In case you missed it, tonight was the 20th Annual DICE Awards in Las Vegas. The ceremony closed out the 2017 DICE Summit, a 3-day technology and gaming conference hosted by the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS).

Blizzard’s popular MOBA Overwatch and Naughty Dog’s Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End led all nominees with four wins a piece. Overwatch took home the coveted Game of the Year award and also Action Game of the Year, Outstanding Achievement in Online Gameplay and Outstanding Achievement in Game Design. Uncharted 4 took home awards for Outstanding Achievement in Animation, Outstanding Achievement in Story, Outstanding technical Achievement and Adventure Game of the Year.  Indie Game Inside also had a strong showing winning three awards including the DICE Sprite Award.

Below is the list of all the nominees, the winners are in bold.

Game Of The Year

  • Battlefield 1
  • INSIDE
  • WINNER – Overwatch 
  • Pokémon Go
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction

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

D.I.C.E Sprite Award

  • 1979 Revolution: Black Friday
  • Firewatch
  • WINNER – INSIDE 
  • SUPERHOT
  • That Dragon, Cancer

Adventure Game of the Year

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

Action Game of the Year

  • Battlefield 1
  • DOOM
  • Gears of War 4
  • WINNER – Overwatch 
  • Titanfall 2

Mobile Game of the Year

  • Clash Royale
  • Crashlands
  • Gardenscapes – New Acres
  • WINNER – Pokémon Go 
  • Reigns

Outstanding Achievement in Animation

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

Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction

  • Battlefield 1
  • Firewatch
  • WINNER – INSIDE 
  • The Last Guardian
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Outstanding Achievement in Character

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

Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition

  • ABZÛ
  • Battlefield 1
  • WINNER – DOOM 
  • The Last Guardian
  • Titanfall 2

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design

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

Outstanding Achievement in Story

  • Firewatch
  • INSIDE
  • Oxenfree
  • That Dragon, Cancer
  • WINNER – Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End 

Outstanding Technical Achievement

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

Family Game of the Year

  • Dragon Quest Builders
  • LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • WINNER – Ratchet & Clank 
  • Rock Band Rivals
  • Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS

Fighting Game of the Year

  • EA Sports UFC 2
  • Guilty Gear Xrd -Revelator-
  • Killer Instinct: Season 3
  • Pokkén Tournament
  • WINNER – Street Fighter V

Racing Game of the Year

  • DRIVECLUB VR
  • WINNER – Forza Horizons 3 

Role-Playing/Massively Multiplayer Game of the Year

  • WINNER – Dark Souls 3 
  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
  • Hyper Light Drifter
  • Tom Clancy’s The Division
  • World of Warcraft: Legion

Sports Game of the Year

  • EA Sports FIFA 17
  • Madden NFL 17
  • MLB The Show 16
  • NBA 2K17
  • WINNER – Steep 

Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year

  • The Banner Saga 2
  • Deus Ex GO
  • Fire Emblem™ Fates
  • WINNER – Sid Meier’s Civilization VI 
  • XCOM 2

Handheld Game of the Year

  • Dragon Quest Builders
  • Fire Emblem™ Fates
  • Kirby: Planet Robobot
  • WINNER – Pokémon Sun and Moon 
  • Severed

Outstanding Achievement in Online Gameplay

  • Battlefield 1
  • Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
  • WINNER – Overwatch 
  • Titanfall 2
  • Tom Clancy’s The Division

Outstanding Achievement in Game Design

  • I Expect You To Die
  • INSIDE
  • WINNER – Overwatch 
  • Owlboy
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Immersive Reality Game of the Year

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

Immersive Reality Technical Achievement

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

 

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