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Call of Duty 4 scoops three BAFTAs

New EA titles Dead Space, Spore and Boom Blox also pick up masks at UK awards ceremony

Activision and Infinity Ward's Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare has picked up three accolades at the BAFTA Video Game Awards.

The game, first released in 2007, picked up the Gameplay, Story & Character and the GAME Award of 2008 – the last voted for by over 60,000 users of the GAME website.

Electronic Arts was also a big winner at the event in London, as new IP Dead Space picked up both awards in the audio categories, Boom Blox was voted best Casual title, and Spore won the Technical Achievement mask.

Nintendo's Mario Galaxy picked up the Best Game award and DS title Professor Layton and the Curious Village took away the Handheld gong.

The critically acclaimed LittleBigPlanet received the Artistic Achievement award, while Fable II took Action & Adventure.

The full list of winners follows:

ACTION & ADVENTURE: Fable II

ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENT: LittleBigPlanet

BEST GAME: Super Mario Galaxy

CASUAL: Boom Blox

GAMEPLAY: Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

HANDHELD: Professor Layton and the Curious Village

MULTIPLAYER: Left 4 Dead

ORIGINAL SCORE: Dead Space

SPORTS: Race Driver: GRID

STRATEGY: Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution

STORY AND CHARACTER: Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT: Spore

USE OF AUDIO: Dead Space

BAFTA ONE'S TO WATCH AWARD in association with Dare to Be Digital: Boro-Toro

GAME Award of 2008: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

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