Overwatch Wins DICE Game of the Year; DICE Awards Roundup

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The DICE Awards took place in Las Vegas last night and it was a pretty good day for Blizzard and Naughty Dog as well. Blizzard racked up a total of four trophies; Outstanding Achievement in Game Design, Outstanding Achievement in Online Gameplay, Action Game of the Year, and the big one, Game of the Year, for Overwatch.

Naughty Dog and Sony also managed to get four awards for Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, while  Playdead ended up receiving three awards for Inside.




The D.I.C.E. Awards also honored Bethesda’s Todd Howard, the Fallout and Elder Scrolls director as the 22nd member of the AIAS Hall of Fame.

For the complete list of nominees check out the list below. (Winners in bold)

Game of the Year

  • Battlefield 1
  • Inside
  • Overwatch
  • Pokemon Go
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction

  • 1979 Revolution: Black Friday
  • Battlefield 1
  • Inside
  • The Last Guardian
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Outstanding Achievement in Game Design

  • I Expect You to Die
  • Inside
  • Overwatch
  • Owlboy
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Outstanding Achievement in Online Gameplay

  • Battlefield 1
  • Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
  • Overwatch
  • Titanfall 2
  • The Division

Handheld Game of the Year

  • Dragon Quest Builders
  • Fire Emblem Fates
  • Kirby: Planet Robobot
  • Pokemon Sun and Moon
  • Severed

Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year

  • The Banner Saga 2
  • Deus Ex Go
  • Fire Emblem Fates
  • Civilization VI
  • XCOM 2

Sports Game of the Year

  • FIFA 17
  • Madden NFL 17
  • MLB The Show 16
  • NBA 2K17
  • Steep

RPG/Massively Multiplayer Game of the Year

  • Dark Souls III
  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
  • Hyper Light Drifter
  • The Division
  • World of Warcraft: Legion

Racing Game of the Year

  • Forza Horizon 3
  • Driveclub VR

Fighting Game of the Year

  • EA Sports UFC 2
  • Guilty Gear Xrd – Revelator
  • Killer Instinct Season 3
  • Pokken Tournament
  • Street Fighter V

Family Game of the Year

  • Dragon Quest Builders
  • Lego Star Wars The Force Awakens
  • Ratchet & Clank
  • Rock Band Rivals
  • Super Mario Maker 3DS

Immersive Reality Game of the Year

  • SUPERHOT VR
  • Eagle Flight
  • I Expect You To Die
  • The Lab
  • Job Simulator

Outstanding Technical Achievement

  • Battlefield 1
  • No Man’s Sky
  • Overwatch
  • Titanfall 2
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Outstanding Achievement in Story

  • Firewatch
  • Inside
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
  • Oxenfree
  • That Dragon, Cancer

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design

  • Battlefield 1
  • Inside
  • The Last Guardian
  • Quantum Break
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition

  • Doom
  • Abzu
  • Battlefield 1
  • The Last Guardian
  • Titanfall 2

Outstanding Achievement in Character

  • Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare – Reyes
  • Firewatch – Delilah
  • Firewatch – Henry
  • The Last Guardian – Trico
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – Nathan Drake

Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction

  • Battlefield 1
  • Firewatch
  • Inside
  • The Last Guardian
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Outstanding Achievement in Animation

  • Inside
  • The Last Guardian
  • Overwatch
  • Street Fighter V
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

D.I.C.E. Sprite Award

  • 1979 Revolution: Black Friday
  • Firewatch
  • Inside
  • Superhot
  • That Dragon, Cancer

Adventure Game of the Year

  • Firewatch
  • Inside
  • King’s Quest: The Complete Collection
  • The Last Guardian
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Action Game of the Year

  • Battlefield 1
  • Doom
  • Gears of War 4
  • Overwatch
  • Titanfall 2

Mobile Game of the Year

  • Clash Royale
  • Crashlands
  • Gardenscapes – New Acres
  • Pokemon Go
  • Reigns

Immersive Reality Technical Achievement

  • Eagle Flight
  • I Expect You To Die
  • Job Simulator
  • Tilt Brush
  • SUPERHOT VR