Gaming awards

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Meet the gaymers: why queer representation is exploding in video games
For decades, LGBTQ+ characters and stories were almost nonexistent – but now things have improved, and a new generation of queer players are finding themselves (and each other) in video games

Keza MacDonald

27, Jul, 2022 @2:15 PM

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Bafta games awards 2022: Returnal and Unpacking win big
The Artful Escape is among the indie games to beat big-budget rivals on a night that recognised a tough period for the industry

Keza MacDonald

08, Apr, 2022 @3:31 PM

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Bafta Games Awards 2022: It Takes Two and Returnal lead nominations
The British Academy’s game awards will reward titles with a social message as well as the year’s best acting performances

Keza MacDonald

03, Mar, 2022 @3:53 PM

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Bafta games awards: Hades triumphs over The Last of Us
Supergiant’s Hellenic dungeon-crawler was a surprise board-sweeper with five awards, while the industry reflected on its contribution during the pandemic

Keith Stuart and Keza MacDonald

26, Mar, 2021 @1:24 PM

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Joan Armatrading: 'I want to make a heavy metal album – with lots of guitar shredding'
At the age of seven, she flew to Birmingham from Antigua on her own – and became the first globally successful British female singer-songwriter. As she wins the award she once gave to Margaret Thatcher, Joan Armatrading looks back

Dave Simpson

11, Nov, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Death Stranding and Control dominate Bafta games awards nominations
The futuristic adventures are both in 11 categories this year, with Disco Elysium and Untitled Goose Game also featuring highly

Keith Stuart

03, Mar, 2020 @11:09 AM

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Bafta games awards: God of War wins best game of the year
The mythological epic leads a diverse slate of winners as Return of the Obra Dinn and Nintendo Labo pick up two awards each

Keza MacDonald

05, Apr, 2019 @10:24 AM

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Bafta games awards 2019: God of War leads nominations
Epic mythological fighting game picks up 10 nominations, chased by Red Dead Redemption 2, Return of the Obra Dinn and Florence with six nominations each. See the full list here

Keza MacDonald

14, Mar, 2019 @12:42 PM

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Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice dominates at video game Bafta awards
The mythological adventure takes five awards, but the best game honour goes to What Remains of Edith Finch

Keith Stuart

13, Apr, 2018 @9:24 AM

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Tony awards 2017: big stars dominate nominations while surprising snubs sting
Bette Midler, Cate Blanchett and Kevin Kline provide some A-list glamour for this year’s nominations, but there’s no love for Amélie and Significant Other

Alexis Soloski

02, May, 2017 @3:42 PM

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Baftas 2017: indie Inside wins big but Uncharted 4 takes best game
Playdead’s Inside picked up four awards as indie developers outshone major studios but blockbuster took the biggest prize

Jordan Erica Webber and Elizabeth Simoens

07, Apr, 2017 @7:10 AM

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Bafta games awards 2017: Inside and Uncharted 4 lead the way
Indie titles pick up a lot of nominations alongside blockbusters at British Academy Game Awards

Jordan Erica Webber

09, Mar, 2017 @10:58 AM

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