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2010 Winners & Nominees

19 March 2010
Alex Zane eagerly hands over the award for Gameplay category (BAFTA/Brian Ritchie)

The winners and nominations for the GAME British Academy Video Games Awards on Friday 19 March 2010.

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Full List of Nominees and Winners in 2010:

Fellowship

BAFTA maskShigeru Miyamoto

Action

Assassin’s Creed II
Sebastien Puel, Patrice Desilets
(Ubisoft Entertainment/Ubisoft Montreal)
Batman: Arkham Asylum
Development Team
(Eidos/Rocksteady Studios)
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Development Team
(Activision/Infinity Ward)
inFAMOUS
Brian Fleming, Bruce Oberg, Chris Zimmerman
(Sony Computer Entertainment/Sucker Punch Productions & SCE Foster City Studio)
Left 4 Dead 2
Gabe Newell, Chet Faliszek, Tom Leonard
(Valve/EA)
BAFTA maskUncharted 2: Among Thieves
Development Team
(Sony Computer Entertainment/Naughty Dog and SCE Foster City Studio)

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Artistic Achievement

Assassin’s Creed II
Sebastien Puel, Patrice Desilets
Ubisoft Entertainment/Ubisoft Montreal
Batman: Arkham Asylum
Development Team
Eidos/Rocksteady Studios
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Development team
Activision/Infinity Ward
BAFTA maskFlower
Development Team
Sony Computer Entertainment/ThatGameCompany and SCE Santa Monica Studio
Streetfighter IV
Yoshinori Ono
Capcom/Capcom
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Development Team
Sony Computer Entertainment/Naughty Dog & SCE Foster City Studio

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Best Game

Assassin’s Creed II
Sebastien Puel, Patrice Desilets
Ubisoft Entertainment/Ubisoft Montreal
BAFTA maskBatman: Arkham Asylum
Development Team
Eidos/Rocksteady Studios
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Development Team
Activision/Infinity Ward
FIFA 10
Andrew Wilson, David Rutter, Gary Paterson
Electronic Arts/EA Canada
Left 4 Dead 2
Gabe Newell, Chet Faliszek, Tom Leonard
Valve/EA
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Development Team
Sony Computer Entertainment/Naughty Dog & SCE Foster City Studio

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Family & Social

The Beatles: Rock Band
Alex Rigopulos, Paul DeGooyer, Josh Randall
Electronic Arts/MTV Games/Apple Corp/Harmonix Music Systems
Buzz! Quiz World
David Amor, Andrew Eades, Lee Clare
Sony Computer Entertainment/Relentless Software & XDEV Studio Europe
EyePet
Development Team
Sony Computer Entertainment/SCE London Studio
Guitar Hero 5
Brian Bright, Paul Robinson, Allen Freese
Activision/Neversoft Entertainment/Vicarious Visions/Budcat
New Super Mario Bros Wii
Shigeru Miyamoto, Takashi Tezuka, Hiroyuki Kimura
Nintendo/Nintendo
BAFTA mask Wii Sports Resort
Katsuya Eguchi, Takayuki Shimamura, Yoshikazu Yamashita
Nintendo/Nintendo

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Gameplay

Assassin’s Creed II
Sebastien Puel, Patrice Desilets
Ubisoft Entertainment/Ubisoft Montreal
BAFTA maskBatman: Arkham Asylum
Development Team
Eidos/Rocksteady Studios
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Development Team
Activision/Infinity Ward
New Super Mario Bros Wii
Shigeru Miyamoto, Takashi Tezuka, Hiroyuki Kimura
Nintendo/Nintendo
PixelJunk Shooter
Development Team
Sony Computer Entertainment/Q-Games & SCE Santa Monica Studio
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Development Team
Sony Computer Entertainment/Naughty Dog & SCE Foster City Studio

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Handheld

Gran Turismo
Kazunori Yamauchi, Yuji Yasuhara, Hiroki Imanishi
Sony Computer Entertainment/Polphony Digital Inc
BAFTA maskLittleBigPlanet (PSP)
Team
Sony Computer Entertainment/SCE Cambridge Studio & XDEV Studio Europe
LocoRoco Midnight Carnival
Kenji Sakai, Saeka Horikoshi, Hiroya Matsugami
Sony Computer Entertainment/SCE Japan Studio
Mario and Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story
Shigeru Miyamoto, Takashi Tezuka, Hiroyuki Kubota
Nintendo/Nintendo
Professor Layton and Pandora’s Box
Akira Tago, Akihiro Hino, Tatsuya Shinkai
Nintendo/Nintendo
Scribblenauts
Jeremiah Slaczka, Marius Fahlbusch
Warner Bros Interactive Entertainmnent/5th Cell

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Multiplayer

Battlefield 1943
Patrick Liu, Gordon Van Dyke
Electronic Arts/EA DICE
The Beatles: Rock Band
Alex Rigopulos, Paul DeGooyer, Josh Randall
Electronic Arts/MTV Games/Apple Corp/Harmonix Music Systems
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Development team
Activision/Infinity Ward
Halo 3 ODST
Development Team
Microsoft Game Studios/Microsoft
BAFTA maskLeft 4 Dead 2
Gabe Newell, Chet Faliszek, Tom Leonard
Valve/EA
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Development Team
Sony Computer Entertainment/Naughty Dog and SCE Foster City Studio

