Gaming News: BAFTA Games Awards Winners Announced

The winners of the 2020 BAFTA Games Awards have been announced. Due to be held at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London, the awards were pre-recorded and broadcast on streaming platforms as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Outer Wilds won the award for Best Game, as well the Original Property and Game Design awards, with Observation winning Best British Game. Disco Elysium also won three awards, including Best Debut Game, with Luigi’s Mansion 3, Untitled Goose Game and Apex Legends also among the winners.

BAFTA’s highest honour – the Fellowship – was awarded to iconic game developer Hideo Kojima, celebrating his decades of work in the gaming industry from the Metal Gear franchise to his work on Death Stranding, which was nominated for 11 awards and took home the award for Technical Achievement.

See the full list of BAFTA Games Awards winners below.

Animation

Luigi’s Mansion 3

Artistic Achievement

Sayonara Wild Hearts

Audio Achievement

Ape Out

Best Game

Outer Wilds

Best British Game

Observation

Best Debut Game

Disco Elysium

Evolving Game

Path of Exile

Family

Untitled Goose Game

Game Beyond Entertainment

Kind Words (Lo Fi Chill Beats To Write To)

Game Design

Outer Wilds

Multiplayer

Apex Legends

Music

Disco Elysium

Narrative

Disco Elysium

Original Property

Outer Wilds

Performer in A Leading Role

Gonzalo Martin as Sean Diaz, Life is Strange 2 (Episodes 2-5)

Performer in A Supporting Role

Martti Suosalo as Ahti the Janitor, Control

Technical Achievement

Death Stranding

EE Mobile Game of the Year – Public Vote

Call of Duty: Mobile

BAFTA Fellowship

Hideo Kojima

Watch the ceremony in full below.

Words by Megan Roxburgh

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