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Baldur’s Gate 3 leads BAFTA Game Awards’ longlist of candidates

December 15, 2023 1:41 PM

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The British Academy of Film and Television Awards (BAFTA) is beginning a brand-new procedure for its 2024 Game Awards. Today it launched the longlist of all 60 video games that are possibly up for awards, rather than previous years when it just exposed the shortlisted titles. Possibly unsurprisingly, Baldur’s Gate 3 tops stated list. BAFTA is likewise changing up the ballot procedure for 2 awards also: Instead of juries voting on Best Game and British Game classifications, the votes are now open up to all 1,000+ members of BAFTA. The staying 15 awards are still chosen by jury vote.

The longlist consists of the video game and the number of awards for which it’s possibly chosen. Baldur’s Gate 3 leads with 15 elections, followed quickly by Alan Wake with 14. The other significant titles up for awards consist of Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 (10 ), Hogwarts Legacy (9 ), Final Fantasy XVI and Tears of the Kingdom (both 8). A number of indie video games likewise made the list, consisting of Cocoon, Dredge and Sea of Stars.

Jane Millichip, BAFTA CEO, stated in a declaration, “For 20 years, BAFTA has actually commemorated terrific skill in the video games market with the yearly BAFTA Games Awards. This year, we wish to magnify that event by releasing our Best Games of 2023 list– the longlist for next year’s Awards, as chosen by video games market experts– in the nick of time to motivate some joyful gameplay.”

BAFTA likewise exposed the 10 longlisted candidates for 4 of its awards: Best Game, British Game, Best Performer in a Leading Role and Best Performer in a Supporting Role.

Leading 10 in ‘Best Game’ classification
Alan Wake 2
Baldur’s Gate 3
Hogwarts Legacy
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
Marvel’s Spider-Man 2
Star Wars Jedi: Survivor
Super Mario Bros. Wonder

Leading 10 in ‘British Game’ classification
Cassette Beasts
Dead Island 2
Disney Illusion Island
EA Sports WRC
F1 23
Football Manager 2024
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
Tron: Identity
Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Realms of Ruin

Leading 10 in ‘Performer in a Leading Role’ classification
Amelia Tyler as Narrator in Baldur’s Gate 3
Ben Starr as Clive Rosfield in FINAL FANTASY XVI
Cameron Monaghan as Cal Kestis in Star Wars Jedi: Survivor
Ilkka Villi as Alan Wake (Live Action + Mocap) in Alan Wake 2
Matthew Porretta as Alan Wake (Voice) in Alan Wake 2
Melanie Liburd as Saga Anderson in Alan Wake 2
Nadji Jeter as Miles Morales in Marvel’s Spider-Man 2
Neil Newbon as Astarion in Baldur’s Gate 3
Samantha Béart as Karlach in Baldur’s Gate 3
Yuri Lowenthal as Peter Parker in Marvel’s Spider-Man 2

Leading 10 in ‘Performer in a Supporting Role’ classification
Andrew Wincott as Raphael in Baldur’s Gate 3
Dave Jones as Halsin in Baldur’s Gate 3
Debra Wilson as Cere Junda in Star Wars Jedi: Survivor
Idris Elba as Solomon Reed in Cyberpunk 2077
James McCaffrey as Alex Casey (Voice) in Alan Wake 2
Martti Suosalo as Ahti in Alan Wake 2
Ralph Ineson as Cidolfus “Cid” Telamon in FINAL FANTAXY XVI
Sam Lake as Alex Casey (Live Action + Mocap) in Alan Wake 2
Tony Todd as Venom in Marvel’s Spider-Man 2
Tracy Wiles as Jaheira in Baldur’s Gate 3

BAFTA list of candidates

Baldur’s Gate 3 (15)
Alan Wake 2 (14)
Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 (10)
Hogwarts Legacy (9)
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom (8)
Star Wars Jedi: Survivor (7)
Hi-Fi RUSH (6)
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