Alien: Isolation dominates 2015 BAFTA Game Awards nominations

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Alien: Isolation dominates 2015 BAFTA Game Awards nominations

The excellent Alien: Isolation has picked up six nominations for this year's BAFTA Game Awards.

The title is up for Best Game, British Game, Game Design, Game Innovation, Music and Audio Achievement awards. It will face stiff competition in the Best Game category, which also features Destiny, Dragon Age: Inquisition, Mario Kart 8, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, and Monument Valley.

Far Cry 4 and mobile puzzler Monument Valley ran Alien: Isolation close and picked up five nominations apiece. Far Cry 4 was nominated for Artistic Achievement, Game Design, Music, Story and Performer, while Monument Valley will be hoping to claim an award for Artistic Achievement, Best Game, British Game, Mobile & Handheld or Original Property.

The awards ceremony will take place on March 12th at London's Tobacco Dock. The show will be streamed live on Twitch.tv. Actor and comedian Rufus Hound will host the show for the first time, taking over from long-time presenter Dara O’Briain.

Here is the full list of nominations:

Artistic Achievement

  • ASSASSIN'S CREED UNITY - Ubisoft/Ubisoft
  • FAR CRY 4 Jean-Alexis Doyon, David Wilkinson, Scott Mitchell- Ubisoft/Ubisoft
  • HOHOKUM - Honeyslug/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
  • LUMINO CITY - State of Play Games/State of Play Games
  • MONUMENT VALLEY - ustwo Games/ustwo Studio
  • VALIANT HEARTS Paul Tumelaire, Ghislain Avrillon, Laurent Labouille - Ubisoft/Ubisoft

Audio Achievement

  • ALIEN: ISOLATION - Creative Assembly/SEGA
  • THE BANNER SAGA Austin Wintory, Michael Theiler, Peret Von Sturmer - Stoic Studios/Versus Evil
  • CALL OF DUTY: ADVANCED WARFARE - Sledgehammer Games/Activision
  • DISNEY FANTASIA: MUSIC EVOLVED - Disney Interactive Studios and Harmonix Music Systems/Disney Interactive Studios
  • MARIO KART 8 - Nintendo/Nintendo
  • THE SAILOR'S DREAM - Simogo/Simogo

Best Game

  • ALIEN: ISOLATION - Creative Assembly/SEGA
  • DESTINY - Bungie/Activision
  • DRAGON AGE: INQUISITION - BioWare/Electronic Arts
  • MARIO KART 8 - Nintendo/Nintendo
  • MIDDLE-EARTH: SHADOW OF MORDOR - Monolith Productions/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
  • MONUMENT VALLEY - ustwo Games/ustwo Studio

British Game

  • 80 DAYS Joseph Humfrey, Jon Ingold, Jaume Fabregat Vilella - Inkle/Inkle, Profile Books
  • ALIEN: ISOLATION - Creative Assembly/SEGA
  • FORZA HORIZON 2 - Playground Games/Microsoft Studios
  • GEOMETRY WARS 3: DIMENSIONS - Lucid Games/Sierra
  • LUMINO CITY - State of Play Games/State of Play Games
  • MONUMENT VALLEY - Ustwo Games/Ustwo Studio

Debut Game

  • THE BANNER SAGA John Watson, Alex Thomas, Arnie Jorgensen - Stoic Studios/Versus Evil
  • COUNTERSPY - Dynamighty/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
  • HITMAN GO Daniel Lutz - Square Enix Montréal/Square Enix
  • NEVER ALONE (KISIMA INGITCHUNA) - Upper One Games/E-Line Media
  • SHOVEL KNIGHT - Yacht Club Games/Yacht Club Games
  • THE VANISHING OF ETHAN CARTER Adrian Chmielarz, Andrzej Poznanski, Michal Kosieradzki - The Astronauts/The Astronauts, Nordic Games

Family

  • THE LEGO MOVIE VIDEOGAME - TT Games/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
  • LITTLEBIGPLANET 3 Pete Smith, Paul Porter, Darius Sardeghian - Sumo Digital and XDev Studio Europe/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
  • MINECRAFT: CONSOLE EDITIONS - Mojang/4J Studios/Microsoft Studios
  • MARIO KART 8 - Nintendo/Nintendo
  • SKYLANDERS TRAP TEAM - Toys for Bob, Vicarious Visions/Activision
  • TWELVE A DOZEN - Bossa Studios/Bossa Studios

Game Design

  • ALIEN: ISOLATION - Creative Assembly/SEGA
  • DESTINY - Bungie/Activision
  • FAR CRY 4 Patrik Methe, Cedric Decelle, Andrea Zanini - Ubisoft/Ubisoft
  • HEARTHSTONE: HEROES OF WARCRAFT - Blizzard Entertainment/Blizzard Entertainment
  • MIDDLE-EARTH: SHADOW OF MORDOR - Monolith Productions/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
  • THREES Asher Vollmer, Greg Wohlwend, Jimmy Hinson - Sirvo/Sirvo

