Mario Galaxy scoops BAFTA Best Game

Call of Duty 4 a big winner too

Super Mario Galaxy walked away with the Best Game award at last night's BAFTA ceremony.


The Wii exclusive title fought off competition from Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Fable II, Fallout 3, Grand Theft Auto IV and Rock Band to take the prize.

Call of Duty 4 received the most gongs though, winning Gameplay and Story & Character awards, as well as being named the public's game of choice.

Here's the full list of winners:

  • Best Game
    Super Mario Galaxy (Nintendo)
  • Action and Adventure
    Fable II (Lionhead/Microsoft)
  • Artistic Achievement
    LittleBigPlanet (Media Molecule/Sony)
  • Casual
    Boom Blox (EA LA/EA)
  • Gameplay
    Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (Infinity Ward/Activision)
  • Handheld
    Professor Layton and the Curious Village (Level-5/Nintendo)
  • Multiplayer
    Left 4 Dead (Valve)
  • Original Score
    Dead Space (EA)
  • Sports
    Race Driver: Grid (Codemasters)
  • Strategy
    Sid Meier's Civilisation Revolution (Firaxis Games/2K Games)
  • Story and Character
    Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (Infinity Ward/Activision)
  • Technical Achievement
    Spore (EA Montreal/EA)
  • Use of Audio
    Dead Space (EA)
  • BAFTA Ones to Watch Award
    Boro-Toro (Adam Westwood, Graham Ranson, Yves Wheeler, Matthew Booton, Owen Schwehr/DarkMatter Designs
  • GAME Award of 2008
    Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (Infinity Ward/Activision)