BAFTA Games Awards Results

Date: Friday, October 06 @ 08:37:43 CDT
Topic: Gaming

The annual BAFTA Games Awards for 2006 took place yesterday at London's Roundhouse with over 700 people in attendance. Within this years awards are several categories with quite a few Xbox & Xbox 360 games coming out the overall winners.

These include 2 awards for Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter, one for Technical Achievement & for Best Game of the year.

Other awards include one for Tomb Raider: Legend picking up the award for Original score. Fight Night Round 3 also picked up an award for Best Sports game of the year.

Along with Lego Star Wars 2: The Original Trilogy picking up an award for Best Gameplay of the year.

So overall the Xbox did not do to badly considering some of the games released on the Xbox won some of the top awards.

And for your viewing pleasure here is a full list of all the nominees and winners (Highlighted in Bold):

INNOVATION

Dr Kawashima's BRAIN TRAINING: How Old Is Your Brain? (Nintendo/Nintendo)
Electroplankton (Nintendo/Nintendo)
Guitar Hero (RedOctane/Harmonix Music Systems Inc)
LocoRoco (Sony Computer Entertainment Europe(SCEE)/Sony Computer Entertainment Japan(SCEJ))
Shadow of the Colossus (SCEE/Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI))
We Love Katamari (Electronic Arts/Namco)

ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENT

Black (EA Games/Criterion Games)
Hitman: Blood Money (Eidos Interactive/IO Interactive)
LocoRoco (SCEE)/ (SCEJ)
Shadow of the Colossus (SCEE/(SCEI))
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion (2K Games/Bethesda Games Studios)
We Love Katamari (Electronic Arts/Namco)

CHARACTER

Agent 47 in Hitman: Blood Money (Eidos Interactive/IO Interactive)
Han Solo in Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy (LucasArts/Traveller's Tales)
Lara Croft in Tomb Raider: Legend (Eidos Interactive/Crystal Dynamics)
LocoRoco in LocoRoco (SCEE/SCEJ)
Rogue in Rogue Trooper (Eidos Interactive/Rebellion & 2000AD)

STRATEGY

Age of Empires: The Age Of Kings (Majesco/Backbone)
Football Manager 2006 (Sega Europe/Sports Interactive)
Medieval II Total War (Sega Europe/Creative Assembly)
Rise And Fall: Civilizations At War (Midway/ Midway)
Sid Meier's Civilization IV Warlords (2K Games/Firaxis Games)
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter (Ubisoft/Ubisoft Paris)

CASUAL & SOCIAL

Buzz!: The BIG Quiz (SCEE/Relentless Software)
Dr Kawashima's BRAIN TRAINING: How Old Is Your Brain? (Nintendo/Nintendo)
Electroplankton (Nintendo/Nintendo)
Guitar Hero (RedOctane/Harmonix Music Systems, Inc)
LocoRoco (SCEE/SCEJ)
SingStar Rocks! (SCEE/SCEE)

SCREENPLAY

24: The Game (SCEE/SCEE)
Psychonauts (Majesco/DoubleFine)
Rogue Trooper (Eidos Interactive/Rebellion & 2000 AD)
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion (2K Games/Bethesda Games Studios)
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter (Ubisoft/Ubisoft Paris)
Tomb Raider: Legend (Eidos Interactive/Crystal Dynamics)

CHILDREN'S

Daxter (SCEE/Ready At Dawn)
Ice Age II: The Meltdown (Vivendi Games/Eurocom)
Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy (LucasArts/Traveller's Tales)
LocoRoco (SCEE/SCEJ)
New Super Mario Bros. (Nintendo/Nintendo)
We Love Katamari (Electronic Arts/Namco)

GAMEPLAY sponsored by Nokia N-Gage

Guitar Hero (RedOctane/Harmonix Music Systems Inc)
Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy (LucasArts/Traveller's Tales)
LocoRoco (SCEE/SCEJ)
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion (2K Games/Bethesda Games Studios)
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter (Ubisoft/Ubisoft Paris)
We Love Katamari (Electronic Arts/Namco)

