British Academy Game Awards 2015 – and the Nominees Are…

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BAFTA

The British Academy Game Awards are coming to us live on March 12th, and BAFTA has announced the official nominees:

Artistic Achievement
  • Far Cry 4 – Jean-Alexis Doyon, David Wilkinson, Scott Mitchell
  • Valiant Hearts – Paul Tumelaire, Ghislain Avrillon, Laurent Labouille
  • Lumino City – Development Team
  • Monument Valley – Development Team
  • Assassin’s Creed Unity – Development Team
  • Hohokum – Development Team
Mobile & Handheld
  • Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft – Development Team
  • The Walking Dead: Season 2 – Development Team
  • Threes – Asher Vollmer, Greg Wohlwend, Jimmy Hinson
  • Hitman Go – Daniel Lutz
  • Monument Valley – Development Team
  • 80 Days – Joseph Humfrey, Jon Ingold, Meg Jayanth
Audio Achievement
  • Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved – Development Team
  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Development Team
  • The Sailor’s Dream – Development Team
  • Mario Kart 8 – Development Team
  • The Banner Saga – Austin Wintory, Michael Theiler, Peret Von Sturmer
  • Alien: Isolation – Development Team
Alien: Isolation leads the way with six nominations

Alien: Isolation leads the way with six nominations

Multiplayer
  • Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft – Development Team
  • Minecraft: Console Editions – Development Team
  • Titanfall – Steve Fukuda, Richard Baker, Vince Zampella
  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Development Team
  • Mario Kart 8 – Development Team
  • Destiny – Development Team
Ones To Watch Award In Association with Dare to Be Digital
  •  Sagittarius – Too Mainstream
  • Don’t Walk: RUN! – Torque
  • Chambara – Overly Kinetic
Music
  • Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved – Development Team
  • Alien: Isolation – Development Team
  • The Sailor’s Dream – Development Team
  • Far Cry 4 – Cliff Martinez, Tony Gronick, Jerome Angelot
  • The Banner Saga – Austin Wintory
  • Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor – Garry Schyman, Nathan Griggs
Far Cry 4 receives 4 nominations for Artistic Achievement, Game Design, Music Story and Performer

Far Cry 4 receives five nominations for Artistic Achievement, Game Design, Music, Story and Performer

Original Property
  • Titanfall – Steve Fukuda, Richard Baker, Vince Zampella
  • Valiant Hearts – Yoan Fanise, Paul Tumelaire, Simon Choquet
  • Sunset Overdrive – Development Team
  • Monument Valley – Development Team
  • Kalimba – Development Team
  • The Vanishing of Ethan Carter – Adrian Chmielarz, Andrzei Poznanski, Michel Kosieradzki
Best Game
  • Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor – Development Team
  • Dragon Age: Inquisition – Development Team
  • Alien: Isolation – Development Team
  • Monument Valley – Development Team
  • Mario Kart 8 – Development Team
  • Destiny – Development Team
British Game
  • Lumino City – Development Team
  • Forza Horizon 2 – Development Team
  • Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions – Development Team
  • Alien: Isolation – Development Team
  • Monument Valley – Development Team
  • 80 Days – Joseph Humfrey, Jon Ingold, Meg Jayanth
Monument Valley also receives five nominations for Artistic Achievement, Best Game, British Game, Mobile & Handheld and Original Property

Monument Valley also receives five nominations for Artistic Achievement, Best Game, British Game, Mobile & Handheld and Original Property

Performer
  • Kevin Spacey – Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (Jonathan Irons)
  • Melissa Hutchinson – The Walking Dead: Season 2 (Clementine)
  • Ashley Johnson – The Last of Us: Left Behind (Ellie)
  • Adam Harrington – The Wolf Among Us (Bigby Wolf)
  • Troy Baker – Far Cry 4 (Pagan Min)
  • Logan Cunningham – Transistor (Transistor)
Debut Game
  • The Banner Saga – John Watson, Alex Thomas, Arnie Jorgensen
  • Counterspy – Development Team
  • Hitman Go – Daniel Lutz
  • The Vanishing of Ethan Carter – Adrian Chmielarz, Andrzej Poznanski, Michal Kosieradzki
  • Never Alone (Kisima Ingitchuna) – Development Team
  • Shovel Knight – Development Team
Persistent Game
  • Eve Online: Pheobe – Development Team
  • Destiny – Development Team
  • World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor – Development Team
  • League of Legends – Development Team
  • Runescape – Development Team
  • World of Tanks (PC Edition) – Development Team
Family
  • LittleBigPlanet 3 – Pete Smith, Paul Porter, Darius Sardeghian
  • Minecraft (Console Editions) – Development Team
  • Skylanders Trap Team – Development Team
  • Mario Kart 8 – Development Team
  • Twelve A Dozen – Development Team
  • The LEGO Movie Videogame – Daniel Crossley, Jon Burton, Mike Tyler
This year's Game Awards will be hosted by Rufus Hound

This year’s Game Awards will be hosted by Rufus Hound

Sport
  • OlliOlli – John Ribbins, Simon Bennett, Tom Hegarty
  • Forza Horizon 2 – Development Team
  • Football Manager 2015 – Development Team
  • Madden NFL 15 – Development Team
  • FIFA 15 – Development Team
  • Trials Fusion – Kim Lahti, Antti Ilvessuo, Karri Kiviluoma
Game Design
  • Alien: Isolation – Development Team
  • Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor – Development Team
  • Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft – Development Team
  • Far Cry 4 – Patrik Methe, Cedric Decelle, Andrea Zanini
  • Threes – Asher Vollmer, Greg Wohlwend, Jimmy Hinson\
  • Destiny – Development Team
Story
  • The Last of Us: Left Behind – Neil Druckmann
  • Never Alone (Kisima Ingitchuna) – Development Team
  • 80 Days – Joseph Humfrey, Jon Ingold, Meg Jayanth
  • Broken Age – Tim Schafer
  • The Wolf Among Us – Development Team
  • Far Cry 4 – Mark Thompson, Lucien Soulban, Li Kua
Game Innovation
  • 80 Days – Joseph Humfrey, Jon Ingold
  • Lumino City – Development Team
  • Alien: Isolation – Development Team
  • Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor – Development Team
  • The Vanishing of Ethan Carter – Development Team
  • Titanfall – Steve Fukuda, Richard Baker, Vince Zampella

The British Academy Game Awards will be live-streamed across Twitch and the official BAFTA website. Hosted by actor/comedian, Rufus Hound, the British Academy Game Awards will take place at Tobacco Dock in London for the 2nd year in a row.

Congratulations to all the nominees! Who do YOU want to win? Leave your thoughts and nominations below!

HB Duran
VGNS Founder, HB Duran is a gamer, artist, musician and occasional game dev. From early forays into all-night NES sessions, her career has blossomed into working as a game industry journalist, artist, QA tester and consultant. “HB” plays a variety of game genres and platforms, but is best known for her love of Silent Hill.

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