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Bafta Games Awards 2022 winners announced

Bafta Games Awards 2022 winners announced. At tonight’s BAFTA Games Awards, Returnal won Audio Achievement, Best Game and Music, and Performer in a Leading Role for Jane Perry, winning her first BAFTA.

Bafta Games Awards 2022 winners

Two games won two BAFTAs each: It Takes Two won Multiplayer and Original Property, and Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart won Animation and Technical Achievement.

Kimberly Brooks is another first-time performance of the Bafta Games Awards 2022 winners, taking home the BAFTA for Performer in a Supporting Role for her role as Hollis Forsythe in Psychonauts 2.

TOEM, the hand drawn adventure game, won the Debut category.

Artistic Achievement was won by The Artful Escape, the game about a guitar prodigy who sets out on a psychedelic journey to inspire his stage persona and confront the legacy of a dead folk legend.

Forza Horizon 5 won British Game, the second BAFTA for the racing franchise that has been nominated in every year of release.

Evolving Game was won by No Man’s Sky, the game about exploration and survival in an infinite procedurally generated galaxy.

The top-down action adventure game Chicory: A Colorful Tale won Family.

Game Beyond Entertainment, the category that recognises games that deliver a transformational experience beyond pure entertainment, was won by Before Your Eyes, the narrative adventure game that tells the story of a soul’s journey into the after-life.

Game Design was won by Inscryption, the card-based game that blends deckbuilding roguelike, escape-room style puzzles and psychological horror.

Unpacking, the game about taking things out of boxes and discovering a life in the process, won the BAFTA for Narrative as well as EE Game of the Year, the only award voted for by the public.

Bafta Games Awards 2022 winners
Bafta Games Awards 2022 winners

Hosted by Elle Osili-Wood, the ceremony was live streamed on Twitch, YouTube and Facebook and was followed by a post-show party exclusively on Twitch.

The Awards are supported by BAFTA’s official games partners Electronic Arts, Epic Games, PlayStation, SEGA, Tencent and Ubisoft with EE sponsoring the Game of the Year Award.

You can find all Bafta Games Awards 2022 winners and nominees below:

ANIMATION

  • CALL OF DUTY: VANGUARD Development Team – Sledgehammer Games/Activision Blizzard
  • IT TAKES TWO Development Team – Hazelight Studios/Electronic Arts
  • KENA: BRIDGE OF SPIRITS Hunter Schmidt – Ember Lab LLC/ Ember Lab LLC
  • LIFE IS STRANGE: TRUE COLORS Development Team – Square Enix, Deck Nine Games/Square Enix
  • PSYCHONAUTS 2 Development Team – Double Fine Productions/Xbox Game Studios
  • **RACHET & CLANK: RIFT APART Development Team – Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment

ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENT

**THE ARTFUL ESCAPE Development Team – Beethoven & Dinosaur/Annapurna Interactive

  • IT TAKES TWO Development Team – Hazelight Studios/Electronic Arts
  • PSYCHONAUTS 2 Development Team – Double Fine Productions/Xbox Game Studios
  • RATCHET & CLANK: RIFT APART Development Team – Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • RESIDENT EVIL VILLAGE Development Team – Capcom/Capcom
  • RETURNAL Development Team – Housemarque/Sony Interactive Entertainment

AUDIO ACHIEVEMENT

  • THE ARTFUL ESCAPE Development Team – Beethoven & Dinosaur/Annapurna Interactive
  • CALL OF DUTY: VANGUARD Development Team – Sledgehammer Games/Activision Blizzard
  • DEATHLOOP Development Team – Arkane Lyon/Bethesda Softworks
  • HALO INFINITE Development Team – 343 Industries/Xbox Game Studios
  • MARVEL’S GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Development Team – Eidos-Montréal/Square Enix
  • **RETURNAL Development Team – Housemarque/Sony Interactive Entertainment

BEST GAME

  • DEATHLOOP Development Team – Arkane Lyon/Bethesda Softworks
  • FORZA HORIZON 5 Development Team – Playground Games/Xbox Game Studios
  • INSCRYPTION Development Team – Daniel Mullins Games/Devolver Digital
  • IT TAKES TWO Development Team – Hazelight Studios/Electronic Arts
  • RATCHET & CLANK: RIFT APART Development Team – Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • **RETURNAL Development Team – Housemarque/Sony Interactive Entertainment

