In pictures: Bafta video games awards' 2013 winners

image captionThe 2013 Bafta Games awards were hosted by comedian Dara O'Briain for the fifth year running.
image captionDishonored - which is set in a steampunk themed plague ridden British town - took the top prize of Best Game. Gamers play a bodyguard-turned-assassin who seeks revenge on members of a conspiracy which framed him for murder.
image captionThe team behind Dishonored thanked their colleagues in the US and France. One of the executives then jokingly apologised to Brits for the way the game's name had been spelt.
image captionDesert-crossing PlayStation title Journey snapped up the most awards. Its five prize tally included Game Design, Online Multiplayer, Original Music, Artistic Achievement and Audio Achievement.
image captionGiant Sparrow secured the Best Debut prize with its deliberately surreal title The Unfinished Swan. It involves exploring an unfinished world with the help of a magic paintbrush.
image captionGabe Newell was made a fellow of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. His firm Valve is responsible for the Half Life, Portal and Left for Dead franchises as well as the Steam video games marketplace.
image captionTelltale Games' The Walking Dead spin-off won Best Story and the Mobile & Handheld awards. The developer is now working on a second series of episodes.
image captionUbisoft's Far Cry 3 won best Action title. The open-world game has been praised for offering gamers more freedom than is typically found in shooters.
image captionFireproof Studios snapped up the British Game prize with The Room. Close to two million copies have been sold for Apple's iOS devices.
image captionThe Room's Guildford-based developers say they are working on a sequel to their puzzler.
image captionThe indie title Thomas Was Alone secured a Bafta award for its narrator Danny Wallace. His delivery of its pithy lines helped give life to the title's minimalist characters which are represented by simple polygon shapes.
image captionWriter and TV presenter Danny Wallace was Thomas Was Alone's narrator. He had previously voiced a character in the Assassin's Creed series - a job he secured at one of Bafta's previous events.
image captionLego Batman 2: DC Heroes won the Family prize, pipping stablemate Lego Lord of the Rings to the post.
image captionXcom: Enemy Unknown topped the Strategy category. It is the latest sequel to UFO: Enemy Unknown - a game released back in 1994 when the Commodore Amiga and original PlayStation were among the platforms supported.
image captionDavid Braben - who helped create the classic video game Elite - caused a moment of unscripted hilarity when he muddled up the name of his co-presenter.
image captionDevelopers at Kind of a Big Deal were named Ones To Watch after they created Starcrossed as part of a video games competition held last summer in Dundee.
image captionThe music quiz game SongPop by Freshplanet celebrated winning Online Browser game of the year. Facebook had previously said its users had rated it the top game on the social network.
image captionFormer world number one tennis player Boris Becker introduced the Sports/Fitness category. He subsequently found himself the butt of several jokes.
image captionNew Star Soccer took the Sports prize. The football career smartphone game was inspired by 1986's ZX Spectrum title Footballer of the Year, and began as a bedroom hobby. Its success has allowed developer Simon Read to quit his day job.

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