BAFTA Games Awards 2017 Winners: Uncharted 4 Takes Home Best Game

April 7, 2017Written by Jason Dunning

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At last night’s British Academy Games Awards 2017, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End took home Best Game, while Inside won four awards, including Artistic Achievement and Game Design. The Uncharted franchise now has five BAFTA wins in total, with the previous four being handed to Uncharted 2: Among Thieves.

Brenda Romero, meanwhile, was presented the Special Award “in recognition of her outstanding creative contribution to the industry and for her illustrious career in game design, her advocacy for the art and creative process behind game-making, and her commitment to encouraging the next generation of talent in the industry.”

Here’s the full list of winners from the BAFTA Games Awards 2017 (winners in bold):

Artistic Achievement

  • Abzu
  • Dishonored 2
  • Inside
  • The Last Guardian
  • Uncharted 4
  • Unravel

Audio Achievement

  • Battlefield 1
  • Doom
  • Inside
  • The Last Guardian
  • Rez Infinite
  • Uncharted 4

Best Game

  • Firewatch
  • Inside
  • Overwatch
  • Stardew Valley
  • Titanfall 2
  • Uncharted 4

British Game

  • Batman: Arkham VR
  • Forza Horizon 3
  • No Man’s Sky
  • Overcooked
  • Planet Coaster
  • Virginia

Debut Game

  • Firewatch
  • Overcooked
  • Oxenfree
  • That Dragon, Cancer
  • The Witness
  • Virginia

Evolving Game

  • Destiny: Rise of Iron
  • Elite Dangerous: Horizons
  • EVE Online
  • Final Fantasy XIV: Online
  • Hitman
  • Rocket League

Family

  • LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • Overcooked
  • The Playroom VR
  • Pokemon Go
  • Ratchet & Clank
  • Toca Hair Salon 3

Game Design

  • Battlefield 1
  • Dishonored 2
  • Inside
  • Overwatch
  • Titanfall 2
  • The Witness

Game Innovation

  • Batman: Arkham VR
  • Firewatch
  • Pokemon Go
  • That Dragon, Cancer
  • Unseen Diplomacy
  • The Witness

Mobile

  • The Banner Saga 2
  • Dawn of Titans
  • Deus Ex Go
  • Pokemon Go
  • Pokemon Sun and Moon
  • Reigns

Multiplayer

  • Battlefield 1
  • Forza Horizon 3
  • Overcooked
  • Overwatch
  • Titanfall 2
  • The Division

Music

  • Abzu
  • Doom
  • Inside
  • The Last Guardian
  • Uncharted 4
  • Virginia

Narrative

  • Dishonored 2
  • Firewatch
  • Inside
  • Mafia III
  • Oxenfree
  • Uncharted 4

Original Property

  • Firewatch
  • Inside
  • The Last Guardian
  • Overwatch
  • Unravel
  • The Witness

Performer

  • Alex Hernandez as Lincoln Clay in Mafia III
  • Cissy Jones as Delilah in Firewatch
  • Emily Rose as Elena Fisher in Uncharted 4
  • Navid Negahban as ‘Hajj Agha’ in 1979 Revolution: Black Friday
  • Nolan North as Nathan Drake in Uncharted 4
  • Troy Baker as Sam Drake in Uncharted 4

Special Award

  • Brenda Romero

BAFTA Ones to Watch Award

  • Among the Stones
  • Pentagrab
  • Rebound

AMD eSports Audience Award (Public Voted)

  • Clash Royale
  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • DOTA 2
  • League of Legends
  • Overwatch
  • Street Fighter V

Following the victory, Naughty Dog said, “An absolute honor to have Uncharted 4 named Best Game at the @BAFTAGames Awards. Thank you #BAFTA!”

Nolan North also commented on the win. “Uncharted 4 wins Best Game @BAFTAGames @Naughty_Dog Thanks to everyone who made this ride possible! So, so grateful to you all!” he said.

[Source: BAFTA (1), (2), Naughty Dog, Nolan North]