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Journey Dazzles the DICE Awards, Goes Home With Game of the Year and 7 Other Wins

February 8, 2013 Written by Jason Dunning

The DICE Awards were held last night, and, following our lead, Journey from thatgamecompany took home Game of the Year honors, while also garnering seven other victories in categories such as Game Direction and Sound Design.

PSLS GOTY runner-up, The Walking Dead, also had a pretty good night, taking home four awards, including Downloadable GOTY, Adventure GOTY, and Best Character Performance with lee Everett.

Check out the full list of winners below:

  • Game of the Year: Journey
  • Casual Game of the Year: Journey
  • Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction: Journey
  • Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design: Journey
  • Outstanding Innovation in Gaming: Journey
  • Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction: Journey
  • Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition: Journey
  • Outstanding Achievement in Online Gameplay: Journey
  • Downloadable Game of the Year: The Walking Dead
  • Adventure Game of the Year: The Walking Dead
  • Outstanding Achievement in Story: The Walking Dead
  • Outstanding Character Performance: The Walking Dead – Lee Everett
  • Outstanding Achievement in Visual Engineering: Halo 4
  • Outstanding Achievement in Visual Engineering: Halo 4
  • Outstanding Achievement in Connectivity: Halo 4
  • Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year: XCOM: Enemy Unknown
  • Outstanding Achievement in Gameplay Engineering: XCOM: Enemy Unknown
  • Action Game of the Year: Borderlands 2
  • Mobile Game of the Year: Hero Academy
  • Handheld Game of the Year: Paper Mario Sticker Star
  • 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
  • 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 Animation: Assassin’s Creed III

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