BAFTA Video Game Awards: Heavy Rain is Biggest Winner

Back in February we brought you a list of games that had been nominated for the Best Game award at this year’s BAFTA Video Game Awards. If you read our previous article, you will know that Heavy Rain, Call of Duty: Black Ops, Red Dead Redemption and Mass Effect 2 were among the said nominees.

As many of you will know the ceremony took place last night in London, which of course means that we can now bring you the results. According to a recent article at, the film noir-inspired Heavy Rain became the biggest winner of the night, picking up a total of three gongs.

Unfortunately, the award for Best Game wasn’t among them. The PlayStation 3-exclusive did however pick up awards for Best Story, Technical Innovation and Original Music. In the meantime, the award for Best Game was given to BioWare’s action role-playing title Mass Effect 2.

Call of Duty: Black Ops didn’t go without an award either. The hugely popular first-person shooter was awarded the Game trophy, which is the only award that is voted for by the general public. The Best Family Game award went to Kinect Sports, while Cut the Rope won the award for Best Handheld Game.

Are you happy that Mass Effect 2 won the Best Game Award?

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Written by Tina Chubb

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