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Journey Dominates The 16th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards

by Matt Bertz on Feb 07, 2013 at 05:27 PM

Journey took home the top honors at the annual D.I.C.E. awards show, and several other trophies as well. 

Thatgamecompany accepted eight awards over the course of the night, including Game of the Year, Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction, and Outstanding Innovation in Gaming. The Walking Dead and XCOM: Enemy Unknown also earned some well-deserved hardware, taking home four and two awards, respectively.

Here is the full list of winners:

Game Of The Year: Journey

Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction: Journey

Outstanding Innovation in Gaming: Journey

Downloadable Game of the Year: The Walking Dead

Handheld Game of the Year: Paper Mario Sticker Star

Mobile Game of the Year: Hero Academy

Web Based Game of the Year: SimCity Social

Action Game of the Year: Borderlands 2

Adventure Game of the Year: The Walking Dead

Casual Game of the Year: Journey

Family Game of the Year: Skylanders Giants

Fighting Game of the Year: PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale

Racing Game of the Year: Need For Speed: Most Wanted

Role-Playing/Massively Multiplayer Game of the Year: Mass Effect 3

Sports Game of the Year: FIFA 13

Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year: XCOM: Enemy Unknown

Outstanding Achievement in Animation: Assassin's Creed III

Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction: Journey

Outstanding Character Performance: The Walking Dead - Lee Everett

Outstanding Achievement in Connectivity: Halo 4

Outstanding Achievement in Gameplay Engineering: XCOM: Enemy Unknown 

Outstanding Achievement in Online Gameplay: Journey

Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition: Journey

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design: Journey

Outstanding Achievement in Story: The Walking Dead

Outstanding Achievement in Visual Engineering: Halo 4