The British Academy Video Games Awards, BAFTAs for video games was held last night and Mass Effect 2 from EA won the Best game prize. With Heavy Rain created by Quantic Dream exclusively for the PlayStation 3 gaming system, winning 3 well deserved awards for Story, Original Music, and Technical Innovation.
Other winners were Cut the rope for handheld gaming and Call of Duty: Black Ops from Activision won the public GAME Award which is award from public votes.
The full list of winners and nominations for the GAME British Academy Video Games Awards on Wednesday 16 March 2011.
– Best Game – Mass Effect 2 (EA)
– BAFTA Fellowship – Peter Molyneux
– GAME Award – Call of Duty: Black Ops (Activision)
– Best Action Game – Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood (Ubisoft)
– Gameplay – Super Mario Galaxy 2 (Nintendo)
– Sport – F1 2010 (Codemasters)
– Multiplayer – Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit (EA)
– Strategy – Civilization 5 (2K)
– Story – Heavy Rain (Sony)
– Best Family Game – Kinect Sports (Microsoft)
– Handheld – Cut the Rope (Chillingo)
– Social Network Game – My Empire (Playfish)
– Use of Audio – Battlefield: Bad Company 2 (EA)
– Original Music – Heavy Rain (Sony)
– Artistic Achievement – God of War 3 (Sony)
– Technical Innovation – Heavy Rain (Sony)
– One to Watch – Twang (That Game Studio)