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British Academy Games Awards 2016: All The Winners

The gaming Baftas (which are more properly referred to as the British Academy Games Awards) have concluded and, while I assume a dedicated few will remain on the Twitch chat channel copy pasting “LIFE IS STRANGE” and “UNDERTALE!” into the chat box I suspect others may have missed the show SO! in the interests of keeping you up to date here is the full list of winners:

Best Game in 2016

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

Story in 2016

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

Game Design in 2016

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

Game Innovation in 2016

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

AMD eSports Audience Award in 2016

WINNER: SMITE
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Dota 2
Call Of Duty: Black Ops 3
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
League of Legends

Artistic Achievement in 2016

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

Audio Achievement in 2016

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

Music in 2016

WINNER: Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture
Batman: Arkham Knight
Assassin’s Creed Syndicate
Ori and the Blind Forest
Fallout 4
Halo 5: Guardians

Persistent Game in 2016

WINNER: Prison Architect
Destiny: The Taken King
Final Fantasy XIV Online
Guitar Hero: Live
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
LEGO Dimensions

Sport in 2016

WINNER: Rocket League
DiRT Rally
Football Manager
FIFA 16
PES 2016
Forza Motorsport 6

British Game in 2016

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

Debut Game in 2016

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

Multiplayer in 2016

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

Original Property in 2016

WINNER: Until Dawn
Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture
Ori and the Blind Forest
Life is Strange
Splatoon
Her Story

Performer in 2016

WINNER: Merle Dandridge – Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture (Kate Collins)
Oliver Dimsdale – Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture (Stephen Appleton)
Mark Hamill – Batman: Arkham Knight (The Joker)
Ashly Burch – Life is Strange (Chloe Price)
Masasa Moyo – Broken Age: Act 2 (Vella)
Doug Cockle – The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (Witcher)

Family in 2016

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

BAFTA Ones To Watch Award

WINNER: SUNDOWN
Steven Li, Aaron Hong, Mclean Goldwhite, Theodore Park, Kenny Regan, Cynthia Cantrell, Gracie May, Jade Kim
The Wall Shall Stand
Edward Burton, Edward Grimes, Cameron Richards, Steven Sparkes
Selfienation
Cheri Skivington, Daniel Prihodko, Ricardo Barros, Zolton Tompa, Hajnalka Szanto, Irina Kovalova

Mobile & Handheld in 2016

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

Fellowship in 2016

John Carmack

*Disclaimer-ish: I was part of the panel which produced the shortlist for the AMD eSports Audience Award but the actual award was decided by a public vote and not a jury so it wasn’t even a case of taking stock of the feeling in the room and making an educated guess at to who might win.

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