BAFTA Game Awards 2008 Results

Last night saw the results of the 2008 Gaming BAFTA ceremony, with Jonathan Ross and Jason Bradbury being amongst the stars handing out the honours. The top spot went to Nintendo, who walked away with the Best Game of 2008 for Super Mario Galaxy; a release on the Nintendo Wii in 2007.

Other worthy winners included Left 4 Dead for best multiplayer, Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution for Strategy and Call of Duty 4 for GAME award of 2008.

See below for the full list of winners and let us know if you think they deserved their trophies.

Best Game
Super Mario Galaxy
Nintendo/Nintendo

Action And Adventure
Fable II
Lionhead Studios/Microsoft Game Studios

Artistic Achievement
Littlebigplanet
Media Molecule & Xdev Studio Europe /
Sony Computer Entertainment

Casual
Boom Blox
Electronic Arts La/Electronic Arts

Gameplay
Call Of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Infinity Ward/Activision

Handheld
Professor Layton And The Curious Village
Level-5/Nintendo

Multiplayer
Left 4 Dead
Valve/Valve

Original Score
Dead Space
EA/EA

Sports
Race Driver: Grid
Codemasters Studios/Codemasters

Strategy
Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution
Firaxis Games/2k Games

Story And Character
Call Of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Infinity Ward/Activision

Technical Achievement
Spore
Electronic Arts Montreal/Electronic Arts

Use Of Audio
Dead Space
EA/EA

Bafta Ones To Watch Award
Boro-Toro
Adam Westwood, Graham Ranson, Yves Wheeler, Matthew Booton, Owen Schwehr (Darkmatter Designs)

Game Award Of 2008
Call Of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Infinity Ward/Activision

Marty Greenwell

Marty has been gaming since the heady years of the ZX-81 and still owns most of the gaming systems purchased since those days, including the Atari 2600, ZX Spectrum, SNES, Jaguar, Dreamcast and GameCube. Being a collection junkie (or more accurately, hoarder), he buys more games than he can possibly play, far too many of which are still sealed in their packaging. Marty favours RPGs and Driving games when it comes to genres, and is possibly a little bit too addicted to Disgaea. When not gaming he’s out frightening OAPs on his motorcycle, clad in black leather.

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