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



Artistic Achievement

Lumino City


Game Innovation

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter


Audio Achievement

Alien: Isolation


Mobile & Handheld

Monument Valley


Ones To Watch




Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft



Far Cry 4


British Game

Monument Valley


Debut Game

Never Alone


Original Property

Valiant Hearts



Minecraft: Console Editions



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


Persistent Game

League of Legends


Game Design

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor






The Last of Us: Left Behind



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