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BAFTA Games Awards 2020 nominations led by The Last of Us Part II

The Last of Us Part II leads the charge with a record-breaking 13 nominations at this year’s BAFTA Game Awards.

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The Last of Us Part II leads the charge with a record-breaking 13 nominations at this year’s BAFTA Games Awards.

This year’s BAFTA Games Award nominees have been unveiled, with The Last of Us Part II, Ghost of Tsushima, and Hades among those most nominated.

Best Game nominees include The Last of Us Part II, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Ghost of Tsushima, Hades, Half-Life: Alyx, and Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales.

The Last of Us Part II has broken the record for most nominations with 13 in total, including Game Design, Performer in a Leading Role and Technical Achievement. Part II‘s nomination toll surpassed previous record holders, Control and Death Stranding, both of which were nominated 11 times at last year’s ceremony.

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Along with its Best Game nomination, Ghost of Tsushima received another nine nominations, including the Original Property and Multiplayer. Closely following was Hades, which brought in a total of eight nominations including Narrative.

The British Academy Games Awards will take place on March 25, 2021, presented by the brilliant Elle Osili-Wood, and will be streamed exclusively online.

Here is a full list of this year’s nominees.

BAFTA Games Awards Nominations 2021

Animation

  • Doom Eternal
  • Final Fantasy Remake
  • The Last of Us Part II
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  • Ori and the Will of the Wisp
  • Spiritfarer

Artistic Achievement

  • Cyberpunk 2077
  • Dreams
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Hades
  • Half-Life: Alyx
  • The Last of Us Part II

Audio Achievement

  • Astro’s Playroom
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Hades
  • Half-Life: Alyx
  • The Last of Us Part II
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales

Best Game

  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Hades
  • Half-Life Alyx
  • The Last of Us Part II
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales

British Game

  • Dreams
  • F1 2020
  • Fall Guys
  • The Last Campfire
  • Röki
  • Sackboy: A Big Adventure

Debut Game

  • Airborne Kingdom
  • Call of the Sea
  • Carrion
  • Factorio
  • The Falconeer
  • Röki

Evolving Game

  • Destiny 2: Beyond Light
  • Dreams
  • Fall Guys
  • Fortnite
  • No Man’s Sky
  • Sea of Thieves

Family

  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Astro’s Playroom
  • Dreams
  • Fall Guys
  • Minecraft Dungeons
  • Sackboy: A Big Adventure

Game Design

  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Astro’s Playroom
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Hades
  • Half-Life: Alyx
  • The Last of Us Part II

Game Beyond Entertainment

  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Before I Forget
  • Dreams
  • SpiritFarer
  • The Last of Us Part II
  • Tell Me Why

Multiplayer

  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Deep Rock Galactic
  • Fall Guys
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Sackboy: A Big Adventure
  • Valorant

Music

  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Hades
  • The Last of Us Part II
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  • Ori and the Will of the Wisps
  • Sackboy: A Big Adventure

Narrative

  • Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
  • Cyberpunk 2077
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Hades
  • Kentucky Route Zero: TV Edition
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales

Original Property

  • Carrion
  • Fall Guys
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Hades
  • Kentucky Route Zero: TV Edition
  • Spiritfarer

Performer in a Leading Role

  • Ashley Johnson as Ellie – The Last of Us Part II
  • Cherami Leigh as Female V – Cyberpunk 2077
  • Cody Christian as Cloud Strife – Final Fantasy VII Remake
  • Daisuke Tsuji as Jin Sakai – Ghost of Tsushima
  • Laura Bailey as Abby – The Last of Us Part II
  • Nadji Jeter as Miles Morales – Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales

Performer in a Supporting Role

  • Carla Tassara as Judy Alvarez – Cyberpunk 2077
  • Jeffrey Pierce as Tommy – The Last of Us Part II
  • Logan Cunningham as Hades, Achilles, Poseidon, Asterious, Charon, and the Storyteller – Hades
  • Patrick Gallagher as Khotun Khan – Ghost of Tsushima
  • Shannon Woodward as Dina – The Last of Us Part II
  • Troy Baker as Joel – The Last of Us Part II

Technical Achievement

  • Demon’s Souls
  • Doom Eternal
  • Dreams
  • Flight Simulator
  • The Last of Us Part II
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales

EE Game of the Year

  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Call of Duty: Warzone
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Hades
  • The Last of Us Part II
  • Valorant

The EE Game of the Year award is open for voting now.


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