Batman: Arkham Asylum wins Game of th Year at the 2010 BAFTA Awards

Rocksteady’s Batman Arkhum Asylum has won the best game award at the 2010 BAFTA Awards. Batman surprised hot favourite Modern Warfare 2 and highly rated Uncharted 2 to win the top prize. Uncharted 2 was the overall big winner of the night winning 4 awards and Modern Warfare 2 won the GAME sponsored award chosen by gamers.

The BAFTA awards recognise artistic, creative and technical innovation in video games. Bafta also presented a lifetime achievement Fellowship award to legendary game maker Shigeru Miyamoto, the man behind Super Mario, Donkey Kong and The Legend of Zelda games.

The full list of nominees and winners highlighted in bold.

Action

WINNER: Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Assassin’s Creed II

Batman: Arkham Asylum

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Infamous

Left 4 Dead 2

Artistic Achievement

WINNER: Flower

Assassin’s Creed II

Batman: Arkham Asylum

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Streetfighter IV

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Best Game

WINNER: Batman: Arkham Asylum

Assassin’s Creed II

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

FIFA 10

Left 4 Dead 2

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Family & Social

WINNER: Wii Sports Resort

The Beatles: Rock Band

Buzz! Quiz World

EyePet

Guitar Hero 5

New Super Mario Bros Wii

Gameplay

WINNER: Batman: Arkham Asylum

Assassin’s Creed II

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

New Super Mario Bros Wii

PixelJunk Shooter

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Handheld

WINNER: Little Big Planet (PSP)

Gran Turismo

LocoRoco Midnight Carnival

Mario and Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story

Professor Layton and Pandora’s Box

Scribblenauts

Multiplayer

WINNER: Left 4 Dead 2

Battlefield 1943

The Beatles: Rock Band

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Halo 3 ODST

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Original Score

WINNER: Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Assassin’s Creed II

Batman: Arkham Asylum

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

PixelJunk Shooter

Sports

WINNER: FIFA 10

Colin McRae: DiRT 2

Football Manager 2010

Forza Motorsport 3

Wii Fit Plus

Wii Sports Resort

Story

WINNER: Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Assassin’s Creed II

Batman: Arkham Asylum

Broken Sword – Shadow of the Templars: The Director’s Cut

Brutal Legend

Dragon Age: Origins

Strategy

WINNER: Empire: Total War

Command and Conquer 3: Uprising

FIFA Manager 10

Football Manager 2010

Halo Wars

Plants vs Zombies

Use of Audio

WINNER: Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Batman: Arkham Asylum

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

DJ Hero

Flower

Left 4 Dead 2

Use of Online

WINNER: FIFA 10

Battlefield 1943

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Little Big Planet (PSP)

Singstar TakeThat

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

GAME Award

WINNER: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Assassin’s Creed II

Batman Arkham Asylum

The Beatles: Rockband

FIFA 10

GTA China Town Wars

Legend of Zelda Spirit Tracks

Street Fighter IV

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Wii Sports Resort

The Fellowship Award

Shigeru Miyamoto

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