Game Innovation

  • 80 DAYS Joseph Humfrey, Jon Ingold - Inkle/Inkle, Profile Books
  • ALIEN: ISOLATION - Creative Assembly/SEGA
  • LUMINO CITY - State of Play Games/State of Play Games
  • MIDDLE-EARTH: SHADOW OF MORDOR - Monolith Productions/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
  • TITANFALL Steve Fukuda, Richard Baker, Vince Zampella - Respawn/Electronic Arts
  • THE VANISHING OF ETHAN CARTER - The Astronauts/ The Astronauts, Nordic Games

Mobile & Handheld

  • 80 DAYS Joseph Humfrey, Jon Ingold, Jaume Fabregat Vilella - Inkle/Inkle, Profile Books
  • HEARTHSTONE: HEROES OF WARCRAFT - Blizzard Entertainment/Blizzard Entertainment
  • HITMAN GO Daniel Lutz - Square Enix Montréal/Square Enix
  • MONUMENT VALLEY - Ustwo Games/Ustwo Studio
  • THREES Asher Vollmer, Greg Wohlwend, Jimmy Hinson - Sirvo/Sirvo
  • THE WALKING DEAD: SEASON 2 - Telltale Games/Telltale Games

Multiplayer

  • CALL OF DUTY: ADVANCED WARFARE - Sledgehammer Games/Activision
  • HEARTHSTONE: HEROES OF WARCRAFT - Blizzard Entertainment/Blizzard Entertainment
  • DESTINY - Bungie/Activision
  • MARIO KART 8 - Nintendo/Nintendo
  • MINECRAFT: CONSOLE EDITIONS - Mojang/4J Studios/Microsoft Studios
  • TITANFALL Steve Fukuda, Richard Baker, Vince Zampella - Respawn/Electronic Arts

Music

  • ALIEN: ISOLATION - Creative Assembly/SEGA
  • THE BANNER SAGA - Stoic Studios/Plan of Attack
  • DISNEY FANTASIA: MUSIC EVOLVED - Disney Interactive Studios and Harmonix Music Systems/Disney Interactive Studios
  • FAR CRY 4 Cliff Martinez, Tony Gronick, Jerome Angelot - Ubisoft/Ubisoft
  • MIDDLE-EARTH: SHADOW OF MORDOR - Monolith Productions/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
  • THE SAILOR'S DREAM - Simogo/Simogo

Original Property

  • KALIMBA - Press Play/Microsoft Studios
  • MONUMENT VALLEY - Ustwo Games/Ustwo Studio
  • SUNSET OVERDRIVE - Insomniac/Microsoft Studios
  • TITANFALL Steve Fukuda, Richard Baker, Vince Zampella - Respawn/Electronic Arts
  • VALIANT HEARTS Yoan Fanise, Paul Tumelaire, Simon Choquet - Ubisoft/Ubisoft
  • THE VANISHING OF ETHAN CARTER Adrian Chmielarz, Andrzei Poznanski, Michel Kosieradzki - The Astronauts/The Astronauts, Nordic Games

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

  • DESTINY - Bungie/Activision
  • EVE ONLINE - PHOEBE - CCP Games/ CCP Games
  • LEAGUE OF LEGENDS - Riot Games/Riot Games
  • RUNESCAPE - Jagex/Jagex
  • WORLD OF WARCRAFT: WARLORDS OF DRAENOR - Blizzard Entertainment/Blizzard Entertainment
  • WORLD OF TANKS - Wargaming.net/Wargaming.net

Sport

  • FIFA 15 - EA Sports/Electronic Arts
  • FOOTBALL MANAGER 2015 - Sports Interactive/SEGA
  • FORZA HORIZON 2 - Playground Games/Microsoft Studios
  • OLLIOLLI John Ribbins, Simon Bennett, Tom Hegarty - Roll7/Roll7
  • MADDEN NFL 15 - EA Sports/Electronic Arts
  • TRIALS FUSION Kim Lahti, Antti Ilvessuo, Karri Kiviluoma - Ubisoft/Ubisoft

Story

  • 80 DAYS Joseph Humfrey, Jon Ingold, Meg Jayanth - Inkle/Inkle, Profile Books
  • BROKEN AGE Tim Shafer - Double Fine Productions/Double Fine Productions
  • FAR CRY 4 Mark Thompson, Lucien Soulban, Li Kuo - Ubisoft/Ubisoft
  • THE LAST OF US: LEFT BEHIND Neil Druckmann - Naughty Dog/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
  • NEVER ALONE (KISIMA INGITCHUNA) - Upper One Games/E-Line Media
  • THE WOLF AMONG US - Telltale Games/Telltale Games

BAFTA Ones to Watch Award in association with Dare to Be Digital

  • CHAMBARA Kevin Wong, Catherine Fox, Alex Faulkner, Esteban Fajardo, Thomas Hoffman - Overly Kinetic
  • SAGITTARIUS Vivek Deshpande, Anand Navaneetha Raja, Ashik Sharief, Shashank Chavan, Karthireyan Dhandapani - Too Mainstream
  • DON'T WALK: RUN Niall Taylor, Joseph Grainger, Oliver Reynolds - Duffy, Sean Barron, Alan Taylor - Torque


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