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Journey wins Game of the Year at D.I.C.E. Awards


9:00 PM on 02.07.2013



[Update: The show is over! Check below for a recap of all the winners. We'll be posting clips of the show as they become available.

The 16th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards are live tonight, and will be starting at any moment. These things never start on time! You can tune and see who will win Game of the Year, and any of the other of dozens of awards going out tonight. Seriously, there's around two dozen categories here.

Journey, a game which sent thatgamecompany through bankruptcy, is up for the most awards tonight with 11 nominations, including Game of the Year. All the award categories and nominations are listed below, and we'll be updating the post throughout the show to reflect who's won what.

Game of the Year

  • Borderlands 2 
  • Far Cry 3 
  • Journey  (Winner!)
  • The Walking Dead 
  • XCOM: Enemy Unknown 

Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction

  • Journey (Winner!)
  • Dishonored 
  • Far Cry 3 
  • The Unfinished Swan 
  • The Walking Dead

Outstanding Achievement in Online Gameplay

  • Borderlands 2
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II
  • Diablo III
  • Halo 4
  • Journey  (Winner!)

Outstanding Innovation in Gaming

  • Journey (Winner!)
  • Nintendo Land 
  • Sound Shapes 
  • The Unfinished Swan 
  • The Walking Dead 

Downloadable Game of the Year

  • Fez
  • Journey
  • Mark of the Ninja
  • The Unfinished Swan
  • The Walking Dead (Winner!)

Handheld Game of the Year

  • Gravity Rush
  • Paper Mario Sticker Star (Winner!)
  • Resident Evil Revelations
  • Sound Shapes
  • Uncharted: Golden Abyss

Mobile Game of the Year

  • Fairway Solitaire 
  • Hero Academy (Winner!)
  • Horn 
  • Rayman Jungle Run

Web Based Game of the Year

  • Bingo Bash
  • Burrito Bison Revenge
  • CityVille 2
  • Sim City Social (Winner!)
  • Song Pop

Action Game of the Year

  • Borderlands 2 (Winner!)
  • Far Cry 3 
  • Halo 4 
  • Hitman: Absolution 
  • Sleeping Dogs 

Adventure Game of the Year

  • Assassin's Creed III 
  • Darksiders II 
  • Dishonored 
  • New Super Mario Bros. Wii U 
  • The Walking Dead (Winner!)

Casual Game of the Year

  • Fairway Solitaire
  • Journey (Winner!)
  • Puzzle Craft
  • Rayman Jungle Run
  • Sound Shapes

Family Game of the Year

  • Dance Central 3
  • Just Dance 4
  • LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
  • Nintendo Land
  • Skylanders Giants (Winner!)

Fighting Game of the Year

  • Persona 4 Arena
  • PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale (Winner!)
  • Soulcalibur V
  • Street Fighter X Tekken
  • Tekken Tag Tournament 2
Racing Game of the Year
  • Forza Horizon
  • Little Big Planet Karting
  • MotorStorm RC
  • Need for Speed Most Wanted (Winner!)
  • Trials: Evolution

Role-Playing/Massively Multiplayer Game of the Year

  • Diable III
  • Dust: An Elysian Tale
  • Guild Wars 2
  • Mass Effect 3 (Winner!)
  • Torchlight 2

Sports Game of the Year

  • FIFA Soccer 13 (Winner!)
  • MLB The Show 2012
  • NBA 2K13

Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year

  • FTL
  • Minecraft 360
  • Orcs Must Die 2
  • Total War: Shogun 2 - Fall of the Samurai
  • XCOM: Enemy Unknown (Winner!)

Outstanding Achievement in Animation

  • Assassin's Creed III (Winner!)
  • Far Cry 3
  • Hitman: Absolution
  • Mark of the Ninja
  • Uncharted: Golden Abyss

Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction

  • Borderlands 2
  • Dishonored
  • Far Cry 3
  • Halo 4
  • Journey (Winner!)

Outstanding Character Performance

  • Borderlands 2: Tiny Tina
  • Far Cry 3: Vaas Montenegro
  • Halo 4: Cortana
  • Mass Effect 3: Female Commander Shepard
  • The Walking Dead: Lee Everett (Winner!)

Outstanding Achievement in Connectivity

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II
  • Halo 4 (Winner!)
  • Nike+ Kinect Training

Outstanding Achievement in Gameplay Engineering

  • Dishonored
  • Gravity Rush
  • Journey
  • The Walking Dead
  • XCOM: Enemy Unknown (Winner!)

Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition

  • Diablo III
  • Far Cry 3
  • Journey (Winner!)
  • Mass Effect 3
  • World Of Warcraft Mists Of Pandaria

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design

  • Assassin's Creed III
  • Diablo III
  • Journey (Winner!)
  • Medal of Honor: Warfighter
  • Syndicate

Outstanding Achievement in Story

  • Dishonored
  • Journey
  • Sleeping Dogs
  • Spec Ops: The Line
  • The Walking Dead (Winner!)

Outstanding Achievement in Visual Engineering

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II
  • Halo 4 (Winner!)
  • Hitman: Absolution
  • Need for Speed Most Wanted
  • Total War: SHOGUN 2- Fall of the Samurai





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