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Batman: Arkham Asylum Wins Best Game Award

Batman Arkham AsylumThe 2010 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Video Games Award ended on Friday night (March 19) with Batman: Arkham Asylum winning the prize for best game of 2010. Batman beat Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, Assassin’s Creed 2, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, FIFA 10 and Left 4 Dead 2 to win the award.

Uncharted 2, however, bounced back to win four other awards– best action, original score, best story and use of audio. The gamers’ (vote) award, sponsored by high-street store Game, went to Modern Warfare 2 – the biggest selling game of all time due to its 2009 sales record.

The biggest disappointment of the night, however, was Assassin’s Creed 2, which won none the seven categories it was nominated for. The Full List of the 2010 BAFTA Video Games Awards is presented below:

  • Best Game – Batman: Arkham Asylum
  • Action – Uncharted 2
  • Gameplay – Batman: Arkham Asylum
  • Family and Social – Wii Sports Resort
  • Sports – Fifa 10
  • Story and Character – Uncharted 2
  • Strategy – Empire: Total War
  • Best use of Audio – Uncharted 2
  • New Talent – Shrunk
  • Multiplayer – Left 4 Dead 2
  • Original Score – Uncharted 2
  • Handheld – LittleBigPlanet
  • Artistic Achievement – Flower
  • Use of Online – FIFA 10

Talking Point

Do you agree with the above winners’ list or are they any games you feel do not deserve to be included?

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