Returnal Bags Four BAFTAs Including Best Game

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Housemarque’s hit Returnal has bagged another four awards at the 2022 BAFTA Game Awards. The game was nominated in four categories, and took home trophies for Best Game, Audio Achievement, and Music. Actress Jane Perry, who portrayed protagonist Selene, won an award for Performer in a Leading Role. It was a good night for Sony Interactive Entertainment as a publisher, which won six awards in total. The remaining two went to Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart for Animation and Technical Achievement.

BAFTA Games Awards 2022 nominees and winners

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Nominees and winners (highlighted) are as follows:

Animation

  • Call 0f 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 & 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 & Clank: Rift Apart – Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • Resident Evil Village – Capcom/Capcom
  • Returnal – Housemarque/Sony Interactive Entertainment

Audio Achievement

  • The Artful Escape – Beethoven & Dinosaur/Annapurna Interactive
  • Call of Duty: Vanguard – Sledgehammer Games/Activision Blizzard
  • Deathloop – Arkane Lyon/Bethesda Softworks
  • Halo Infinite – 343 Industries/Xbox Game Studios
  • Marvel’s Guardian’s Of The Galaxy – Eidos-Montréal/Square Enix
  • Returnal – Housemarque/Sony Interactive Entertainment

Best Game

  • Deathloop – Arkane Lyon/Bethesda Softworks
  • Forza Horizon 5 – Playground Games/Xbox Game Studios
  • Inscryption – Daniel Mullins Games/Devolver Digital
  • It Takes Two – Hazelight Studios/Electronic Arts
  • Ratchet & 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
  • Sable – Shedworks/Raw Fury
  • Debut Game
  • The Artful Escape – Beethoven & Dinosaur/Annapurna Interactive
  • Eastward – Pixpil/Chucklefish
  • The Forgotten City – Modern Storyteller/Dear Villagers
  • Genesis Noir – Feral Cat Den/Fellow Traveller
  • Maquette – Graceful Decay/Annapurna Interactive
  • Toem – Something We Made/ Something We Made

Evolving Game

  • 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 & Clank: Rift Apart – Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • Unpacking – Witch Beam/Humble Games

Game 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

  • Deathloop – Arkane Lyon/Bethesda Softworks
  • Forza Horizon 5 – Playground Games/Xbox Game Studios
  • Inscryption – Daniel Mullins Games/Devolver Digital
  • It Takes Two – Hazelight Studios/Electronic Arts
  • Ratchet & 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

  • Deathloop – 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 & 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-Montréal/Square Enix
  • Psychonauts 2 – Double Fine Productions/Xbox Game Studios
  • Returnal – Housemarque/Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • Unpacking – Witch Beam/Humble Games
  • Original Property
  • Deathloop – Arkane Lyon/Bethesda Softworks

In other news, former PlayStation boss Jack Tretton wishes Sony had done a better job supporting the PS Vita, and an unreleased Gex game has been discovered.

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