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author: Adrian Werner

BAFTA Awards 2019 - God of War Unchallenged

BAFTA awards winners have been revealed. An undisputed leader in the ranking turned out to be God of War. The game was hailed as the best game of 2018 and won in four more categories.

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Kratos undefeated once again

We know the 2019 winners of the British Academy Games Awards, which are awards granted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. The Best Game was awarded to God of War. The production also received statuettes for sound, music and screenplay, and Kratos' voice actor, Christopher Judge, won in the category of the best performer.

It is worth mentioning that God of War triumphed in the category of the game of the year also at the GDC Awards, D.I.C.E. Awards and The Game Awards.

Best Game

Winner:

  1. God of War (Santa Monica Studio)

Other nominated productions:

  1. Assassin's Creed Odyssey (Ubisoft)
  2. Astro Bot: Rescue Mission (JAPAN Studio)
  3. Celeste (Matt Makes Games)
  4. Red Dead Redemption 2 (Rockstar Games)
  5. Return of the Obra Dinn (Lucas Pope)

Artistic Achievement

Winner:

  1. Return of the Obra Dinn (Lucas Pope)

Other nominated productions:

  1. Detroit: Become Human (Quantic Dream)
  2. Gris (Nomada Studio)
  3. God of War (Santa Monica Studio)
  4. Spider-Man (Insomniac Games)
  5. Red Dead Redemption 2 (Rockstar Games)

Audio Achievement

Winner:

  1. God of War (Santa Monica Studio)

Other nominated productions:

  1. Battlefield V (EA DICE)
  2. Detroit: Become Human (Quantic Dream)
  3. Spider-Man (Insomniac Games)
  4. Red Dead Redemption 2 (Rockstar Games)
  5. Tetris Effect (Monstars/Resonair)

Best British Game

Winner:

  1. Forza Horizon 4 (Playground Games)

Other nominated productions:

  1. 11-11: Memories Retold (DigixArt Studio/Aardman/Bandai Namco)
  2. Red Dead Redemption 2 (Rockstar Games)
  3. The Room: Old Sins (Fireproof Games)
  4. Overcooked 2 (Ghost Town Games/Team 17)
  5. Two Point Hospital (Two Point Studios)

Best Debut Game

Winner:

  1. Yoku's Island Express (Villa Gorilla)

Other nominated productions:

  1. Beat Saber (Beat Games)
  2. Cultist Simulator (Weather Factory)
  3. Donut County (Ben Esposito)
  4. Florence (Mountains)
  5. Gris (Nomada Studio)

Best Evolving Game

Winner:

  1. Fortnite (Epic Games)

Other nominated productions:

  1. Destiny 2: Forsaken (Bungie)
  2. Elite Dangerous: Beyond (Frontier Developments)
  3. Overwatch (Blizzard Entertainment)
  4. Sea of Thieves (Rare)
  5. Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege (Ubisoft)

Best Family Game

Winner:

  1. Nintendo Labo (Nintendo)

Other nominated productions:

  1. LEGO The Incredibles (TT Games)
  2. Overcooked 2 (Ghost Town Games/Team 17)
  3. Pokemon: Let's Go, Pikachu! / Pokemon: Let's Go, Eevee! (Game Freak)
  4. Super Mario Party (Nintendo)
  5. Yoku's Island Express (Villa Gorilla)

Game Beyond Entertainment

Winner:

  1. My Child Lebensborn (Sarepta Studios)

Other nominated productions:

  1. 11-11: Memories Retold (DigixArt Studio/Aardman/Bandai Namco)
  2. Celeste (Matt Makes Games)
  3. Florence (Mountains)
  4. Life is Strange 2 (DONTNOD Entertainment)

Best Game Design

Winner:

  1. Return of the Obra Dinn (Lucas Pope)

Other nominated productions:

  1. Astro Bot: Rescue Mission (JAPAN Studio)
  2. Celeste (Matt Makes Games)
  3. God of War (Santa Monica Studio)
  4. Into the Breach (Subset Games)
  5. Minit (Kitty Calis, Jan Willem Nijman, Jukio Kallio, Dominik Johann)

Best Game Innovation

Winner:

  1. Nintendo Labo (Nintendo)

Other nominated productions:

  1. Astro Bot: Rescue Mission (JAPAN Studio)
  2. Celeste (Matt Makes Games)
  3. Cultist Simulator (Weather Factory)
  4. Moss (Polyarc)
  5. Return of the Obra Dinn (Lucas Pope)

Best Mobile Game

Winner:

  1. Florence (Mountains)

Other nominated productions:

  1. Alto's Odyssey (Team Alto)
  2. Brawl Stars (Supercell)
  3. Donut County (Ben Esposito)
  4. Reigns: Game of Thrones (Nerial)
  5. The Room: Old Sins (Fireproof Games)

Best Multiplayer Game

Winner:

  1. A Way Out (Hazelight)

Other nominated productions:

  1. Battlefield V (EA DICE)
  2. Overcooked 2 (Ghost Town Games/Team 17)
  3. Sea of Thieves (Rare)
  4. Super Mario Party (Nintendo)
  5. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo/Bandai Namco/Sora Ltd)

Best Music

Winner:

  1. God of War (Santa Monica Studio)

Other nominated productions:

  1. Celeste (Matt Makes Games)
  2. Far Cry 5 (Ubisoft)
  3. Florence (Mountains)
  4. Gris (Nomada Studio)
  5. Tetris Effect (Monstars/Resonair)

Narrative

Winner:

  1. God of War (Santa Monica Studio)

Other nominated productions:

  1. Florence (Mountains)
  2. Frostpunk (11 bit studios)
  3. Spider-Man (Insomniac Games)
  4. Red Dead Redemption 2 (Rockstar Games)
  5. Return of the Obra Dinn (Lucas Pope)

Best Original Property

Winner:

  1. Into the Breach (Subset Games)

Other nominated productions:

  1. Dead Cells (Motion Twin)
  2. Florence (Mountains)
  3. Moss (Polyarc)
  4. Return of the Obra Dinn (Lucas Pope)
  5. Subnautica (Unknown Worlds Entertainment)

Best Performer

Winner:

  1. Christopher Judge (Kratos in God of War)

Other nominated productions:

  1. Danielle Bisutti (Freya in God of War)
  2. Jeremy Davies (Baldur of God of War)
  3. Melissanthi Mahut (Cassandra in Assassin's Creed Odyssey)
  4. Roger Clark (Arthur Morgan in Red Dead Redemption 2)
  5. Sunny Suljic (Atreus in God of War)

EE Mobile Game of the Year (audience award)

Winner:

  1. Old School RuneScape (Jagex)

Other nominated productions:

  1. Brawl Stars (Supercell)
  2. Clash Royale (Supercell)
  3. Fortnite (Epic Games)
  4. Pokemon GO (The Pokemon Company/Niantic)
  5. Roblox (Roblox Corporation)

Finally, it is worth recalling the winners of last year's edition of BAFTA awards. The best game of the year was What Remains of Edith Finch. The game from British developer Ninja Theory, Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice, was recognized in as many as five categories, receiving the most awards.

  1. BAFTA official website
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