BAFTA Game Awards Nominations Released!
by Dingit.tv - May 26, 2015 in
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The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Game Awards are set to be bigger and better than ever this year! Hosted by Rufus Hound – an actor and an actual regular, mainstream celebrity – it’s set to be one of the biggest gaming events this year. AND – the 51 nominees are in. Of course we won’t find out who the winners are until March 12th – but we know who’s in the mix – so we can surely have a lot of fun speculating!!

It’s not just British games up for awards either – the nominees are from all across the globe.

Alien: Isolation is way ahead of the pack with six nominations. This awesome and massively popular game is up for:

  • Best Game
  • Best British Game
  • Audio Achievement
  • Best Game Design
  • Game Innovation
  • Best Music

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It’s closely followed by Far Cry 4 which has five nominations for:

  • Artistic Achievement
  • Best Performer
  • Best Music
  • Best Game Design
  • Best Story

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Here’s the full list of awards and the nominees:

Award Nominees
Artistic Achievement Far Cry 4
  Valiant Hearts
  Lumino City
  Monument Valley
  Assassin’s Crees: Unity
  Hohokum
Audio Achievement Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved
  Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare
  The Sailor’s Dream
  Mario Kart 8
  Alien: Isolation
  The Banner Saga
Ones to Watch Sagittarius
Don’t Walk: RUN!
Chambara
Best Game Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor
  Dragon Age: Inquisition
  Alien: Isolation
  Monument Valley
  Mario Kart 8
  Destiny
Best British Game Lumino City
  Forza Horizon 2
  Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions
  Alien: Isolation
  Monument Valley
  80 Days
Best Debut Game Counterspy
  Hitman Go
  The Vanishing of Ethan Carter
  Never Alone
  Shovel Knight
  The Banner Saga
Best Family Game Littlebigplanet 3
  Minecraft: Console Editions
  Skylanders Trap Team
  Mario Kart 8
  Twelve A Dozen
  The LEGO Movie Videogame
Game Design Alien: Isolation
  Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor
  Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
  Far Cry 4
  Threes
  Destiny
Game Innovation 80 Days
  Lumino City
  Alien: Isolation
  Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor
  The Vanishing of Ethan Carter
  Titanfall
Best Mobile and Handheld Game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
  The Walking Dead: Season 2
  Threes
  Hitman Go
  Monument Valley
  80 Days
Best Multiplayer Game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
Minecraft: Console Editions
Titanfall
Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare
Mario Kart 8
Destiny
Best Music Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved
  Alien: Isolation
  The Sailor’s Dream
  Far Cry 4
  Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor
  The Banner Saga
Best Original Property Titanfall
  Valiant Hearts
  Sunset Overdrive
  Monument Valley
  Kalimba
  The Vanishing of Ethan Carter
Best Performer Kevin Spacey – Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
  Melissa Hutchinson – The Walking Dead: Season 2
  Ashley Johnson – The Last of Us: Left Behind
  Adam Harrington – The Wolf Among Us
  Troy Baker – Far Cry 4
  Logan Cunningham – Transistor
Most Persistent Game Eve Online – Phoebe
  Destiny
  World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor
  League of Legends
  Runescape
  World of Tanks
Best Sport Game OlliOlli
Forza Horizon 2
Football Manager 2015
Madden NFL 15
FIFA 15
Trials Fusion
Best Story The Last of Us: Left Behind
  Never Alone
  80 Days
  Broken Age
  The Wolf Among Us
  Far Cry 4

Do you think these nominations are fair? Are there any games you think deserve to at least receive a nomination? What are your predictions for the winners?!? PLEASE share your thoughts!

– Katy Willis

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