Image Courtesy of the British Academy

BAFTA released the nominees for their 2022 Games Awards. There are a total of 18 categories for this year’s awards ceremony. So far, BAFTA announced the nominees for 16 categories. In the coming weeks, 2 other categories will be announced.

With nine nominations, action-adventure platformer ‘It Takes Two‘ dominated the nominations list this year. And among these categories is the EE Game of the Year award.  However, this category will rely on public voting to determine the winner.

Besides ‘It Takes Two’, we have other titles helming the nominations list. Among these are Deathloop, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, Forza Horizon 5, and Returnal. Below is the list of nominees for this year’s BAFTA Games Awards.

Image Courtesy of Hazelight Studios

Nominees for Best Game

Deathloop Forza Horizon 5
Inscryption It Takes Two
Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Returnal

Nominees for British Game

Alba: A Wildlife Adventure Death’s Door
Fights in Tight Spaces Forza Horizon 5
Overboard! Sable

Nominees for Animation

Call of Duty: Vanguard It Takes Two
Kena: Bridge of Spirits Life is Strange: True Colors
Psychonauts 2 Ratchet & Clanks: Rift Apart

Nominees for Artistic Achievement

The Artful Escape It Takes Two
Psychonauts 2 Ratchet & Clanks: Rift Apart
Resident Evil Village Returnal

 

Image Courtesy of Activision

Nominees for Audio Achievement

The Artful Escape Call of Duty: Vanguard
Deathloop Halo Infinite
Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Returnal

Nominees for Debut Game

The Artful Escape Eastward
The Forgotten City Genesis Boir
Maquette Toem

Nominees for Evolving Game

Among Us Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Apex Legends Disco Elysium: The Final Cut
Fortnite No Man’s Sky

Nominees for Family Game

Alba: A Wildlife Adventure Chicory: A Colorful Tale
Forza Horizon 5 Mario Party Superstars
Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Unpacking

 

Image Courtesy of Ustwo Games

Nominees for Game Beyond Entertainment

Alba: A Wildlife Adventure Before Your Eyes
Chicory: A Colorful Tale Game Builder Garage
It Takes Two Psychonauts 2

Nominees for Game Design

Deathloop Forza Horizon 5
Inscryption It Takes Two
Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Returnal

Nominees for Multiplayer Game

Back 4 Blood Call of Duty: Vanguard
Forza Horizon 5 Halo Infinite
Hell Let Loose It Takes Two

Nominees for Music

Deathloop Far Cry 6
Halo Infinite Psychonauts 2
Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Returnal

Nominees for Narrative

It Takes Two Life is Strange: True Colors
Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Psychonauts 2
Returnal Unpacking

Nominees for Original Property

Deathloop Death’s Door
Inscryption It Takes Two
Returnal Unpacking

Nominees for Technical Achievement

Forza Horizon 5 Hitman 3
Psychonauts 2 Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
Resident Evil Village Returnal

Nominees for EE Game of the Year

Chicory: A Colorful Tale Deathloop
The Forgotten City It Takes Two
Metroid Dread Unpacking

You can vote for the EE Game of the Year 2022 here. Voting will close on April 1, 11:59 pm UK time. Furthermore, the BAFTA Games Awards Ceremony will be live streamed on April 7.

Is your favorite game nominated in this year’s BAFTA Games Awards? What do you think about the nominees? Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments below. For more content, stay with us, here at Spiel Times.  

Make sure you also subscribe to our push-notifications and never miss an update from the world of video games. Follow us on Twitter @spieltimes for the latest PS5 restock and drop. Until next time, Stay Safe and Happy Gaming!