Here Are The 2022 BAFTA Games Awards Nominations

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BAFTAs aren’t just about film and TV anymore.

The BAFTA Games Awards have been running since 2003 and are a celebration of the best video games and game creators from the last 12 months. With the ceremony being held on 7th April, the full list of 2022 BAFTA Games Awards nominations have been revealed today.

The nominations are spread across sixteen categories, ranging from Game of the Year to Artistic Achievement, and just about everything in between. It Takes Two is leading the way, with a whopping nine nominations, with Sony exclusives Returnal and Ratchet & Clank: A Rift Apart not far behind with eight and seven, respectively. Elsewhere, Forza Horizon 5 takes six nominations, including in the Best Family and Best British Game categories. And we’re heartened to see smaller titles, like Unpacking and Alba: A Wildlife Adventure also getting recognised.

We’ll follow up with the winners after the awards ceremony in April. Until then, you can vote for EE’s Game of the Year by clicking here. Scroll through the nominees below.

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

Artistic Achievement

  • The Artful Escape
  • It Takes Two
  • Psychonauts 2
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
  • Resident Evil Village
  • Returnal
Audio Achievement
  • The Artful Escape
  • Call of Duty: Vanguard
  • Deathloop
  • Halo Infinite
  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Returnal
Best Game
  • Deathloop
  • Forza Horizon 5
  • Inscryption
  • It Takes Two
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
  • Returnal
British Game
  • Alba: A Wildlife Adventure
  • Death’s Door
  • Fights in Tight Spaces
  • Forza Horizon 5
  • Overboard!
  • Sable
Debut Game
  • The Artful Escape
  • Eastward
  • The Forgotten City
  • Genesis Noir
  • Maquette
  • Toem
Evolving Game
  • Among Us
  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Apex Legends
  • Disco Elysium – The Final Cut
  • Fortnite
  • No Man’s Sky
Family
  • Alba: A Wildlife Adventure
  • Chicory: A Colorful Tale
  • Forza Horizon 5
  • Mario Party Superstars
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
  • Unpacking
Game Beyond Entertainment
  • Alba: A Wildlife Adventure
  • Before Your Eyes
  • Chicory: A Colorful Take
  • Game Building Garage
  • It Takes Two
  • Psychonauts 2
Game Design
  • Deathloop
  • Forza Horizon 5
  • Inscryption
  • It Takes Two
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
  • Returnal
Multiplayer
  • Back 4 Blood
  • Call of Duty: Vanguard
  • Forza Horizon 5
  • Halo Infinite
  • Hell Let Loose
  • It Takes Two
Music
  • Deathloop
  • Far Cry 6
  • Halo Infinite
  • Psychonauts 2
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
  • Returnal
Narrative
  • It Takes Two
  • Life is Strange: True Colors
  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Psychonauts 2
  • Returnal
  • Unpacking
Original Property
  • Deathloop
  • Death’s Door
  • Inscryption
  • It Takes Two
  • Returnal
  • Unpacking
Technical Achievement
  • Forza Horizon 5
  • Hitman 3
  • Psychonauts 2
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
  • Resident Evil Village
  • Returnal
EE Game of the Year
  • Chicory: A Colorful Tale
  • Deathloop
  • The Forgotten City
  • It Takes Two
  • Metroid Dread
  • Unpacking