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Gaming NewsFeb 14, 2019 at 6:54a PSTby Adrian Werner

God of War Awarded D.I.C.E. GoTY

This year's D.I.C.E. Awards have just been announced. God of War turned out to be unstoppable, winning in nine categories, including Game of the Year.

Kratos znokautował konkurencję. - 2019-02-14
Kratos knocked out the competition.

We know the winners of the D.I.C.E. Awards, the prestigious awards granted by The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences. The great winner was God of War, who won in nine categories, including the most important one, i.e. for the best game of the year.

The only other title that won more than one award was the platform game Celeste, which was recognized as the best action game and the best independent production.

Game of the Year

Winner:

  1. God of War

Other nominated games:

  1. Into the Breach
  2. Marvel's Spider-Man
  3. Red Dead Redemption 2
  4. Return of the Obra Dinn

Action Game of the Year

Winner:

  1. Celeste

Other nominated games:

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
  2. Destiny 2: Forsaken
  3. Far Cry 5
  4. Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Adventure Game of the Year

Winner:

  1. God of War

Other nominated games:

  1. Detroit: Become Human
  2. Marvel's Spider-Man
  3. Red Dead Redemption 2
  4. Return of the Obra Dinn

Family Game of the Year

Winner:

  1. Unravel Two

Other nominated games:

  1. Astro Bot Rescue Mission
  2. Kirby Star Allies
  3. LEGO DC Super-Villains
  4. Starlink: Battle for Atlas

Fighting Game of the Year

Winner:

  1. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Other nominated games:

  1. BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle
  2. Dragon Ball FighterZ
  3. SoulCalibur VI

Racing Game of the Year

Winner:

  1. Horizon Forza 4

Other nominated games:

  1. F1 2018
  2. Wreckfest

Role-Playing Game of the Year

Winner:

  1. Monster Hunter: World

Other nominated games:

  1. Assassin's Creed Odyssey
  2. Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age
  3. No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom
  4. Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire

Sports Game of the Year

Winner:

  1. Mario Tennis Aces

Other nominated games:

  1. FIFA 19
  2. MLB The Show 18

Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year

Winner:

  1. Into the Breach

Other nominated games:

  1. Bad North
  2. Frostpunk
  3. Northgard
  4. RimWorld

Immersive Reality Game of the Year

Winner:

  1. Beat Saber

Other nominated games:

  1. Astro Bot Rescue Mission
  2. Moss
  3. Sprint Vector
  4. Transference

Immersive Reality Technical Achievement

Winner:

  1. Tónandi

Other nominated games:

  1. Astro Bot Rescue Mission
  2. Dr. Grordbort's Invaders
  3. Beat Saber
  4. Torn

Outstanding Achievement for an Independent Game

Winner:

  1. Celeste

Other nominated games:

  1. Florence
  2. Into the Breach
  3. Minitol
  4. Return of the Obra Dinn

Online Game of the Year

Winner:

  1. Fortnite

Other nominated games:

  1. Destiny 2: Forsaken
  2. Laser League
  3. Red Dead Redemption 2
  4. Sea of Thieves

Portable Game of the Year

Winner:

  1. Florence

Other nominated games:

  1. Dandara
  2. Donut County
  3. Dragalia Lost
  4. Oddmar

Outstanding Achievement in Game Design

Winner:

  1. God of War

Other nominated games:

  1. Into the Breach
  2. Marvel's Spider-Man
  3. Return of the Obra Dinn
  4. Subnautica

Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction

Winner:

  1. God of War

Other nominated games:

  1. Florence
  2. Marvel's Spider-Man
  3. Red Dead Redemption 2
  4. Return of the Obra Dinn

Outstanding Achievement in Character

Winner:

  1. God of War- Kratos

Other nominated games:

  1. Assassin's Creed Odyssey - Kassandra
  2. God of War- Atreus
  3. Marvel's Spider-Man - Peter Parker/Spider-Man
  4. Red Dead Redemption 2 - Arthur Morgan

Outstanding Achievement in Story

Winner:

  1. God of War

Other nominated games:

  1. Assassin's Creed Odyssey
  2. Florence
  3. Marvel's Spider-Man
  4. Return of the Obra Dinn

Outstanding Achievement in Animation

Winner:

  1. Marvel's Spider-Man

Other nominated games:

  1. Gris
  2. Moss
  3. God of War
  4. Red Dead Redemption 2

Outstanding Achievement in Technical Achievement

Winner:

  1. Red Dead Redemption 2

Other nominated games:

  1. Astro Bot Rescue Mission
  2. Battlefield V
  3. God of War
  4. Marvel's Spider-Man

Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction

Winner:

  1. God of War

Other nominated games:

  1. Detroit: Become Human
  2. Gris
  3. Marvel's Spider-Man
  4. Red Dead Redemption 2

Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition

Winner:

  1. God of War

Other nominated games:

  1. Detroit: Become Human
  2. Forgotton Anne
  3. Marvel's Spider-Man
  4. Tetris Effect

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design

Winner:

  1. God of War

Other nominated games:

  1. Battlefield V
  2. Detroit: Become Human
  3. Marvel's Spider-Man
  4. Moss

Finally, it is worth recalling the winners of last year's D.I.C.E. Awards. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was recognized as the best game of the year. Nintendo's hit also triumphed in the following categories: Adventure Game of the Year, Outstanding achievement in Game Design and Outstanding achievement in Game Direction.

  1. Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences official website
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