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Her Story and Rapture clean up at 2016 BAFTA awards

The Chinese Room's moody adventure game Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture wowed the judges, as Her Story, from Sam Barlow, continued to rack up wins in this award season.

Tonight in London, the British Academy Games Awards were handed out by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts -- or BAFTA for short -- and while Fallout 4 won best game of the year, the real winners were Her Story and Everybody's Gone to the Rapture, which bagged numerous statuettes (the latter after leading nominations.)

This year, BAFTA also handed out its fellowship to Oculus VR CTO John Carmack, in honor of his contributions to the medium of video games.

The full list of winners is below -- notably, Her Story and Everybody's Gone to the Rapture each picked up three awards.

If you want to see pictures and (brief) videos from the event, check out the BAFTA Games Twitter account.

Artistic Achievement
Ori and the Blind Forest (Moon Studios)

Audio Achievement
Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture (The Chinese Room)

Best Game
Fallout 4 (Bethesda Game Studios)

British Game
Batman: Arkham Knight (Rocksteady Studios)

Debut Game
Her Story (Sam Barlow)

Rocket League (Psyonix) 

Game Design
Bloodborne (FromSoftware)

Game Innovation
Her Story (Sam Barlow)

Mobile & Handheld
Her Story (Sam Barlow)

Rocket League (Psyonix)

Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture (Jessica Curry/The Chinese Room)

Original Property
Until Dawn (Supermassive Games)

Merle Dandridge as Kate Collins In Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture

Persistent Game
Prison Architect (Introversion Software)

Rocket League (Psyonix)

Life is Strange (Dontnod Entertainment)

Bafta Ones to Watch Award, In Association with Dare to be Digital
Sundown (Mild Beast Games)

AMD eSports Audience Award
Smite (Hi-Rez Studios)

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