News Indie Not on PlayStation Beats PS5, PS4's Biggest Hits to BAFTA's Game of the Year
Cop that, Kratos
A tiny little indie game called Vampire Survivors (which isn't even available on PlayStation platforms, mind you) just beat out both God of War Ragnarok and Elden Ring to win the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) award for Best Game. Can you believe that?! All kidding aside, Vampire Survivors was something of a...
News God of War Ragnarok Nominated for Record-Breaking Number of BAFTA Awards
Sony shows up big in nominees
If you though awards season was over, think again. BAFTA Games is back, reflecting on 2022's software lineup in its list of nominees. The biggest story here is that God of War Ragnarok, Santa Monica Studio's grand sequel, has been nominated for the most awards in the award ceremony's history. Including six nods for...
News Sci-Fi PS5 Exclusive Returnal Sweeps the BAFTAs, Wins Best Game
Finland will party tonight
We couldn’t help feeling that Housemarque got robbed a little bit at The Game Awards last year, so it’s good to see the Finnish studio finally receive the recognition it deserves at the BAFTAs. At a glitzy event in London overnight, the freshly minted PlayStation Studio took home the gongs for Audio Achievement, best...
News Returnal the Frontrunner at BAFTA Games Awards with Nine Nominations
Update: Performer categories added
2022's BAFTA Games Awards is next on the seemingly never-ending awards calendar, and the nominees have just been announced. The ceremony itself is a month away on 7th April, but for now, we have the below list of nominations to chew on. Sony's champion in this case is Returnal, which is nominated in the most...
News Sony Wins Many BAFTA Awards, But Hades Takes Game of the Year
The Last of Us 2 takes three categories
With the BAFTA Game Awards 2021 all done and dusted, the event marked another successful night for Sony. Many PlayStation 4 exclusives won various categories, the most celebrated of which was The Last of Us: Part II. It was the overall winner in three different brackets, those being Animation, Performer in a...
News Media Molecule's Siobhan Reddy to Receive BAFTA Fellowship Award
Studio director to receive prestigious accolade
Today, BAFTA has announced that Siobhan Reddy, studio director of Media Molecule, will be awarded the BAFTA Fellowship at this year's Games Awards ceremony. The Fellowship award is the academy's highest honour, given to individuals for their achievements and contributions to the medium. Reddy will...
News The Last of Us 2, Ghost of Tsushima Dominate in 2021 BAFTA Games Awards Nominations
Earning those trophies
It's that time of year again: the BAFTA Games Awards are just around the corner. The prestigious awards show is set to take place later this month, and all the nominees have just been announced. While there's a typically wide range of games represented, two of Sony's first-party titles lead the way. The Last of Us: Part II and...
News Indie Games Win Big at This Year's BAFTA Games Award Ceremony
Unbridled Goose Fame
The global situation might have put a stopper on the physical ceremony, but BAFTA Games Awards 2020 soldiered on with a digital show last night. Control and Death Stranding were the frontrunners with the most nominations -- in fact, Remedy's sci-fi thriller broke records with 12 nods. However, we hop
News BAFTA Games Awards 2020 Moving to Digital Show Amid Coronavirus Chaos
Live event cancelled
The upcoming BAFTA Games Awards ceremony, which is due to take place at the start of April, will no longer be a live, red carpet shindig. As with many events across the globe, coronavirus has caused the British Academy to cancel the awards show. Instead, the organisers will be holding a livestream in order to announce the...
News Death Stranding and Control Lead the Way in 2020's BAFTA Games Awards Nominations
It's time once again for BAFTA's video game awards, one of the industry's glitziest awards ceremonies. This year, the British Academy is clearly infatuated with two of 2019's most peculiar games; Death Stranding and Control have each received 11 nominations. The latter even receives a nod for Best Game, while Kojima Productions' game...
News God of War Adds to Trophy Haul by Sweeping the BAFTAs
Red Dead Redemption 2 goes home empty handed
God of War rounded out its impressive trophy haul by sweeping the BAFTAs, securing an eye-watering five awards on the evening. Sony Santa Monica’s epic PlayStation 4 exclusive scored for Best Music, Best Narrative, and Audio Achievement. Meanwhile, voice actor Jeremy Davies took home the Best Performer...
News God of War Leads BAFTA Games Awards 2019 Nominations
God of Awards?
The BAFTA Games Awards is about to get into full swing, and it's just released its list of nominees. As has become somewhat of a trend, it's Santa Monica Studio's God of War at the front of the pack with a total of 10 nominations. The Performer category is where the game excels, with four nominations out of six, but it's also in the...
News What Remains of Edith Finch Wins BAFTA for Best Game
Giant Sparrow’s inventive first-person adventure What Remains of Edith Finch took home the BAFTA for Best Game at a swish ceremony in London today. The game – a series of vignettes about a slew of untimely family deaths – also scored highly here at Push Square, where we awarded it a 10/10 at release. The sophomore effort from Ian...
