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British Academy Games Award For Performer
British Academy Video Games Award for Performer
Awarded forThe best performance featured in a game
CountryUnited Kingdom
Presented byBAFTA
First awarded2012
Currently held byJeremy Davies
Most awardsAshley Johnson (2)
Most nominationsTroy Baker, Nolan North (3)
Websitewww.bafta.org/games

The British Academy Video Games Award for Performer is an award presented annually by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). It is given in honor of "the best performance featured in a game; from voice artistry through to motion capture".[1] The award was first given at the 8th British Academy Video Games Awards ceremony, held in 2012, with Mark Hamill winning the award for his performance as the Joker in Batman: Arkham City.[2]

Since its inception, the award has been given to five performers. Ashley Johnson has received the most awards in this category with two wins, both for her portrayal of Ellie in The Last of Us and its Left Behind expansion.[3]Troy Baker and Nolan North have both received three nominations each.

Starting in 2020, the award will be split into "Performer in a Leading Role" and "Performer in a Supporting Role".[4]

Winners and nominees

Mark Hamill, 2011 winner
Danny Wallace, 2012 winner
Ashley Johnson, 2013 and 2014 winner

In the following table, the years are listed as per BAFTA convention, and generally correspond to the year of game release in the United Kingdom.

Table key
Indicates the winner
Year Performer Game Role(s) Ref.
2011
(8th)
Mark Hamill Batman: Arkham City The Joker [2]
Aaron Staton L.A. Noire Cole Phelps
Nolan North Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Nathan Drake
Stephen Fry LittleBigPlanet 2 Narrator
Stephen Merchant Portal 2 Wheatley
Togo Igawa Total War: Shogun 2 Dipolomat, Advisor and Military General
2012
(9th)
Danny Wallace Thomas Was Alone Narrator [5]
Adrian Hough Assassin's Creed III Haytham Kenway
Dave Fennoy The Walking Dead Lee Everett
Melissa Hutchison The Walking Dead Clementine
Nigel Carrington Dear Esther Narrator
Nolan North Uncharted: Golden Abyss Nathan Drake
2013
(10th)
Ashley Johnson The Last of Us Ellie [6]
Courtnee Draper BioShock Infinite Elizabeth
Ellen Page Beyond: Two Souls Jodie Holmes
Kevan Brighting The Stanley Parable The Narrator
Steven Ogg Grand Theft Auto V Trevor Philips
Troy Baker The Last of Us Joel
2014
(11th)
Ashley Johnson The Last of Us: Left Behind Ellie [3]
Adam Harrington The Wolf Among Us Bigby Wolf
Kevin Spacey Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Jonathan Irons
Logan Cunningham Transistor Transistor
Melissa Hutchison The Walking Dead: Season Two Clementine
Troy Baker Far Cry 4 Pagan Min
2015
(12th)
Merle Dandridge Everybody's Gone to the Rapture Kate Collins [7]
Ashly Burch Life Is Strange Chloe Price
Doug Cockle The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Geralt of Rivia
Oliver Dimsdale Everybody's Gone to the Rapture Stephen Appleton
Mark Hamill Batman: Arkham Knight Joker
Masasa Moyo Broken Age: Act 2 Vella
2016

(13th)

Cissy Jones Firewatch Delilah [8]
Alex Hernandez Mafia III Lincoln Clay
Emily Rose Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Elena Fisher
Navid Negahban 1979 Revolution: Black Friday Hajj Agha
Nolan North Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Nathan Drake
Troy Baker Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Sam Drake
2017

(14th)

Melina Juergens Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice Senua -
Abubakar Salim Assassin's Creed Origins Bayek
Ashly Burch Horizon Zero Dawn Aloy
Claudia Black Uncharted: The Lost Legacy Chloe Frazer
Laura Bailey Uncharted: The Lost Legacy Nadine Ross
Valerie Rose Lohman What Remains of Edith Finch Edith Finch
2018

(15th)

Jeremy Davies God of War The Stranger/Baldur [9]
Christopher Judge God of War Kratos
Danielle Bisutti God of War Freya
Melissanthi Mahut Assassin's Creed Odyssey Kassandra of Sparta
Roger Clark Red Dead Redemption 2 Arthur Morgan
Sunny Suljic God of War Atreus

Multiple wins and nominations

The following individuals received two or more Performer awards:

Wins Performer
2 Ashley Johnson

The following individuals received two or more Performer nominations:

References

  1. ^ "British Academy Games Awards Rules and Guidelines 2015" (PDF). British Academy of Film and Television Arts. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 May 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Games in 2012". BAFTA Awards. British Academy of Film and Television Arts. Retrieved 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Games in 2015". BAFTA Awards. British Academy of Film and Television Arts. Retrieved 2015.
  4. ^ Wales, Matt (September 9, 2019). "BAFTA announces new categories for 2020 video game awards, submissions now open". Eurogamer. Retrieved 2019.
  5. ^ "Games in 2013". BAFTA Awards. British Academy of Film and Television Arts. Archived from the original on 13 April 2016. Retrieved 2015.
  6. ^ "Games in 2014". BAFTA Awards. British Academy of Film and Television Arts. Retrieved 2015.
  7. ^ Nunneley, Stephany (7 April 2016). "Fallout 4 wins Best Game at 2016 BAFTA Game Awards". VG247. Archived from the original on 8 April 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  8. ^ "Games in 2017 | BAFTA Awards". awards.bafta.org. Retrieved .
  9. ^ https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-47817730

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