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BAFTA Games Awards 2021: The Winner’s Circle

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BAFTA Games Awards 2021 brought a whole lot of people together for its seventeenth showcase tonight. From all corners of the globe, developers, designers, artists and players have banded together to support an overwhelming year of gaming. And now, to celebrate the achievements of millions of talented studios, BAFTA has compiled a mouth-watering roster of teams with eighteen individual awards to dish out.

Of course, The Last of Us: Part II evidently cleared the house with the majority of the nominations beforehand. However, the BAFTA Games Awards served up a whole lot of surprises tonight, and we couldn’t be more pleased with the results. But what do you think? Were these winners really “winners” in your eyes? Have your say over on the official chat boards here.

Need to catch up on the show? You could always watch it here:

2021 BAFTA Games Awards

BAFTA GAMES AWARDS 2021 — WINNERS

 

GAME DESIGN: Hades

ORIGINAL PROPERTY: Kentucky Route Zero: TV Edition

PERFORMER IN A SUPPORTING ROLE: LOGAN CUNNINGHAM as Hades, Achilles, Poseidon, Asterius, Charon, and the Storyteller in Hades

EVOLVING GAME: Sea of Thieves

EE GAME OF THE YEAR: The Last of Us: Part II

GAME BEYOND ENTERTAINMENT: Animal Crossing: New Horizons

AUDIO ACHIEVEMENT: Ghost of Tsushima

ANIMATION: The Last of Us: Part II

ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENT: Hades

TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT: Dreams

FAMILY: Sackboy: A Big Adventure

DEBUT GAME: Carrion

BRITISH GAME: Sackboy: A Big Adventure

MUSIC: Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales

Media Molecule studio director Siobhan Reddy will receive a lifetime award from BAFTA Fellowship.

NARRATIVE: Hades

PERFORMER IN A LEADING ROLE: LAURA BAILEY as Abby in The Last of Us: Part II

MULTIPLAYER: Animal Crossing: New Horizons

BEST GAME: Hades

 

Well, that’s it for another year. You can continue the journey by joining the after-party show on Twitch. Or, you can use @BAFTAGAMES on Twitter to submit your own views on the ceremony. Here’s hoping we’ll be treated to plenty of exclusive interviews and upcoming teasers in the second part of the show.

Of course, as always, we’ll be keeping our ears to the ground should any juicy details come to light. In the meantime, however, we’ll be sure to congratulate all of the winners from tonight’s show as well as wish them the best of luck in their future endeavours.

Here’s to another great year of gaming.