Overwatch wins Game of the Year at 2017 DICE awards

dice awards 2017The 20th annual DICE awards took place last night at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. The awards ceremony took place after the annual DICE summit, with awards going to Outstanding Achievements, Game of the Year for individual genres, two new VR-centric awards and more.

Coming out the strongest of the lot from 2016 was Overwatch, which won the overall Game of the Year, as well as Action Game of the Year, Outstanding Achievement in Online Play, and Game Design. Inside managed to pick up three awards as well, which is fantastic for the indie studio, while Uncharted 4 didn’t go without notice either.

Outstanding Achievement in Animation

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

Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction

  • Battlefield 1
  • Firewatch
  • Inside
  • The Last Guardian
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

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Outstanding Achievement in Character

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

Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition

  • Abzu
  • Battlefield 1
  • Doom
  • The Last Guardian
  • Titanfall 2

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design

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

Outstanding Achievement in Story

  • Firewatch
  • Inside
  • Oxenfree
  • That Dragon, Cancer
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

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Outstanding Technical Achievement

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

Action Game of the Year

  • Battlefield 1
  • Doom
  • Gears of War 4
  • Overwatch
  • Titanfall 2

Adventure Game of the Year

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

Family Game of the Year

  • Dragon Quest Builders
  • Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • Ratchet and 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
  • Pokken Tournament
  • Street Fighter V

Racing Game of the Year

  • Driveclub VR
  • Forza Horizon 3

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Role-playing/Massively Multiplayer Game of the Year

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

Sports Game of the Year

  • FIFA 2017
  • Madden NFL 2017
  • MLB 16 The Show
  • NBA 2K17
  • Steep

Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year

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

IMMERSIVE REALITY TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT

  • Eagle Flight
  • I Expect You to Die
  • Job Simulator
  • Superhot VR
  • Tilt Brush

IMMERSIVE REALITY GAME OF THE YEAR

  • Eagle Flight
  • I Expect You to Die
  • Job Simulator
  • The Lab
  • Superhot VR

DICE Sprite Award

  • 1979 Revolution: Black Friday
  • Firewatch
  • Inside
  • Superhot
  • That Dragon, Cancer

Handheld Game of the Year

  • Dragon Quest Builders
  • Fire Emblem Fates
  • Kirby: Planet Robobot
  • Pokemon Sun and Moon
  • Severed

Mobile Game of the Year

  • Clash Royale
  • Crashlands
  • Gardenscapes – New Acres
  • Pokemon GO
  • Reigns

Outstanding Achievement in Online Gameplay

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

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Outstanding Achievement in Game Design

  • I Expect You to Die
  • Inside
  • Overwatch
  • Owlboy
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction

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

Game of the Year

  • Battlefield 1
  • Inside
  • Overwatch
  • Pokemon GO
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

[List by IGN]

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