The Game BAFTA Nominations Are in and ‘Uncharted 4’ Is Leading the Way

Samantha Loveridge
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The nominations for the British Academy Game Awards – aka the Game BAFTAs – are in and the two games with the most nominations are Uncharted 4 and Insidewith eight and seven nods respectively.

Uncharted 4 has been nominated for Artistic Achievement, Audio Achievement, Best Game, Music and Narrative. Actors Emily Rose, Nolan North and Troy Baker have all been nominated in the Best Performer category for their roles as Elena Fisher, Nathan Drake and Sam Drake.

As for Inside, it’s also in the running for Artistic Achievement, Audio Achievement, Best Game, Music and Narrative, but is also nominated for the Game Design and Original Property gongs.

After those two, Firewatch has six nominations and then Overwatch, Overcooked, The Last Guardian and The Witness all have four each.

Firewatch
Firewatch is nominated for a whopping six BAFTAs

The Game BAFTAs ceremony will take place on April 6, but the full list of nominees is below:

AMD eSports Audience Award

  • Clash Royale
  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • Dota 2
  • League of Legends
  • Overwatch
  • Street Fighter V

Artistic Achievement

  • ABZU
  • Dishonored 2
  • Inside
  • The Last Guardian
  • Uncharted 4
  • Unravel
uncharted 4
Uncharted 4 could walk away with seven awards at this year's Game BAFTAs

Audio Achievement

  • Battlefield 1
  • DOOM
  • Inside
  • The Last Guardian
  • Rez Infinite
  • Uncharted 4

Best Game

  • Firewatch
  • Inside
  • Overwatch
  • Stardew Valley
  • Titanfall 2
  • Uncharted 4
Inside
Chilling adventure game, Inside, is also leading the BAFTA nominations

British Game

  • Batman: Arkham VR
  • Forza Horizon 3
  • No Man’s Sky
  • Overcooked
  • Planet Coaster
  • Virginia

Debut Game

  • Firewatch
  • Overcooked
  • Oxenfree
  • That Dragon, Cancer
  • The Witness
  • Virginia
Rocket League
Rocket League is in the running for Evolving Game

Evolving Game

  • Destiny: Rise of Iron
  • Elite Dangerous: Horizons
  • EVE Online
  • Final Fantasy XIV: Online
  • Hitman
  • Rocket League

Family Game

  • LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • Overcooked
  • The Playroom VR
  • Pokémon Go
  • Ratchet & Clank
  • Toca Hair Salon
Tracer from Overwatch
Overwatch keeps raking in awards and the BAFTAs could be more of the same

Game Design

  • Battlefield 1
  • Dishonored 2
  • Inside 
  • Overwatch
  • Titanfall 2
  • The Witness

Game Innovation

  • Batman: Arkham VR
  • Firewatch
  • Pokémon Go
  • That Dragon, Cancer
  • Unseen Diplomacy
  • The Witness
Pokémon Go
Pokémon Go had to feature somewhere in the BAFTA nominations

Mobile 

  • The Banner Saga 2
  • Dawn of Titans
  • Deus Ex Go
  • Pokémon Go
  • Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon
  • Reigns

Multiplayer

  • Battlefield 1
  • Forza Horizon 3
  • Overcooked
  • Overwatch
  • Titanfall 2
  • Tom Clancy’s The Division
The Last Guardian
Trico's gotta be happy with his four BAFTA nominations

Music

  • Abzu
  • DOOM
  • Inside
  • The Last Guardian
  • Uncharted 4
  • Virginia

Narrative

  • Dishonored 2
  • Firewatch
  • Inside
  • Mafia 3
  • Oxenfree
  • Uncharted 4
the witness
Jonathan Blow's stunning The Witness has picked up four nominations

Original Property

  • Firewatch
  • Inside
  • The Last Guardian
  • Overwatch
  • Unravel
  • The Witness

Performer

  • Alex Hernadez – Mafia 3 (Lincoln Clay)
  • Cissy Jones – Firewatch (Delilah)
  • Emily Rose – Uncharted 4 (Elena Fisher)
  • Navid Negahban – 1979 Revolution: Black Friday (‘Hajj Agha’)
  • Nolan North – Uncharted 4 (Nathan Drake)
  • Troy Baker – Uncharted 4 (Sam Drake)
Samantha Loveridge
Sam is the UK Gaming Editor at Fandom. She's been addicted to games since she first got her paws on a GameBoy and hasn't looked back.
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