Rocket League, The Witcher 3, Fallout 4, others up for BAFTA Best Game Award

Thursday, 10 March 2016 22:55 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Nominees for the 2016 British Academy of Film and Television Awards (BAFTA) has been announced.

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Best game nominations are The Witcher 3, Fallout 4, Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain, Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture, Life is Strange
and Rocket League.

Including the Best game category, Rapture developer The Chinese Room is up for nine awards total, ten if you count the two performer nominees included in the same category. But we’ll stick with nine.

The Witcher 3 and Her Story are both up for seven awards, and fiver nominees each have been handed to Life is Strange, Rocket League and Arkham Knight. Mark Hamill is up for a performance of year award for his role of Joker in the latter.

The BAFTA Awards will be hosted by Dara O’Briain and the ceremony take place on April 7 in London.

Full list of nominees are below.

Best Game

  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  • Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture
  • Life is Strange
  • Rocket League
  • Fallout 4
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Game Design

  • Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime
  • Rocket League
  • Grow Home
  • Bloodborne
  • Her Story
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Multiplayer

  • Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege
  • Destiny: The Taken King
  • World of Warships
  • Rocket League
  • Splatoon

Story

  • Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture
  • Life is Strange
  • Until Dawn
  • Undertale
  • Her Story
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Sports

  • Forza Motorsport 6
  • DiRT Rally
  • Football Manager
  • FIFA 16
  • Rocket League
  • PES 2016

Persistent Game

  • Destiny: The Taken King
  • Final Fantasy XIV Online
  • LEGO Dimensions
  • Guitar Hero: Live
  • Prison Architect
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Performer

  • Oliver Dimsdale – Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture (Stephen Appleton)
  • Merle Dandridge – Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture (Kate Collins)
  • Mark Hamill – Batman: Arkham Knight (The Joker)
  • Ashly Burch – Life is Strange (Chloe Price)
  • Masasa Moyo – Broken Age: Act 2 (Vella)
  • Doug Cockle – The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (Witcher)

Original Property

  • Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture
  • Ori and the Blind Forest
  • Life is Strange
  • Splatoon
  • Her Story
  • Until Dawn

Music

  • Batman: Arkham Knight
  • Assassin’s Creed Syndicate
  • Halo V: Guardians
  • Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture
  • Ori and the Blind Forest
  • Fallout 4

British Game

  • Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture
  • Batman: Arkham Knight
  • Prison Architect
  • Tearaway Unfolded
  • Until Dawn
  • Her Story

Debut Game

  • Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes
  • Her Story
  • Prune
  • Ori and the Blind Forest
  • Mini Metro
  • Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime

Family

  • Disney Infinity 3.0: Play Without Limits
  • Guitar Hero: Live
  • Super Mario Maker
  • Rocket League
  • FIFA 16
  • LEGO Dimensions

AMD eSports Audience Award

(vote here)

  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • Hearthstone: Heroes Of Warcraft
  • League Of Legends
  • Dota 2
  • Smite
  • Call Of Duty: Black Ops 3

Artistic Achievement

  • Assassin’s Creed Syndicate
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  • Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture
  • Ori and the Blind Forest
  • Batman: Arkham Knight
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Audio Achievement

  • Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture
  • Batman: Arkham Knight
  • Assassin’s Creed Syndicate
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  • Star Wars Battlefront
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Mobile & Handheld

  • Prune
  • Fallout Shelter
  • Lara Croft GO
  • Alphabear
  • Her Story
  • The Room Three

Game Innovation

  • Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture
  • Her Story
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  • Life is Strange
  • Until Dawn
  • Splatoon

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