The best games of 2018 will battle it out for the BAFTA Game Awards.
The 2019 BAFTA Game nominations have been announced with God Of War, Red Dead Redemption 2, Florence and Return Of The Obra Dinn set to battle for Best Game.
God Of War picked up 10 nominations in total while Red Dead Redemption 2, Florence and Return Of The Obra Dinn picked up 6 nominations. Celeste came in there with 5 nominations.
The Best Game Award nominations are:
- ASSASSIN’S CREED ODYSSEY Development Team – Ubisoft Quebec/Ubisoft
- ASTRO BOT: RESCUE MISSION Development Team – SIE Japan Studio/Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe
- CELESTE Development Team – Matt Makes Games Inc./Matt Makes Games Inc.
- GOD OF WAR Cory Barlog, Yumi Yang, Shannon Studstill – Santa Monica Studio/Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe
- RED DEAD REDEMPTION 2 Development Team – Rockstar Games/Rockstar Games
- RETURN OF THE OBRA DINN Lucas Pope – Lucas Pope/3909
Read the full nominations for BAFTA Game Awards.
The mix of indie games going against the AAA titles shows a healthy, thriving indie game scene with games like Gris (Best Debut), Celeste (Game Innovation) and Overcooked 2 (British Game) littering the categories.
The BAFTA Game Awards will be held on April 4th 2019. If you’re in the UK and want to go then there’s tickets available here.