Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare won three BAFTAs last night, including the publicly-voted GAME Award of 2008, while Super Mario Galaxy was crowned Best Game by the panel of judges.
Infinity Ward's stupendously successful first-person shooter collected the GAME Award, voted for by more than 60,000 people, along with Story And Character and Gameplay gongs.
There were also nods for Fable II (Action & Adventure), LittleBigPlanet (Artistic Achievement) and Left 4 Dead (Multiplayer), while Steven Spielberg's Boom Blox won the Casual category.
In addition to taking Best Game, Nintendo also celebrated Professor Layton's victory in the Handheld category, although there was nothing for two of the company's other massive 2008 hits, Wii Fit and Mario Kart Wii.
Electronic Arts, meanwhile, did well in the technical categories, with Dead Space winning for Original Score and Use of Audio, while Spore was commended for its Technical Achievement.
Amazingly though, there wasn't a single award for Grand Theft Auto IV, Fallout 3, Gears of War 2 or Metal Gear Solid 4 despite numerous nominations. And let's be honest, Viva Piñata was robbed yet again.
Finally, as previously announced, Atari founder Nolan Bushnell was given a BAFTA Fellowship. See below for the full list of winners and nominees.
Action & Adventure: Fable II
Nominated: Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Dead Space, Grand Theft Auto IV, Prince of Persia, Tomb Raider: Underworld
Artistic Achievement: LittleBigPlanet
Nominated: Assassin's Creed, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Dead Space, Gears of War 2, Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
Best Game: Super Mario Galaxy
Nominated: Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Fable II, Fallout 3, Grand Theft Auto IV, Rock Band
Casual: Boom Blox
Nominated: Guitar Hero World Tour, Buzz! Quiz TV, LittleBigPlanet, SingStar Vol. 2, Wii Fit
Gameplay: Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Nominated: Grand Theft Auto IV, Left 4 Dead, Mario Kart Wii, Rock Band, Super Mario Galaxy
Handheld: Professor Layton and the Curious Village
Nominated: Geometry Wars: Galaxies, God of War: Chains of Olympus, The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass, Patapon, Soul Bubbles
Multiplayer: Left 4 Dead
Nominated: Buzz! Quiz TV, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Gears of War 2, Mario Kart Wii, Rock Band
Original Score: Dead Space
Nominated: Assassin's Creed, Fable II, Fallout 3, LittleBigPlanet, Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
Sports: Race Driver: GRID
Nominated: FIFA 09, Football Manager 2009, MotorStorm Pacific Rift, Pure, Wii Fit
Strategy: Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution
Nominated: Advance Wars: Dark Conflict, Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3, Ninjatown, SOCOM: US Navy SEALs Tactical Strike, Viva Piñata: Pocket Paradise
Story and Character: Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Nominated: Assassin's Creed, Fable II, Fallout 3, Grand Theft Auto IV, Mass Effect
Technical Achievement: Spore
Nominated: Assassin's Creed, Fable II, Fallout 3, Grand Theft Auto IV, LittleBigPlanet
Use of Audio: Dead Space
Nominated: Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Gears of War 2, Grand Theft Auto IV, LittleBigPlanet, Super Mario Galaxy
GAME Award of 2008 (public voting): Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Nominated: Fallout 3, Gears of War 2, Grand Theft Auto IV, Guitar Hero: World Tour, Left 4 Dead, LittleBigPlanet, Professor Layton and the Curious Village, Wii Fit, World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King
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