Guardians of the Galaxy, by Eidos Montreal, nominated twice for the BAFTA awards

The group of superheroes as imagined by Eidos Montreal (Square Enix) will try to obtain the palm of the best audio production and that of the best story. He will face in these two categories of great titles, including death loop and Returnal.

Designed in Toronto, the video game far cry 6, from Ubisoft, is nominated for Best Music.

The Vancouver game Chicory: A Colorful Tale, from independent studio Greg Lobanov, earned two nominations for Best Family Game and Best Game Beyond Entertainment.

The cooperative game It Takes Two, from Hazelight Studios and Electronic Arts, crowned at the Games Awards in December, part favorite at the BAFTA awards for video games, with eight nominations, side by side with the science fiction title Returnal from Housemarque and Sony.

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apartselected seven times, follows them closely, as does Psychonauts 2 and Forza Horizon 5with their six nominations each.

In total, 39 games will compete in the 16 categories of the BAFTA video game awards on April 7 at Queen Elizabeth Hall in London. The ceremony will be streamed live on Twitch.

The full list:

Animation

Call of Duty: Vanguard – Sledgehammer Games/Activision Blizzard

It Takes Two – Hazelight Studios/Electronic Arts

Kena: Bridge of Spirits – Ember Lab Llc/Ember Lab Llc

Life Is Strange: True Colors – Square Enix, Deck Nine Games/Square Enix

Psychonauts 2 – Double Fine Productions/Xbox Game Studios

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart – Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment

artistic achievement

The Artful Escape – Beethoven & Dinosaur/Annapurna Interactive

It Takes Two – Hazelight Studios/Electronic Arts

Psychonauts 2 – Double Fine Productions/Xbox Game Studios

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart – Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment

Resident Evil Village – Capcom/Capcom

Returnal – Housemarque/Sony Interactive Entertainment

audio production

The Artful Escape – Beethoven & Dinosaur/Annapurna Interactive

Call of Duty: Vanguard – Sledgehammer Games/Activision Blizzard

death loop – Arkane Lyon/Bethesda Softworks

Halo Infinite – 343 Industries/Xbox Game Studios

Marvel’s Guardian’s of the Galaxy – Eidos-Montreal/Square Enix

Returnal – Housemarque/Sony Interactive Entertainment

best game

death loop – Arkane Lyon/Bethesda Softworks

Forza Horizon 5 – Playground Games/Xbox Game Studios

Registration – Daniel Mullins Games/Devolver Digital

It Takes Two – Hazelight Studios/Electronic Arts

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart – Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment

Returnal – Housemarque/Sony Interactive Entertainment

British game

Alba: A Wildlife Adventure – Ustwo Games/Ustwo Games, Plug In Digital

Death’s Door – Acid Nerve/Devolver Digital

Fights in Tight Spaces – Ground Shatter/Mode7

Forza Horizon 5 – Playground Games/Xbox Game Studios

Overboard! – Inkle/ Inkle

Sand – Shedworks/Raw Fury

First game

The Artful Escape – Beethoven & Dinosaur/Annapurna Interactive

Eastward – Pixpil/Chucklefish

The Forgotten City – Modern Storyteller/Dear Villagers

Genesis Black – Feral Cat Den/Fellow Traveler

Model – Graceful Decay/Annapurna Interactive

Tom – Something We Made/ Something We Made

Evolution

Among Us – Innersloth/Innersloth

Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Nintendo Epd/Nintendo

Apex Legends – Respawn Entertainment/Electronic Arts

Disco Elysium – The Final Cut – Za/Um/Za/Um

Fortnite – Epic Games/Epic Games, People Can Fly

No Man’s Sky – Hello Games/Hello Games

Family

Alba: A Wildlife Adventure – Ustwo Games/Ustwo Games, Plug In Digital

Chicory: A Colorful Tale – Greg Lobanov, A Shell In The Pit, Madeline Berger, Alexis Dean-Jones, Lena Raine/Finji

Forza Horizon 5 – Playground Games/Xbox Game Studios

Mario Party Superstars – Nintendo Epd/Nintendo

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart – Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment

Unpacking – Witch Beam/Humble Games

Beyond Entertainment

Alba: A Wildlife Adventure – Ustwo Games/Ustwo Games/Plug In Digital

Before Your Eyes – Goodbyeworld Games/Skybound Games

Chicory: A Colorful Tale – Greg Lobanov, A Shell In The Pit, Madeline Berger, Alexis Dean-Jones, Lena Raine/Finji

Game Builder Garage – Nintendo Epd/Nintendo

It Takes Two – Hazelight Studios/Electronic Arts

Psychonauts 2 – Double Fine Productions/Xbox Game Studios

Game Design

death loop – Arkane Lyon/Bethesda Softworks

Forza Horizon 5 – Playground Games/Xbox Game Studios

Registration – Daniel Mullins Games/Devolver Digital

It Takes Two – Hazelight Studios/Electronic Arts

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart – Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment

Returnal – Housemarque/Sony Interactive Entertainment

Multiplayer

Back 4 Blood – Turtle Rock Studios/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Call of Duty: Vanguard – Sledgehammer Games/Activision Blizzard

Forza Horizon 5 – Playground Games/Xbox Game Studios

Halo Infinite – 343 Industries/Xbox Game Studios

hell let loose – Black Matter/Team17

It Takes Two – Hazelight Studios/Electronic Arts

Music

death loop – Arkane Lyon/Bethesda Softworks

far cry 6 – Ubisoft Toronto/Ubisoft

Halo Infinite – 343 Industries/Xbox Game Studios

Psychonauts 2 – Double Fine Productions/Xbox Game Studios

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart – Insomniac Games / Sony Interactive Entertainment

Returnal – Housemarque/Sony Interactive Entertainment

Narrative

It Takes Two – Hazelight Studios/Electronic Arts

Life Is Strange: True Colors – Square Enix, Deck Nine Games/Square Enix

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy – Eidos-Montreal/Square Enix

Psychonauts 2 – Double Fine Productions/Xbox Game Studios

Returnal – Housemarque/Sony Interactive Entertainment

Unpacking – Witch Beam/Humble Games Original Property

death loop – Arkane Lyon/Bethesda Softworks

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Guardians of the Galaxy, by Eidos Montreal, nominated twice for the BAFTA awards