The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced the nomnations for the British Academy Games Awards 2016. A total of 44 games have been recognised across 17 categories this year, with both UK-based and international development teams among the chosen.
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Here are the nomination highlights:
Everybody's Gone to the Rapture
Nominated for 10 awards, including Artistic Achievement, Audio Achievement, Best Game, British Game, Game Innovation, Music, Original Property, Story and two Performer nominees.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Nominated for 7 awards, including Artistic Achievement, Audio Achievement, Best Game, Game Design, Performer, Persistent Game and Story.
Batman: Arkham Knight
Nominated for 5 awards, including Artistic Achievement, Audio Achievement, British Game, Music and Performer.
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Ori and the Blind Forest and Until Dawn
All have received four nominations each in various categories.
Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate
Nominated for 3 awards, including Artistic Achievement, Audio Achievement and Music.
Fallout 4 and Destiny: The Taken King
Picked up a brace of nominations including Best Game and Music as well as Multiplayer and Persistent Game.
What do you think? Has a game been overlooked?
For more information about the British Academy Games Awards 2016 then check out its official website.