BAFTA archive

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

    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
    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
    Apps

    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
    Online

    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
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    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
    Gaming

    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
    Gaming

    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
    Gaming

    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
    Gaming

    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
    Gaming

    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...

  • Half Life 2 wins 6 BAFTAs, Hitman gains best music
    Gaming

    Half Life 2 wins 6 BAFTAs, Hitman gains best music

    By 1 March 2005

    Half-Life 2 was the major standout winner at the 2nd annual BAFTAs for Interactive Entertainment, taking best game, online game (where with Counter-Strike, it technically had two hits at the same award), action adventure, art direction and animation and...

  • God of Games Peter Molyneux receives OBE
    Gaming

    God of Games Peter Molyneux receives OBE

    By 31 December 2004

    He's been coding since 1987 so he isn't an overnight success. Peter Molyneux's name conjures up memories of many classics such as Populous, Syndicate, Magic Carpet, Theme Park, Dungeon Keeper, the like-or-hate Black and White and the recently released...