DICE Awards nominees announced by the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences
Design Innovate Communicate Entertain (DICE) Awards is an award show for video games that started back in 1998. It is referred to as the video game Oscar and is arranged by the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences (AIAS). Every year it is held during the AIAS’ annual DICE summit which takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada. This year’s DICE Awards official nominee list is out and a total of 61 games are seen across 23 different categories, it will take place on 23rd February. Currently, the God of War Ragnarök from Santa Monica Studio got the most nominations as it bagged a total of 12 nominations. God of War: Ragnarök leads the list of the current nominations.
Game of the Year nominees
Finalists for the 26th Annual DICE Awards Game of the Year are Elden Ring, God of War: Ragnarök, Horizon Forbidden West, Stray, and Vampire Survivors. These five games are competing to clinch the Game of the Year title. Other finalists can be found on the official website of The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences.
God of War: Ragnarök leads with 12 nominations followed by Horizon Forbidden West which got 8 nominations, Elden Ring secured 7 nominations while Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare ll, IMMORTALITY, Moss: Book II, TUNIC, and Vampire Survivors got 4 nominations each.
- A total of 22 Categories are there for the DICE Awards which are mentioned below –
- Outstanding Achievement in Animation
- Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction
- Outstanding Achievement in Character
- Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition
- Outstanding Achievement in Audio Design
- Outstanding Achievement in Story
- Outstanding Technical Achievement
- Action Game of the Year
- Family Game of the Year
- Adventure Game of the Year
- Fighting Game of the Year
- Racing Game of the Year
- Role-Playing Game of the Year
- Sports Game of the Year
- Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year
- Immersive Reality Game of the Year
- Outstanding Achievement for an Independent Game
- Mobile Game of the Year
- Online Game of the Year
- Outstanding Achievement in Game Design
- Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction
- Game of the Year
On 23rd February, the event will go on live from the Aria Convention Center, Las Vegan, Nevada. IGN will live-stream the event and it will be co-hosted by Greg Miller and Stella Chung.