Baldur’s Gate 3 wins Best Game at the 2024 BAFTA Games Awards

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Baldur’s Gate 3 has won the award for best game at the 2024 BAFTA Awards.

Alan Wake 2 took home two awards, including for artistic achievement and audio achievement.

Aside from best game, Baldur’s Gate 3 also took home the EE Game of the Year, which is the only award voted for by the general public.

Nintendo took home 4 awards, split evenly between The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom and Super Mario Bros. Wonder.

UK gaming charity SpecialEffect was presented with the Special Award. Since it was set up by former teacher Mick Donegan in 2007, SpecialEffect has focused on helping physically disabled people, especially children, play video games.

The Special Award, which is one of the highest accolades offered by BAFTA, recognises “outstanding contributions to film, games or television”.

The full list of winners of the 2024 BAFTA Game Awards is:

Best Debut Game – Venba 

Audio Achievement – Alan Wake 2

Multiplayer – Super Mario Bros. Wonder 

Evolving Game – Cyberpunk 2077

Game Design  – Dave The Diver

British Game – Viewfinder

Artistic Achievement – Alan Wake 2

New Intellectual Property – Viewfinder

Narrative – Baldur’s Gate 3

Special Award – Special Effect

Performer in a Supporting Role – Andrew Wincott (Baldur’s Gate 3)

Family – Super Mario Bros. Wonder 

EE Player Choice – Baldur’s Gate 3

Animation – Hi-Fi Rush 

Music – Baldur’s Gate 3

Game Beyond Entertainment – Tchia 

Technical Achievement – The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

Performer in a Leading Role – Nadji Jeter (Marvel’s Spider-Man 2)

Best Game – Baldur’s Gate 3

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