BRITISH GAME

  • ALBA: A WILDLIFE ADVENTURE Development Team – ustwo games/ustwo games, Plug In Digital
  • DEATH’S DOOR Development Team – Acid Nerve/Devolver Digital
  • FIGHTS IN TIGHT SPACES Development Team – Ground Shatter/Mode7
  • **FORZA HORIZON 5 Development Team – Playground Games/Xbox Game Studios
  • OVERBOARD! Jon Ingold, Tom Kail, Anastasia Wyatt – inkle/ inkle
  • SABLE Development Team – Shedworks/Raw Fury

DEBUT GAME

  • THE ARTFUL ESCAPE Development Team – Beethoven & Dinosaur/Annapurna Interactive
  • EASTWARD Development Team – Pixpil/Chucklefish
  • THE FORGOTTEN CITY Nick Pearce, Alexander Goss, John Eyre – Modern Storyteller/Dear Villagers
  • GENESIS NOIR Evan Anthony, Jeremy Abel – Feral Cat Den/Fellow Traveller
  • MAQUETTE Development Team – Graceful Decay/Annapurna Interactive
  • **TOEM Development Team – Something We Made/ Something We Made

EVOLVING GAME

  • AMONG US Development Team – Innersloth/Innersloth
  • ANIMAL CROSSING: NEW HORIZONS Development Team – Nintendo EPD/Nintendo
  • APEX LEGENDS Development Team – Respawn Entertainment/Electronic Arts
  • DISCO ELYSIUM – THE FINAL CUT Development Team – ZA/UM/ZA/UM
  • FORTNITE Development Team – Epic Games/Epic Games, People Can Fly
  • **NO MAN’S SKY Development Team – Hello Games/Hello Games

FAMILY

  • ALBA: A WILDLIFE ADVENTURE Development Team – ustwo games/ustwo games, Plug In Digital
  • **CHICORY: A COLORFUL TALE Development Team – Greg Lobanov, A Shell in the Pit, Madeline Berger, Alexis Dean-Jones, Lena Raine/FINJI
  • FORZA HORIZON 5 Development Team – Playground Games/Xbox Game Studios
  • MARIO PARTY SUPERSTARS Development Team – Nintendo EPD/Nintendo
  • RATCHET & CLANK: RIFT APART Development Team – Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • UNPACKING Wren Brier, Tim Dawson, Jeff van Dyck – Witch Beam/Humble Games

GAME BEYOND ENTERTAINMENT

  • ALBA: A WILDLIFE ADVENTURE Development Team – ustwo games/ustwo games/Plug In Digital
  • **BEFORE YOUR EYES Development Team – GoodbyeWorld Games/Skybound Games
  • CHICORY: A COLORFUL TALE– Greg Lobanov, A Shell in the Pit, Madeline Berger, Alexis Dean-Jones, Lena Raine/FINJI
  • GAME BUILDER GARAGE Development Team – Nintendo EPD/Nintendo
  • IT TAKES TWO Development Team – Hazelight Studios/Electronic Arts
  • PSYCHONAUTS 2 Development Team – Double Fine Productions/Xbox Game Studios

GAME DESIGN

  • DEATHLOOP Development Team – Arkane Lyon/Bethesda Softworks
  • FORZA HORIZON 5 Development Team – Playground Games/Xbox Game Studios
  • **INSCRYPTION Development Team – Daniel Mullins Games/Devolver Digital
  • IT TAKES TWO Development Team – Hazelight Studios/Electronic Arts
  • RATCHET & CLANK: RIFT APART Development Team – Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • RETURNAL Development Team – Housemarque/Sony Interactive Entertainment

MULTIPLAYER

  • BACK 4 BLOOD Development Team – Turtle Rock Studios/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
  • CALL OF DUTY: VANGUARD Development Team – Sledgehammer Games/Activision Blizzard
  • FORZA HORIZON 5 Development Team – Playground Games/Xbox Game Studios
  • HALO INFINITE Development Team – 343 Industries/Xbox Game Studios
  • HELL LET LOOSE Development Team – Black Matter/Team17
  • **IT TAKES TWO Development Team – Hazelight Studios/Electronic Arts

