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BAFTA Nominees Revealed, Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture Sweeps the Nominations

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Is your favorite game of 2015 nominated?

The British Academy Games Awards for 2016 have been announced and there’s some good news for Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture. The 2015 indie title leads the way with a total of ten nominations.

Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture has been nominated for Artistic Achievement, Audio Achievement, Best Game, British Game, Game Innovation, Music, Original Property, Story, and two for Performance.


Both Her Story and The Witcher 3 have each received seven nominations and Batman: Arkham Knight, Life is Strange, and Rocket League have each received five nominations.

Four nominations have gone to Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Ori and the Blind Forest, and Until Dawn.

The nominees for Best Game are Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture, Fallout 4, Life is Strange, MGS5, Rocket League, and The Witcher 3.

The awards show will take place on April 7 at the Tobacco Dock, London, and will be hosted by comedian and gamer Dara O’Briain. The award show will be broadcast via Twitch.

The complete list of nominees is as follows:

Artistic Achievement

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

Audio Achievement

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

Best Game

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

British Game

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

Debut Game

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

Family

  • Disney Infinity 3.0
  • FIFA 16
  • Guitar Hero: Live
  • Lego Dimensions
  • Super Mario Maker
  • Rocket League

Game Design

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

Game Innovation

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

Mobile & Handheld

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

Multiplayer

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

Music

  • Assassin’s Creed Syndicate
  • Batman: Arkham Knight
  • Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture
  • Fallout 4
  • Halo 5: Guardians
  • Ori and the Blind Forest

Original Property

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

Performer

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

Persistent Game

  • Destiny: The Taken King
  • Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn
  • Guitar Hero: Live
  • Lego Dimensions
  • Prison Architect
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Sport

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

Story

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

BAFTA Ones to Watch Award

  • Selfienation by Pictrail
  • Sundown by Mild Beast Games
  • The Wall Shall Stand by Pixel Tailors

AMD eSports Audience Award

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3
  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • DOTA 2
  • Hearthstone
  • League of Legends
  • Smite

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