Uncharted 2 dominates BAFTA Awards

Batman: Arkham Asylum wins Best Game.

Batman: Arkham Asylum shocked the BAFTA Video Game Award 2010 audience by winning Best Game - a trophy expected to fall to Uncharted 2. The Rocksteady-developed superhero game also took Best Gameplay.

Naughty Dog's superb action game Uncharted 2: Among Thieves didn't miss out, however, and took home four one-eyed golden face trophies - the most of any game.

Uncharted 2 scooped Best Action Game, Best Use of Audio, Best Original Score and Best Story. Evan Wells and Christophe Balestra were on hand to cart the trophies home. They thanked their families and loved ones for putting up with the long hours they had to put in.

FIFA 10 took home two trophies, one for Best Sports Game and one for Best Use of Online.

Wii Sports Resort was considered the Best Family & Social game, and Best Handheld Game was LittleBigPlanet PSP. Empire: Total War scooped Best Strategy Game.

Left 4 Dead 2 was voted Best Multiplayer Game, and Batman: Arkham Asylum was considered to have the Best Gameplay.

Artistic Achievement was given to Flower and the public-voted Game Award of 2009 went to Modern Warfare 2, with Assassin's Creed II in second place and Uncharted 2 in third.

BAFTA Ones to Watch was Shrunk! by The Butterflyers.

And, of course, Shigeru Miyamoto was honoured with the BAFTA Fellowship for his staggering lifetime's achievement in videogames.

The full list of winners (in bold) and their categories are in order below. Nominees are included.

Action

  • Assassin's Creed II
  • Batman: Arkham Asylum
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
  • inFAMOUS
  • Left 4 Dead 2
  • Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Family & Social

  • The Beatles: Rock Band
  • Buzz! Quiz World
  • EyePet
  • Guitar Hero 5
  • New Super Mario Bros Wii
  • Wii Sports Resort

Use of Online

  • Battlefield 1943
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
  • FIFA 10
  • LIttleBigPlanet PSP
  • SingStar Take That
  • Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Use of Audio

  • Batman: Arkham Asylum
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
  • DJ Hero
  • Flower
  • Left 4 Dead 2
  • Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Handheld

  • Gran Turismo
  • LittleBigPlanet PSP
  • LocoRoco Midnight Carnival
  • Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story
  • Professor Layton and Pandora's Box
  • Scribblenauts

GAME Award of 2009

  • Assassin's Creed II
  • Batman: Arkham Asylum
  • The Beatles: Rock Band
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
  • FIFA 10
  • Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars
  • The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks
  • Street Fighter IV
  • Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
  • Wii Sports Resort

Strategy

  • Command & Conquer 3: Uprising
  • Empire: Total War
  • FIFA Manager 10
  • Football Manager 2010
  • Halo Wars
  • Plants vs Zombies

Original Score

  • Assassin's Creed II
  • Batman: Arkham Asylum
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
  • Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
  • PixelJunk Shooter
  • Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Multiplayer

  • Battlefield 1943
  • The Beatles: Rock Band
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
  • Halo 3: ODST
  • Left 4 Dead 2
  • Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Gameplay

  • Assassin's Creed II
  • Batman: Arkham Asylum
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
  • New Super Mario Bros. Wii
  • PixelJunk Shooter
  • Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Sports

  • Colin McRae: DiRT 2
  • FIFA 10
  • Football Manager 2010
  • Forza 3
  • Wii Fit Plus
  • Wii Sports Resort

Story

  • Assassin's Creed II
  • Batman: Arkham Asylum
  • Broken Sword Shadow of the Templars: The Director's Cut
  • Brutal Legend
  • Dragon Age: Origins
  • Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

BAFTA Ones To Watch Award in association with Dare to Be Digital

  • Colour Coded (Murray Sinclair, Faye Wright, Liam Wong, Sean Donnelly, Nnanna Kama - PixelPirates)
  • Quick as Thieves (William Wright, Michael Doig, Andrew Knight, Jamie MacKinnon, Lee Cresswell - Gentleman of Fortune)
  • Shrunk! - Vykintas Kazdailis, Andrew Macdonald, Michael Cummings, Jacek Wernikowski, Stuart Kemp - The Butterflyers)

Artistic Achievement

  • Assassin's Creed II
  • Batman: Arkham Asylum
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
  • Flower
  • Street Fighter IV
  • Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Best Game

  • Assassin's Creed II
  • Batman: Arkham Asylum
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
  • FIFA 10
  • Left 4 Dead 2
  • Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

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