British Academy Game Awards 2023 - Ones To Watch

27th March 2023

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Our top picks for the upcoming 2023 BAFTA Games Awards, the most prestigious global awards for excellence in games, to honour the best games of 2022.

The 19th BAFTA Games Awards will be held on the 30th March 2023. The event takes place at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London.

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Nominated for: Animation, Audio Achievement, Best Game, Debut Game, Music, Narrative, Original Property, Technical Achievement and EE Game of the Year

Set amidst the detailed, neon-lit alleys of a decaying cybercity, a stray cat must untangle an ancient mystery. Be stealthy and nimble to defend against unforeseen threats and solve the mysteries across this mysterious world. Along with companion B-12, the duo must find a way out.

Available on: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows



Nominated for: Artistic Achievement, Narrative (WINNER), Performer in a Leading Role, Performer in a Supporting Role, Technical Achievement and EE Game of the Year

The player must solve the mysterious disappearance of fictional model turned actress Marissa Marcel, in this interactive film video game. Use the cinematic ability to teleport from scene to scene to explore a treasure trove of newly unearthed footage from the three lost films of Marissa Marcel.

Available on: Windows, Xbox Series X/S, Android, iOS, macOS


Horizon Forbidden West

Nominated for: Animation, Audio Achievement, Evolving Game, Game Design, Performer in a Supporting Role, Technical Achievement (WINNER) and EE Game of the Year.

Forbidden West continues the story of Aloy, a young hunter in a world where robotic creatures have taken over the world. The sequel to the original 2017 game takes place across a post-apocalyptic western America, as Aloy aims to find the source of a mysterious plague that kills all it infects.

Available on: PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5


Elden Ring

Nominated for: Artistic Achievement, Best Game, Game Design, Multiplayer (WINNER), Music, Original Property (WINNER), Technical Achievement and EE Game of the Year

Hidetaka Miyazaki collaborates with fantasy novelist George R. R. Martin for this role-playing game, which takes place in the realm of the Lands Between. In an open-world setting, you will need travel to castles, fortresses, and catacombs with the aim of restoring the Elden Ring to become the Elden Lord.

Available on: PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X and Series S, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows


God of War Ragnarök

Nominated for: Animation (WINNER), Artistic Achievement, Audio Achievement (WINNER), Best Game, Game Design, Music (WINNER), Narrative, Performer in a Leading Role (WINNER), Performer in a Supporting Role (WINNER), Technical Achievement and EE Game of the Year (WINNER)

Kratos and Atreus must journey to each of the Nine Realms in search of answers as Asgardian forces prepare for a prophesied battle that will end the world. The follow up to the wildly successful God of War reboot in 2018, Kratos and Atreus must choose between their own safety and the safety of the realms as the threat of Ragnarök grows ever closer.

Available on: PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5