Here’s are the winners of this year’s DICE Awards

Spoiler: Fallout 4 claims top prize

Fallout 4 has been nominated as 2015 Game of the Year at the 19th DICE Awards.

In all, Bethesda’s post-apocalyptic shooter secured four awards, with Ori and the Blind Forest, Rocket League and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt also taking home four trophies.

“The 19th D.I.C.E. Awards winners truly embody the diverse set of games and platforms that have come to represent the changing face of our industry”, said Martin Rae, president of Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences. “This year the Academy membership responded to a variety of games covering smaller footprint to AAA blockbuster hits. Thank you to our distinguished guests and all the gamers watching to celebrate the many great games of 2015!”

Star Wars Battlefront, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Super Mario Maker, Mortal Kombat X and Fallout Shelter also received recognition.

Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima was inducted into the Hall of Fame for services to the development of highly influential games, and Nintendo’s Satoru Iwata was posthumously awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award. 

Here’s the list in full:

Game of the Year

Fallout 4

  •  Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
  •  Developer: Bethesda Game Studios

Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction 

Fallout 4

  •  Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
  •  Developer: Bethesda Game Studios

Outstanding Achievement in Game Design

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

  •  Publisher: CD PROJEKT RED
  • Developer: CD PROJEKT RED

Action Game of the Year

Star Wars™ Battlefront

  • Publisher: Electronic Arts
  • Developer: DICE

Adventure Game of the Year

METAL GEAR SOLID V: The Phantom Pain

  • Publisher: Konami
  • Developer: Kojima Productions

Family Game of the Year

Super Mario Maker

  • Publisher: Nintendo of America, Inc.
  • Developer: Nintendo EAD Group No.  

Fighting Game of the Year

Mortal Kombat X

  • Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
  • Developer: NetherRealm Studios

Racing Game of the Year

Forza Motorsport 6

  • Publisher: Microsoft Studios
  • Developer: Turn 10

Role-Playing/Massively Multiplayer Game of the Year

Fallout 4

  • Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
  • Developer: Bethesda Game Studios

Sports Game of the Year

Rocket League

  • Publisher: Psyonix
  • Developer: Psyonix

Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year

Heroes of the Storm

  • Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.
  • Developer: Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.

D.I.C.E. Sprite Award

Rocket League

  • Publisher: Psyonix
  • Developer: Psyonix

Handheld Game of the Year

HELLDIVERS™

  • Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC
  • Developer: Arrowhead Game Studios

Mobile Game of the Year

Fallout Shelter

  • Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
  • Developer: Bethesda Game Studios

Outstanding Achievement in Online Gameplay

Rocket League

  • Publisher: Psyonix
  • Developer: Psyonix

Outstanding Achievement in Animation

Ori and the Blind Forest

  • Publisher: Microsoft Studios
  • Developer: Moon Studios

Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction

Ori and the Blind Forest

  • Publisher: Microsoft Studios
  • Developer: Moon Studios

Outstanding Achievement in Character

Rise of the Tomb Raider

  • Publisher: SQUARE ENIX Inc.
  • Developer: Crystal Dynamics

Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition

Ori and the Blind Forest

  • Publisher: Microsoft Studios
  • Developer: Moon Studios

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design

Star Wars™ Battlefront

  • Publisher: Electronic Arts
  • Developer: DICE

Outstanding Achievement in Story

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

  • Publisher: CD PROJEKT RED
  • Developer: CD PROJEKT RED

Outstanding Technical Achievement

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

  • Publisher: CD PROJEKT RED
  • Developer: CD PROJEKT RED

What do you think of this year’s winners?

Vikki Blake