2018 British Academy Games Awards Nominees

BAFTA announced the nominees for the 2018 British Academy Games Awards on March 15.

A total of 45 games are up for awards. The winners will be revealed at the ceremony on April 12.

ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENT

  • CUPHEAD Development Team – StudioMDHR Entertainment Inc./StudioMDHR Entertainment Inc.
  • GOROGOA Development Team – Jason Roberts, Buried Signal/Annapurna Interactive
  • HELLBLADE: SENUA’S SACRIFICE Development Team – Ninja Theory Ltd/ Ninja Theory Ltd
  • HORIZON ZERO DAWN Development Team – Guerrilla/Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe
  • THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: BREATH OF THE WILD Development Team – Nintendo EPD/Nintendo
  • UNCHARTED: THE LOST LEGACY Development Team – Naughty Dog/Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe

AUDIO ACHIEVEMENT

  • CALL OF DUTY: WORLD WAR II Development Team – Sledgehammer Games/Activision
  • DESTINY 2 Development Team – Bungie/Activision
  • HELLBLADE: SENUA’S SACRIFICE David Garcia Diaz – Ninja Theory Ltd/ Ninja Theory Ltd
  • HORIZON ZERO DAWN Development Team – Guerrilla/Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe
  • STAR WARS BATTLEFRONT II Development Team – DICE/Electronic Arts
  • UNCHARTED: THE LOST LEGACY Development Team – Naughty Dog/Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe

BEST GAME

  • ASSASSIN’S CREED ORIGINS Development Team – Ubisoft Montreal/ Ubisoft
  • HELLBLADE: SENUA’S SACRIFICE Development Team – Ninja Theory Ltd/ Ninja Theory Ltd
  • HORIZON ZERO DAWN Development Team – Guerrilla/Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe
  • THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: BREATH OF THE WILD Development Team – Nintendo EPD/Nintendo
  • SUPER MARIO ODYSSEY Development Team – Nintendo EPD/Nintendo
  • WHAT REMAINS OF EDITH FINCH Development Team – Giant Sparrow/Annapurna Interactive

BRITISH GAME 

  • HELLBLADE: SENUA’S SACRIFICE Development Team – Ninja Theory Ltd/ Ninja Theory Ltd
  • MONUMENT VALLEY 2 Development Team – ustwo games/ustwo games
  • REIGNS: HER MAJESTY Leigh Alexander, François Alliot, Arnaud De Bock – Nerial Ltd/ Devolver Digital
  • THE SEXY BRUTALE Charles Griffiths, James Griffiths, Tom Lansdale – Cavalier Game Studios and Tequila Works/ Tequila Works
  • SNIPER ELITE 4 Development Team – Rebellion/ Rebellion
  • TOTAL WAR: WARHAMMER II Development Team – Creative Assembly/ SEGA

DEBUT GAME

  • CUPHEAD Development Team – StudioMDHR Entertainment Inc./StudioMDHR Entertainment Inc.
  • GOROGOA Development Team – Jason Roberts, Buried Signal/Annapurna Interactive
  • HOLLOW KNIGHT Development Team – Team Cherry/Team Cherry
  • NIGHT IN THE WOODS Scott Benson, Alec Holowka, Bethany Hockenberry – InfiniteFall/Finji
  • THE SEXY BRUTALE Charles Griffiths, James Griffiths, Tom Lansdale – Cavalier Game Studios and Tequila Works/Tequila Works
  • SLIME RANCHER Development Team – Monomi Park/Monomi Park

EVOLVING GAME

  • CLASH ROYALE Development Team – Supercell/ Supercell
  • FINAL FANTASY XV Hajime Tabata – Square Enix/ Square Enix
  • FORTNITE Development Team – Epic Games/ Epic Games
  • OVERWATCH Development Team – Blizzard Entertainment/ Blizzard Entertainment
  • PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS Development Team – PUBG Corp/ Bluehole, Inc.
  • TOM CLANCY’S RAINBOW SIX SIEGE Development Team – Ubisoft Montreal/ Ubisoft

FAMILY

  • JUST DANCE 2018 Development Team – Ubisoft Paris/ Ubisoft
  • LEGO WORLDS Development Team – TT Games/ WB Games
  • MARIO + RABBIDS KINGDOM BATTLE Development Team – Ubisoft/ Ubisoft
  • MONUMENT VALLEY 2 Development Team – ustwo games/ustwo games
  • SNIPPERCLIPS Development Team – SFB Games/ Nintendo
  • SUPER MARIO ODYSSEY Development Team – Nintendo EPD/Nintendo

GAME BEYOND ENTERTAINMENT

  • BURY ME, MY LOVE Development Team – The Pixel Hunt & Fig/ ARTE & Playdius
  • HELLBLADE: SENUA’S SACRIFICE Development Team – Ninja Theory Ltd/ Ninja Theory Ltd
  • LAST DAY OF JUNE Massimo Guarini, Elia Randon, Andrew Thompson – Ovosonico/505 Games
  • LIFE IS STRANGE: BEFORE THE STORM Development Team – Deck Nine Games, Square Enix/Square Enix
  • NIGHT IN THE WOODS Scott Benson, Alec Holowka, Bethany Hockenberry – InfiniteFall/ Finji
  • SEA HERO QUEST VR Matthew Hyde, Max Scott-Slade, Hugo Scott-Slade – Glitchers/ Glitchers

