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The 16th edition of the British Academy Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Games Award will take place at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London on April,l 2, 2020. The annual event honors excellence in games, from best music to narrative.

Since the inaugural BAFTA Games Award in 2004, twelve ceremonies have taken place. Last year’s award, God of War took home the most coveted Best Game award, with other winners including Fortnite for Evolving Game, Florence for Mobile Game, and Nintendo Labo took home both Family Game and Game Innovation Awards.

This year features 18 categories for its nominations coupled with some fantastic games nominated for each category. This year’s edition of the awards features four new categories, including, animation, technical achievement, performer in a leading role and performer in a supporting role. In addition, BAFTA announced that Hideo Kojima, creator of Death Stranding, will receive the Fellowship, the highest accolade.

The 2020 BAFTA Games Award takes place in London at the Queen Elizabeth Hall on April 2, 2020 and event will be hosted by Irish comedian Dara O’Brian.

The full list of nominations for the BAFTA Games 2020 Awards are below.

BAFTA 2020 Nominees for Best Game

• Control
• Disco Elysium
• Luigi’s Mansion 3
• Outer Wilds
• Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
• Untitled Goose Game

BAFTA 2020 Nominees for British Game

• DiRT Rally 2.0
• Heaven’s Vault
• Knights and Bikes
• Observation
• Planet Zoo
• Total War: Three Kingdoms

BAFTA 2020 Nominees for Animation

• Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
• Control
• Death Stranding
• Luigi’s Mansion 3
• Sayonara Wild Hearts
• Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

BAFTA 2020 Nominees for Artistic Achievement

• Concrete Genie
• Control
• Death Stranding
• Disco Elysium
• Knights and Bikes
• Sayonara Wild Hearts

BAFTA 2020 Nominees for Audio Achievement

• Ape Out
• Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
• Control
• Death Stranding
• Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
• Untitled Goose Game

BAFTA 2020 Nominees for Debut Game

• Ape Out
• Death Stranding
• Disco Elysium
• Katana Zero
• Knights and Bikes
• Manifold Garden

BAFTA 2020 Nominees for Evolving Game

• Apex Legends
• Destiny 2
• Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers
• Fortnite
• No Man’s Sky: Beyond
• Path of Exile

BAFTA 2020 Nominees for Family Game

• Concrete Genie
• Knights and Bikes
• Luigi’s Mansion 3
• Untitled Goose Game
• Vacation Simulator
• Wattam

BAFTA 2020 Nominees for Game Beyond Entertainment

• Civilization VI: Gathering Storm
• Death Stranding
• Kind Words (lo fi chill beats to write to)
• Life is Strange 2 (Episodes 2-5)
• Neo Cab
• Ring Fit Adventure

BAFTA 2020 Nominees for Game Design

• Baba Is You
• Control
• Disco Elysium
• Outer Wilds
• Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
• Wattam

BAFTA 2020 Nominees for Multiplayer Game

• Apex Legends
• Borderlands 3
• Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
• Luigi’s Mansion 3
• Tick Tock: A Tale for Two
• Tom Clancy’s The Division 2

BAFTA 2020 Nominees for Music

• Control
• Death Stranding
• Disco Elysium
• Outer Wilds
• The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening
• Wattam

BAFTA 2020 Nominees for Narrative

• Control
• Disco Elysium
• Life is Strange 2 (Episodes 2-5)
• Outer Wilds
• The Outer Worlds
• Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

BAFTA 2020 Nominees for Original Property

• Baba Is You
• Control
• Death Stranding
• Disco Elysium
• Outer Wilds
• Untitled Goose Game

BAFTA 2020 Nominees for Performer in a Leading Role

• Laura Bailey as Kait Diaz in Gears 5
• Courtney Hope as Jesse Faden in Control
• Logan Marshall-Green as David in Telling Lies
• Gonzalo Martin as Sean Diaz in Life is Strange 2 (episodes 2-5)
• Barry Sloane as Captain Price in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
• Norman Reedus as Sam in Death Stranding

BAFTA 2020 Nominees for Performer in a Supporting Role

• Jolene Andersen as Karen Reynolds in Life is Strange 2 (episodes 2-5)
• Troy Baker as Higgs in Death Stranding
• Sarah Bartholomew as Cassidy (Lucy Rose Jones) in Life is Strange 2 (episodes 2-5)
• Ayisha Issa as Fliss in The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan
• Léa Seydoux as Fragile in Death Stranding
• Martti Suosalo as Ahti the Janitor in Control

BAFTA 2020 Nominees for Technical Achievement

• A Plague Tale: Innocence
• Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
• Control
• Death Stranding
• Metro Exodus
• Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

BAFTA 2020 Nominees for EE Mobile Game of the Year

• Assemble With Care
• Call of Duty: Mobile
• Dead Man’s Phone
• Pokémon Go
• Tangle Tower
• What the Golf?

The winner of the EE Mobile Games of the year award is decided by the public. You can use this link here to cast your vote for either Assemble with Care, Call of Duty: Mobile, Dead Man’s Phone, Pokémon Go, Tangle Tower, or What the Golf?.

The winners will be announced on April 2, 2020, and you’ll be able to tune into BAFTA’s Facebook, Twitch, and YouTube channel to watch it all happen live.

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