Bafta Awards 2016:

Reception Date: 7th April 2016

Place: Tobacco Dock, London

Hosts: Dara O’Briain

Today, The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced the list of nominations for The British Academy Games awards.The nominations have been done in a total of 17 Categories selecting 44 games. In the nominations done today, EVERYBODY’S GONE TO THE RAPTURE (first shooter adventure game) has collected the most nominations leading with 10 nominations under 9 categories. Following EVERYBODY’S GONE TO THE RAPTURE, HER STORY AND THE WITCHER 3: WILD HUNT grabs the 2 spot with 7 nominations ( making a TIE).

BAFTA Awards 2016 nominations for Game list:

Bafta awards nominees 2016
                                                            Games nominated for Bafta 2016

The full list of the award nominees is given below with the categories of nominations:

Everybody’s Gone To The Rapture

EVERYBODY’S GONE TO THE RAPTURE is a first shooter adventure game developed by The Chinese Room and SCE Santa Monica Studio.

The game was nominated for 9 categories:

Artistic Achievement, Audio Achievement,  two Performer, Best Game, British Game,  Original Property and story, Game Innovation, and Music

The Witcher 3:Wild Hunt

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is an open world role-playing game developed by CD projekt RED. The game was released on 19th May 2015.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt grabs 7 nominations under the following categories:

Artistic Achievement, Audio Achievement, Persistent Game, Best Game, Performer, Game Design, and Story

Her Story

Her Story is a movie video game, written and directed by Sam Barlow.

Her Story made a tie with The Witcher 3 collecting 7 nominations under following categories:

British Game, Debut Game, Game Design, Mobile & Handheld, Game Innovation, Original Property and Story

This year Bafta Games Awards has another tie with 5 nominations between 3 games:

Batman: Arkham Knight

Batman: Arkham Knight is an action-adventure video game. The game is developed by Rocksteady Studio and Published by Warner Bros.

Batman: Arkham Knight grabs 3 nominations in Bafta 2016 for video games under following categories:

Artistic Achievement, Audio Achievement, British Game, Music and Performer

Rocket League

Rocket League is a soccer game based on physics. The game was loved by every soccer loving player and physics loving person. The game was developed and published by Psyonix.

Rocket League also got 5 nominations:

Best Game, Family Game, Game Design, Multiplayer and Sports

Life is Strange

Life is Strange is an adventure video game developed by Dontnod Entertainment and published by Square Enix.

3 nominations for Life is Strange for the following categories:

Best Game, Performer, Game Innovation, Original Property and Story

Other nominated games in Bafta Games Awards 2016 are:

Bloodborne, Football Manager 2016, DiRT Rally, Disney Infinity 3.0: Play Without Limits, Fallout Shelter, Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, Forza Motorsport 6, Grow Home, Lara Croft GO, Halo 5: Guardians, Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes, Star Wars Battlefront , Mini Metro, PES 2016, The Room Three, World of Warships,  Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, Super Mario Maker, Tearaway Unfolded, Alphabear, and Undertale.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, League of Legends, Dota 2, and SMITE receive nominations for the AMD eSports audience Awards.

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