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BAFTA Ones to Watch Award Winner in 2015: Chambara

12 March 2015

The talented team behind stunning game Chambara, was awards the BAFTA Ones To Watch Award in 2015.

The BAFTA Ones To Watch Award in association with Dare to Be Digital, celebrates new talent and innovation in the video games industry. The 2015 nominated games were selected from those showcased at Dare ProtoPlay in August 2014. The games were selected on the basis of Innovation & Creativity, Market Potential and Use of Technology.  

The nominees; Overly Kinetic for Chambara, Too Mainstream for Sagittarius and Torque for Don't Walk: RUN! went head to head for the coveted title of BAFTA Ones to Watch Award at the British Academy Games Awards in 2015, with Overly Kinetic coming out on top and picking up the prize. 

WINNER: Chambara

Team​ name: Overly Kinetic

Game: Chambara
Members: Kevin Wong, Catherine Fox, Alec Faulkner, Esteban Fajardo, Thomas Hoffmann
Read our full interview with the team behind Chambara >


NOMINEE: Don't Walk: RUN!

Team​ name: Torque Studios

GameDon't Walk: RUN!
Members: Niall Taylor, Joseph Grainger, Oliver Reynolds-Duffy, Sean Barron and Alan Taylor
Read our full interview with the team behind Don't Walk: RUN! >

Don't Walk Run

NOMINEE: Sagittarius

Team​ name: Too Mainstream

Game: Sagittarius
Members: Vivek Deshpande, Anand Navaneetha Raja, Ashik Sharief, Shashank Chavan, Karthikeyan Dhandapani 
Read our full interview with the team behind Sagittarius >

About the Award

Dare to Digital's Dare ProtoPlay event, fifteen teams are selected as finalists, with a panel of industry experts selecting their top three games. The teams then become the sole nominees for the BAFTA Ones to Watch Award. 

Previous Winners The Ones To Watch Award has been running since 2007. Check out which games have won over the years >