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Overwatch Grabs Game of The Year Title At DICE Awards

Overwatch Grabs Game of The Year Title At DICE Awards

It was Blizzard’s time to shine at the 20th annual DICE Awards, with the studio winning a total of four titles, including Outstanding Achievement in Online Gameplay, Outstanding Achievement in Game Design, Action Game of the Year, and the biggie, Game of the Year Award for Overwatch.

You can check out the full list of winners 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: Pokemon GO (publisher: Niantic Labs, developer: Niantic Labs)
  • Handheld Game of the Year: Pokemon Sun and Moon (publisher: The Pokemon Company, developer: Game Freak)
  • DICE 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/Massive Multiplayer Game of the Year: Dark Souls 3 (publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc., developer: From Software 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 USA Inc., developer: Capcom)
  • Family Game of the Year: Ratchet and 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 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)

“For the past 20 years, the D.I.C.E. Awards have been bringing together the most talented, innovative and inspiring minds in interactive entertainment to recognize and celebrate the industry’s most outstanding achievements,” Mike Fischer, the President of AIAS said. “We’re thrilled to congratulate all of this year’s award winners whose incredible games have amazed and entertained fans worldwide, and are truly an inspiration to us all.”

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