6th British Academy Games Awards

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6th British Academy Games Awards
BAFTA Video Game Awards Logo.jpg
Date 19 March 2010
Location London Hilton
Hosted by Dara Ó Briain[1]
Best Game Batman: Arkham Asylum
Most awards Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (4)
Most nominations Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (10)[2]

The 6th British Academy Video Game Awards (known for the purposes of sponsorship as GAME British Academy Video Games Awards) awarded by British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA),[3] was an award ceremony honouring achievement in the field of video games in 2009. Candidate games must have been released in the United Kingdom between 1 January 2009 and 31 December 2009.[4] The ceremony took place in the London Hilton on 19 March 2010.[3]

Categories[edit]

Both publishers and developers were eligible to enter their games in fifteen categories, fourteen of which were awarded by a panel of judges. The categories are: Gameplay, Casual, Sports, Story and Character, Strategy, Best use of Audio, New Talent, Multiplayer, Best Technical Achievement, Original Score, Handheld, People's Choice (the only award voted for by the public),[5] Artistic Achievement, Best Action and Adventure and Best Game.[2]

Winners and nominees[edit]

Winners are shown first in bold.

Action
Sports
Artistic Achievement
Story
Strategy
Family & Social
Use of Audio
Gameplay
Use of Online
Handheld
BAFTA One's to Watch Award (in association with Dare to Be Digital)
  • Shrunk! – The Butterflyers
    • Colour Coded
    • Quick as Thieves
Multiplayer
GAME Award of 2009
Original Score

Academy Fellowship[edit]

Games with multiple nominations and wins[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dara O'Briain to host the the 2010 Games Awards". British Academy of Film and Television Arts. 2010-01-26. Archived from the original on 29 January 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-22. 
  2. ^ a b "Video Games Awards Nominations". British Academy of Film and Television Arts. 2010-02-16. Archived from the original on 17 February 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-22. 
  3. ^ a b "GAME British Academy Video Games Awards". British Academy of Film and Television Arts. Retrieved 2010-02-22. 
  4. ^ "Video Games Eligibility & Judging". British Academy of Film and Television Arts. 2009-01-01. Retrieved 2010-02-22. 
  5. ^ "GAME Award 2009". British Academy of Film and Television Arts. 2010-02-10. Archived from the original on 15 February 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-22. 

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