LEGO Batman wins Best Videogame at the 2008 Children’s BAFTA’s

December 1, 2008

ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCE LEGO Batman wins Best Videogame at the 2008 Children’s

Warner Bros. Interactive
Entertainment are pleased to announce that LEGO Batman: The Videogame has won a
prestigious Children’s BAFTA Award for Best Videogame 2008.

Developer TT Games was snapped up by
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment in 2007 and has since had a hugely
successful 2008 seeing the release of LEGO Indiana Jones and LEGO Batman: The

TT Games beat stiff competition from
Nintendo’s Mario Kart Wii and Professor Layton and the Curious Village to scoop
the top prize at the Children’s BAFTA Awards. Only four titles were short-listed
for the award two of which were titles developed by TT Games – LEGO Batman: The
Videogame and Guinness World Records: The Videogame.

“We’re absolutely delighted; it’s a
very special accolade for the whole team” said TT Games head of production
Jonathan Smith.

“To get this acknowledgment, here in
our home country of the UK, to be acknowledged by the British Academy for the
work that everyone’s done on LEGO Batman, was really thrilling.”

Spencer Crossley, head of videogames
UK at Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment said, “We extremely happy for
everyone at TT Games. They have brought to life two great brands through
fantastic game play and lots of humour which works perfectly for children.”

About LEGO Batman: The Videogame

LEGO Batman: The Videogame is the
latest game from the award-winning team behind the LEGO Star Wars series of
games. With trademark LEGO fun and charm, the game takes you into the world of
the ultimate crime-fighting hero. LEGO Batman: The Videogame brings the
one-and-only Caped Crusader to life in a completely original storyline. Players
will take control of the Dynamic Duo, Batman and Robin, to fight Gotham City’s
most notorious criminals including The Joker, The Penguin, Catwoman, Scarecrow,
Killer Croc and many more. The criminals have broken out of Arkham Asylum and
are set to wreak havoc on the city.