Gaming News: BAFTA Games Awards Winners Announced

The winners of the 2018 BAFTA Games Awards have been announced. Taking the accolade for Best Game was What Remains of Edith Finch, while Best British Game was awarded to Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, which picked up six awards in total including Best Performer for Melina Jeurgens

Also picking up awards at the ceremony were Super Mario Odyssey, with two awards while Horizon Zero Dawn, Cuphead and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of The Wild taking home one award each.

The ceremony also honoured Tim Schafer, the founder of Double Fine and iconic game producer, with a BAFTA Fellowship to honour his achievements in the gaming industry.

See the full list of winners below:

ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENT
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

AUDIO ACHIEVEMENT
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

BEST GAME
What Remains Of Edith Finch

BRITISH GAME
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

DEBUT GAME
Gorogoa

EVOLVING GAME
Overwatch

FAMILY
Super Mario Odyssey

GAME BEYOND ENTERTAINMENT
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

GAME DESIGN
Super Mario Odyssey

GAME INNOVATION
The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild

MOBILE GAME
Golf Clash

MULTIPLAYER
Divinity: Original Sin 2

MUSIC
Cuphead

NARRATIVE
Night In The Woods

ORIGINAL PROPERTY
Horizon Zero Dawn

PERFORMER
Melina Juergens as Senua in Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

FELLOWSHIP
Tim Schafer

Words by Megan Roxburgh

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