BAFTA has today confirmed the nominees and presenters who will be at this Thursday’s 2022 BAFTA Games Awards, taking place at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank, London.

Hosted by Elle Osili-Wood, the BAFTA Games Awards celebrate the very best of 2021 in games, including the EE Game of the Year award voted by the public.

Julia Hardy and Aoife Wilson will be presenting from BAFTA’s red carpet, interviewing nominees and other special guests as they arrive, before moving to the special post-show party that takes place after the final award is announced.

All BAFTA Games Awards content will be available to stream on Thursday 7 April through BAFTA’s social channels from 18.45 BST. For more information on the shows and timings:

Nominees confirmed to date include (in alphabetical order):
Alex Weiner, Daniel Mullins, David Fenn, Dinga Bakaba, Eduardo Vaisman, Erika Mori, Graham Parkes, Greig Newby, Han Soto, Harry Krueger, Henri Mustonen, Hunter Schmidt, Ilari Kuittinen, James Parker, Jane Perry, Jason Kelley, Jennifer Hale, Joe Thwaites, Jon Ingold, Jon McLaren, Jonathan Zimmerman, Josef Fares, Joshua Grier, Kimberly Brookes, Loic Couthier, Lucas Gullbo, Maggie Robertson, Mark Foster, Martha Murrie, Maurizio de Pascale, Maximilian Rea, Michael Grier, Neil Johnson, Niklas Mikkelsen, Oliver Lewin, Oskar Wolontis, Ozioma Akagha, Pedro Sousa, Peter McConnell, Sebastien Mitton, Scott Hanau, Simon Landry, Tim Dawson, Tim Schafer, Tom Kail, Ville Kinnunen, Wren Brier and Zach Baharov.

Presenters confirmed to date include (in alphabetical order):
Andrew Ah-Weng, Anjali Bhimani, ChocolateKieran, Djarii, Ebonix, GeekyCassie, Ian Livingstone, Jay-Ann Lopez, Jim Ryan, Jordan Erica Webber, Jo Twist, Louise Blane, Melina Juergens, Phil Spencer, Rhianna Pratchett, SariaSlays, Shaun Dooley, Siobhan Reddy, Stephanie Ijoma, Tim Schafer and Ty Logan.

Additional Information

A total of 39 individual titles have been nominated at this year’s BAFTA Games Awards. Highlights from the full list of nominations, include:

  • Nine nominations for Returnal

  • Eight nominations each for It Takes Two and Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart

  • Seven nominations each for DEATHLOOP and Psychonauts 2

  • Six nominations for Forza Horizon 5

  • Five nominations for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy

  • Nominations in the Game Beyond Entertainment category: Alba: A Wildlife Adventure, Before Your Eyes, Chicory: A Colourful Tale, Game Builder Garage, It Takes Two and Psychonauts 2

  • Other games receiving nominations: Among Us, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Apex Legends, Back 4 Blood, Call of Duty: Vanguard, Death’s Door, Disco Elysium – The Final Cut, Eastward, Far Cry 6, Fights in Tight Spaces, Fortnite, Genesis Noir, Halo Infinite, Hell Let Loose, Hitman 3, Inscryption, Kena: Bridge of Spirits, Life is Strange: True Colors, Maquette, Mario Party Superstars, No Man’s Sky, Overboard, Resident Evil Village, Sable, The Artful Escape, The Forgotten Citt, TOEM and Unpacking.

BAFTA’s official games partners are Electronic Arts, Epic Games, PlayStation, SEGA, Tencent and Ubisoft, with EE sponsoring the Game of the Year Award, the only award voted for by the public.

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