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Returnal Wins Best Game at BAFTA 2022 Awards

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We may be a third of the way into 2022, but it’s not too late to honor the best games of 2021. The 18th British Academy Games Awards (BAFTA) were held tonight in the U.K., with the award for Best Game of 2021 going to Returnal. Returnal took home the most awards overall, also winning in the Audio Achievement and Music categories.

Other winners include It Takes Two, Unpacking, and Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart, among others. You can take a look at all of the categories below, where the winners are in bold.

BAFTA 2022 Nominees for Best Game

  • Deathloop
  • Forza Horizon 5
  • Inscryption
  • It Takes Two
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
  • WINNER: Returnal

BAFTA 2022 Nominees for British Game

  • Alba: A Wildlife Adventure
  • Death’s Door
  • Fights in Tight Spaces
  • WINNER: Forza Horizon 5
  • Overboard!
  • Sable

BAFTA 2022 Nominees for Animation

  • Call of Duty: Vanguard
  • It Takes Two
  • Kena: Bridge of Spirits
  • Life is Strange: True Colors
  • Psychonauts 2
  • WINNER: Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart

BAFTA 2022 Nominees for Artistic Achievement

  • WINNER: The Artful Escape
  • It Takes Two
  • Psychonauts 2
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
  • Resident Evil Village
  • Returnal

BAFTA 2022 Nominees for Audio Achievement

  • WINNER: The Artful Escape
  • Call of Duty: Vanguard
  • Deathloop
  • Halo Infinite
  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Returnal

BAFTA 2022 Nominees for Debut Game

  • The Artful Escape
  • Eastward
  • The Forgotten City
  • Genesis Noir
  • Maquette
  • WINNER: Toem

BAFTA 2022 Nominees for Evolving Game

  • Among Us
  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Apex Legends
  • Disco Elysium – The Final Cut
  • Fortnite
  • WINNER: No Man’s Sky

BAFTA 2022 Nominees for Family Game

  • Alba: A Wildlife Adventure
  • WINNER: Chicory: A Colorful Tale
  • Forza Horizon 5
  • Mario Party Superstars
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
  • Unpacking

BAFTA 2022 Nominees for Game Beyond Entertainment

  • Alba: A Wildlife Adventure
  • WINNER: Before Your Eyes
  • Chicory: A Colorful Tale
  • Game Builder Garage
  • It Takes Two
  • Psychonauts 2

BAFTA 2022 Nominees for Game Design

  • Deathloop
  • Forza Horizon 5
  • WINNER: Inscryption
  • It Takes Two
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
  • Returnal

BAFTA 2022 Nominees for Multiplayer Game

  • Back 4 Blood
  • Call of Duty: Vanguard
  • Forza Horizon 5
  • Halo Infinite
  • Hell Let Loose
  • WINNER: It Takes Two

BAFTA 2022 Nominees for Music

  • Deathloop
  • Far Cry 6
  • Halo Infinite
  • Psychonauts 2
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
  • WINNER: Returnal

BAFTA 2022 Nominees for Narrative

  • It Takes Two
  • Life is Strange: True Colors
  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Psychonauts 2
  • Returnal
  • WINNER: Unpacking

BAFTA 2022 Nominees for Original Property

  • Deathloop
  • Death’s Door
  • Inscryption
  • WINNER: It Takes Two
  • Returnal
  • Unpacking

BAFTA 2022 Nominees for Technical Achievement

  • Forza Horizon 5
  • Hitman 3
  • Psychonauts 2
  • WINNER: Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
  • Resident Evil Village
  • Returnal

BAFTA 2022 Nominees for EE Game of the Year

  • Chicory: A Colorful Tale
  • Deathloop
  • The Forgotten City
  • It Takes Two
  • Metroid Dread
  • WINNER: Unpacking

BAFTA 2022 Nominees for 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
  • WINNER: Jane Perry as Selene Vassos in Returnal

BAFTA 2022 Nominees for Performer in a Supporting Role

  • Laura Bailey as Polina Petrova in Call of Duty: Vanguard
  • WINNER: Kimberley 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

IGN’s own 2021 Game of the Year award went to Forza Horizon 5. To learn what could have a chance to win this year, check out our ongoing list of the best reviewed games of 2022.

Logan Plant is a freelance writer for IGN. You can find him on Twitter @LoganJPlant.


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