BAFTA Games Awards – Despite the record number of nominations, not stored by Sony and The Last of Us
Eventually, Hades became the grand winner of the awards ceremony.
- This year’s BAFTA Games Awards were presented
- The game of the year was Hades
Previously, it looked like Sony would be taking everything at this year’s BAFTA Games Awards, as their games received an astonishing amount of nominations – just The Last of Us Part 2 thirteen, which was a new record. However, in the end, the British Academy exchanged surprisingly few of these for actual prizes – let’s see the winners!
In the main categories, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Ghost of Tsushima, Hades, Half-Life: Alyx, The Last of Us Part 2 and Spider-Man: Miles Morales clashed, and the Game of the Year award was finally Hades got it. The Supergiant Games roguelike was also the big winner of the evening, winning no less than five categories. Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Sackboy: The Big Adventure and The Last of Us Part 2 were also able to take home two awards, the latter also winning an audience vote.
- Game of the Year – Hades
- Best British game – Sackboy: A Big Adventure
- Best debut game – Carrion
- Best evolving game – Sea of Thieves
- Best family game – Sackboy: A Big Adventure
- Best new IP – Kentucky Route Zero: TV Edition
- Best game design – Hades
- Best multiplayer – Animal Crossing: New Horizons
- Best animations – The Last of Us Part 2
- Best artwork – Hades
- Best sound – Ghost of Tsushima
- The best music – Marvel’s Spider Man: Miles Morales
- Best story – Hades
- Best starring character – Laura Bailey (Abby – The Last of Us Part 2)
- Best supporting character – Logan Cunningham (multiple roles – Hades)
- Special technical prize – Dreams
- “Beyond Entertainment” special award – Animal Crossing: New Horizons