Splatoon missed its shot this time

Nintendo has had some BAFTA wins to celebrate over the years, but the UK awards left the big N empty handed this year. In addition to the absence of any 3DS games in the Mobile & Handheld category, both Super Mario Maker and Splatoon missed out in their categories.

You can see the relevant results (winners in bold) below:


Game Innovation

  • Everybody's Gone To The Rapture
  • Her Story - WINNER
  • Life is Strange
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  • Splatoon
  • Until Dawn


  • Destiny: The Taken King
  • Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime
  • Rocket League - WINNER
  • Splatoon
  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow 6 Seige
  • World of Warships

Original Property

  • Everybody's Gone To The Rapture
  • Her Story
  • Life is Strange
  • Ori and the Blind Forest
  • Splatoon
  • Until Dawn - WINNER

It's a shame that Nintendo's titles missed out, though both have picked up multiple Game of the Year awards in various categories in recent months. We give our congratulations to all of the BAFTA winners, with the full list at the link below.

[source awards.bafta.org]