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The winners of this year’s BAFTAs have been announced, and while Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End clinched the win for Best Game, it was an indie title—Playdead’s Inside—that ended up walking away with the most awards.

Nominees duked it out in 17 different categories, and Inside took the prize in four: Artistic Achievement, Game Design, Narrative, and Original Property. Several of the remaining BAFTA winners were regulars on other Game of the Year lists for 2017 like Uncharted 4, Overwatch, and Firewatch.

The full slate of categories and nominees can be found below, with winners listed first in bold:

Artistic Achievement

  • Inside
  • Abzû
  • Dishonored 2
  • The Last Guardian
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Audio Achievement

  • The Last Guardian
  • Battlefield 1
  • DOOM
  • Inside
  • Rez Infinite
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Best Game

  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
  • Firewatch
  • Inside
  • Overwatch
  • Stardew Valley
  • Titanfall 2

British Game

  • Overcooked
  • Batman: Arkham VR
  • Forza Horizon 3
  • No Man’s Sky
  • Planet Coaster
  • Virginia

Debut Game

  • Firewatch
  • Overcooked
  • Oxenfree
  • That Dragon Cancer
  • The Witness
  • Virginia

Evolving Game

  • Rocket League
  • Destiny: Rise of Iron
  • Elite Dangerous: Horizon
  • EVE Online
  • Final Fantasy 14
  • Hitman

Family

  • Overcooked
  • Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • The Playroom VR
  • Pokemon Go
  • Ratchet & Clank
  • Toca Hair Salon 3

Game Design

  • Inside
  • Battlefield 1
  • Dishonored 2
  • Overwatch
  • Titanfall 2
  • The Witness

Game Innovation

  • That Dragon Cancer
  • Batman: Arkham VR
  • Firewatch
  • Pokemon Go
  • Unseen Diplomacy
  • The Witness

Mobile

  • Pokemon Go
  • The Banner Saga 2
  • Dawn of Titans
  • Deus Ex Go
  • Pokemon Sun & Moon
  • Reigns

Multiplayer

  • Overwatch
  • Battlefield 1
  • Forza Horizon 3
  • Overcooked
  • Titanfall 2
  • The Division

Music

  • Virginia
  • Abzû
  • DOOM
  • Inside
  • The Last Guardian
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Narrative

  • Inside
  • Dishonored 2
  • Firewatch
  • Mafia 3
  • Oxenfree
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Original property

  • Inside
  • Firewatch
  • The Last Guardian
  • Overwatch
  • Unravel
  • The Witness

Performer

  • Cissy Jones as Delilah in Firewatch
  • Alex Hernandez as Lincoln Clay in Mafia 3
  • Emily Rose as Elena Fisher in Uncharted 4
  • Navid Negahban as ‘Hajj Agha’ in 1979 Revolution: Black Friday
  • Nolan North as Nathan Drake in Uncharted 4
  • Troy Baker as Sam Drake in Uncharted 4

BAFTA Ones to Watch Award

  • Among the Stones (Bluedoor Games)
  • Pentagrab (Ludico)
  • Rebound (Hexterion)

AMD Esports Audience Award

  • Clash Royale
  • Counter-strike: Global Offensive
  • Dota 2
  • League of Legends
  • Overwatch
  • Street Fighter 5

Source: BAFTAs

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Nick didn’t start gaming until mid-2006. Once his parents finally allowed a console into the house, it was all uphill from there. Starting out with a PS2, he grew an affinity for Sony consoles and moved on to the PS3, and now the PS4. He keeps his gaming palette wide, but, gun to his head, he’d have to say shooters are his genre of choice. Find him on Twitter @idole808

One indie title took the BAFTA gaming awards by storm

Independent games outshone bigger titles at Britain's most prestigious game award show.

By Nick Plessas | 04/7/2017 05:00 PM PT | Updated 04/7/2017 08:55 PM PT

News

The winners of this year’s BAFTAs have been announced, and while Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End clinched the win for Best Game, it was an indie title—Playdead’s Inside—that ended up walking away with the most awards.

Nominees duked it out in 17 different categories, and Inside took the prize in four: Artistic Achievement, Game Design, Narrative, and Original Property. Several of the remaining BAFTA winners were regulars on other Game of the Year lists for 2017 like Uncharted 4, Overwatch, and Firewatch.

The full slate of categories and nominees can be found below, with winners listed first in bold:

Artistic Achievement

  • Inside
  • Abzû
  • Dishonored 2
  • The Last Guardian
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Audio Achievement

  • The Last Guardian
  • Battlefield 1
  • DOOM
  • Inside
  • Rez Infinite
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Best Game

  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
  • Firewatch
  • Inside
  • Overwatch
  • Stardew Valley
  • Titanfall 2

British Game

  • Overcooked
  • Batman: Arkham VR
  • Forza Horizon 3
  • No Man’s Sky
  • Planet Coaster
  • Virginia

Debut Game

  • Firewatch
  • Overcooked
  • Oxenfree
  • That Dragon Cancer
  • The Witness
  • Virginia

Evolving Game

  • Rocket League
  • Destiny: Rise of Iron
  • Elite Dangerous: Horizon
  • EVE Online
  • Final Fantasy 14
  • Hitman

Family

  • Overcooked
  • Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • The Playroom VR
  • Pokemon Go
  • Ratchet & Clank
  • Toca Hair Salon 3

Game Design

  • Inside
  • Battlefield 1
  • Dishonored 2
  • Overwatch
  • Titanfall 2
  • The Witness

Game Innovation

  • That Dragon Cancer
  • Batman: Arkham VR
  • Firewatch
  • Pokemon Go
  • Unseen Diplomacy
  • The Witness

Mobile

  • Pokemon Go
  • The Banner Saga 2
  • Dawn of Titans
  • Deus Ex Go
  • Pokemon Sun & Moon
  • Reigns

Multiplayer

  • Overwatch
  • Battlefield 1
  • Forza Horizon 3
  • Overcooked
  • Titanfall 2
  • The Division

Music

  • Virginia
  • Abzû
  • DOOM
  • Inside
  • The Last Guardian
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Narrative

  • Inside
  • Dishonored 2
  • Firewatch
  • Mafia 3
  • Oxenfree
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Original property

  • Inside
  • Firewatch
  • The Last Guardian
  • Overwatch
  • Unravel
  • The Witness

Performer

  • Cissy Jones as Delilah in Firewatch
  • Alex Hernandez as Lincoln Clay in Mafia 3
  • Emily Rose as Elena Fisher in Uncharted 4
  • Navid Negahban as ‘Hajj Agha’ in 1979 Revolution: Black Friday
  • Nolan North as Nathan Drake in Uncharted 4
  • Troy Baker as Sam Drake in Uncharted 4

BAFTA Ones to Watch Award

  • Among the Stones (Bluedoor Games)
  • Pentagrab (Ludico)
  • Rebound (Hexterion)

AMD Esports Audience Award

  • Clash Royale
  • Counter-strike: Global Offensive
  • Dota 2
  • League of Legends
  • Overwatch
  • Street Fighter 5

Source: BAFTAs

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About Nick Plessas

view all posts

Nick didn’t start gaming until mid-2006. Once his parents finally allowed a console into the house, it was all uphill from there. Starting out with a PS2, he grew an affinity for Sony consoles and moved on to the PS3, and now the PS4. He keeps his gaming palette wide, but, gun to his head, he’d have to say shooters are his genre of choice. Find him on Twitter @idole808