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March 16, 2011 Written 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.