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Baldur’s Gate 3 Takes Game Of The Year At The Dice Awards

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Baldur’s Gate 3 took Game of the Year at the prestigious Dice Awards, the academy-voted game event in Las Vegas today.

Larian’s Baldur’s Gate 3 has already earned a lot of accolades including Game of the Year at The Game Awards.

At the 27th annual Dice Awards, Insomniac Games’ Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 was also a big winner, taking home six awards including Outstanding Achievement in Character for Miles Morales.

Hosted by the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) and determined by votes from its 30,000-plus members of industry experts, the developers and studios that crafted the most groundbreaking video games of the year were honored. Awards were presented in 23 diverse categories, including exceptional achievements in technology, art, animation, story and audio.

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Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 from Insomniac Games won the awards for Outstanding Achievement in Animation, Outstanding Achievement in Character, Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition, Outstanding Achievement in Audio Design, Outstanding Technical Achievement as well as Action Game of the Year.

Belgian game developer Larian Studios was also highly recognized by members of the Academy for their work on Baldur’s Gate 3, awarding the studio with five awards including Outstanding Achievement awards across Story, Game Direction and Game Design, as well as Role-Playing Game of the Year in addition to the prestigious Game of the Year.

Nintendo was awarded Adventure Game of the Year for The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, while the team at Remedy Entertainment took home Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction for their survival horror title, Alan Wake 2.

The AIAS also honored the legendary Japanese music composer, pianist and sound director, Koji Kondo, for his phenomenal contributions to Nintendo over his 40-year career including the iconic Super Mario and The Legend of Zelda video game series.

Composer Brian Tyler, acclaimed for his work on the Super Mario Bros. Movie, had the honor of presenting Kondo-san with the Academy’s esteemed Hall of Fame award.

“The 27th D.I.C.E. Awards are a testament to the talent and creativity of the interactive entertainment industry, gathering to honor the visionaries whose dedication, innovation, and passion have set new standards and brought us unforgettable gaming experiences,” said Meggan Scavio, president of the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences, in a statement. “From all of us at the Academy, and on behalf of your peers around the world, we extend our warmest congratulations to the outstanding 2023 nominees and winners for their remarkable contributions to the world of gaming.”

Attended by game developers and industry professionals from around the world, the 27th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards ceremony was held on February 15 at the Aria Las Vegas. The event was live-streamed by media partner IGN and hosted by captivating duo, Greg Miller of Kinda Funny and Stella Chung of IGN, bringing together the gaming community for an evening of celebration.

The winners

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Outstanding Achievement in Animation

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2

Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction

Alan Wake 2

Outstanding Achievement in Character

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 – Miles Morales

Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2

Outstanding Achievement in Audio Design

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2

Outstanding Achievement in Story

Baldur’s Gate 3

Outstanding Technical Achievement

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2

Action Game of the Year

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2

Adventure Game of the Year

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

Family Game of the Year

Super Mario Bros. Wonder

Fighting Game of the Year

Street Fighter 6

Racing Game of the Year

Forza Motorsport

Role-Playing Game of the Year

Baldur’s Gate 3

Sports Game of the Year

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Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year

Dune: Spice Wars

Online Game of the Year

Diablo IV

Immersive Reality Technical Achievement

Horizon: Call of the Mountain

Immersive Reality Game of the Year

Asgard’s Wrath 2

Outstanding Achievement for an Independent Game

COCOON

Mobile Game of the Year

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Outstanding Achievement in Game Design

Baldur’s Gate 3

Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction

Baldur’s Gate 3

Game of the Year

Baldur’s Gate 3

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