All BAFTA Games Awards nominations

Returnal and It Takes Two lead the BAFTA Games Awards nominations for 2022.

The BAFTA Games Awards are set to take place on April 7, 2022. The full sweep of nominations across 16 categories have now been unveiled, with It Takes Two and Returnal leading the pack. Indie-horror deck builder Inscryption also snags a Best Game nomination, putting it alongside the likes of Deathloop and Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart  If you’re interested to see which recent games secured a coveted nod, you’ll find the full list of 2022 BAFTA Games Award nominations and categories below. As ever, the EE Game of the Year award is a user-voted affair, with voting taking place on the EE website.

All 2022 BAFTA Games Awards nominations

Bafta Games Awards nominations 2022
 
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The BAFTA Games Awards 2022 feature 16 categories, including special recognition of British game studios. Here are all the nominations:

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 Guardian’s of the Galaxy
  • Returnal
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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
  • Disco Elysium – The Final Cut
  • Fortnite
  • No Man’s Sky

Family

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

  • Alba: A Wildlife Adventure
  • Before Your Eyes
  • Chicory: A Colorful Tale
  • Game Builder 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
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Performer in a Leading Role

  • Ozioma Akagha as Juliana Blake in Deathloop
  • Jason E Kelley as Colt Vahn in Deathloop
  • Jennifer Hale as Rivet in Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
  • Jon McLaren as Star-Lord/Peter Quill in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Erika Mori as Alex Chen in Life is Strange: True Colors
  • Jane Perry as Selene Vassos in Returnal

Performer in a Supporting Role

  • Laura Bailey as Polina Petrova in Call of Duty: Vanguard
  • Kimberly Brooks as Hollis Forsythe in Psychonauts 2
  • Jason Cavalier as Drax in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Maggie Robertson as Lady Dimitrescu in Resident Evil Village
  • Han Soto as Gabe Chen in Life is Strange: True Colors
  • Alex Weiner as Rocket in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy

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

Those are all the 2022 BAFTA Games Award nominations. Which titles are your favorites? Let us know in the comments below. The full awards ceremony will take place next month, April 7. You can tune in online via the BAFTA Twitch account or YouTube channel.

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