'Returnal' was a big winner at the 2022 BAFTA Games Awards, taking home the awards for Audio Achievement, Best Game and Music, and Performer in a Leading Role for Jane Perry, her first BAFTA.
The game is a third person shooter that follows Selene Vassos, an Astra scout who lands on the planet Atropos in search of the mysterious "White Shadow" signal and finds herself trapped in a time loop.
During the ceremony, 'It Takes Two' won Multiplayer and Original Property, and Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart won Animation and Technical Achievement.
Another first-time winner, Kimberly Brooks picked up 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 andArtistic Achievement was won by 'The Artful Escape', the game about a guitar prodigy.
'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', which blends escape-room style puzzles and psychological horror.
Unpacking, a 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.
The Awards were 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.
More information on the winners and nominees here.
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