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Uncharted 4 wins top prize at Baftas, but loses out on everything else

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, the epic conclusion to Naughty Dog’s Nathan Drake saga, has taken the top honour at Thursday night’s Bafta Games Awards.

The Indiana Jones-inspired title won the overall Game of the Year gong, but fell short in all seven other categories in which it was nominated.

Related: Uncharted 4 review

Other big winners were the restaurant game Overcook, which won Best British Game and Best Family Game, while the puzzle-based platformer Inside notched four awards – it won awards for original property, artistic achievement, game design and narrative.

The other notable award winners included Overwatch for Best Multiplayer, and Rocket League, which took home the Best Evolving Games Bafta.

Naturally, Pokémon Go took the Best Mobile Game, while Clash Royale won the Bafta for E-Sports.

The full list of winners is as follows:

  • Best game:    Uncharted 4
  • British game:    Overcooked
  • Narrative:  Inside
  • Game design:   Inside
  • E-sports:    Clash Royale
  • Mobile:    Pokemon Go
  • Family:    Overcooked
  • Multiplayer:    Overwatch
  • Performer:    Cissy Jones – Firewatch
  • Ones to watch:    Among the stones
  • Artistic achievement:    Inside
  • Debut game:    Firewatch
  • Game innovation:    That Dragon, Cancer
  • Audio achievement:    The Last Guardian
  • Music:    Virginia
  • Original property:    Inside
  • Evolving game:    Rocket League
  • Special award:    Brenda Romero

In the TrustedReviews Awards last November, Overwatch earned the Best Game title, beating out Uncharted 4 and Forza Horizon 3.

Do you agree with the Academy’s selections? Do you, like us, believe Overwatch deserved the top honour? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

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