4th British Academy Video Games Awards

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4th British Academy Video Games Awards
Date 23 October 2007
Location Battersea Evolution
Host Vic Reeves
Best Game BioShock
Most awards Wii Sports (6)
Most nominations Wii Sports (7)
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The 4th British Academy Video Games Awards (known for the purposes of sponsorship as British Academy Video Games Awards in Association with PC World), awarded by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, was an award ceremony held on 23 October 2007 in Battersea Evolution. The ceremony honoured achievement in video gaming in 2006 and 2007 for games which were released between 6 October 2006 and 5 October 2007 and was hosted by Vic Reeves. Wii Sports led with the most nominations with seven. Wii Sports was the major winner on the night, taking six of the seven awards available, equaling the record Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2003) and Half-Life 2 (2004) had with the most awards won in any BAFTA Video Games Awards ceremony. BioShock took the main prize of Best Game.

Winners[edit]

Category Winner Nominations
Action and Adventure
(Sponsored by PC World)
Crackdown Gears of War,
God of War II,
The Orange Box,
Ratchet & Clank: Tools of Destruction,
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
Artistic Achievement Ōkami BioShock,
Heavenly Sword,
Ratchet & Clank: Tools of Destruction,
Skate,
Viva Piñata
Best Game BioShock Crysis,
Gears of War,
Guitar Hero II,
Kane & Lynch: Dead Men,
Wii Sports
Casual Wii Sports Big Brain Academy For Wii,
Cake Mania,
Guitar Hero II,
More Brain Training,
SingStar
Gameplay
(Sponsored by Nokia N-Gage)
Wii Sports Crackdown,
Gears of War,
Sega Rally,
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess,
Warhawk
Innovation Wii Sports flOw,
Ōkami,
Super Paper Mario,
The Eye of Judgment,
Trauma Center: Second Opinion
Multiplayer Wii Sports Battlefield 2142,
Crackdown,
Guitar Hero II,
World in Conflict,
World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade
Original Score Ōkami Final Fantasy XII,
God of War II,
Lair,
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess,
Viva Piñata
Sports Wii Sports Colin McRae: Dirt,
Football Manager 2008,
FIFA 08,
MotorStorm,
Virtua Tennis 3
Story and Character God of War II Final Fantasy XII,
Heavenly Sword,
Ōkami,
The Darkness,
The Simpsons Game
Strategy and Simulation Wii Sports Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars,
Forza Motorsport 2,
Medieval II: Total War Kingdoms,
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas,
World in Conflict
Technical Achievement God of War II Crackdown,
Gears of War,
MotorStorm,
Ōkami,
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune
Use of Audio Crackdown Elite Beat Agents,
Gears of War,
God of War II,
Guitar Hero II,
Skate
BAFTA One's To Watch Award
(In association with Dare to Be Digital)
Ragnarawk Bear Go Home,
Climbatic
The PC World Gamers Award
(The only award to be voted for by the public)
Football Manager 2007 Dr. Kawashima's Brain Training,
FIFA 07,
Gears of War,
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories,
Resistance: Fall of Man,
Wii Play
Academy Fellowship Will Wright N/A

Multiple nominations and wins[edit]

Winners[edit]

  • 6 wins - Wii Sports
  • 2 wins - Crackdown, God of War II, and Ōkami

Nominations[edit]

  • 7 nominations - Wii Sports
  • 6 nominations - Gears of War
  • 5 nominations - Crackdown, God of War II, and Ōkami
  • 4 nominations - Guitar Hero II
  • 3 nominations - The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
  • 2 nominations - BioShock, Final Fantasy XII, Heavenly Sword, MotorStorm, Ratchet & Clank: Tools of Destruction, Skate, and World in Conflict

Two separate franchises (the FIFA and Football Manager series) garnered more than one nomination (with one each for FIFA 07, FIFA 08 Football Manager 2007 (winner of PC World Gamers Award) and Football Manager 2008

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