Posted by: Edward Fairclough | March 16, 2011

[UPDATE] My BAFTA predictions (with winners)

[UPDATE] So yeah, I made 7 correct predictions out of, err, 16. Also, a huge congratulations to Peter Molyneux, who was awarded the prestigious BAFTA Academy Fellowship Award for be an utter gaming legend. Well done, sir!


It’s that time of year again where the best developers get credit for their games from the past year. So, here’s my predictions. Are they accurate predictions? probably not, but who cares. If you reading this your probably just killing time anyway…

Just to note, these aren’t what I want to win, it’s what I think will win.

(In alphabetical order)

Action: (prediction) Assassins Creed: Brotherhood – (Winner) Assassins Creed: Brotherhood

Artistic Achievement: (prediction) LIMBO – (Winner) God of War 3

Best Game: (prediction) Heavy Rain – (Winner) Mass Effect 2

Family: (prediction) Kinect Adventures – (Winner) Kinect sports

Gameplay: (prediction) Assassins Creed: Brotherhood – (Winner) Super Mario Galaxy 2

Handheld: (prediction) Professor Layton and the Lost Future – (Winner) Cut the Rope

Multiplayer: (prediction) Call of Duty: Black Ops – (Winner) Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit

Original Music: (prediction) Heavy Rain /Normand Corbeil – (Winner) Heavy Rain / Normand Corbeil

Social Network Game: (prediction) Bejeweled Blitz –  (Winner) My Empire

Sport: (prediction) F1 2010 – (Winner) F1 2010

Story: (prediction) Heavy Rain – (Winner) Heavy Rain

Strategy: (prediction) Plants v Zombies XBLA – (Winner) Civilisation 5

Technical Innovation: (prediction) Heavy Rain – (Winner) Heavy Rain

Use of Audio: (prediction) Battlefield: Bad Company 2 – (Winner) Battlefield: Bad Company 2

BAFTA’s Ones to Watch Award: (prediction) Twang – (Winner) Twang

GAME Award: (prediction) Red Dead Redemption – (Winner) Call of Duty: Black Ops


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