Mobile Games Hold Strong Presence Amongst 2015 BAFTA Nominees

By Tom Christiansen |

This year’s British Academy Game Awards feature 51 games nominated for 17 different categories. Nearly one-third of the nominated games are mobile games, which is slight increase from the 2014 nominations where 28% of the nominated games were mobile games.

The 2015 nominations see mobile hit Monument Valley with five nominations, making it the most nominated mobile game of the batch, as well as putting it in second place right behind Alien: Isolation which holds the most nominations at six. 80 Days trails Monument Valley with four nominations.

80 Days

Seen below are all the mobile games placed within their nominated categories. For a full overview of the nominations check out the BAFTA website.

Artistic Achievement:
Valiant Hearts, Monument Valley

Mobile and Handheld:
80 Days, Hearthstone, Walking Dead season 2, Threes, Hitman GO, Monument Valley

Audio Achievement:
The Banner Saga, The Sailor’s Dream


The Banner Saga, The Sailor’s Dream

Best Games:
Monument Valley

Original Property:
Valiant Hearts, Monument Valley

British Game:
Monument Valley, 80 Days

Walking Dead season 2, The Wolf Among Us

Debut Game:
The Banner Saga, Hitman GO

Family Game:
Twelve A Dozen, The LEGO Movie Video Game, Skylanders Trap Team

Football Manager 2015, FIFA 15

Game Design:
Hearthstone, Threes!

80 Days, Broken Age, Wolf Among Us

80 Days

The 2015 British Academy Game Awards are set to take place on March 12th, in London. The awards ceremony will be available for viewing on Twitch.

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