20th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards Winners Revealed, Overwatch Takes Home Game of the Year

February 24, 2017Written by Jason Dunning

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At the 20th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards last night, Overwatch took home Game of the Year, beating out Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, Pokemon Go, Battlefield 1, and Inside.

It was still a good night for Uncharted 4, as Naughty Dog’s title took home four awards, including Adventure Game of the Year. Elsewhere, Inside won Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction, Steep won Sports Game of the Year, Street Fighter V won Fighting Game of the Year, and Dark Souls III won RPG/MMO Game of the Year.

Here’s a look at many of the winners from the 20th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards (winners in bold):

Game of the Year

  • Battlefield 1
  • Inside
  • Overwatch
  • Pokémon Go
  • 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

Outstanding Achievement in Game Design

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

Outstanding Achievement in Online Gameplay

  • Battlefield 1
  • Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
  • Overwatch
  • The Division
  • Titanfall 2

Outstanding Achievement in Animation

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

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 Story 

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

Outstanding Technical Achievement

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

D.I.C.E. Sprite Award

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

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 & 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

Handheld Game of the Year

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

Mobile Game of the Year

  • Clash Royale
  • Crashlands
  • Gardenscapes – New Acres
  • Pokémon Go
  • Reigns

RPG/MMO of the Year

  • Dark Souls III
  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
  • Hyper Light Drifter
  • The Division
  • World of Warcraft: Legion

Sports Game of the Year

  • FIFA 17
  • Madden NFL 17
  • MLB The Show 16
  • NBA 2K17
  • Steep

Bethesda Game Studios’ Todd Howard was also honored last night, becoming the 22nd inductee into the AIAS Hall of Fame for his work on acclaimed franchises, including The Elder Scrolls and Fallout.

[Source: Interactive]