Here is your round-up of the biggest video game news stories from the week, including the news from IBTimes UK's interview with Blizzard director Jeff Kaplan about Overwatch, its next hero, Doomfist and much more.

This week also saw Microsoft, with the help of Digital Foundry, reveal the full and final specs for its native 4K-capable Xbox One upgrade Project Scorpio, which is set to be the most powerful games console on the market.

Finally, there's all the headline news from this year's Bafta Game Awards, which took place in London's docklands this week.

Find out more below, and click through the headlines to read further.

IBTimes UK's interview with Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan

Let's talk about specs, baby... Xbox Project Scorpio details revealed

Hardware specialists Digital Foundry has exclusively lifted the lid on Microsoft's upgraded Xbox One console Project Scorpio, offering fans the first major news regarding the device since its announcement last year.

In doing so, it announced the complete and final specs for the new machine (below), and the big news from the announcement is that Scorpio will outperform Sony's 4K-enabled PS4 Pro in every way.

Complete specs: Project Scorpio vs Xbox One vs PS4 Pro

<th>CPU <th>GPU <th>Memory <th>Memory Bandwidth <th>Hard Drive <th>Optical Drive
Eight custom x86 cores clocked at 2.3GHzEight custom Jaguar cores clocked at 1.75GHzEight Jaguar cores clocked at 2.1GHz
40 customised compute units at 1172MHz12 GCN compute units at 853MHz (Xbox One S: 914MHz)36 improved GCN compute units at 911MHz
326GB/sDDR3: 68GB/s, ESRAM at max 204GB/s (Xbox One S: 219GB/s)218GB/s
1TB 2.5-inch500GB/1TB/2TB 2.5-inch1TB 2.5-inch
4K UHD Blu-rayBlu-ray (Xbox One S: 4K UHD)Blu-ray

Bafta Game Awards 2017

Inside was the big winner at this year's British Academy Game Awards in London, winning four awards but not the night's biggest prize. Best Game went to Naughty Dog's Uncharted 4, its only prize of the evening.

Playdead's acclaimed indie Inside, won for Best Game Design, Best Artistic Achievement, Best Narrative and Best Original Property.

Uncharted saw off competition from Inside, Overwatch, Titanfall 2, Stardew Valley and Firewatch to win the night's biggest prize.

Elsewhere local multiplayer favourite Overcooked was a surprising but popular victory, with wins in the Family Game and British Game categories. Firewatch claimed two awards as well, for Best Debut and Best Performer, for Cissy Jones.

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