -- Rocksteady Studios
  • Everybody's Gone to the Rapture -- The Chinese Room
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain -- Kojima Productions
  • Ori and the Blind Forest -- Moon Studios
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt -- CD Projekt Red

Audio Achievement

  • Assassin's Creed Syndicate -- Ubisoft
  • Batman: Arkham Knight -- Rocksteady Studios
  • Everybody's Gone to the Rapture -- The Chinese Room
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain -- Kojima Productions
  • Star Wars Battlefront -- DICE
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt -- CD Projekt Red

Best Game

  • Everybody's Gone to the Rapture -- The Chinese Room
  • Fallout 4 -- Bethesda Game Studios
  • Life is Strange -- Dontnod Entertainment
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain -- Kojima Productions
  • Rocket League -- Psyonix
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt -- CD Projekt Red

British Game

  • Batman: Arkham Knight -- Rocksteady Studios
  • Everybody's Gone to the Rapture -- The Chinese Room
  • Her Story -- Sam Barlow
  • Prison Architect -- Introversion Software
  • Tearaway Unfolded -- Media Molecule
  • Until Dawn -- Supermassive Games

Debut Game

  • Her Story -- Sam Barlow
  • Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes -- Steel Crate Games
  • Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime -- Asteriod Base
  • Mini Metro -- Dinosaur Polo Club
  • Ori and the Blind Forest -- Moon Studios
  • Prune -- Joel McDonald and Kyle Preston

Family

  • Disney Infinity 3.0: Play Without Limit -- Avalanche Studios/Disney Interactive Studios
  • FIFA 16 -- EA Canada
  • Guitar Hero: Live -- Freestyle Games
  • Lego Dimensions -- TT Games
  • Super Mario Maker -- Nintendo
  • Rocket League -- Psyonix

Game Design

  • Bloodborne -- From Software
  • Grow Home -- Ubisoft
  • Her Story -- Sam Barlow
  • Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime -- Asteroid Base
  • Rocket League -- Psyonix
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt -- CD Projekt Red

Game Innovation

  • Everybody's Gone to the Rapture -- The Chinese Room
  • Her Story -- Sam Barlow
  • Life is Strange -- Dontnod Entertainment
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain -- Kojima Productions
  • Splatoon -- Nintendo
  • Until Dawn -- Supermassive Games

Mobile & Handheld

  • Alphabear -- Spry Fox
  • Fallout Shelter -- Bethesda Game Studios
  • Her Story -- Sam Barlow
  • Lara Croft Go -- Square Enix Montreal
  • Prune -- Joel McDonald and Kyle Preston
  • The Room Three -- Fireproof Games

Multiplayer

  • Destiny: The Taken King -- Bungie
  • Loves in a Dangerous Spacetime -- Asteroid Base
  • Rocket League -- Psyonix
  • Splatoon -- Nintendo
  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege -- Ubisoft
  • World of Warships -- Wargaming.net

Story

  • Everybody's Gone to the Rapture -- The Chinese Room
  • Her Story -- Sam Barlow
  • Life is Strange -- Dontnod Entertainment
  • Undertale -- Tobyfox
  • Until Dawn -- Supermassive Games
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt -- CD Projekt Red