Dragon Age Inquisition Wins 2014 Game of the Year at the 18th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards

February 6, 2015 Written by Jason Dunning

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The winners in the 18th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards at the 2015 D.I.C.E. Summit were revealed last night, with the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences giving Dragon Age Inquisition the honor as 2014 Game of the Year.

Nominated for nine total awards, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor only failed to capture the title of Game of the Year. Destiny, meanwhile, took home four awards, including Action Game of the Year.

Here’s the full list of winners:

  • Game of the Year – Dragon Age Inquisition
  • Role Playing and Massively Multiplayer Game of the Year – Dragon Age Inquisition
  • Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction – Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
  • Outstanding Achievement in Game Design – Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor 
  • Outstanding Innovation in Gaming – Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor 
  • Outstanding Achievement in Character – Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor 
  • Outstanding Achievement in Story – Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor 
  • Outstanding Technical Achievement: Middle-Earth Shadow of Mordor
  • Outstanding Achievement in Animation: Middle-Earth Shadow of Mordor
  • Adventure Game of the Year: Middle Earth Shadow of Mordor
  • Action Game of the Year – Destiny
  • Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design – Destiny
  • Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition – Destiny
  • Outstanding Achievement in Online Gameplay – Destiny
  • D.I.C.E. Sprite Award – Transistor
  • Fighting Game of the Year – Super Smash Bros for Wii U
  • Racing Game of the Year – Mario Kart 8
  • Sports Game of the Year – FIFA 15
  • Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year – Hearthstone
  • Mobile Game of the Year – Hearthstone
  • Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction – Monument Valley
  • Handheld Game of the Year – Super Smash Bros for 3DS
  • Family Game of the Year – LittleBigPlanet 3
  • Pioneer Awards – Ralph Baer, Al Alcorn
  • Inaugural Technical Impact Award – Apple for the App Store

You can see the full list of D.I.C.E. nominees over here, with our own 2014 Game of the Year award winners over here.

Are you surprised to see Dragon Age as Game of the Year?

[Source: Games Industry]