'FALLOUT 4' WINS BEST GAME AT BRITISH ACADEMY GAMES AWARDS
The "Fallout" game series has finally won a BAFTA.
"Fallout 4," developed by Bethesda Game Studios, was named Best Game at the British Academy Games Awards in London, Thursday (7 APRIL 2016).
It's the first win for the "Fallout" series, which has been BAFTA nominated six times.
First-person adventure game "Everybody's Gone to the Rapture" won three awards, for Music, Audio Achievement and Performer (actress Merle Dandridge playing Kate Collins).
Also winning three trophies were "Her Story" and "Rocket League."
The fourth installment in the multi-BAFTA-winning "Batman: Arkham" series - "Batman: Arkham Knight" - collected the award for British Game.
John Carmack was presented with the highest accolade, the Fellowship award, for his outstanding contribution to the industry.
Carmack is one of the pioneers of 3D graphics and a leading figure within computer and game engineering.
List of winners:
ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENT - ORI AND THE BLIND FOREST Development Team – Moon Studios/Microsoft Studios
AUDIO ACHIEVEMENT - EVERYBODY'S GONE TO THE RAPTURE Development Team – The Chinese Room/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
BEST GAME - FALLOUT 4 Development Team- Bethesda Game Studios/Bethesda Game Studios
BRITISH GAME - BATMAN: ARKHAM KNIGHT Development Team – Rocksteady Studios/WB Games
DEBUT GAME - HER STORY Sam Barlow - Sam Barlow/ Sam Barlow
FAMILY - ROCKET LEAGUE Development Team – Psyonix/Psyonix
GAME DESIGN - BLOODBORNE Development Team – FromSoftware/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
GAME INNOVATION - HER STORY Sam Barlow - Sam Barlow/Sam Barlow
MOBILE AND HANDHELD - HER STORY Sam Barlow - Sam Barlow/Sam Barlow
MULTIPLAYER - ROCKET LEAGUE Development Team – Psyonix/Psyonix
MUSIC - EVERYBODY'S GONE TO THE RAPTURE Jessica Curry - The Chinese Room/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
ORIGINAL PROPERTY - UNTIL DAWN Development Team - Supermassive Games/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
PERFORMER - MERLE DANDRIDGE as Kate Collins in Everybody's Gone to the Rapture
PERSISTENT GAME - PRISON ARCHITECT Development Team - Introversion Software/Introversion Software
SPORT - ROCKET LEAGUE Development Team – Psyonix/Psyonix
STORY - LIFE IS STRANGE Development Team – Dontnod Entertainment/Square Enix
BAFTA ONES TO WATCH AWARD IN ASSOCIATION WITH DARE TO BE DIGITAL - SUNDOWN Steven Li, Aaron Hong, McLean Goldwhite, Theodore Park, Kenny Regan, Cynthia Cantrell, Gracie May, Jade Kim – Mild Beast Games
AMD eSPORTS AUDIENCE AWARD - SMITE Hi-Rez Studios/Hi-Rez Studios