And The BAFTA Award Goes To…

March 16, 2011Written by Sebastian Moss

Britain’s biggest gaming awards show, the BAFTA Game Awards has now seen another successful year, with the Dara O’Brian hosted show having finished just moments ago. But who won the coveted BAFTA? Check out the full list of winners below.

Highlights include Heavy Rain which was the only game to take home several BAFTA awards, and Mass Effect 2 which won the top award of “Best Game”.

The full list:

Action

Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood

Gaelec Simard – Ubisoft

Artistic Achievement

God of War III

Stig Asmussen, Ken Feldman, Cecil Kim – SCE Santa Monica Studio

Best Game

Mass Effect 2

Development Team – Electronic Arts/BioWare

Family

Kinect Sports

Development Team – Microsoft Games Studios/Rare

Gameplay

Super Mario Galaxy 2

Koichi Hayashida, Yoshiaki Koizumi, Takashi Tezuka – Nintendo/Nintendo

Handheld

Cut the Rope

Efim Voinov, Semyon Voinov – Chillingo/Zeptolab

Multiplayer

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit

Development Team – Electronic Arts/Criterion Games

Original Music

Heavy Rain

Normand Corbeil – Sony, Quantic Dream & XDev Studio Europe

Social Network Game

My Empire

Development Team – Playfish/Playfish

Sports

F1 2010

Development Team – Codemasters/Codemasters Birmingham

Story

Heavy Rain

David Cage, Guillaume de Fondaumiere, Scott Johnson – Sony, Quantic Dream & XDev Studio Europe

Strategy

Civilization V

Jon Shafer, Dorian Newcomb, Brian Wade – 2K Games/Firaxis

Technical Innovation

Heavy Rain

David Cage, Guillaume de Fondaumiere, Scott Johnson – Sony, Quantic Dream & XDev Studio Europe

Use of Audio

Battlefield: Bad Company: 2

Patrick Bach, David Goldfarb – Electronic Arts/DICE

Ones To Watch Award

Twang!

Jocce Marklund, Annette Nielsen, Linus Nordgren, Marcus Heder, Thomas Finlay (That Game Studio)

GAME Award [Voted by the public]

Call of Duty: Black Ops

Activision Blizzard UK Ltd/Treyarch

If you are wondering why Red Dead Redemption didn’t win an award, it’s because Rockstar never actually submitted the game to BAFTA – believed to be due to the fact Grand Theft Auto IV never won an award when it was submitted.