Who’s been nominated in categories including ‘Audio Achievement’, ‘Music’, ‘Performer in a Leading Role’, and ‘Performer in a Supporting Role’?

The nominations for the 2021 BAFTA Games Awards have been announced.

This year’s awards show comprises 18 different categories and is set to take place at 19:00 GMT on 25th March; the 90-minute event will be streamed exclusively online via multiple platforms.

Presenter and journalist Elle Osili-Wood will be hosting the event which will be streamed live from BAFTA’s Facebook, Twitch, Twitter, YouTube, and – for the first time – on Steam too.

The categories for the 2021 BAFTA Games Awards are:

  • Animation
  • Artistic Achievement
  • Audio Achievement
  • Best Game
  • British Game
  • Debut Game
  • Evolving Game
  • Family
  • Game Beyond Entertainment
  • Game Design
  • Multiplayer
  • Music
  • Narrative
  • Original Property
  • Performer in a Leading Role
  • Performer in a Supporting Role
  • Technical Achievement
  • EE Game of the Year

The following are the categories and their respective nominees pertaining to game audio and voice acting:

Audio Achievement:


Performer in a Leading Role:

Performer in a Supporting Role:

The full list of nominees across all 13 categories can be viewed on the BAFTA Games Awards website.

Numerous games have been nominated in multiple categories; some notable examples include Dreams with six nominations, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales with seven, Hades with eight, Ghost of Tsushima with 10, and The Last of Us Part II with 13 (the highest number of nominations for a game in BAFTA Games Awards’ history, surpassing the previous record of 11 by Control in 2020.

The ‘EE Game of the Year’ award is a new category and the one only voted by the public. The nominees are: Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Call of Duty: Warzone, Hades, Ghost of Tsushima, The Last of Us Part II, and Valorant. Votes can be submitted here.