Cuphead claims three DICE Awards while Breath of the Wild takes home Game of the Year

To culminate the week-long games industry gathering, the 21st annual DICE Awards took place last night in Las Vegas where dozens of games were honored at the event. While Nintendo was the big winner and snagged Game of the Year with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Microsoft also got in a few wins with Cuphead.

The winners were decided by members of the AIAS, the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences, many of whom are game developers themselves. You can watch the entire event below and view its complete list of nominations and winners.

Outstanding Achievement in Animation
Cuphead – Winner
For Honor
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
Horizon Zero Dawn
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy 

Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction
Cuphead – Winner
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
Horizon Zero Dawn
Little Nightmares
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 

Outstanding Achievement in Character
Assassin’s Creed Origins – Bayek
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice – Senua – Winner
Horizon Zero Dawn – Aloy
Star Wars Battlefront II – Iden Versio
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy – Chloe Fraiser

Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition
Call of Duty: WWII
Cuphead – Winner
Horizon Zero Dawn
RiME
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus 

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design
Destiny 2
Injustice 2
Star Wars Battlefront II
Super Mario Odyssey –  Winner
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy 

Outstanding Achievement in Story
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
Horizon Zero Dawn – Winner
Night in the Woods
What Remains of Edith Finch
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus 

Outstanding Technical Achievement
Assassin’s Creed Origins
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
Horizon Zero Dawn – Winner
Lone Echo/Echo Arena
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 

Action Game of the Year
Call of Duty: WWII
Cuphead
Destiny 2
PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS – Winner
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus 

Adventure Game of the Year
Assassin’s Creed Origins
Horizon Zero Dawn
Super Mario Odyssey
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Winner
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy 

Family Game of the Year
DropMix
GNOG
Just Dance 2018
SingStar Celebration
Snipperclips – Winner

Fighting Game of the Year
ARMS
Injustice 2 – Winner
Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite
Nidhogg 2
Tekken 7 

Racing Game of the Year
DiRT 4
Forza Motorsport 7
Gran Turismo Sport
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Winner
Project CARS 2 

Role-Playing Game of the Year
Divinity: Original Sin 2
Middle-earth: Shadow of War
NieR:Automata – Winner
Persona 5
Torment: Tides of Numenera 

Sports Game of the Year
Everybody’s Golf
FIFA 18 – Winner
Golf Clash
Madden NFL 18
MLB The Show 17 

Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year
Endless Space 2
Halo Wars 2
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle – Winner
Total War: Warhammer II
XCOM 2: War of the Chosen 

Immersive Reality Technical Achievement
Lone Echo/Echo Arena – Winner
Robo Recall
Star Trek Bridge Crew
The Invisible Hours
Wilson’s Heart 

Immersive Reality Game of the Year
Lone Echo/Echo Arena – Winner
Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin
Robo Recall
Space Pirate Trainer
Wilson’s Heart 

D.I.C.E. Sprite Award
Everything
Gorogoa
Night in the Woods
Pyre
Snipperclips Winner

Handheld Game of the Year
Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King
Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth
Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia
Metroid: Samus Returns – Winner
Monster Hunter Stories 

Mobile Game of the Year
Cat Quest
Fire Emblem Heroes – Winner
Gorogoa
Monument Valley 2
Splitter Critters 

Outstanding Achievement in Online Gameplay
Call of Duty: WWII
Destiny 2
Fortnite
PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS – Winner
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands 

Outstanding Achievement in Game Design
Gorogoa
Horizon Zero Dawn
PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS
Super Mario Odyssey
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Winner

Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction
Gorogoa
Horizon Zero Dawn
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Winner 
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
What Remains of Edith Finch

Game of the Year
Cuphead
Horizon Zero Dawn
PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS
Super Mario Odyssey
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Winner

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