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Journey Reaches The Top With Eight Awards, Including Game Of The Year, At 16th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards

The complete list of winners, as decided by a peer-based voting system, is as follows:

Action Game of the Year

Borderlands 2

  • Publisher:  2K Games
  • Developer: Gearbox Software

Mobile Game of the Year

Hero Academy

  • Publisher: Robot Entertainment
  • Developer: Robot Entertainment

Handheld Game of the Year

Paper Mario Sticker Star

  • Publisher: Nintendo of America, Inc.
  • Developer: Intelligent Systems

Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition

Journey

  • Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America
  • Developer: thatgamecompany

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design

Journey

  • Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America
  • Developer: thatgamecompany

Outstanding Achievement in Story

The Walking Dead

  • Publisher: Telltale Games
  • Developer: Telltale Games

Outstanding Character Performance

The Walking Dead: Lee Everett

  • Publisher: Telltale Games
  • Developer: Telltale Games

Downloadable Game of the Year

The Walking Dead

  • Publisher: Telltale Games
  • Developer: Telltale Games

Casual Game of the Year

Journey

  • Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America
  • Developer: thatgamecompany

Web Based Game of the Year

SimCity Social

  • Publisher: Electronic Arts
  • Developer: Maxis, Playfish

Family Game of the Year

Skylanders Giants

  • Publisher: Activision
  • Developer: Toys for Bob

Role-Playing/Massively Multiplayer Game of the Year

Mass Effect 3

  • Publisher: Electronic Arts
  • Developer: Bioware

Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year

XCOM: Enemy Unknown

  • Publisher: 2K Games
  • Developer: Firaxis Games

Outstanding Innovation in Gaming

Journey

  • Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America
  • Developer: thatgamecompany

Sports Game of the Year

FIFA Soccer 13

  • Publisher: Electronic Arts
  • Developer: EA Canada

Racing Game of the Year

Need for Speed Most Wanted

  • Publisher: Electronic Arts
  • Developer: Criterion Games

Fighting Game of the Year

PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale

  • Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America
  • Developer: SuperBot Entertainment, Inc.

Outstanding Achievement in Online Gameplay

Journey

  • Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America
  • Developer: thatgamecompany

Outstanding Achievement in Connectivity

Halo 4

  • Publisher: Microsoft Studios
  • Developer: 343 Industries

Outstanding Achievement in Animation

Assassin's Creed III

  • Publisher: Ubisoft
  • Developer: Ubisoft

Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction

Journey

  • Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America
  • Developer: thatgamecompany

Outstanding Achievement in Visual Engineering

Halo 4

  • Publisher: Microsoft Studios
  • Developer: 343 Industries

Outstanding Achievement in Gameplay Engineering

XCOM: Enemy Unknown

  • Publisher: 2K Games
  • Developer: Firaxis Games

Adventure Game of the Year

The Walking Dead

  • Publisher: Telltale Games
  • Developer: Telltale Games

Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction

Journey

  • Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America
  • Developer: thatgamecompany

Game of the Year

Journey

  • Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America
  • Developer: thatgamecompany

About the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences:

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) was founded in 1996 as a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to promote, advance and recognize the outstanding achievements in the interactive entertainment industry worldwide. The Academy conducts its annual awards show, the D.I.C.E. Awards, to celebrate and honor creative accomplishments in the field. To further enhance awareness of the Academy's vision, the organization created the D.I.C.E. (Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain) Summit in 2002, a once yearly conference dedicated to exploring approaches to the creative process and artistic expression as they uniquely apply to the development of interactive entertainment. With more than 22,000 members, including Electronic Arts, Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, Google, Bethesda Game Studios, Ubisoft, Epic Games, Double Fine, Gearbox Software, Nexon and Insomniac Games, among others. More information can be found at http://www.interactive.org and http://www.dicesummit.org. Follow the Academy on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn or Google+.

SOURCE Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences

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