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BAFTA Games Awards nominees led by God of War

God of War and Red Dead Redemption 2 are among the games nominated at the 2019 BAFTA Games Awards.

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BAFTA Games Awards nominations 2019

God of War, Celeste, Gris, and Red Dead Redemption 2 are among the games nominated at the 2019 BAFTA Games Awards.

God of War leads the list of nominees at this year’s British Academy Games Awards with 10 nominations. The game is recognised in the Narrative, Artistic Achievement, and Game Design categories, to name just three.

God of War is also up for Best Game along with Assassin’s Creed OdysseyAstro Bot: Rescue Mission, CelesteRed Dead Redemption 2, and Return of the Obra Dinn. Lucas Pope’s insurance investigation caper gets six nominations, as does Red Dead Redemption 2, and mobile hit, Florence.

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The award for Debut Game looks to be one of the most hotly contested categories, with nods for Beat Saber, Cultist SimulatorDonut CountyFlorenceGris, and Yoku’s Island Express. How do you even begin to choose between them?

The British Academy Games Awards take place on April 4, 2019 at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London. The ceremony will once again be hosted by Dara O’Briain, and livestreamed on Twitch, YouTube, and Mixer.

Here is the full list on nominations.

BAFTA Games Awards nominations 2019

Artistic Achievement

  • Detroit: Become Human
  • Gris
  • God of War
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Return of the Obra Dinn

Audio Achievement

  • Battlefield V
  • Detroit: Become
  • God of War
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Tetris Effect

Best Game

  • Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
  • Astro Bot: Rescue Mission
  • Celeste
  • God of War
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Return of the Obra Dinn

British Game

  • 11-11: Memories Retold
  • Forza Horizon 4
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
  • The Room: Old Sins
  • Overcooked 2
  • Two Point Hospital

Debut Game

  • Beat Saber
  • Cultist Simulator
  • Donut County
  • Florence
  • Gris
  • Yoku’s Island Express

Evolving Game

  • Destiny 2: Forsaken
  • Elite Dangerous: Beyond
  • Fortnite
  • Overwatch
  • Sea of Thieves
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

Family

  • Lego Disney Pixar’s the Incredibles
  • Nintendo Labo
  • Overcooked 2
  • Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! And Let’s Go, Eevee!
  • Super Mario Party
  • Yoku’s Island Express

Game Beyond Entertainment

  • 11-11: Memories Retold
  • Celeste
  • Florence
  • Life Is Strange 2
  • My Child
  • Nintendo Labo

Game Design

  • Astro Bot: Rescue Mission
  • Celeste
  • God of War
  • Into the Breach
  • Minit
  • Return of the Obra Dinn

Game Innovation

  • Astro Bot: Rescue Mission
  • Celeste
  • Cultist Simulator
  • Moss
  • Nintendo Labo
  • Return of the Obra Dinn

Mobile Game

  • Alto’s Odyssey
  • Brawl Stars
  • Donut County
  • Florence
  • Reigns: Game of Thrones
  • The Room: Old Sins

Multiplayer

  • A Way Out
  • Battlefield V
  • Overcooked 2
  • Sea of Thieves
  • Super Mario Party
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Music

  • Celeste
  • Far Cry 5
  • Florence
  • God of War
  • Gris
  • Tetris Effect

Narrative

  • Florence
  • Frostpunk
  • God of War
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Return of the Obra Dinn

Original Property

  • Dead Cells
  • Florence
  • Into the Breach
  • Moss
  • Return of the Obra Dinn
  • Subnautica

Performer

  • Christopher Judge as Kratos – God of War
  • Danielle Bisutti as Freya – God of War
  • Jeremy Davies as the Stranger – God of War
  • Melissanthi Mahut as Kassandra of Sparta – Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
  • Roger Clark as Arthur Morgan – Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Sunny Suljic as Atreus – God of War

EE Mobile Game of the Year

  • Brawl Stars
  • Clash Royale
  • Fortnite
  • Old School Runescape
  • Pokémon Go
  • Roblox

The EE Mobile Game of the Year award is open to a public vote at ee.co.uk/BAFTAgames.

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