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BAFTA Game Awards 2016 – See The Winners Here

by : Ewan Moore on : 07 Apr 2016 17:40

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The BAFTA Games Awards kick off tonight, hosted by comedian Dara Ó Briain and boasting a fantastic selection of nominations. If the evening proves anything, it’s that it was a fucking great year for videogames. 

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Of course, a quick shout out to John Carmack, lead programmer on gems like Doom and Wolfenstein 3D, who was honored with a (very much deserved) BAFTA fellowship award. We owe that guy hours upon hours of awesome memories.

The awards show is now over, but we’ve got a round up of all the winners (and by extension, losers) for you to look over right here and disagree with. Enjoy…

Artistic Achievement – Ori and the Blind Forest

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Nominated: Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, Batman: Arkham Knight, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture,  Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Ori and the Blind Forest

Audio Achievement – Everybody’s Gone To The Rapture

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Nominated: Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, Batman: Arkham Knight, Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Star Wars Battlefront, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Best Game – Fallout 4

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Nominated: Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture, Fallout 4, Life is Strange, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Rocket League, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

British Game – Batman Arkham Knight

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Nominated: Batman: Arkham Knight, Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture, Her Story, Prison Architect, Tearaway Unfolded, Until Dawn

Debut Game – Her Story

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Nominated: Her Story, Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes, Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime, Mini Metro, Ori and the Blind Forest, Prune

Family Game – Rocket League

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Nominated: Disney Infinity 3.0: Play Without Limits, FIFA 16, Guitar Hero: Live, LEGO Dimensions, Super Mario Maker, Rocket League

Game Design – Bloodborne

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Nominated: Grow Home, Her Story, Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime, Rocket League, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Bloodborne

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Innovation – Her Story

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Nominated: Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture, Her Story, Life is Strange, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Splatoon, Until Dawn

Mobile & Handheld – Her Story

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Nominated: Alphabear, Fallout Shelter, Her Story, Lara Croft GO, Prune, The Room Three

Multiplayer – Rocket League

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Nominated: Destiny: The Taken King, Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime, Rocket League, Splatoon, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, World of Warships

Music – Everybody’s Gone To The Rapture

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Nominated: Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, Batman: Arkham KnightFallout 4, Halo 5: Guardians, Ori and the Blind Forest

Original Property – Until Dawn

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Nominated: Everybody’s Gone To The Rapture, Her Story, Life Is Strange, Ori And The Blind Forest, Splatoon, Until Dawn

Performer – Merle Dandridge (Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture)

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Nominated: Ashly Burch (Life is Strange), Doug Cockle (The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt) , Merle Dandridge (Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture), Oliver Dimsdale (Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture), Mark Hamill (Batman: Arkham Knight), Masasa Moyo (Broken Age, Act 2)

Persistent Game – Prison Architect

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Nominated: Destiny: The Taken King, Final Fantasy XIV Online, Guitar Hero: Live, Lego Dimensions, Prison Architect, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Sport – Rocket League

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Nominated: DiRT RALLY, FIFA 16, Football Manager, Forza Motorsport 6, PES 2016, Rocket League

Story – Life is Strange

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Nominated: Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture, Her Story, Life Is Strange, Undertale, Until Dawn, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 

AMD eSports Audience Award – SMITE

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Nominated: Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, DOTA 2, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, League of Legends, SMITE

Ewan Moore

Ewan Moore is a journalist at UNILAD Gaming who still quite hasn't gotten out of his mid 00's emo phase. After graduating from the University of Portsmouth in 2015 with a BA in Journalism & Media Studies (thanks for asking), he went on to do some freelance words for various places, including Kotaku, Den of Geek, and TheSixthAxis, before landing a full time gig at UNILAD in 2016.

Topics: Gaming