The award ceremony for the British Academy Games Awards just ended, and the winners have just been announced at the Troxy venue in London.
The Game of the Year (or simply “best game” as it’s officially named) award went to What Remains of Edith Finch, that beat Assassin’s Creed: Origins, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, Horizon Zero Dawn, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and Super Mario Odyssey.
If you’re curious, you can check out the full list of winners below.
- Best Game: What Remains of Edith Finch
- Artistic Achievement: Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
- Audio Achievement: Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
- British Game: Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
- Debut Game: Gorogoa
- Evolving Game: Overwatch
- Family: Super Mario Odyssey
- Game Beyond Entertainment: Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
- Game Design: Super Mario Odyssey
- Game Innovation: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
- Mobile: Golf Clash
- Multiplayer: Divinity Original Sin 2
- Music: Cuphead
- Narrative: Night in the Woods
- Original Property: Horizon Zero Dawn
- Performer: Melina Juergens – Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
Nominees were selected by the Academy members via online voting, while winners were decided via jury between March 1st and March 8th. Only games released in the United Kingdom between January 1st and December 31st, 2017 were considered eligible to take part in the awards. Of course, this rule does not apply to the Evolving Game category.