British Academy Games Awards 2015: Nominations List [WATCH VIDEO]

By Ambika Thakur | 3 years ago
British Academy Games Awards 2015: Nominations List [WATCH VIDEO]

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTAs) announced the nominations for the British Academy Games Awards on Feb. 10, 2015. The awards will be handed out at the ceremony scheduled to take place on March, 12 2014 in the Tobacco Dock. Read on for further details of this event.

“Alien: Isolation” leads with six nominations closely followed by “Far Cry 4” and “Monument Valley” with five. The “80 Days,” “Destiny,” “Mario Kart 8” and “Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor” all receive four nominations each. Rufus Hound will host the awards ceremony.

Fifty-one titles have been nominated in the BAFTA video game awards in 17 categories, showcasing the very best games of the past 12 months and highlighting an outstanding level of innovative brilliance from a broad range of UK and international development teams.

Artistic Achievement
Assassin’s Creed: Unity (Ubisoft)
Far Cry 4 (Ubisoft)
Hohokum (HoneySlug/Sony)
Lumino City (State of Play Games)
Monument Valley (Ustwo Games)
Valiant Hearts (Ubisoft)

Audio Achievement
Alien: Isolation (Sega)
The Banner Saga (Stoic Studios/Versus Evil)
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (Sledgehammer Games/Activision)
Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved (Harmonix Music Systems/Disney Interactive Studios)
Mario Kart 8 (Nintendo)
The Sailor’s Dream (Simogo)

Best Game
Alien: Isolation (Sega)
Destiny (Bungie/Activision)
Dragon Age: Inquisition (BioWare/Electronic Arts)
Mario Kart 8 (Nintendo)
Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor (Monolith Productions/Warner Bros)
Monument Valley (Ustwo Studio)

British Game
80 Days (Inkle, Profile Books)
Alien: Isolation (Sega)
Forza Horizon 2 (Playground Games/Microsoft Studios)
Geometry Wars 3 (Lucid Games/Sierra)
Lumina City (State of Play Games) Monument Valley (Ustwo Studio)

Debut Game
The Banner Saga (Stoic Studios/Versus Evil)
Counterspy (Dynamighty/Sony)
Hitman Go (Square Enix)
Never Alone (Upper One Games/E-Line Media)
Shovel Knight (Yacht Club Games)
The Vanishing of Ethan Carter (The Astronauts, Nordic Games)

The Lego Movie Video Game (TT Games/Warner Bros.)
Little Big Planet 3 (Sumo Digital and XDev Studio Europe/Sony)
Minecraft: Console Editions(Mojang/4J Studios/Microsoft Studios)
Mario Kart 8 (Nintendo)
Skylanders Trap Team (Toys for Bob, Vicarious Visions/Activision)
Twelve a Dozen (Bossa Studios)

Check out the complete list of nominees here.

And that’s it for British Academy Games Awards 2015 nominations update. For more details coming up about the event, stay tuned here on Movie News Guide (MNG).

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