BAFTA Awards: The Last of Us wins Game of the Year and four more awards

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 12 March 2014 19:18 GMT

The BAFTA Games Awards took place this evening with Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us walking away with a Game of the Year award and three more.

Nominees this year included The Last of Us with ten nominations; Grand Theft Auto 5 with nine awards, and Tearaway with eight.

The Last of Us won not only Game of the Year (Best Game) but awards for: Action and Adventure, Story, Audio Achievement, and Ashley Johnson for her portrayal of Ellie in the game.

Grand Theft Auto creators Dan and Sam Houser, Leslie Benzies and Aaron Garbut will also received the BAFTA Fellowship this evening presented to them by Hideo Kojima.

GTA 5 and Tearaway both won three awards each.

The full list of winners is below:

  • Game of the Year: The Last of Us
  • Action and Adventure – The Last of Us
  • British Game: Grand Theft Auto 5
  • Original Music:BioShock Infinite
  • Story: The Last of Us
  • Strategy and Simulation – Papers, Please
  • Artistic Achievement: Tearaway
  • Audio Achievement: The Last of Us
  • Sports: FIFA 14
  • Family: Tearaway
  • Game Innovation: Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
  • Mobile & Handheld: Tearaway
  • Ones to Watch: Size DOES Matter
  • Game Design: Grand Theft Auto 5
  • Multiplayer: Grand Theft Auto 5
  • Debut Game: Gone Home
  • Performer: Ashley Johnson – The Last of Us

VG247’s Sam Clay hit up folks on the red carpet as they arrived, so you’ll want to look at the video above for insights.

You can watch the live stream via Twitch below.

Watch live video from Bafta on www.twitch.tv

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