MUSIC

  • DEATHLOOP Tom Salta, Erich Talaba, Ross Tregenza – Arkane Lyon/Bethesda Softworks
  • FAR CRY 6 Development Team – Ubisoft Toronto/Ubisoft
  • HALO INFINITE Gareth Coker, Joel Corelitz and Curtis Schweitzer  343 Industries/Xbox Game Studios
  • PSYCHONAUTS 2 Peter McConnell – Double Fine Productions/Xbox Game Studios
  • RATCHET & CLANK: RIFT APART Scott Hanau, Wataru Hokoyama, Mark Mothersbaugh – Insomniac Games/ Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • **RETURNAL Bobby Krlic, Joe Thwaites, Harry Krueger – Housemarque/Sony Interactive Entertainment

NARRATIVE

  • IT TAKES TWO Development Team – Hazelight Studios/Electronic Arts
  • LIFE IS STRANGE: TRUE COLORS Development Team – Square Enix, Deck Nine Games/Square Enix
  • MARVEL’S GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Development Team – Eidos-Montréal/Square Enix
  • PSYCHONAUTS 2 Tim Schafer – Double Fine Productions/Xbox Game Studios
  • RETURNAL Development Team – Housemarque/Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • **UNPACKING Wren Brier, Tim Dawson, Annie VanderMeer – Witch Beam/Humble Games

ORIGINAL PROPERTY

  • DEATHLOOP Development Team – Arkane Lyon/Bethesda Softworks
  • DEATH’S DOOR Development Team – Acid Nerve/Devolver Digital
  • INSCRYPTION Development Team – Daniel Mullins Games/Devolver Digital
  • **IT TAKES TWO Development Team – Hazelight Studios/Electronic Arts
  • RETURNAL Development Team – Housemarque/Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • UNPACKING Wren Brier, Tim Dawson, Jeff van Dyck – Witch Beam/Humble Games

PERFORMER IN A LEADING ROLE

  • OZIOMA AKAGHA as Julianna Blake in DEATHLOOP
  • JASON E KELLEY as Colt Vahn “the Captain” in DEATHLOOP
  • JENNIFER HALE as Rivet in Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
  • JON MCLAREN as Star-Lord/Peter Quill in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
  • ERIKA MORI as Alex Chen in Life is Strange: True Colors
  • **JANE PERRY as Selene Vassos in Returnal

PERFORMER IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

  • LAURA BAILEY as Polina Petrova in Call of Duty: Vanguard
  • **KIMBERLY BROOKS as Hollis Forsythe in Psychonauts 2
  • JASON CAVALIER as Drax in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
  • MAGGIE ROBERTSON as Lady Dimitrescu in Resident Evil Village
  • HAN SOTO as Gabe Chen in Life is Strange: True Colors
  • ALEX WEINER as Rocket in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy

TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT

  • FORZA HORIZON 5 Development Team – Playground Games/Xbox Game Studios
  • HITMAN 3 Development Team – IO Interactive/IO Interactive
  • PSYCHONAUTS 2 Development Team – Double Fine Productions/Xbox Game Studios
  • **RATCHET & CLANK: RIFT APART Development Team – Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • RESIDENT EVIL VILLAGE Devleopment Team – Capcom/Capcom
  • RETURNAL Development Team – Housemarque/Sony Interactive Entertainment

EE GAME OF THE YEAR (voted for by the public)

  • CHICORY: A COLORFUL TALE – Greg Lobanov, A Shell in the Pit, Madeline Berger, Alexis Dean-Jones, Lena Raine/FINJI
  • DEATHLOOP – Arkane Lyon/Bethesda Softworks
  • THE FORGOTTEN CITY – Modern Storyteller/Dear Villagers
  • IT TAKES TWO – Hazelight Studios/Electronic Arts
  • METROID DREAD – Nintendo & MercurySteam, Nintendo
  • **UNPACKING – Witch Beam/Humble Games

We can say, Returnal is the Bafta Games Awards 2022 Winners. You can watch all ceremony from here.

Murat Oktay

Video games have been my passion for as long as I can remember. I have been writing and managing in the game industry for more than 30 years. I've been playing Diablo 2 nonstop since it first came out.

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