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Composers Austin Wintory and Cliff Martinez were among the nominees in the Music category, but who took the award home? We spoke to the industry's finest...
We went to the Bafta Games Awards and spoke to some interesting folks
Everyone was keen to discuss the role of music in video games, like Ashley Johnson, who herself picked up an award for Best Performer for her portrayal of Ellie in The Last Of Us. According to her, Gustavo Santaolalla's score for the blockbuster game helps to give the audience "the feels".
The Best Music category was a toughie
The nominees included Austin Wintory for his work on The Banner Saga and Garry Schyman for Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor (FYI: Garry Schyman also composed incidental music for The A-Team. Let's just take a moment to think about that and silently thank him), but in the end it was former Red Hot Chilli Pepper Cliff Martinez who took the gong home for his score for Far Cry 4. Here's Clark Davis, who also worked on the game:
Meanwhile, in the Audio Achievement category...
With the music category sewn up, it was time to get technical: the award for Audio Achievement was taken by the team for Alien: Isolation, a flippin'-scary horror game based on the legendary Alien saga. We spoke to Andrea Deck, the voice of Amanda Ripley in the game.
Hear the Bafta-winners and more on Saturday Night At The Movies
Listen and take part in the conversation from 5pm on Saturday. Here's Andrew Collins to tee it up: