Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture grabs 10 BAFTA nominations

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Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture grabs 10 BAFTA nominations

The Chinese Room's 2015 PS4 exclusive Everybody's Gone to the Rapture is leading the charge in the 2016 British Academy Games Awards.

The game has won itself an impressive ten nominations, with Sam Barlow's Her Story and CD Projekt Red's The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt both receiving seven.

Five nominations were won by Warner's Batman: Arkham Knight, Square Enix's Life Is Strange and digital hit Rocket League. Meanwhile, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Ori and the Blind Forest and Until Dawn all received four nominations.

A total of 44 games were named in all across the 17 available categories.

Here's the full list:

ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENT

  • ASSASSIN'S CREED SYNDICATE Development Team – Ubisoft/Ubisoft
  • BATMAN: ARKHAM KNIGHT Development Team – Rocksteady Studios/WB Games
  • EVERYBODY'S GONE TO THE RAPTURE Development Team – The Chinese Room/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
  • METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN Development Team – Kojima Productions/Konami
  • ORI AND THE BLIND FOREST Development Team – Moon Studios/Microsoft Studios
  • THE WITCHER 3: WILD HUNT Lucjan Wiecek, Pawel Mielniczuk – CD Projekt Red/Bandai Namco Entertainment

AUDIO ACHIEVEMENT

  • ASSASSIN'S CREED SYNDICATE Development Team – Ubisoft/Ubisoft
  • BATMAN: ARKHAM KNIGHT Development Team – Rocksteady Studios/WB Games
  • EVERYBODY'S GONE TO THE RAPTURE Development Team – The Chinese Room/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
  • METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN Development Team – Kojima Productions/Konami
  • STAR WARS BATTLEFRONT Development Team – EA Dice/Electronic Arts
  • THE WITCHER 3: WILD HUNT Marcin Pryblowicz, Pawel Daudzward, Krzysztof Lipka – CD Projekt Red/Bandai Namco Entertainment

BEST GAME

  • EVERYBODY'S GONE TO THE RAPTURE Development Team – The Chinese Room/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
  • FALLOUT 4 Development Team- Bethesda Game Studios
  • LIFE IS STRANGE Development Team – Dontnod Entertainment/Square Enix
  • METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN Development Team – Kojima Productions/Konami
  • ROCKET LEAGUE Development Team – Psyonix/Psyonix
  • THE WITCHER 3: WILD HUNT Adam Badowski, Konrad Tomaszkiewicz, Piotr Krzyonosiuk – CD Projeckt Red/Bandai Namco Entertainment

BRITISH GAME

  • BATMAN: ARKHAM KNIGHT Development Team – Rocksteady Studios/WB Games
  • EVERYBODY'S GONE TO THE RAPTURE Development Team – The Chinese Room/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
  • HER STORY Sam Barlow - Sam Barlow/ Sam Barlow
  • PRISON ARCHITECT Development Team - Introversion Software/Introversion Software
  • TEARAWAY UNFOLDED Development Team - Media Molecule/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
  • UNTIL DAWN Development Team - Supermassive Games/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

DEBUT GAME

  • HER STORY Sam Barlow - Sam Barlow/ Sam Barlow
  • KEEP TALKING AND NOBODY EXPLODES Ben Kane, Brian Fetter, Allen Pestaluky – Steel Crate Games/Steel Crate Games
  • LOVERS IN A DANGEROUS SPACETIME Matt Hammill, Jamie Tucker, Adam Winkels – Asteroid Base/Asteroid Base
  • MINI METRO Development Team – Dinosaur Polo Club/AGM Playism
  • ORI AND THE BLIND FOREST Development Team – Moon Studios/Microsoft Studios
  • PRUNE Joel McDonald – Joel McDonald, Kyle Preston/Joel McDonald

FAMILY

  • DISNEY INFINITY 3.0: PLAY WITHOUT LIMITS John Blackburn, John Vignocchi, Bob Lowe - Avalanche Studios, Disney Interactive Studios/Disney Interactive Studios
  • FIFA 16 Development Team – EA Canada/EA Sports
  • GUITAR HERO: LIVE Development Team - Freestyle Games/Activision
  • LEGO DIMENSIONS John Burton, James McLoughlin, Nick Ricks – TT Games/WB Games
  • SUPER MARIO MAKER Development Team – Nintendo/Nintendo
  • ROCKET LEAGUE Development Team – Psyonix/Psyonix

GAME DESIGN

  • BLOODBORNE Development Team – FromSoftware/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
  • GROW HOME Development Team – Ubisoft/Ubisoft
  • HER STORY Sam Barlow - Sam Barlow/ Sam Barlow
  • LOVERS IN A DANGEROUS SPACETIME Matt Hammill, Jamie Tucker, Adam Winkels – Asteroid Base/Asteroid Base
  • ROCKET LEAGUE Development Team – Psyonix/Psyonix
  • THE WITCHER 3: WILD HUNT Grzegorz Mocarski, Marcin Blacha, Mateusz Tomaszkiewicz - CD Projeckt Red/Bandai Namco Entertainment

GAME INNOVATION

  • EVERYBODY'S GONE TO THE RAPTURE Development Team – The Chinese Room/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
  • HER STORY Sam Barlow - Sam Barlow/Sam Barlow
  • LIFE IS STRANGE Development Team – Dontnod Entertainment/Square Enix
  • METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN Development Team – Kojima Productions/Konami
  • SPLATOON Development Team – Nintendo/Nintendo
  • UNTIL DAWN Development Team - Supermassive Games/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

MOBILE & HANDHELD

  • ALPHABEAR Development Team - Spry Fox/ Spry Fox
  • FALLOUT SHELTER Development Team – Bethesda Game Studios/Bethesda Softworks
  • HER STORY Sam Barlow - Sam Barlow/Sam Barlow
  • LARA CROFT GO Development Team – Square Enix Montreal/Square Enix
  • PRUNE Joel McDonald - Joel McDonald, Kyle Preston/Joel McDonald
  • THE ROOM THREE Development Team – Fireproof Games/Fireproof Games

MULTIPLAYER

  • DESTINY: THE TAKEN KING Development Team – Bungie/Activision
  • LOVERS IN A DANGEROUS SPACETIME Matt Hammill, Jamie Tucker, Adam Winkels – Asteroid Base/Asteroid Base
  • ROCKET LEAGUE Development Team – Psyonix/Psyonix
  • SPLATOON Development Team – Nintendo/Nintendo
  • TOM CLANCY'S RAINBOW SIX SIEGE Development Team – Ubisoft/Ubisoft
  • WORLD OF WARSHIPS Development Team - Wargaming.net/Wargaming.net

MUSIC

  • ASSASSIN'S CREED SYNDICATE Development Team– Ubisoft/Ubisoft
  • BATMAN: ARKHAM KNIGHT Development Team – Rocksteady Studios/WB Games
  • EVERYBODY'S GONE TO THE RAPTURE Jessica Curry - The Chinese Room/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
  • FALLOUT 4 Development Team - Bethesda Game Studios/Bethesda Softoworks
  • HALO 5: GUARDIANS Kazuma Jinnouchi, Nobuko Toda, Peter Cobbin – 343 Industries/Microsoft Studios
  • ORI AND THE BLIND FOREST Gareth Coker – Moon Studios/ Microsoft Studios

ORIGINAL PROPERTY

  • EVERYBODY'S GONE TO THE RAPTURE Development Team – The Chinese Room/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
  • HER STORY Sam Barlow - Sam Barlow/Sam Barlow
  • LIFE IS STRANGE Development Team – Dontnod Entertainment/Square Enix
  • ORI AND THE BLIND FOREST Development Team – Moon Studios/Microsoft Studios
  • SPLATOON Development Team – Nintendo/Nintendo
  • UNTIL DAWN Development Team - Supermassive Games/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

PERFORMER

  • ASHLY BURCH as Chloe Price in Life is Strange
  • DOUG COCKLE as Geralt of Rivia, Witcher in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  • MERLE DANDRIDGE as Kate Collins in Everybody's Gone to the Rapture
  • OLIVER DIMSDALE as Stephen Appleton in Everybody's Gone to the Rapture
  • MARK HAMILL as The Joker in Batman: Arkham Knight
  • MASASA MOYO as Vella in Broken Age: Act 2

PERSISTENT GAME

  • DESTINY: THE TAKEN KING Development Team – Bungie/Activision
  • FINAL FANTASY XIV: A REALM REBORN Development Team – Square Enix/Square Enix
  • GUITAR HERO: LIVE Development Team - Freestyle Games/Activision
  • LEGO DIMENSIONS John Burton, James McLoughlin, Dave Dootson – TT Games/WB Games
  • PRISON ARCHITECT Development Team - Introversion Software/Introversion Software
  • THE WITCHER 3: WILD HUNT Adam Badowski, Konrad Tomaszkiewicz, Piotr Krzywonosiuk - CD Projekt Red/Bandai Namco Entertainment

SPORT

  • DiRT RALLY Development Team – Codemasters/Codemasters
  • FIFA 16 Development Team – EA Canada/EA Sports
  • FOOTBALL MANAGER Development Team - Sports Interactive/SEGA
  • FORZA MOTORSPORT 6 Ryan Cooper, Bill Giese, Dave Gierok
  • PES 2016 Development Team - Konami Digital Entertainment/Konami Digital Entertainment B.V.
  • ROCKET LEAGUE Development Team – Psyonix/Psyonix

STORY

  • EVERYBODY'S GONE TO THE RAPTURE Development Team – The Chinese Room/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
  • HER STORY Sam Barlow - Sam Barlow/ Sam Barlow
  • LIFE IS STRANGE Development Team – Dontnod Entertainment/Square Enix
  • UNDERTALE Development Team – Tobyfox/Tobyfox
  • UNTIL DAWN Development Team - Supermassive Games/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
  • THE WITCHER 3: WILD HUNT Marcin Blacha, Mateusz Tomaszkiewicz - CD Projekt Red/Bandai Namco Entertainment

BAFTA ONES TO WATCH AWARD IN ASSOCIATION WITH DARE TO BE DIGITAL

  • SELFIENATION Cheri Skivington, Daniel Prihodko, Ricardo Barros, Zolton Tompa, Reka Lux, Hajnalka Szanto Irina Kovalova - Pictrail
  • SUNDOWN Steven Li, Aaron Hong, McLean Goldwhite, Theodore Park, Kenny Regan, Cynthia Cantrell, Gracie May, Jade Kim – Mild Beast Games
  • THE WALL SHALL STAND Edward Burton, Edward Grimes, Cameron Richards, Steven Sparkes - Pixel Tailors

AMD eSPORTS AUDIENCE AWARD

  • CALL OF DUTY:BLACK OPS 3 Treyarch/ Activision
  • COUNTER-STRIKE: GLOBAL OFFENSIVE Hidden Path Entertainment/Valve
  • DOTA 2 Valve/Valve
  • HEARTHSTONE: HEROES OF WARCRAFT Blizzard Entertainment/Blizzard Entertainment
  • LEAGUE OF LEGENDS Riot Games/Riot Games
  • SMITE Hi-Rez Studios/Hi-Rez Studios

The 2016 Game BAFTAs will take place on April 7th at London's Tobacco Dock. Dara O'Briain returns as host.

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