[Update: It's over, see the full results below. The Last of Us won 10 of the 13 awards they were nominated for, including Game of the Year. Congrats, Naughty Dog!]
The 17th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards are happening live in Las Vegas right now. Felicia Day and Freddie Wong are hosting the show tonight, and we'll update this post as winners are announced for all the awards.
Check out the full list of nominees below. The big contender of the night is The Last of Us with 13 nominations. We'll be updating the post through the award show with the winners from each category.
Game of the Year Assassin's Creed: IV Black Flag Bioshock Infinite Grand Theft Auto V The Last of Us (Winner!) The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds
Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons Grand Theft Auto V Papers, Please Tearaway The Last of Us (Winner!)
Outstanding Innovation in Gaming Grand Theft Auto V Papers, Please Tearaway The Last of Us (Winner!) The Stanley Parable
Adventure Game of the Year Assassin's Creed: IV Black Flag Tearaway The Last of Us (Winner!) The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Tomb Raider
Action Game of the Year Battlefield 4 BioShock Infinite (Winner!) Dead Rising 3 DmC: Devil May Cry RESOGUN
Downloadable Game of the Year Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons (Winner!) Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon Gone Home Papers, Please The Stanley Parable
Online Game of the Year Battlefield 4 Borderlands 2 Diablo III The Last of Us World of Tanks (Winner!)
Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition Beyond: Two Souls BioShock Infinite (Winner!) Puppeteer rain Rayman Legends
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design Battlefield 4 BioShock Infinite God of War: Ascension Grand Theft Auto V The Last of Us (Winner!)
Outstanding Achievement in Story Beyond: Two Souls BioShock Infinite The Last of Us (Winner!) The Novelist Tomb Raider
Outstanding Character Performance Grand Theft Auto V - Trevor Ryse - Marius Titus The Last of Us - Ellie (Winner!) The last of Us - Joel The Stanley Parable - Narrator
Casual Game of the Year Candy Box Peggle 2 Plants VS Zombies 2 (Winner!) Rayman Fiesta Run Ridiculous Fishing
Role-Playing/Massively Multiplayer Game of the Year Diablo III (Winner!) Dota 2 Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Pokémon X & Y
Sports Game of the Year FIFA 14 (Winner!) Madden NFL 25 MLB 13 The Show NBA 2K14 NHL 14
Racing Game of the Year Forza Motorsport 5 (Winner!) Gran Turismo 6 Grid 2 Need for Speed Rivals Real Racing 3
Fighting Game of the Year Divekick Injustice: Gods Among Us (Winner!) Killer Instinct
Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year Europa Universalis 4 Fire Emblem: Awakening Sid Meier's Civilization V: Brave New World StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm XCOM: Enemy Within (Winner!)
Family Game of the Year Disney Infinity LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Rayman Legends Skylanders Swap Force Super Mario 3D World (Winner!)
Mobile Game of the Year Fetch Flick Kick Football Legends Plants VS Zombies 2 (Winner!) Ridiculous Fishing The Wolf Among Us
Handheld Game of the Year Fire Emblem: Awakening Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon Pokémon X & Y Tearaway The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (Winner!)
Outstanding Achievement in Animation Assassin's Creed: IV Black Flag Beyond: Two Souls Puppeteer Rayman Legends The Last of Us (Winner!)
Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction Bioshock Infinite Puppeteer Rayman Legends Tearaway The Last of Us (Winner!)
Outstanding Achievement in Visual Engineering Assassin's Creed: IV Black Flag Battlefield 4 Grand Theft Auto V Ryse The Last of Us (Winner!)
Outstanding Achievement in Gameplay Engineering Assassin's Creed: IV Black Flag Forza Motorsport 5 Grand Theft Auto V (Winner!) Super Mario 3D World The Last of Us
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