Destiny Wins BAFTA Best Game Award

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Full list of winners for each category at this year's BAFTA awards inside

 

Bungie's sci-fi shooter Destiny has been granted the Best Game Award at this year's British Academy Games Awards, hosted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA).

 

The British Academy Games Awards showcases and rewards "the very best games of the past 12 months," and saw over 51 games nominated across 17 categories. Other nominees in the best game category included Monument Valley, Mario Kart 8, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Dragon Age: Inquisition, andAlien: Isolation. Previous winners of the Best Game award include The Last of Us (2014), Dishonored (2013),Portal 2 (2012), and Mass Effect 2 (2011).

 

Destiny also picked up nominations for the Game Design, Multiplayer, and Persistent Game awards. This isn't the first time the game has been nominated for the Game of the Year award, as it received a nomination for the same category at this year's Game Developers Choice Awards as well as at the D.I.C.E. Awards.

 

Here's the full list of winners for each category at this year's BAFTA awards.

 

Best Game

Destiny

 

Artistic Achievement

Lumino City

 

Game Innovation

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter

 

Audio Achievement

Alien: Isolation

 

Mobile & Handheld

Monument Valley

 

Ones To Watch

Chambara

 

Multiplayer

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

 

Music

Far Cry 4

 

British Game

Monument Valley

 

Debut Game

Never Alone

 

Original Property

Valiant Hearts

 

Family

Minecraft: Console Editions

 

Performer

Ashley Johnson as Ellie in The Last of Us: Left Behind

 

Persistent Game

League of Legends

 

Game Design

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

 

Sport

OlliOlli

 

Story

The Last of Us: Left Behind

 

 

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