SIMULATION

C-130 Hercules (Just Flight/Captain Sim)
Championship Manager 2006 (Eidos Interactive/Beautiful Game Studios)
Football Manager 2006 (Sega Europe/Sports Interactive)
Rockstar Games presents Table Tennis (Take-Two Interactive/Rockstar San Diego)
The Movies (Feral Interactive/Lionhead Studios)
Trauma Center: Under The Knife (Nintendo/Atlus)

MULTIPLAYER

2006 FIFA World Cup (Electronic Sports/EA Canada)
Animal Crossing: Wild World (Nintendo/Nintendo)
Battlefield 2: Modern Combat (EA Games/Digital Illusions)
Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach (Atari/Turbine)
Guild Wars Factions (NCsoft/ArenaNet)
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter (Ubisoft/Ubisoft Paris)

ACTION & ADVENTURE sponsored by PC World

Metroid Prime: Hunters (Nintendo/Nintendo)
Shadow of the Colossus (SCEE/(SCEI))
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion (2K Games/The Bethesda Games Studios)
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter (Ubisoft/Ubisoft Paris)
Tomb Raider: Legend (Eidos Interactive/Crystal Dynamics)
We Love Katamari (Electronic Arts/Namco)

TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT sponsored by Skillset

Battlefield 2: Modern Combat (EA Games/Digital Illusions)
Black (EA Games/Criterion Games)
Burnout Revenge (Electronic Arts/Criterion Games)
Just Cause (Eidos Interactive/Avalanche Studios)
Shadow of the Colossus (SCEE/SCEI)
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter (Ubisoft/Ubisoft Paris)

SPORTS

2006 FIFA World Cup (EA Sports/EA Canada)
Fight Night Round 3 (EA Sports/EA Chicago)
Football Manager 2006 (Sega Europe/Sports Interactive)
Moto GP 06 (THQ/Climax)
Pro Evolution Soccer 6 (Konami/Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo (KCAT))
Rockstar Games presents Table Tennis (Take-Two Interactive/Rockstar San Diego)

ORIGINAL SCORE

Dragon Quest: The Journey of the Cursed King (Square Enix/Level 5)
LocoRoco (SCEE/SCEJ)
Shadow of the Colossus (SCEE/SCEI)
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion (2K Games/Bethesda Games Studios)
The Movies (Feral Interactive/ Lionhead Studios)
Tomb Raider: Legend (Eidos Interactive/Crystal Dynamics)

SOUNDTRACK

B-Boy (SCEE/FreeStyleGames)
Guitar Hero (RedOctane/Harmonix Music Systems Inc)
Reservoir Dogs (Eidos Interactive/Volatile Games)
SingStar Rocks! (SCEE/SCEE)

AUDIO

Black (EA Games/Criterion Games)
Electroplankton (Nintendo/Nintendo)
LocoRoco (SCEE/SCEJ)
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter (Ubisoft/Ubisoft Paris)
Tomb Raider: Legend (Eidos Interactive/Crystal Dynamics)
We Love Katamari (Electronic Arts/Namco)

GAME sponsored by PC World

Black (EA Games/Criterion Games)
Dr Kawashima's BRAIN TRAINING: How Old Is Your Brain? (Nintendo/Nintendo)
Guitar Hero (RedOctane/Harmonix Music Systems Inc)
Hitman: Blood Money (Eidos Interactive/IO Interactive)
Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy (LucasArts/Traveller's Tales)
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter (Ubisoft/Ubisoft Paris)

The Gamers' Award, Sponsored by Nokia N-Gage ( and voted for by readers of The Sun's 'Something for the Weekend')

Tetris Mania
Sonic The Hedgehog Part One
Namco Classic's Pac-Man
Diner Dash
24: The Mobile Game
The Sims
Civilization for N-Gage
Who Wants To Be A Millionaire
Lemmings
Platinum Soduku

Homepage: www.bafta.org



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