What Remains of Edith Finch Takes Best Game at BAFTA Awards

What Remains of Edith Finch Takes Best Game at BAFTA Awards 1

The 2018 BAFTA awards were last night and the air was filled with anticipation on what games would receive awards. While several games were recognized for their innovation and beauty, it was What Remains of Edith Finch that took the best game of 2018.

Other games like Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice and Super Mario Odyssey were also awarded artistic achievement and game design. The night was not filled with only game awards, however, various films like Coco, The Shape of Water and Blade Runner 2049 were also given awards.

Here is a complete list of who won at BAFTA 2018:


Artistic Achievement – Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

Game Design – Super Mario Odyssey

Audio Achievement – HellBlade: Senua’s Sacrifice

Game Innovation – Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Best game – What Remains of Edith Finch

Mobile Game – Golf Clash

British Game – HellBlade: Senua’s Sacrifice

Multiplayer – Divinity: Original Sin 2

Debut Game – Gorogoa

Music – Cuphead

Evolving Game – Overwatch

Narrative – Night in the Woods

Family – Super Mario Odyssey

Original Property – Horizon Zero Dawn

Fellowship – Tim Schafer

Performer – Melina Juergens (Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice)

Game Beyond Entertainment – HellBlade: Senua’s Sacrifice


Adapted Screenplay – Call Me By Your Name (James Ivory)

Leading Actor – Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour)

Animated Film – Coco (Lee Unkrich, Darla K. Anderson)

Leading Actress – Frances McDormand (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri)

Best Film – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (Graham Broadbent, Pete Czernin, Martin McDonagh)

Makeup and Hair – Darkest Hour (David Malinowski, Ivana Primorac, Lucy Sibbick, Kazukiro Tsuji)

British Short Animation – Poles Apart (Paloma Baeza, Ser En Low)

Original Music – Shape of Water (Alexandre Desplat)

British Short Film – Cowboy Dave (Colin O’Toole, Jonas Mortensen)

Original Screenplay – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (Martin McDonagh)

Cinematography – Blade Runner 2049 (Roger Deakins)

Outstanding British Film – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (Martin McDonagh, Graham Broadbent, Pete Czernin)

Costume Design – Phantom Thread (Mark Bridges)

Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer – I am Not a Witch (Rungano Nyoni, Emily Morgan)

Director – The Shape of Water (Guillermo Del Toro)

Documentary – I am Not Your Negro (Raoul Peck)

Production Design – The Shape of Water (Paul Austerberry, Jeff Melvin, Shane Vieau)

EE Rising Star – Daniel Kaluuya

Sound – Dunkirk (Alex Gibson, Richard King, Gregge Landaker, Gary A. Rizzo, Mark Weingarten)

Editing – Baby Driver (Jonathan Amos, Paul Machliss)

Film Not in The English Language – The Handmaiden (Park Chan-Wook, Syd Lim)

Special Visual Effects – Blade Runner 2049 (Richard R. Hoover, Paul Lambert, Gerd Nefzer, John Nelson)

Supporting Actor – Sam Rockwell (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri)

Supporting Actress – Allison Janney (I, Tonya)

Liked this article and want to read more like it? Check out Michael Koczwara’s Inside Takes Four Awards at the BAFTA Games Awards and Victoria Brown’s Journey top BAFTA Nominations.

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