BAFTA Games Awards Roundup – Outer Wilds Takes The Top Prize
Outer Wilds came out on top during today's BAFTA Game Awards with other titles taking prizes from numerous different categories.
Today the BAFTA Games Awards were held digitally to recognize the best of the best video games in 2019. Popular titles like Control, Untitled Goose Game, and Apex Legends all walked away with a prize in different categories, but it was Outer Wilds from Mobius Games that won top honors in Best Game at the show.
Here are all the winners from every category given out tonight.
Animation – Luigi’s Mansion 3
Artistic Achievement – Sayonara Wild Hearts
Audio Achievement – Ape Out
Best Game – Outer Wilds
British Game – Observation
Debut Game – Disco Elysium
Evolving Game – Path of Exile
Family – Untitled Goose Game
Game Beyond Entertainment – Kind Words (Lo-Fi Chill Beats To Write To)
Game Design – Outer Wilds
Multiplayer – Apex Legends
Music – Disco Elysium
Narrative – Disco Elysium
Original Property – Outer Wilds
Performer in a Leading Role – Gonzalo Martin as Sean Diaz (Life is Strange 2)
Performer in a Supporting Role – Martti Suosalo as The Janitor (Control)
Technical Achievement – Death Stranding
EE Mobile Game of the Year (Voted for by the Public) – Call of Duty: Mobile
Along with the game awards industry icon Hideo Kojima (creator of the Metal Gear Solid franchise as well as the more recent Death Stranding) was recognized with the BAFTA Fellowship which is considered the highest honor that can be given from the organization.
2019 more than recent years has seen a wide variety of games taking Game of the Year prizes including Control, Untitled Goose Game, and even Judgment from the team here at Dualshockers. There are plenty of great games to play, especially now where we should make it our best effort to stay indoors and play video games.