DICE Awards 2018 – Zelda: Breath of the Wild GOTY, Other Awards For Cuphead, Horizon, PUBG

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DICE Awards 2018 have been signed & delivered last evening, and as widely foreseeable The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild won all the most relevant prizes, together of course with the Game of the Year award.

Breath of the Wild won in total 4 awards, the biggest one: game design, game direction, best adventure and game of the year. Horizon: Zero Dawn also won big, grabbing prizes for its technical achievement and story achievement.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Cuphead won two prizes, including art direction and animation, same as PUBG (best action game and best online experience), while Metroid: Samus Returns was elected best handheld game and Nier: Automata was the best RPG in 2017.

Have a look at the full list of DICE Awards below:

  • Outstanding Achievement in Animation – Cuphead
  • Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction – Cuphead
  • Outstanding Achievement in Character – Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice – Senua
  • Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition – Cuphead
  • Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design – Super Mario Odyssey
  • Outstanding Achievement in Story – Horizon Zero Dawn
  • Outstanding Technical Achievement – Horizon Zero Dawn
  • Action Game of the Year – Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds
  • Adventure Game of the Year – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of The Wild
  • Family Game of the Year – Snipperclips
  • Fighting Game of the Year – Injustice 2
  • Racing Game of the Year – Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  • Role-Playing Game of the Year – NieR: Automata
  • Sports Game of the Year – FIFA 18
  • Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year – Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle
  • Immersive Reality Technical Achievement – Lone Echo/Echo Arena
  • Immersive Reality Game of the Year – Lone Echo/Echo Arena
  • D.I.C.E. Sprite Award – Snipperclips
  • Handheld Game of the Year – Metroid: Samus Returns
  • Mobile Game of the Year – Fire Emblem Heroes
  • Outstanding Achievement in Online Gameplay – Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds
  • Outstanding Achievement in Game Design – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of The Wild
  • Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of The Wild
  • Game of the Year- The Legend of Zelda: Breath of The Wild
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Genyo Takeda

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