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Julia Hardy joins top Twitch creators Tubbo, CaptainPuffy, Leahviathan and Sharese to announce Nominations for the 2023 BAFTA Games Awards

27 February 2023
Event: BAFTA Games AwardsDate: Thursday 30 March 2023Venue: Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Rd., London, U.K. Host: Frankie Ward, Julia Hardy & Dev Griffin-Area: Digital Assets & CampaignCourtesy Image

Announcement to be livestreamed this Thursday 2 March at 14.00 GMT exclusively on

Four more streamers join ‘BAFTA Games Squad’ to costream Nominations and Awards shows and take part in BAFTA Games Challenge

BAFTA today announces that games and esports presenter Julia Hardy (BBC Top Gear Gaming Show, BBC Sounds This Game Changed My Life & CBBC Game on Grandparents) will be joined by four of Twitch’s top streamers to announce the nominations for this year’s BAFTA Games Awards in a special livestream this Thursday 2 March 2023, 14.00 GMT.

The Twitch creators are:

Tubbo -

CaptainPuffy -

Leahviathan -

Sharese -

The nominations announcement will be livestreamed exclusively on BAFTA’s Twitch and will include discussion of the nominated games.

Julia Hardy said: “Really looking forward to revealing the nominations for this year’s BAFTA Games Awards on Thursday. I also get to chat with some of the most talented streamers about the best games of the year – I can't wait!”

BAFTA also announces four streamers who join the BAFTA Games Squad, who will costream the nominations and Awards livestreams on their channels and take part in this year’s BAFTA Games Challenge:

Lomadiah -

Ebonix -

SinowBeats -

ReadySetBen -

Luke Hebblethwaite, Head of Games at BAFTA, said: “We’re delighted to have such a fantastic group of Twitch creators supporting this year’s BAFTA Games Awards. We’re excited to bring BAFTA's work – championing the very best games of the year and the talented people who made them, and inspiring the next generation of talent – to new audiences in fun and engaging ways.” 

The world’s most prestigious annual celebration of excellence and creative achievement in games, the 19th annual BAFTA Games Awards will take place on Thursday 30 March at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank, London and will be livestreamed exclusively on BAFTA’s Twitch. 


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