Wii Sports hits home run at games BAFTAs

Looks like the Wii isn’t just a winner at the checkout in Woolies – at the British Academy Video Game Awards (BAVGAs?) last night the cons

Looks like the Wii isn’t just a winner at the checkout in Woolies – at the British Academy Video Game Awards (BAVGAs?) last night the console’s best game so far, Wii Sports – and the one that had the Stuff team nursing injuries for weeks after launch – took home no less than six of the 13 gongs.The motion sensitive sport ‘em up – which lets you play tennis (pictured), golf, baseball, bowling and boxing – has propelled the Wii to a comfortable lead in the cut throat console sales battle and last night cemented its status as the country’s favourite with awards in the Innovation, Strategy and Simulation, Gameplay, Sports, Casual and Mulitplayer categories.Elsewhere, Xbox 360’s Blade Runner-meets-Atlantis first person shooter, Bioshock, pipped Guitar Hero II to win Best Game, while Artistic Achievement went to the anime-style, Watercolour Challenge/wolf simulator, Okami on PS2.For a full list of winners take a peep at the BAVGA website.Essentials Product name Price: £100 On sale: Now Contact: BAVGA Related stories: Goodbye Xbox 360 Core, hello Arcade Wii Lightsaber coming to the UK Sony launches cut price PS3 – see our exclusive video