Mass Effect 2 Wins BAFTA Best Game Award


Posted March 17, 2011 - By Stephen Johnson

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Awards season is rolling on, people! This week, the prestigious British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced its GAME award winners. Heavy Rain walked away with the most prizes, picking up three awards (Original Music, Story, and Technical Innovation), and Mass Effect 2 won the Best Game award. Peter Molyneux was named as an Academy Fellow.

Check out the full list of winners underneath the break.


    * Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood: Gaëlec Simard – Ubisoft

Artistic Achievement

    * God of War III: Stig Asmussen, Ken Feldman, Cecil Kim – SCE Santa Monica Studio

Best Game

    * Mass Effect 2: Development Team – Electronic Arts/BioWare


    * Kinect Sports: Development Team – Microsoft Games Studios/Rare


    * Super Mario Galaxy 2: Koichi Hayashida, Yoshiaki Koizumi, Takashi Tezuka – Nintendo/Nintendo


    * Cut the Rope: Efim Voinov, Semyon Voinov – Chillingo/Zeptolab


    * Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit: Development Team – Electronic Arts/Criterion Games

Original Music

    * Heavy Rain: Normand Corbeil – Sony, Quantic Dream & XDev Studio Europe

Social Network Game

    * My Empire: Development Team – Playfish/Playfish


    * F1 2010: Development Team – Codemasters/Codemasters Birmingham


    * Heavy Rain: David Cage, Guillaume de Fondaumiere, Scott Johnson – Sony, Quantic Dream & XDev Studio Europe


    * Civilization V: Jon Shafer, Dorian Newcomb, Brian Wade – 2K Games/Firaxis

Technical Innovation

    * Heavy Rain: David Cage, Guillaume de Fondaumiere, Scott Johnson – Sony, Quantic Dream & XDev Studio Europe

Use of Audio

    * Battlefield: Bad Company: 2: Patrick Bach, David Goldfarb – Electronic Arts/DICE

BAFTA Ones To Watch Award in association with Dare to Be Digital

    * Twang!: Jocce Marklund, Annette Nielsen, Linus Nordgren, Marcus Heder, Thomas Finlay (That Game Studio)

GAME Award of 2010

    * Call of Duty: Black Ops: Activision Blizzard UK Ltd/Treyarch

Academy Fellowship

    * Peter Molyneux

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Mass Effect 2 Wins BAFTA Best Game Award


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