Nintendo Wins Slew Of Awards At DICE; Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Scores Big

Last night at the DICE Awards Nintendo cleaned house! They won 10 of the 24 awards given out by industry peers who are members of the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences. It’s basically the Oscars for video games. Below are the categories that Nintendo won:

 

GAME OF THE YEAR

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

 

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN GAME DIRECTION

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

 

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN GAME DESIGN

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

 

MOBILE GAME OF THE YEAR

Fire Emblem Heroes

 

HANDHELD GAME OF THE YEAR

Metroid: Samus Returns

 

DICE SPRITE AWARD

Snipperclips

 

STRATEGY/SIMULATION GAME OF THE YEAR

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle (Ubisoft)

 

RACING GAME OF THE YEAR

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

 

FAMILY GAME OF THE YEAR

Snipperclips

 

ADVENTURE GAME OF THE YEAR

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

 

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND DESIGN

Super Mario Odyssey

 

Congratulations to Nintendo and their dedicated developers. 2017 was indeed an amazing year for quality games!

 

Start the video at the 14:58 mark to watch the entire show!

 

Craig has been covering the video game industry since 1995. His work has been published across a wide spectrum of media sites. He’s currently the Editor-In-Chief of Nintendo Times and contributes to Gaming Age.

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