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God of War walks away with ‘Best Game’ and more at BAFTA Games Awards 2019- Technology News, Firstpost


tech2 News StaffApr 05, 2019 12:21:19 IST

The British Academy Games Awards 2019, or BAFTA Games Awards, has just concluded and the winners have been revealed. Interestingly, it was God of War that managed to win the most awards, including Audio Achievement, Best Game, Music and Narrative. Jeremy Davies, the guy who did voice and motion capture for The Stranger, a character in God of War, also received an award for Best Performer.

God of War walks away with Best Game and more at BAFTA Games Awards 2019

Kratos in God of War (2018).

The BAFTA Awards are the British equivalent of the Academy Awards of Hollywood. Awards for video games earlier used to be a part of the BAFTA Interactive Entertainment Awards but later, games got their own awards in 2003. Held at Queen Elizabeth Hall in London this year, it was hosted by Irish comedian Dara O’Briain on 4 April.

Apart from God of War, the other winners are as follows:

  • Return of the Obra Dinn for Artistic Achievement and Game Design.
  • Nintendo Labo for Family and Game Innovation
  • Fortnite for Evolving Game
  • Into the Breach for Original Property
  • Florence for Mobile Game
  • Yoku’s Island Express for Debut Game
  • A Way Out for Multiplayer
  • Forza Horizon 4 for British Game
  • My Child Lebensborn for Game Beyond Entertainment
  • Old School Runescape for EE Mobile Game of the Year (voted by the public)

You can catch up on the entire BAFTA Games Awards 2019 ceremony below:
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0mmVi951vUM]

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  1. […] God of war is an action-adventure game that was introduced in 2005. The Greek mythology based hack and slash game was developed in Santa Monica Studios by David Jaffe and published by Sony. It tried rivalling other hack and slash games of that time like Ubisoft’s Prince of Persia and Capcom’s Devil May Cry, but Sony overpowered them when they introduced their new mascot- Kratos who is the protagonist of this epic game. GoW received so much acclaim in its first release for its narrative, art direction, graphics, and a combat system that it soon became one of the highest rated games. […]