GAME DESIGN

  • ASSASSIN’S CREED ORIGINS Development Team – Ubisoft Montreal/ Ubisoft
  • HORIZON ZERO DAWN Development Team – Guerrilla/Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe
  • THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: BREATH OF THE WILD Development Team – Nintendo EPD/Nintendo
  • NIER AUTOMATA Development Team – Platinum Games; Square Enix/ Square Enix
  • SUPER MARIO ODYSSEY Development Team – Nintendo EPD/Nintendo
  • WHAT REMAINS OF EDITH FINCH Development Team – Giant Sparrow/Annapurna Interactive

GAME INNOVATION

  • GOROGOA Development Team – Jason Roberts, Buried Signal/Annapurna Interactive
  • HELLBLADE: SENUA’S SACRIFICE Development Team – Ninja Theory Ltd/ Ninja Theory Ltd
  • THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: BREATH OF THE WILD Development Team – Nintendo EPD/Nintendo
  • NIER AUTOMATA Development Team – Platinum Games; Square Enix/Square Enix
  • SNIPPERCLIPS Development Team – SFB Games/Nintendo
  • WHAT REMAINS OF EDITH FINCH Development Team – Giant Sparrow/Annapurna Interactive

MOBILE GAME

  • BURY ME, MY LOVE Development Team – The Pixel Hunt & Fig/ ARTE & Playdius
  • GOLF CLASH Paul Gouge, Alex Rigby, Gareth Jones – Playdemic/Playdemic
  • GOROGOA Development Team – Jason Roberts, Buried Signal/Annapurna Interactive
  • KAMI 2 Development Team – State of Play/State of Play
  • MONUMENT VALLEY 2 Development Team – ustwo games/ustwo games
  • STRANGER THINGS: THE GAME Development Team – BonusXP, Inc./BonusXP, Inc.

MULTIPLAYER

  • DIVINITY: ORIGINAL SIN 2 Development Team – Larian Studios/ Larian Studios Games
  • FORTNITE Development Team – Epic Games/ Epic Games
  • GANG BEASTS Development Team – Boneloaf/ Double Fine Productions
  • PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS Development Team – PUBG Corp/ Bluehole, Inc.
  • SPLATOON 2 Development Team – Nintendo EPD/Nintendo
  • STAR TREK BRIDGE CREW Development Team – Red Storm Entertainment/ Ubisoft

MUSIC

  • CUPHEAD Development Team – StudioMDHR Entertainment Inc./StudioMDHR Entertainment Inc.
  • GET EVEN Development Team – The Farm 51/ Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe
  • HELLBLADE: SENUA’S SACRIFICE David Garcia Diaz, Andy LaPlegua – Ninja Theory Ltd/ Ninja Theory Ltd
  • HORIZON ZERO DAWN Development Team – Guerrilla/Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe
  • THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: BREATH OF THE WILD Development Team – Nintendo EPD/Nintendo
  • WHAT REMAINS OF EDITH FINCH Jeff Russo – Giant Sparrow/Annapurna Interactive

NARRATIVE

  • HELLBLADE: SENUA’S SACRIFICE Tameem Antoniades – Ninja Theory Ltd/ Ninja Theory Ltd
  • HORIZON ZERO DAWN Development Team – Guerrilla/Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe
  • NIGHT IN THE WOODS Scott Benson, Alec Holowka, Bethany Hockenberry – InfiniteFall/ Finji
  • TACOMA Steve Gaynor, Karla Zimonja – Fullbright/ Fullbright
  • WHAT REMAINS OF EDITH FINCH Development Team – Giant Sparrow/Annapurna Interactive
  • WOLFENSTEIN II: THE NEW COLOSSUS Jens Matthies, Tommy Tordsson Björk, Tom Keegan – Machine Games/ Bethesda

ORIGINAL PROPERTY

  • CUPHEAD Chad Moldenhauer, Jared Moldenhauer – StudioMDHR Entertainment Inc./StudioMDHR Entertainment Inc.
  • GOROGOA Development Team – Jason Roberts, Buried Signal/Annapurna Interactive
  • HORIZON ZERO DAWN Development Team – Guerrilla/Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe
  • NIGHT IN THE WOODS Scott Benson, Alec Holowka, Bethany Hockenberry – InfiniteFall/ Finji
  • PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS Development Team – PUBG Corp/ Bluehole, Inc.
  • WHAT REMAINS OF EDITH FINCH Development Team – Giant Sparrow/Annapurna Interactive

PERFORMER

  • ABUBAKAR SALIM as Bayek in Assassin’s Creed Origins
  • ASHLY BURCH as Aloy in Horizon Zero Dawn
  • CLAUDIA BLACK as Chloe Frazer in Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
  • LAURA BAILEY as Nadine Ross in Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
  • MELINA JUERGENS as Senua in Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
  • VALERIE ROSE LOHMAN as Edith Finch in What Remains of Edith Finch

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