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Tim Schafer wins the BAFTA Games Fellowship Award 2018

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Tim Schafer, founder of Double Fine Productions, wins the BAFTA Games Fellowship Award at the BAFTA Games Awards 2018.

Ex-Lucasarts genius, Tim Schafer  accepted the BAFTA Games Fellowship Award on Thursday in London.  Tim brought us classics such as Full Throttle, Grim Fandango and Day of the Tentacle to name a few.  Schafer said:

“It’s kind of bewildering,” he says modestly, “because there’s nothing quite like this in America. It’s not like just being awarded with something, more like being welcomed into something. I enjoy that feeling.”

Tim Schafer founded Double Find Productions which has brought us fine games such as The Cave and Broken Age.

On the night, Giant Sparrow's What Remains of Edith Finch was crowned Best Game while Hell Blade picked up five awards.  List of winners are:

Best Game: What Remains of Edith Finch

Original Property: Horizon Zero Dawn

Music: Cuphead

Game Design: Super Mario Odyssey

Evolving Game: Overwatch

Narrative: Night In The Woods

Game Beyond Entertainment: Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice

Debut Game: Gorogoa

Family: Super Mario Odyssey

Mobile Game: Golf Clash

Artistic Achievement: Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice

Multiplayer: Divinity: Original Sin 2

Audio Achievement: Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice

Game Innovation: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

British Game: Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice

Performer: Melina Juergens as Senua in Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice

You can watch the Fellowship Award ceremony below:

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