Overwatch grabs game of the year at DICE awards

0 Posted by - 24th February 2017 - Technology

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Overwatch and Uncharted 4 tie for 4 awards each

Overwatch took home DICE’s game of the year award tonight along with three other awards.

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End also grabbed four awards at the annual show in Las Vegas. Inside won three awards, including the show’s Sprite Award, which was created to recognize a game with limited resources for development and exposure.

The full list of winners is below.

Game of the Year

Overwatch

  • Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment
  • Developer: Blizzard Entertainment

Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction

Inside

  • Publisher: Playdead
  • Developer: Playdead

Outstanding Achievement in Game Design

Overwatch

  • Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment
  • Developer: Blizzard Entertainment

Immersive Reality Technical Achievement

Eagle Flight

  • Publisher: Ubisoft
  • Developer: FunHouse

Immersive Reality Game of the Year

Superhot VR

  • Publisher: SUPERHOT Sp. z o.o.
  • Developer: SUPERHOT Sp. z o.o.

Mobile Game of the Year

Pokémon GO

  • Publisher: Niantic Labs
  • Developer: Niantic Labs

Handheld Game of the Year

Pokémon Sun and Moon

  • Publisher: The Pokémon Company
  • Developer: Game Freak

D.I.C.E. Sprite Award

Inside

  • Publisher: Playdead
  • Developer: Playdead

Outstanding Achievement in Online Gameplay

Overwatch

  • Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment
  • Developer: Blizzard Entertainment

Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year

Sid Meier’s Civilization 6

  • Publisher: 2K Games
  • Developer: Firaxis Games

Sports Game of the Year

Steep

  • Publisher: Ubisoft
  • Developer: Ubisoft Annecy

Role-Playing/Massively Multiplayer Game of the Year

Dark Souls 3

  • Publisher: BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc.
  • Developer: FromSoftware, Inc.

Racing Game of the Year

Forza Horizon 3

  • Publisher: Microsoft Studios
  • Developer: Playground Games, Turn 10 Studios

Fighting Game of the Year

Street Fighter 5

  • Publisher: Capcom U.S.A., Inc.
  • Developer: Capcom

Family Game of the Year

Ratchet & Clank

  • Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • Developer: Insomniac Games

Adventure Game of the Year

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

  • Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment America
  • Developer: Naughty Dog

Action Game of the Year

Overwatch

  • Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment
  • Developer: Blizzard Entertainment

Outstanding Technical Achievement

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

  • Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment America
  • Developer: Naughty Dog

Outstanding Achievement in Story

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

  • Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment America
  • Developer: Naughty Dog

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design

Battlefield 1

  • Publisher: Electronic Arts
  • Developer: EA Dice

Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition

Doom

  • Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
  • Developer: id Software

Outstanding Achievement in Character

The Last Guardian – Trico

  • Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment America
  • Developer: JAPAN Studio

Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction

Inside

  • Publisher: Playdead
  • Developer: Playdead

Outstanding Achievement in Animation

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

  • Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment America
  • Developer: Naughty Dog

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