May 17, 2022
Control Player Character Jesse Faden

It’s an exciting time of year for gamers. Details of the imminent new wave of consoles are slowly but surely coming to light. We’re approaching the release of a few of the year’s biggest releases – Resident Evil 3 we’re looking at you. Then, yesterday morning, BAFTA revealed the BAFTA Games 2020 nominations.

There are few standout games among the nominations, mainly Control and Death Stranding, as well as one of our favourites, Disco Elysium. In fact, both Control and Death Stranding have broken the record for the largest number of nominations for a single game, both sitting on 11 nominations. Right, no more preamble, here are this year’s nominations:

BAFTA 2020 Nominees for Best Game

  • Control
  • Disco Elysium
  • Luigi’s Mansion 3
  • Outer Wilds
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
  • Untitled Goose Game
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BAFTA 2020 Nominees for British Game

  • DiRT Rally 2.0
  • Heaven’s Vault
  • Knights and Bikes
  • Observation
  • Planet Zoo
  • Total War: Three Kingdoms
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BAFTA 2020 Nominees for Animation

  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  • Control
  • Death Stranding
  • Luigi’s Mansion 3
  • Sayonara Wild Hearts
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
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BAFTA 2020 Nominees for Artistic Achievement

  • Concrete Genie
  • Control
  • Death Stranding
  • Disco Elysium
  • Knights and Bikes
  • Sayonara Wild Hearts
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BAFTA 2020 Nominees for Audio Achievement

  • Ape Out
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  • Control
  • Death Stranding
  • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
  • Untitled Goose Game
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BAFTA 2020 Nominees for Debut Game

  • Ape Out
  • Death Stranding
  • Disco Elysium
  • Katana Zero
  • Knights and Bikes
  • Manifold Garden
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BAFTA 2020 Nominees for Evolving Game

  • Apex Legends
  • Destiny 2
  • Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers
  • Fortnite
  • No Man’s Sky: Beyond
  • Path of Exile
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BAFTA 2020 Nominees for Family Game

  • Concrete Genie
  • Knights and Bikes
  • Luigi’s Mansion 3
  • Untitled Goose Game
  • Vacation Simulator
  • Wattam
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BAFTA 2020 Nominees for Game Beyond Entertainment

  • Civilization VI: Gathering Storm
  • Death Stranding
  • Kind Words (lo fi chill beats to write to)
  • Life is Strange 2 (Episodes 2-5)
  • Neo Cab
  • Ring Fit Adventure
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BAFTA 2020 Nominees for Game Design

  • Baba Is You
  • Control
  • Disco Elysium
  • Outer Wilds
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
  • Wattam
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BAFTA 2020 Nominees for Multiplayer Game

  • Apex Legends
  • Borderlands 3
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  • Luigi’s Mansion 3
  • Tick Tock: A Tale for Two
  • Tom Clancy’s The Division 2
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BAFTA 2020 Nominees for Music

  • Control
  • Death Stranding
  • Disco Elysium
  • Outer Wilds
  • The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening
  • Wattam
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BAFTA 2020 Nominees for Narrative

  • Control
  • Disco Elysium
  • Life is Strange 2 (Episodes 2-5)
  • Outer Wilds
  • The Outer Worlds
  • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
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BAFTA 2020 Nominees for Original Property

  • Baba Is You
  • Control
  • Death Stranding
  • Disco Elysium
  • Outer Wilds
  • Untitled Goose Game
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BAFTA 2020 Nominees for Performer in a Leading Role

  • Laura Bailey as Kait Diaz in Gears 5
  • Courtney Hope as Jesse Faden in Control
  • Logan Marshall-Green as David in Telling Lies
  • Gonzalo Martin as Sean Diaz in Life is Strange 2 (episodes 2-5)
  • Barry Sloane as Captain Price in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  • Norman Reedus as Sam in Death Stranding
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BAFTA 2020 Nominees for Performer in a Supporting Role

  • Jolene Andersen as Karen Reynolds in Life is Strange 2 (episodes 2-5)
  • Troy Baker as Higgs in Death Stranding
  • Sarah Bartholomew as Cassidy (Lucy Rose Jones) in Life is Strange 2 (episodes 2-5)
  • Ayisha Issa as Fliss in The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan
  • Léa Seydoux as Fragile in Death Stranding
  • Martti Suosalo as Ahti the Janitor in Control
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BAFTA 2020 Nominees for Technical Achievement

  • A Plague Tale: Innocence
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  • Control
  • Death Stranding
  • Metro Exodus
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
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BAFTA 2020 Nominees for EE Mobile Game of the Year

  • Assemble With Care
  • Call of Duty: Mobile
  • Dead Man’s Phone
  • Pokémon Go
  • Tangle Tower
  • What the Golf?
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There you have you it, the nominations for the best of the best in gaming over the last year. Let us know if you agree with the nominations, or if there have been any major snubs.


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