News Hellblade and Horizon Lead the Nominations at the BAFTA Games Awards
You have earned a trophy!
The nominees for the British Academy Games Awards 2018 have been announced, and it's Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice that receives the most nods with nine nominations. It's in the running for categories such as Artistic Achievement, Audio Achievement, Game Beyond Entertainment, and even Best Game. Horizon: Zero Dawn is hot on...
News Uncharted 4 Brings Home the BAFTA for Best Game
The Last Guardian also wins award
It's time to stop. We're approaching mid-April and Uncharted 4: A Thief's End has been winning awards for what feels like an eternity now. The title took home the coveted Best Game gong at the BAFTAs overnight, despite the excellent INSIDE scooping four other awards on the night. PlayStation 4 exclusive The Last...
News PS4 Games Dominate the 2016 BAFTA Game Awards
Rapture! Until Dawn! Bloodborne!
It was great night for the PlayStation 4 at the 2016 BAFTA Game Awards, as 11 of the gongs went to titles for Sony's new-gen format – five of which being console exclusives. Everybody's Gone to the Rapture, the haunting adventure game by Dear Esther developer The Chinese Room, did particularly well, scoring awards...
News Is This Real Life? Destiny Wins Game of the Year at the 2015 BAFTAs
Look, we know that a lot of people love Destiny, and that's great – but Bungie's first-person shooter has got to be the most bizarre BAFTAs winner ever. The intergalactic escapade scooped the Best Game award during a glitzy event in London earlier this evening – despite it, er, suffering from some pretty enormous issues. Even ardent fan...
News Alien: Isolation Stalks BAFTA Games Awards Success
Let 'er Ripley
Given that it was developed in the humble West Sussex town of Horsham, it's no surprise to see Alien: Isolation lead the charge at this year's BAFTA Games Awards. While the event always has a global presence, it tends to champion British titles above all else, and that's clear with the aforementioned survival horror scoring six...
News PS Vita Exclusive Tearaway Acknowledged At Last in BAFTA Nominations
The Last of Us also on point
Paper-based platformer Tearaway was assembled in the picturesque British town of Guildford, so it’s perhaps not overly surprising to see it recognised in this year’s BAFTA awards. Still, the underappreciated adventure has excelled a little more than even we expected, accruing an incredible eight nominations across...
News Journey Floats Away with Five BAFTA Awards
The Unfinished Swan also recognised
Journey’s unstoppable success has continued with a further five awards at this year’s BAFTAs. The popular PlayStation Network exclusive netted gongs for Artistic Achievement, Audio Achievement, Best Online Multiplayer, Best Game Design, and Best Original Music. Meanwhile, The Unfinished Swan uncovered...
News Guess Which Game Got the Most BAFTA Nominations
Yeah, you're right
In an announcement about as predictable as an episode of Columbo, BAFTA has revealed that thatgamecompany’s stunning PlayStation Network exclusive Journey has topped the nominations list for this year’s awards. The critically acclaimed title is up for contention in eight categories, including artistic achievement, original...
Report Rockstar Didn't Enter Red Dead Redemption Into The BAFTAs
There's a bizarre omission in last night's BAFTA results: Rockstar's Red Dead Redemption is nowhere to be seen
It wasn't even a nomination in fact. Why is that? According to the BAFTA's chief operation officer, Kevin Price, it's because Rockstar didn't enter. "We dont have the right to automatically enter a videogame, he said. We...
News Heavy Rain, Mass Effect 2 Score Big At The Gaming BAFTAs
Mass Effect 2 took the top-prize at last night's gaming BAFTAs, scooping the gong for game of the year
Sony and Quantic Dream's Heavy Rain wasn't far behind though, winning three awards for its story, technical innovation and original music. Elsewhere on PlayStation, God Of War III took the prize for artistic achievement while Assassin's Creed:...
News Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Nabs Seven BAFTA Nominations, Heavy Rain Grabs Six
The video game BAFTA nominations are out, and Ubisoft's brilliant Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood is leading the charge with a whopping seven nominations
It's up for Best Game, as well as Action, Artistic Achievement and more. Heavy Rain managed to scoop up a respectable six nominations, battling in similar categories to Assassin's Creed. Hit the jump...
News Heavy Rain Listed Among BAFTA GAME Award Nominations, Get Voting
The 10-game shortlist for the BAFTA Video Game Awards has been revealed this morning
The publicly voted category is now open, with gamers being encouraged to register their votes through here. Among the nominees are Heavy Rain, Red Dead Redemption and Mass Effect 2. Hit the jump for the full break-down. Being a public ballot your vote actually...
News Advertorial: Here's Who We Think's Going To Win The Video Game BAFTAs
Guess what? It's the BAFTAs tomorrow night
And that means all the glamorous folks involved in putting together the games you loved last year will be heading to the red-carpet to (hopefully) collect a copious number of gongs. We've teamed up with VoucherCodes.co.uk to bring you our definitive list of predictions ahead of tomorrow's big event...