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What Remains of Edith Finch takes Best Game at BAFTAs

What Remains of Edith Finch takes Best Game at BAFTAs

Giant Sparrow's What Remains of Edith Finch took home the Best Game accolade at the British Academy Games Awards last night.

The title had faced stiff competition from Assassin’s Creed Origins, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, Horizon Zero Dawn, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey.

The night’s most prolific winner though was Ninja Theory’s Hellblade, which took home five awards for British Game, Audio Achievement, Performer, Game Beyond Entertainment and Artistic Achievement.

Other big winners in the PC space included Blizzard’s Overwatch taking home the Evolving Game award, InfiniteFall’s Night in the Woods picking up the Narrative accolade, StudioMDHR receiving the Music prize for Cuphead and Larian’s Divinity: Original Sin 2 taking the Multiplayer award.

The Fellowship, BAFTA’s highest accolade that recognises outstanding achievement, was given to Double Fine’s Tim Schafer.

In total 17 awards were handed out on the night covering aspects of the games industry.

You can see the full list of winners below:

Best Game

What Remains of Edith Finch by Giant Sparrow

Original Property

Horizon Zero Dawn by Guerrilla Games

Music

Cuphead by StudioMDHR Entertainment

Game Design

Super Mario Odyssey by Nintendo

Evolving Game

Overwatch by Blizzard

Narrative

Night In The Woods by InfiniteFall

Game Beyond Entertainment

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice by Ninja Theory

Debut Game

Gorogoa by Buried Signal

Family

Super Mario Odyssey by Nintendo

Mobile Game

Golf Clash by Playdemic

Artistic Achievement

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice by Ninja Theory

Multiplayer

Divinity: Original Sin 2 by Larian

Audio Achievement

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice by Ninja Theory

Game Innovation

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild by Nintendo

British Game

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice by Ninja Theory

Performer

Melina Juergens as Senua in Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice by Ninja Theory

The Fellowship

Tim Schafer, Double Fine


Senior Editor

Craig Chapple is Senior Editor of PocketGamer.biz and InfluencerUpdate.biz. He was previously Deputy Editor at Develop and Online Editor at Nintendo of Europe.

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