Thursday, April 12, 2018

2018 BAFTA Games Award Winners Announced

The 2018 BAFTA Games Awards winners have been announced.

A total of 45 games were recognised, showcasing the very best games of the past 12 months and highlighting an outstanding level of creative excellence from a broad range of UK and international development teams, and a new category; Game Beyond Entertainment, was also introduced to recognise games that deliver a transformational experience beyond pure entertainment, exploring a range of social issues.

The award winners were announced at a special ceremony on Thursday 12 April at Troxy, London.

Full list of winners:

ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENT

  • HELLBLADE: SENUA’S SACRIFICE Development Team - Ninja Theory Ltd/ Ninja Theory Ltd

AUDIO ACHIEVEMENT

  • HELLBLADE: SENUA’S SACRIFICE David Garcia Diaz - Ninja Theory Ltd/ Ninja Theory Ltd

BEST GAME

  • WHAT REMAINS OF EDITH FINCH Development Team - Giant Sparrow/Annapurna Interactive

BRITISH GAME

  • HELLBLADE: SENUA’S SACRIFICE Development Team - Ninja Theory Ltd/ Ninja Theory Ltd

DEBUT GAME

  • GOROGOA Development Team - Jason Roberts, Buried Signal/Annapurna Interactive

EVOLVING GAME

  • OVERWATCH Development Team – Blizzard Entertainment/ Blizzard Entertainment

FAMILY

  • SUPER MARIO ODYSSEY Development Team - Nintendo EPD/Nintendo

GAME BEYOND ENTERTAINMENT

  • HELLBLADE: SENUA’S SACRIFICE Development Team - Ninja Theory Ltd/ Ninja Theory Ltd

GAME DESIGN

  • SUPER MARIO ODYSSEY Development Team - Nintendo EPD/Nintendo

GAME INNOVATION

  • THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: BREATH OF THE WILD Development Team - Nintendo EPD/Nintendo

MOBILE GAME

  • GOLF CLASH Paul Gouge, Alex Rigby, Gareth Jones – Playdemic/Playdemic

MULTIPLAYER

  • DIVINITY: ORIGINAL SIN 2 Development Team - Larian Studios/ Larian Studios Games

MUSIC

  • CUPHEAD Development Team - StudioMDHR Entertainment Inc./StudioMDHR Entertainment Inc.

NARRATIVE

  • NIGHT IN THE WOODS Scott Benson, Alec Holowka, Bethany Hockenberry – InfiniteFall/ Finji

ORIGINAL PROPERTY

  • HORIZON ZERO DAWN Development Team – Guerrilla/Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe

PERFORMER

  • MELINA JUERGENS as Senua in Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

BAFTA FELLOWSHIP

  • TIM SCHAFER