BAFTA Games Awards 2018 Nominees Announced

Hellblade dominates the list with 8 nominations.

BAFTA Games Awards 2018 Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice

The British Academy Video Game Awards (BAFTA) announced the nominees for the annual video game awards, where Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice achieved 9 nominations, including the best game.

In the list, we find Horizon: Zero Dawn with 8 nominations, What Remains of Edith Finch got 7, while The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Gorogoa got 5.

Also, BAFTA will present the Game beyond entertainment prize, which seeks to recognize games that “deliver a transformational experience beyond pure entertainment.” In this category, we find Bury Me, My Love, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, Last Day of June, Life Is Strange: Before the Storm, Night in the Woods and Sea Hero Quest VR, titles nominated for addressing a variety of social problems.

Best Game:
Assassin’s Creed Origins
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
Horizon
Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Super Mario Odyssey
What Remains of Edith Finch

Artistic Achievement:
Cuphead
Gorogoa
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
Horizon
Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

Audio Achievement:
COD: World War 2
Destiny 2
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
Horizon
Star Wars Battlefront 2
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

British Game:
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
Monument Valley 2
Reigns: Her Majesty
The Sexy Brutale
Sniper Elite 4
Total War: Warhammer 2

Debut Game:
Cuphead
Gorogoa
Hollow Knight
Night in the Woods
The Sexy Brutale
Slime Rancher

Evolving Game:
Clash Royale
Final Fantasy 15
Fortnite
Overwatch
PUBG
Rainbow Six Siege

Family:
Just Dance 2018
Lego Worlds
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle
Monument Valley 2
Snipperclips
Super Mario Odyssey

Game Beyond Entertainment:
Bury Me, My Love
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
Last Day of June
Life is Strange: Before the Storm
Night in the Woods
Sea Hero Quest VR

Game Design:
Assassin’s Creed Origins
Horizon Zero Dawn
Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Nier Automata
Super Mario Odyssey
What Remains of Edith Finch

Game Innovation:
Gorogoa
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Nier Automata
Snipperclips
What Remains of Edith Finch

Mobile Game:
Bury Me, My Love
Golf Clash
Gorogoa
Kami 2
Monument Valley 2
Stranger Things: The Game

Multiplayer:
Divinity: Original Sin 2 (yay!)
Fortnite
Gang Beasts
PUBG
Splatoon 2
Star Trek Bridge Crew

Music:
Cuphead
Get Even
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
Horizon
Zelda: Breath of the Wild
What Remains of Edith Finch

Narrative:
Hellblade
Horizon
Night in the Woods
Tacoma
What Remains of Edith Finch
Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus

Original Property:
Cuphead
Gorogoa
Horizon
Night in the Woods
PUBG
What Remains of Edity Finch

Performer:
Abubakar Salim as Bayek in Assassin’s Creed Origins
Ashly Burch as Aloy in Horizon
Claudia Black as Chloe Frazer in Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
Laura Bailey as Nadine Ross in Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
Melina Juergens as Senua in Hellblade
Valerie Rose Lohman as Edith Finch in What Remains of Edith Finch

The winners will be announced at the BAFTA ceremony that will take place on April 12, at the Troxy auditorium in London, England. Those interested can watch the transmission on Twitch, YouTube, Mixer, Facebook, among other platforms. At the moment, there is no precise hour given for the BAFTA event.