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Journey has been raking in the year-end awards in recent weeks, but it seems like the shower of praise is set to continue into February. That's when the 16th annual D.I.C.E. Awards will be held, and thatgamecompany's gem leads the pack with 16 nominations.
It's up for Game of the Year, sharing the category with Borderlands 2, Far Cry 3, The Walking Dead, and XCOM: Enemy Unknown. Nerdist (and Singled Out) host Chris Hardwick has been revealed as host of the event, which will be held February 7th at the Hard Rock in Las Vegas.
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Wow! 16? Well that's good, it deserves it :)
It's really no surprise. When a game can deliver such a unique, emotional, and beautiful experience, it deserves all nominations and potential awards it qualifies for. Journey is one of my favorite games of all time, and definitively my personal favorite of 2012.
Played this over the weekend and I never thought I would play a game this beautiful. Truly a unique experience that needs to be shared by everyone.
Although it not my favorite game of the year, Journey is an amazing experience and more than deserves the praise its getting.
Good for Journey. I'm looking forward to the show!
Love Chris Hardwick.
Anyways, hoping the Walking Dead walks away with some wins.
That's awesome! I'm a recent convert but can't stop singing praise for it...
Journey certainly deserves all the praise. Can't wait to see what that studio does next.
Very cool to see this game getting all the recognition it deserves. I'm really rooting for Far Cry 3 and The Walking Dead to get some heavy praise too.
Would love to play Journey someday. Damn me and my silly xbox...
I bought a ps3 just to play this and I must say it was worth it. And yes, I plan on playing other games as well but until The Last Of Us come out I will just play Journey, and Legend of Dragoon when I have time.
It's easily a top 5 game of this year. From the moment I started it I knew it was truly something special.
Still racking up points. Sweet.
Guess I'm on the wagon that missed the hype.