Baldur’s Gate 3, Alan Wake 2 Lead BAFTA Games Awards 2024 Nominees

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The full nominations for the 2024 BAFTA Games Awards have been announced.

Following the reveal of the shortlist for the EE Players’ Choice Award on March 5, the full list of nominations was announced today. In a special broadcast on BAFTA’s social media channels, hosted by Lucy James, the 40 games that will go head-to-head across 17 categories were unveiled.

Leading this year’s field is Baldur’s Gate 3 with 10 nominations including three nominations in the Performance in a Leading Role category with Amelia Tyler (The Narrator), Neil Newbon (Astarion) and Samantha Béart (Karlach) all up for the award. They are joined by Cameron Monaghan (Cal Kestis, Star Wars: Jedi Survivor) and the dual leads of Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 Nadji Jeter (Miles Morales) and Yuri Lowenthal (Peter Parker).

Other games with multiple nominations include Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 (9), Alan Wake 2 (8), Star Wars Jedi: Survivor (6), The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom (6), Dave The Diver (5) and Hi-Fi Rush (5).

Battling it out for the title of Best British Game will be Cassette Beasts, Dead Island 2, Disney Illusion Island, Football Manager 2024, Viewfinder and Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Realms of Ruin. Up for the accolade of Best Game will be Alan Wake 2, Baldur’s Gate 3, Dave The Diver, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of The Kingdom, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 and Super Mario Bros. Wonder.

See the full list of nominees below.

Best Game

Alan Wake 2

Baldur’s Gate 3

Dave The Diver

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2

Super Mario Bros. Wonder

Animation

Alan Wake 2

Hi-Fi Rush

Hogwarts Legacy

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor

Super Mario Bros. Wonder

Artistic Achievement

Alan Wake 2

Baldur’s Gate 3

Cocoon

Diablo IV

Final Fantasy XVI

Hi-Fi Rush

Audio Achievement

Alan Wake 2

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III

Hi-Fi Rush

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor

British Game

Cassette Beasts

Dead Island 2

Disney Illusion Island

Football Manager 2024

Viewfinder

Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Realms of Ruin

Debut Game

Cocoon

Dave The Diver

Dredge

Stray Gods: The Roleplaying Musical

Venba

Viewfinder

Evolving Game

Cyberpunk 2077

Final Fantasy XIV Online

Fortnite

Forza Horizon 5

Genshin Impact

No Man’s Sky

Family

Cocoon

Dave The Diver

Disney Illusion Island

Hi-Fi Rush

Hogwarts Legacy

Super Mario Bros. Wonder

Game Beyond Entertainment

Chants of Sennaar

Goodbye Volcano

Tchia

Terra Nil

Thirsty Suitors

Venba

Game Design

Cocoon

Dave The Diver

Dredge

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2

Viewfinder

Multiplayer

Baldur’s Gate 3

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III

Diablo IV

Forza Motorsport

Party Animals

Super Mario Bros. Wonder

Music

Alan Wake 2

Assassin’s Creed Mirage

Baldur’s Gate 3

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2

Star Wars: Jedi Survivor

Narrative

Alan Wake 2

Baldur’s Gate 3

Dredge

Final Fantasy XVI

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor

New Intellectual Property

Chants of Sennaar

Dave The Diver

Dredge

Hi-Fi Rush

Jusant

Viewfinder

Performer in a Leading Role

Amelia Tyler as the Narrator, Baldur’s Gate 3

Cameron Monaghan as Cal Kestis, Star Wars Jedi: Survivor

Nadji Jeter as Miles Morales, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2

Neil Newbon as Astarion, Baldur’s Gate 3

Samantha Béart as Karlach, Baldur’s Gate 3

Yuri Lowenthal as Peter Parker, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2

Performer in a Supporting Role

Andrew Wincott as Raphael, Baldur’s Gate 3

Debra Wilson as Cere Junda, Star Wars Jedi: Survivor

Ralph Ineson as Cidolfus “Cid” Telamon, Final Fantasy XVI

Sam Lake as Alex Casey, Alan Wake 2

Tony Todd as Venom, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2

Tracy Wiles as Jaheira, Baldur’s Gate 3

Technical Achievement

Alan Wake 2

Final Fantasy XVI

Horizon Call of the Mountain

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2

Starfield

EE Players’ Choice

Baldur’s Gate 3

Cyberpunk 2077

Fortnite

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

Lethal Company

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2

Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the BAFTA Games Awards is part of the London Games Festival, which takes place from April 9-25. Voting for the EE Players’ Choice Award is open now via the EE website and the 2024 BAFTA Games Awards will be broadcast live on Thursday, April 11 across the BAFTA YouTube, Twitch and X channels.

Watch the full nominations broadcast below.

Words by Megan Roxburgh


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