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Destiny wins top video games BAFTA

Friday, March 13, 2015 - 00:44

The big budget Destiny has been named as best game at 2015's BAFTA video game awards, but independent titles also triumphed. Edward Baran reports.

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Destiny was named as best game at the 2015 BAFTA video game awards on Thursday night. For some in the audience, Destiny's win was something of a surprise -- it had attracted mixed reviews and divides gamers. Accepting the top prize, the developer Bungie's president thanked the game's players. SOUNDBITE. David Braben, game developer, saying (English): "It's always a labour of love that we do because of the passion of the fans that play the game." Several other of the bigger budget nominees walked away without a prize, but independent games such as Minecraft and Monument Valley triumphed. The Last of Us: Left Behind won the Story and Performance categories. Best game design went to Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor.

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Destiny wins top video games BAFTA

Friday, March 13, 2015 - 00:44