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BAFTA 2023 nominees include God of War Ragnarök, Stray and Elden Ring

BAFTA has announced the candidates for the 2023 BAFTA Gaming Awards, which will honour the greatest games of 2022. Nominations were collected for 45 different games designed by various developers, from the biggest studios to small independent teams.

As per the yearly tradition, the BAFTA Games Awards will celebrate the art and craft of games and the people who created them, awarding the finest work of 2022. Out of 18 categories and 45 different titles nominated, the highlights of this year's awards are the 14 nominations for God of War Ragnarök, making it BAFTA's most-nominated game ever. Other feats worth mentioning are the eight nominations for Stray and seven for Elden Ring.

The complete list of nominations for the BAFTA Games Awards 2023 is as follows:

Best Game

  • Cult of the Lamb
  • Elden Ring
  • God of War Ragnarök
  • Marvel Snap
  • Stray
  • Vampire Survivors

Animation

  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II
  • God of War Ragnarök
  • Horizon Forbidden West
  • Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
  • Sifu
  • Stray

Artistic Achievement

  • A Plague Tale: Requiem
  • Elden Ring
  • God of War Ragnarok
  • Immortality
  • Pentiment
  • Tunic

Audio Achievement

  • A Plague Tale: Requiem
  • God of War Ragnarök
  • Horizon Forbidden West
  • Metal: Hellsinger
  • Stray
  • Tunic

British Game

  • Citizen Sleeper
  • Olliolli World
  • Rollerdrome
  • Total War: Warhammer III
  • Vampire Survivors

Debut Game

  • As Dusk Falls
  • The Case of the Golden Idol
  • Stray
  • Trombone Champ
  • Tunic
  • Vampire Survivors

Evolving Game

  • Apex Legends
  • Dreams
  • The Elder Scrolls Online
  • Final Fantasy XIV Online
  • Forza Horizon 5
  • No Man's Sky

Family Game

  • Disney Dreamlight Valley
  • Kirby and the Forgotten Land
  • Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
  • Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope
  • Nintendo Switch Sports
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge

Game Beyond Entertainment

  • Citizen Sleeper
  • Endling – Extinction is Forever
  • Gibbon: Beyond the Trees
  • I Was a Teenage Exocolonist
  • Not for Broadcast
  • We'll Always Have Paris

Game Design

  • Cult of the Lamb
  • Elden Ring
  • God of War Ragnarök
  • Horizon Forbidden West
  • Tunic
  • Vampire Survivors

Multiplayer

  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II
  • EA Sports FIFA 23
  • Elden Ring
  • Overwatch 2
  • Splatoon 3
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Music

  • A Plague Tale: Requiem
  • Cuphead
  • Elden Ring
  • God of War Ragnarök
  • Stray
  • Tunic

Narrative

  • A Plague Tale: Requiem
  • Citizen Sleeper
  • God of War Ragnarök
  • Immortality
  • Pentiment
  • Stray

Original Property

  • Citizen Sleeper
  • Cult of the Lamb
  • Elden Ring
  • SIFU
  • Stray
  • Vampire Survivors

Performer in a Leading Role

  • Alain Mesa as Alejandro Vargas in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II
  • Charlotte McBurney as Amicia in A Plague Tale: Requiem
  • Christopher Judge as Kratos in God of War Ragnarök
  • Manon Gage as Marissa Marcel in Immortality
  • Siobhan Williams as Laura in The Quarry
  • Sunny Suljic as Atreus in God of War Ragnarök

Performer in a Supporting Role

  • Adam J. Harrington as Sindri in God of War Ragnarök
  • Alison Jaye as Alva in Horizon Forbidden West
  • Charlotta Mohlin as The One in Immortality
  • Danielle Bisutti as Freya in God of War Ragnarök
  • Laya Deleon Hayes as Angrboda in God of War Ragnarök
  • Ryan Hurst as Thor in God of War Ragnorok

Technical Achievement

  • Elden Ring
  • God of War Ragnarök
  • Horizon Forbidden West
  • Immortality
  • The Last of Us Part I
  • Stray

EE Game of the Year

  • Elden Ring
  • God of War Ragnarök
  • Horizon Forbidden West
  • Immortality
  • Marvel Snap
  • Stray

Every category winner is decided by a closed panel vote, with the exception of the GOTY award, which is open to votes from the general public.

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