Nominations for British Academy Cymru Awards for Games revealed

The Wales Games Development Show will be held in Cardiff this Wednesday and as part of the event, BAFTA Cymru will be presenting awards to select games in Wales.

Sponsored by Cyfle, the Academy yesterday announced the shortlist for the British Academy Cymru Award for Games.

The shortlisted nominations are…

Cirkits: Toy Robot Racing (Cohort Studios)
Go Candy (Wales Interactive)
Vectrex (Rantmedia Games)

We recently interviewed Rantmedia Games about Vectrex and you can read more about that here.

In addition, the ceremony will include the presentation of 4 other special commendations. The categories include

  • Game Design
  • Artistic Achievement
  • Technical Achievement
  • Sound and Music

The nominees and winners of the commendations, along with the winner of the British Academy Cymru Award for Games ,will be announced during the Games Development Show in a special ceremony. This will be spearheaded by a keynote speech from Ian Livingstone.

Expansive DLC will be there offering live coverage of the event. You won’t want to miss it!

(Source: BAFTA Cymru)

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