Alien: Isolation Leads BAFTA Game Awards Nominees

Sega's horror game scores six nominations, including "Best Game"; Destiny, Shadow of Mordor also up for overall game of the year.

27 Comments

It may already be February, but the awards season for 2014 video games is not over yet. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts on Tuesday announced the nominations for its BAFTA Games Awards, which will be held next month in London.

No Caption Provided

In all, 51 games were recognized across 17 categories. Sega's action-horror game Alien: Isolation led the way with six total nominations, while Far Cry 4 and Monument Valley received five nominations each.

Other games to receive multiple nominations included 80 Days, Destiny, Mario Kart 8, and Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor.

The contenders for BAFTA's "Best Game," an equivalent to Game of the Year, are Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Dragon Age: Inquisition, Alien: Isolation, Monument Valley, Mario Kart 8, and Destiny. A full list of categories and nominees is below.

The British Academy Games Award will be held Thursday, March 12 at Tobacco Dock in London. Actor/comedia Rufus Hound will host the event, which will be streamed live through Twitch.

Best Game

  • ALIEN: ISOLATION
  • DESTINY
  • DRAGON AGE: INQUISITION
  • MARIO KART 8
  • MIDDLE-EARTH: SHADOW OF MORDOR
  • MONUMENT VALLEY

Artistic Achievement

Audio Achievement

British Game

Debut Game

Family

Game Design

Game Innovation

  • 80 DAYS
  • ALIEN: ISOLATION
  • LUMINO CITY
  • MIDDLE-EARTH: SHADOW OF MORDOR
  • TITANFALL
  • THE VANISHING OF ETHAN CARTER

Mobile & Handheld

Multiplayer

  • CALL OF DUTY: ADVANCED WARFARE
  • HEARTHSTONE: HEROES OF WARCRAFT
  • DESTINY
  • MARIO KART 8
  • MINECRAFT: CONSOLE EDITIONS
  • TITANFALL

Music

  • ALIEN: ISOLATION
  • THE BANNER SAGA
  • DISNEY FANTASIA: MUSIC EVOLVED
  • FAR CRY 4
  • MIDDLE-EARTH: SHADOW OF MORDOR
  • THE SAILOR'S DREAM

Original Property

Performer

  • ADAM HARRINGTON Bigby Wolf in The Wolf Among Us
  • ASHLEY JOHNSON Ellie in The Last of Us: Left Behind
  • KEVIN SPACEY Jonathan Irons in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
  • LOGAN CUNNINGHAM Transistor in Transistor
  • MELISSA HUTCHISON Clementine in The Walking Dead: Season 2
  • TROY BAKER Pagan Min in Far Cry 4

Persistent Game

Sport

Story

  • 80 DAYS
  • BROKEN AGE
  • FAR CRY 4
  • THE LAST OF US: LEFT BEHIND
  • NEVER ALONE
  • THE WOLF AMONG US

BAFTA Ones to Watch Award

  • CHAMBARA
  • SAGITTARIUS
  • DON'T WALK: RUN

GameSpot may get a commission from retail offers.

Got a news tip or want to contact us directly? Email news@gamespot.com

Join the conversation
There are 27 comments about this story