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The Last of Us wins 'Best Game' at BAFTA 2014 awards

The Last of Us wins 'Best Game' at BAFTA 2014 awards

By 13 March 2014

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) took the wraps off its 2014 award winners in London on Wednesday. As previously announced, Grand Theft Auto V was star of the show, winning in the British Game, Game Design and Multiplayer categories.... >>

Rockstar to get BAFTA fellowship for its achievements in gaming

Rockstar to get BAFTA fellowship for its achievements in gaming

By 3 March 2014

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) will grant Rockstar Games, the makers of Grand Theft Auto, a Fellowship award at the 2014 Games Awards Ceremony.  BAFTA calls the award the highest accolade it bestows on a contribution to film,... >>

EE to stream 360-degree BAFTAs live show with you in control

EE to stream 360-degree BAFTAs live show with you in control

By 4 February 2013

The EE British Academy Film Awards will take place this coming Sunday, 10 February, with the mobile network and main sponsor streaming a pre-show live broadcast in which you will be able to control exactly what you see. Dubbed the EE BAFTAs 360-degree... >>

Pocket-lint Podcast #77 - Samsung Galaxy S III rumours, GAME collapse and BAFTA Video Games Awards

Pocket-lint Podcast #77 - Samsung Galaxy S III rumours, GAME collapse and BAFTA Video Games Awards

By 23 March 2012

GAME has now gone into administration and Samsung Galaxy S III pictures are popping up all over the shop, so this week's Pocket-lint Podcast looks at both stories with the keen eye that only the PL team can provide. Plus, having attended the star-studded... >>

Pocket-lint Podcast #35

Pocket-lint Podcast #35

By 19 March 2011

In only the second Pocket-lint Podcast to be recorded while the team are in the same place, Rik, Dan, Stu and Chris natter about the BAFTA Game Awards 2011 (BAVGA), chew the cud over mobile phone screen technologies, look forward to tradeshow CTIA, and... >>

Heavy Rain wins 3 BAFTAs, but loses out to Mass Effect 2 for Best Game

Heavy Rain wins 3 BAFTAs, but loses out to Mass Effect 2 for Best Game

By 17 March 2011

Heavy Rain has walked away with three gongs at this year’s British Academy Video Games Awards (the BAFTAs for gaming). The game, which is more an interactive movie rather than your typical first person shooter, won awards for Story, Original Music,... >>

Batman: Arkham Asylum wins Best Game at BAFTA 2010 awards

Batman: Arkham Asylum wins Best Game at BAFTA 2010 awards

By 20 March 2010

Batman: Arkham Asylum has won best game at the Bafta 2010 awards. The awards, which are voted by members of the game industry, in a similar way to how the movie BAFTAs are decided, gives an indication of the best games of the previous year. The game,... >>

BAFTA crowns Super Mario Galaxy Best Game

BAFTA crowns Super Mario Galaxy Best Game

By 10 March 2009

Super Mario Galaxy has beaten tough competition to become the shock winner of the BAFTA video game awards' Best Game award at a star-studded awards dinner in London. The 3D platform title for the Nintendo Wii beat Call of Duty 4, GTA IV, Fable 2 and Rock... >>

Bafta's top award goes to Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter

Bafta's top award goes to Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter

By 6 October 2006

The new BAFTA awards for videogames were held last night in London and recognised Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter as Game of the Year as well as for Technical Achievement. It beat out Black, Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training and Lego Star... >>

BAFTA throws spotlight on games with new awards

BAFTA throws spotlight on games with new awards

By 12 September 2006

The British Academy of Film and Television has extended their awards this year to recognise outstanding performance in games in the new British Academy Video Games Awards. According to a statement, “The awards ceremony will reward the individuals behind... >>