Nominations Announced for BAFTA Games Awards 2020

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Control and Death Stranding lead the BAFTA games awards 2020

Death Stranding and Control are Big Nominations this year

From the official BAFTA website:

“The British Academy Games Awards is BAFTA’s annual celebration of the very best in games in 2019. The nominations announced today to highlight an outstanding level of creative excellence from a broad range of the UK and international development teams.”

“The Awards will be hosted by Dara O’Briain and will take place on Thursday 2 April at Queen Elizabeth Hall on London’s Southbank. The Awards, including a red carpet show, will be live streamed on BAFTA’s Facebook, Twitch, Twitter and YouTube channels”

The highlights of today’s nominations are:

control nominated in BAFTA games awards 2020
  • 11 nominations each for Control and for Death Stranding. 11 is the highest number of nominations for a game in the history of the BAFTA Games Awards (the first standalone games ceremony was in 2004).
  • Seven nominations for Disco Elysium, the debut release from ZA/UM.
  • Five nominations each for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Life is Strange 2 (episodes 2-5) and Outer Wilds.
  • Four nominations each for Knights and Bikes and Untitled Goose Game.
  • Three nominations for Wattam.
  • Nominations across the new categories:Animation: Call of Duty: Modern WarfareControlDeath StrandingLuigi’s Mansion 3Sayonara Wild Hearts and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
  • Technical Achievement: A Plague Tale: InnocenceCall of Duty: Modern WarfareControlDeath Stranding, Metro Exodus, and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice.
  • Performer in a Leading Role: Laura Bailey (Gears 5), Courtney Hope (Control), Logan Marshall-Green (Telling Lies), Gonzalo Martin (Life is Strange 2 -episodes 2-5), Barry Sloane (Call of Duty: Modern Warfare) and Norman Reedus (Death Stranding); 
  • Performer in a Supporting Role: Jolene Andersen (Life of Strange 2-episodes 2-5). Troy Baker (Death Stranding), Sarah Bartholomew (Life is Strange 2-episodes 2-5),. Ayisha Issa (The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan), Léa Seydoux (Death Stranding) and Martti Suosalo (Control).
  • Nominations in the Game Beyond Entertainment category: Civilization VI: Gathering StormDeath Stranding. Kind Words (Lo-Fi Chill Beats to Write To), Life is Strange 2 (episodes 2-5)Neo Cab and Ring Fit Adventure.
  • Other games receiving nominations: Concrete GenieStar Wars Jedi: Fallen OrderDiRT Rally 2.0. Heaven’s VaultObservationPlanet Zoo, Total War: Three Kingdoms, Ape OutKatana ZERO. Manifold GardenPath of ExileNo Man’s Sky: BeyondDestiny 2. Apex LegendsFinal Fantasy XIV: ShadowbringersFortniteVacation SimulatorBaba is You. Borderlands 3Tick Tock: A Tale for TwoTom Clancy’s The Division 2. The Legend of Zelda: Link’s AwakeningSayonara Wild Hearts and The Outer Worlds.
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If you want to check the full nominations in each category, check the official website of BAFTA

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