DICE Awards – The Last of Us 2013 Game of the Year

Posted on Feb 7 2014 - 8:29am by Dylan Kimmedy
DICE Awards – The Last of Us 2013 Game of the Year
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The DICE Videogame Summit, hosted by Felicia Day and Freddie Wong, concluded yesterday, and Naughty Dog cleaned house. The Last of Us ended up walking away with not only Game of the Year, but NINE other awards as well.

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Other notable winners include Irrational Games’ Bioshock Infinite, which won Action Game of the Year and Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition. Plants vs. Zombies 2 by PopCap won both Casual Game of the Year and Mobile Game of the Year, while EA Canada’s FIFA 14 took home Sports Game of the Year. Downloadable Game of the Year went to Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons by Starbreeze Studios.
DICE also introduced the new Category of Online Game of the Year, which went to Wargaming for their title World of Tanks.

You can read the official recap of the event itself here, and the full list of winners can be found below:

Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction
The Last of Us
• Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America
• Developer: Naughty Dog Inc.

Outstanding Achievement in Animation
The Last of Us
• Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America
• Developer: Naughty Dog Inc.

Outstanding Character Performance
The Last of Us (Ellie)
• Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America
• Developer: Naughty Dog Inc.

Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition
Bioshock Infinite
• Publisher: 2K Games
• Developer: Irrational Games

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design
The Last of Us
• Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America
• Developer: Naughty Dog Inc.

Outstanding Achievement in Story
The Last of Us
• Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America
• Developer: Naughty Dog Inc.

Outstanding Achievement in Gameplay Engineering
Grand Theft Auto V
• Publisher: Rockstar Games
• Developer: Rockstar North

Outstanding Achievement in Visual Engineering
The Last of Us
• Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America
• Developer: Naughty Dog Inc.

Action Game of the Year
Bioshock Infinite
• Publisher: 2K Games
• Developer: Irrational Games

Adventure Game of the Year
The Last of Us
• Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America
• Developer: Naughty Dog Inc.

Fighting Game of the Year
Injustice: Gods Among Us
• Publisher:Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
• Developer: NetherRealm Studios

Role Playing Game/Massively Multiplayer Game of the Year
Diablo III
• Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment
• Developer: Blizzard Entertainment

Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year
XCOM: Enemy Within
• Publisher: 2K Games
• Developer: Firaxis Games

Casual Game of the Year
Plants VS Zombies 2
• Publisher: Electronic Arts Inc.
• Developer: Popcap, Electronic Arts Inc.

Family Game of the Year
Super Mario 3D World
• Publisher: Nintendo
• Developer: Nintendo EAD Tokyo Software Development Group No.2

Racing Game of the Year
Forza Motorsport 5
• Publisher: Microsoft Studios
• Developer: Turn 10 Studios

Sports Game of the Year
FIFA 14
• Publisher: Electronic Arts Inc.
• Developer: EA Canada

Downloadable Game of the Year
Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons
• Publisher: 505 Games
• Developer: Starbreeze Studios

Handheld Game of the Year
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds
• Publisher: Nintendo
• Developer: Nintendo EAD Software Development Group No.3

Mobile Game of the Year
Plants VS Zombies 2
• Publisher: Electronic Arts Inc.
• Developer: Popcap, Electronic Arts Inc.

Online Game of the Year
World of Tanks
• Publisher: Wargaming Public Company Ltd. 105
• Developer: Wargaming.net

Outstanding Innovation in Gaming
The Last of Us
• Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America
• Developer: Naughty Dog Inc.

Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction
The Last of Us
• Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America
• Developer: Naughty Dog Inc.

Game of the Year
The Last of Us
• Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America
• Developer: Naughty Dog Inc.