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Original Score

Assassin’s Creed II
Jesper Kyd
Ubisoft Entertainment Ltd/Ubisoft Montreal
Batman: Arkham Asylum
Ron Fish, Nick Arundel
Eidos/Rocksteady Studios
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
Activision/Infinity Ward
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
James Hannigan
Electronic Arts/EA Bright Light
PixelJunk Shooter
Dom Beken, Alex Paterson
Sony Computer Entertainment/Q-Games and SCE Santa Monica Studio
BAFTA maskUncharted 2: Among Thieves
Greg Edmonson, Clint Bajakian, Jonathan Mayer
Sony Computer Entertainment/Naughty Dog and SCE Foster City Studio

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Sports

Colin McRae: DiRT 2
Matt Horsman, Clive Moody, Guy Pearce
Codemasters/Codemasters Studios
BAFTA maskFIFA 10
Andrew Wilson, David Rutter, Gary Paterson
Electronic Arts/EA Canada
Football Manager 2010
Development Team
Sega/Sports Interactive
Forza 3
Development Team
Microsoft/Turn 10
Wii Fit Plus
Shigeru Miyamoto, Tadashi Sugiyama, Hiroshi Matsunaga
Nintendo/Nintendo
Wii Sports Resort
Katsuya Eguchi, Takayuki Shimamura, Yoshikazu Yamashita
Nintendo/Nintendo

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Story

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Assassin’s Creed II
Corey May, Joshua Rubin, Jeffrey Yohalem
Ubisoft Entertainment/Ubisoft Montreal
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Batman: Arkham Asylum
Development Team
Eidos/Rocksteady Studios
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Broken Sword – Shadow of the Templars: The Director’s Cut
Charles Cecil, Neil Richards, Tony Warriner
Ubisoft Entertainment/Revolution Software
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Brutal Legend
Tim Schafer
Electronic Arts/Double Fine Productions
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Dragon Age: Origins
Ray Muzyka, Greg Zeschuk, Mike Laidlaw
Electronic Arts/BioWare
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BAFTA maskUncharted 2: Among Thieves
Development Team
Sony Computer Entertainment/Naughty Dog and SCE Foster City Studio
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Strategy

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Command and Conquer 3: Uprising
Development team
Electronic Arts/EA Los Angeles
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BAFTA maskEmpire: Total War
Development Team
Sega/Creative Assembly
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FIFA Manager 10
Gerald Köhler, Cord Westhoff, Bernhard Maiberg
EA Sports/Bright Future
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Football Manager 2010
Development Team
Sega/Sports Interactive
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Halo Wars
Development Team
Microsoft/Ensemble Studios
-
Plants vs Zombies
George Fan, Tod Semple, Rich Werner
Popcap Games/PopCap Games
-

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Use of Audio

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Batman: Arkham Asylum
Development Team
Eidos/Rocksteady Studios
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Development team
Activision/Infinity Ward
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DJ Hero
Jamie Jackson, Dan Neil, Tim Riley
Activision/Freestyle Games
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Flower
Vincent Diamante, Steve Johnson, Jenova Chen
Sony Computer Entertainment/ThatGameCompany and SCE Santa Monica Studios
-
Left 4 Dead 2
Gabe Newell, Chet Faliszek, Tom Leonard
Valve/EA
-
BAFTA maskUncharted 2: Among Thieves
Amy Hennig, Bruce Swanson, Greg Edmonson
Sony Computer Entertainment/Naughty Dog and SCE Foster City Studio
-

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Use of Online

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Battlefield 1943
Patrick Liu, Gordon Van Dyke
Electronic Arts/EA DICE
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Development Team
Activision/Infinity Ward
-
BAFTA maskFIFA 10
Andrew Wilson, David Rutter, Gary Paterson
Electronic Arts/ EA Canada
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LittleBigPlanet (PSP)
Development Team
Sony Computer Entertainment/SCE Cambridge Studio and XDEV Studio Europe
-
Singstar TakeThat
Development Team
Sony Computer Entertainment/SCE London Studio
-
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Development Team
Sony Computer Entertainment/Naughty Dog and SCE Foster City Studio
-

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BAFTA Ones To Watch Award in association with Dare to Be Digital

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Colour Coded
Murray Sinclair, Faye Wright, Liam Wong, Sean Donnelly, Nnanna Kama
(PixelPirates)
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Quick as Thieves
William Wright, Michael Doig, Andrew Knight, Jamie MacKinnon, Lee Cresswell
(Gentleman of Fortune)
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BAFTA maskShrunk!
Vykintas Kazdailis, Andrew Macdonald, Michael Cummings, Jacek Wernikowski, Stuart Kemp
(The Butterflyers)
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GAME Award of 2009

Assassin’s Creed II (Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft Entertainment) -
Batman Arkham Asylum (Rocksteady Studios/Eidos) -
The Beatles: Rockband (MTV Games/Apple Corp/Harmonix Music Systems/Electronic Arts) -
BAFTA maskCall of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (Infinity Ward/Activision) -
FIFA 10 (EA Canada/Electronic Arts) -
GTA China Town Wars (Rockstar Leeds/Rockstar North/Rockstar Games) -
Legend of Zelda Spirit Tracks (Nintendo/Nintendo) -
Street Fighter IV (Capcom/Capcom) -
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (Naughty Dog & SCE Foster City Studio/Sony Computer Entertainment) -
Wii Sports Resort (Nintendo/Nintendo) -