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‘The Last of Us’ Dominates BAFTA Games Awards

LONDON — California-based Naughty Dog’s “The Last of Us,” a post-apocalyptic story of love and loss among the last survivors of humanity, dominated the BAFTA Game Awards in London Wednesday.

It took home five prizes: Action & Adventure, Audio Achievement, Best Game, Story (Bruce Straley, Neil Druckmann), and Performer, which was presented to Ashley Johnson for her role as Ellie.

Rockstar Games’ “Grand Theft Auto V” won in the British Game, Game Design and Multiplayer categories. Rockstar also received the BAFTA Fellowship.

Media Molecule’s “Tearaway” won awards for Artistic Achievement, Family, and Mobile and Handheld.

BAFTA GAMES AWARDS
BEST GAME
The Last of Us
Development Team

DEBUT GAME
Gone Home
Development Team

GAME DESIGN
Grand Theft Auto V
Development Team

GAME INNOVATION
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
Development Team

AUDIO ACHIEVEMENT
The Last of Us
Development Team

ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENT
Tearaway
Development Team

ORIGINAL MUSIC
BioShock Infinite
James Bonney, Garry Schyman

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PERFORMER
Ashley Johnson (Ellie)
The Last of Us

STORY
The Last of Us
Bruce Straley, Neil Druckmann

ACTION AND ADVENTURE
The Last of Us
Development Team

MOBILE & HANDHELD
Tearaway
Development Team

MULTIPLAYER
Grand Theft Auto V
Development Team

SPORTS
FIFA 14
Development Team

STRATEGY AND SIMULATION
Papers, Please
Lucas Pope

FAMILY
Tearaway
Development Team

BAFTA ONES TO WATCH AWARD
Size DOES Matter
Mattis Delerud, Silje Dahl, Lars Andersen, Trond Fasteraune, Nick La Rooy

BRITISH GAME
Grand Theft Auto V
Development Team

BAFTA FELLOWSHIP
Rockstar Games

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