Journey Sweeps The D.I.C.E Game Awards

By   /   Feb 8, 2013

The D.I.C.E (Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain) Awards were held as part of the D.I.C.E summit at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Journey won big at the event, scoring several awards and the coveted Game Of The Year.

It was nominated for 11 categories in total and won seven of those including original music, sound design and game direction. Other titles with several nominations include The Walking Dead with 8 nominations and winning an impressive 4 awards, Far Cry 3 with 7 nomination, Halo 4 with 6 nominations, Borderlands 2 with 5 nominations and winning the title of Action Game of the Year, Dishonored with 5 nominations and finally XCOM: Enemy Unknown with 3 nominations and winning in two of the categories.

Below is the full list of winners:

  • Action Game of the Year: Borderlands 2
  • Mobile Game of the Year: Hero Academy
  • Handheld Game of the Year: Paper Mario Sticker Star
  • Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition: Journey
  • Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design: Journey
  • Outstanding Achievement in Story: The Walking Dead
  • Outstanding Character Performance: The Walking Dead: Lee Everett
  • Downloadable Game of the Year: The Walking Dead
  • Casual Game of the Year: Journey
  • Web Based Game of the Year: SimCity Social
  • Family Game of the Year: Skylanders Giants
  • Role-Playing/Massively Multiplayer Game of the Year: Mass Effect 3
  • Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year: XCOM: Enemy Unknown
  • Outstanding Innovation in Gaming: Journey
  • Sports Game of the Year: FIFA Soccer 13
  • Racing Game of the Year: Need for Speed Most Wanted
  • Fighting Game of the Year: PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale
  • Outstanding Achievement in Online Gameplay: Journey
  • Outstanding Achievement in Connectivity: Halo 4
  • Outstanding Achievement in Animation: Assassin’s Creed III
  • Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction: Journey
  • Outstanding Achievement in Visual Engineering: Halo 4
  • Outstanding Achievement in Gameplay Engineering: XCOM: Enemy Unknown
  • Adventure Game of the Year: The Walking Dead
  • Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction: Journey
  • Game of the Year: Journey

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