'The Last of Us' Wins Ten DICE Awards

February 7, 2014 - GamePolitics Staff

Last night at a gala event in Las Vegas, the winners of the 2014 DICE Awards were announced, with Naughty Dog's PS3 survival action-adventure game The Last of Us taking the lion's share of the awards. Presented by The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences, the annual DICE Awards honors the best games of the year in a number of categories divided up between design and specific genres. The Last of Us won Game of the Year, Outstanding Animation, Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction, Outstanding Achievement in Visual Engineering, Adventure Game of the Year, Outstanding Innovation in Games, Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design, Outstanding Achievement in Story, Outstanding Achievement in Character Performance (for Ellie), and Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction.

The rest of this year's winners can be found below:

Game of the Year
The Last of Us

Pioneer Award
Eugene Jarvis

Hall of Fame Award
Sam Houser, Dan Houser and Leslie Benzies (Rockstar Games)

Best Downloadable Game:
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

Mobile Game of the Year:
Plants Vs. Zombies 2

Handheld Game of the Year
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Two Worlds

Outstanding Animation
The Last of Us

Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction
The Last of Us

Outstanding Achievement in Visual Engineering
The Last of Us

Outstanding Achievement in Gameplay Engineering
Grand Theft Auto V

Adventure Game of the Year
The Last of Us

Casual Game of the Year
Plants Vs. Zombies 2

Family Game of the Year
Super Mario 3D World

RPG /MMO of the Year
Diablo 3

Strategy / Simulation of the Year
XCOM: Enemy Within

Outstanding Innovation in Games
The Last of Us

Outstanding Achievement in Musical Composition
BioShock Infinite

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design
The Last of Us

Outstanding Achievement in Story
The Last of Us

Outstanding Achievement in Character Performance
The Last of Us, Ellie

Online Game of the Year
World of Tanks

Sports Game of the Year
FIFA 14

Racing Game of the Year
Forza Motorsport 5

Fighting Game of the Year
Injustice: Gods Among Us

Action Game of the Year
BioShock Infinite

Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction
The Last of Us
 

Source: CVG


 
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