2024 Bafta Game Awards Winners: Baldur’s Gate 3 Takes Best Game, Alan Wake 2 Wins Artistic Achievement
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2024 Bafta Game Awards Winners: Baldur’s Gate 3 Takes Best Game, Alan Wake 2 Wins Artistic Achievement

Nathan Lees
Nathan Lees

The Bafta Game Awards are one of the most anticipated events of the year. This year, Baldur’s Gate 3 has emerged victorious, taking home the prestigious award for best game. Developed by Larian Studios, Baldur’s Gate 3 has been a fan favorite since its release, blending immersive storytelling with strategic gameplay.

But Baldur’s Gate 3 didn't stop there. The game also snagged the EE Game of the Year award, showcasing its popularity among the general public. This is a testament to the game's ability to capture the hearts and minds of gamers everywhere.

Another standout at this year's awards was Alan Wake 2, which swept two categories – artistic achievement and audio achievement. Remedy Entertainment's psychological thriller impressed audiences with its stunning visuals and captivating sound design.

Nintendo also had a strong showing, with four wins split between The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom and Super Mario Bros. Wonder. These iconic franchises continue to deliver exceptional gaming experiences that resonate with players of all ages.

One of the most touching moments of the evening was the presentation of the Special Award to UK gaming charity SpecialEffect. This organization, founded by Mick Donegan in 2007, has been dedicated to helping physically disabled individuals, especially children, enjoy the world of video games.

The full list of winners at the 2024 Bafta Game Awards includes a diverse range of categories, from game design to narrative and beyond. Each award celebrates the creativity and innovation that defines the gaming industry.

  • 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

From the thrilling narratives of Baldur’s Gate 3 to the enchanting worlds of The Legend of Zelda, each game honored at the Bafta Game Awards has left a lasting impression on players worldwide. As we look to the future of gaming, these winners serve as an inspiration for developers and gamers alike, pushing the boundaries of what is possible in this dynamic industry.

Congratulations to all the winners of the 2024 Bafta Game Awards. Your creativity and passion continue to elevate the world of gaming to new heights.

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