BAFTA Game Awards 2019 nominees announced

The BAFTA Game Awards 2019 nominees have been officially announced and God of War is stealing the show with the most nominations of any individual game.

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The 2019 BAFTA Games Awards show is nearly upon us and the production crew has finally revealed the full list of nominees for all 17 categories, spanning from games that have had the best evolution since launch all the way to the best games that go beyond entertainment.

The 2019 BAFTA Game Awards ceremony will be hosted by Dara O' Briain take place April 4, 2019, in Queen Elizabeth Hall, London and it will also be broadcast live online on YouTube, Twitch, and Mixer. Take a look at the nominations below, which features the following highlights:

  • 10 nominations for God of War, the action adventure game and the eighth installment in the series.
  • Six nominations each for Red Dead Redemption 2, Return of the Obra Dinn and Florence.
  • Five nominations for Celeste, including Game Beyond Entertainment. The game’s narrative encourages players to overcome struggles, persevere and achieve their goals with compassion, and aims to bring a greater understanding of mental illness.
  • Other nominations in Game Beyond Entertainment are 11-11: Memories Retold, Florence, Life is Strange 2, My Child Lebensborn and Nintendo Labo.
BAFTA 2019 Game Awards host Dara o Briain
BAFTA 2019 Game Awards host - Dara O'Briain

BAFTA 2019 Games Awards categories and nominations

Artist Achievement

  • Detroit: Becoming Human
  • GRIS
  • God of War
  • Marvel's Spider-Man
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Return of the Obra Dinn

Audio Achievement

  • Battlefield 5
  • Detroit: Become Human
  • God of War
  • Marvel's Spider-Man
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Tetris Effect

Best Game

  • Assassin's Creed Odyssey
  • Astro Bot: Rescue Mission
  • Celeste
  • God of War
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Return of Obra Dinn

British Game

  • 11-11 Memories Retold
  • Forza Horizon 4
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
  • The Room: Old Sins
  • Overcooked 2
  • Two Point Hospital

Debut Game

  • Beat Saber
  • Cultist Simulator
  • Donut County
  • Florence
  • GRIS
  • Yoku's Island Express

Evolving Game

  • Destiny 2: Forsaken
  • Elite Dangerous: Beyond
  • Fortnite
  • Overwatch
  • Sea of Thieves
  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege

Family

  • LEGO Disney Pixar's The Incredibles
  • Nintendo Labo
  • Overcooked 2
  • Pokemon: Let's Go, Pikachu! & Pokemon: Let's Go, Eevee!
  • Super Mario Party
  • Yoku's Island Express

Game Beyond Entertainment

  • 11-11 Memories Retold
  • Celeste
  • Florence
  • Life is Strange 2
  • My Child Lebensborn
  • Nintendo Labo

Game Design

  • Astro Bot: Rescue Mission
  • Celeste
  • God of War
  • Into The Breach
  • Minit
  • Return of the Obra Dinn

Game Innovation

  • Astro Bot: Rescue Mission
  • Celeste
  • Cultist Simulator
  • Moss
  • Nintendo Labo
  • Return of the Obra Dinn

Mobile Game

  • Alto's Odyssey
  • Brawl Stars
  • Donut County
  • Florence
  • Reigns: Game of Thrones
  • The Room: Old Sins

Multiplayer

  • A Way Out
  • Battlefield 5
  • Overcooked 2
  • Sea of Thieves
  • Super Mario Party
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Music

  • Celeste
  • Far Cry 5
  • Florence
  • God of War
  • GRIS
  • Tetris Effect

Narrative

  • Florence
  • Frostpunk
  • God of War
  • Marvel's Spider-Man
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Return of the Obra Dinn

Original Property

  • Dead Cells
  • Florence
  • Into The Breach
  • Moss
  • Return of the Obra Dinn
  • Subnautica

Performer

  • Christopher Judge as Kratos in God of War
  • Danielle Bisutti as Freya in God of War
  • Jeremy Davies as The Stranger in God of War
  • Melissanthi Mahut as Kassandra of Sparta in Assassin's Creed Odyssey
  • Roger Clark as Arthur Morgan in Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Sunny Suljic as Atreus in God of War

EE Mobile Game of the Year (Voted for by the public)

  • Brawl Stars
  • Clash Royale
  • Fortnite
  • Old School Runescape
  • Pokemon Go
  • Roblox

You can tune into the 2019 BAFTA Awards ceremony on April 4, 2019. Stay tuned to Shacknews for additional gaming and tech updates.

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