‘Fallout 4’ Wins Best Game At BAFTA Games Awards: Here's A Complete List Of Winners
Bethesda's well-renowned, critically acclaimed action role-playing title Fallout 4 has won the Best Game award during the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Games Awards 2016.
The awarding ceremony was centered on recognizing and highlighting the best games of the previous year in a wide array of categories, namely Artistic Achievement, Audio Achievement, British Game, Debut Game, Family, Game Design, Game Innovation, Mobile And Handheld, Multiplayer, Music, Original Property, Performer, Persistent Game, Sports, Story, BAFTA Ones To Watch Award In Association With Dare To Be Digital, AMD eSports Audience Award and Best Game.
For the Best Game category, Fallout 4 outshone Everybody's Gone To The Rapture, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Life Is Strange, Rocket League and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.
This latest title in the Fallout series was initially rolled out in November last year, packing in incredible audio, visual and gameplay.
While Fallout 4 was announced the winner of the major award, three titles managed to beat blockbusters in a multitude of awards - Rocket League, Everybody's Gone To The Rapture and Her Story.
Without further ado, here is the complete list of BAFTA Games Awards winners this year.
For the AMD eSports Audience Award, Smite of Hi-rez Studios was deemed the winner.
Ori And The Blind Forest of Moon Studios and Microsoft Studios got the Artistic Achievement Award.
In the Audio Achievement category, Everybody's Gone To The Rapture got the trophy. The game was developed and published by The Chinese Room and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe.
Batman: Arkham Knight is this year's Best British Game while Sam Barlow's Her Story got the Debut Game award.
For the Family Award, Psyonix' Rocket League beat the rest of the nominees and Bloodborne from Fromsoftware and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe captured the interest of the judges in the Game Design category.
In terms of Game Innovation, again, Her Story led the race. This title also took the Mobile And Handheld award.
The Mulitplayer award was snagged by Rocket League while the Music Award went to Everybody's Gone To The Rapture, thanks to the scoring of Jessica Curry.
"I am a left wing feminist with a degenerative disease who tried to bring down a major publisher," said Curry in her acceptance speech. "It's a miracle I'm here."
The Original Property award went to Until Dawn of Supermassive Games and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe.
Merle Dandridge, who played Kate Collins in Everybody's Gone To The Rapture, is this year's best performer.
The Persistent Game award was awarded to Prison Architect of Introversion Software.
And, again, Rocket League shone the brightest in the Best Sports Game category.
Life Is Strange, from Dontnod Entertainment and Square Enix was given the Best Story award.
For the BAFTA Ones To Watch Award In Association With Dare To Be Digital In 2016, the trophy went to Steven Li, Mclean Goldwhite, Aaron Hong, Kenny Regan, Theodore Park, Gracie May, Cynthia Cantrell and Jade Kim of the title Sundown.
Lastly, the BAFTA Games Fellowship award was taken by programmer John Carmack.