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Last Of Us, Tearaway, Grand Theft Auto V Win Big At The BAFTA Awards

The Last of Us took home five BAFTA trophies last night, earning awards in half of the categories it was nominated in, including Game of the Year. Media Molecule's Tearaway and Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto V followed close by, taking home three prizes each.

In addition to winning the Best Game in 2014 category, Naughty Dog's game earned awards for Best Story, Audio Achievement, and Best Action and Adventure Game, while actress Ashley Johnson took home the Best Performer prize for her portrayal of Ellie.

Here's the complete list of winners and nominees.

Best Game in 2014
WINNER The Last of Us
Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag
Grand Theft Auto V
Papers, Please
Super Mario 3D World
Tearaway

British Game in 2014
WINNER Grand Theft Auto V
Tearaway
The Room Two
Lego Marvel Super Heroes
Gunpoint
DmC Devil May Cry

Debut Game in 2014
WINNER Gone Home
The Stanley Parable
Remember Me
Gunpoint
Castles in the Sky
Badland

Action And Adventure in 2014
WINNER The Last of Us
Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag
Badland
Grand Theft Auto V
Lego Marvel Super Heroes
Tomb Raider

Artistic Achievement in 2014
WINNER Tearaway
Beyond: Two Souls
BioShock Infinite
Device 6
The Last of Us
Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch

Audio Achievement in 2014
WINNER The Last of Us
Battlefield 4
BioShock Infinite
Device 6
Grand Theft Auto V
Tomb Raider

Family in 2014
WINNER Tearaway
Animal Crossing: New Leaf
Super Mario 3D World
Skylanders Swap Force
Rayman Legends
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

Game Design in 2014
WINNER Grand Theft Auto V
Tomb Raider
Tearaway
Papers, Please
The Last of Us
Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag

Game Innovation in 2014
WINNER Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
Grand Theft Auto V
Papers, Please
The Stanley Parable
Tearaway
Year Walk

Mobile & Handheld in 2014
WINNER Tearaway
Badland
Device 6
Plants vs. Zombies 2
Ridiculous Fishing
The Room Two

Multiplayer in 2014
WINNER Grand Theft Auto V
World of Tanks
Super Mario 3D World
The Last of Us
Dota 2
Battlefield 4

Original Music in 2014
WINNER BioShock Infinite
Tearaway
Super Mario 3D World
The Last of Us
Beyond: Two Souls
Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag

Performer in 2014
WINNER Ashley Johnson (Ellie) – The Last of Us
Courtnee Draper (Elizabeth) – BioShock Infinite
Ellen Page (Jodie) – Beyond: Two Souls
Kevan Brighting (The Narrator) – The Stanley Parable
Steven Ogg (Trevor Phillips) – Grand Theft Auto V
Troy Baker (Joel) – The Last of Us

Sports in 2014
WINNER FIFA 14
F1 2013
NBA 2K14
GRID 2
Forza Motorsport 5
Football Manager 2014

Story in 2014
WINNER The Last of Us
The Stanley Parable
Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch
Grand Theft Auto V
Gone Home
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

Strategy And Simulation in 2014
WINNER Papers, Please
Civilization V: Brave New World
Democracy 3
Forza Motorsport 5
Surgeon Simulator 2013
XCOM: Enemy Within

BAFTA Ones To Watch Award in association with Dare to Be Digital in 2014
WINNER Size DOES Matter
Project Heera: Diamond Heist
The Unknown

Games | Fellowship in 2014
Rockstar Games

[Source: BAFTA Games]

 

Our Take
It was a great night for Sony, which published both The Last of Us and Tearaway. Looking at the list is a reminder of just how many remarkable (and wildly varying) games came out in 2013. Here's hoping that we can say the same thing next year, too.

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