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Hades Game Tops 24th D.I.C.E. Awards With Five

Hosted by the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS), this year’s Game of the Year at the 24th D.I.C.E. (Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain) Awards was awarded to the critically-acclaimed Hades game.

Hades comes from indie developer and publisher Supergiant Games. It follows Zagreus as he battles his way out of the Underworld.

Hades Game Tops 24th D.I.C.E. Awards With Five

The Academy membership honored games in 23 award categories. The Hades game led the ceremony with five awards, Ghost of Tsushima had four wins, and both The Last of Us Part II and Half-Life: Alyx nabbed two.

Other top honorees include Microsoft Flight Simulator for Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year; Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales for Outstanding Achievement in Character, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 for Sports Game of the Year; Final Fantasy VII Remake for Role-Playing Game of the Year; and Animal Crossing: New Horizons for Family Game of the Year.

“The 24th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards ushered in a new way for us to celebrate our nominees through candid and thoughtful discussions, where they could share their achievements with one another like never before,” says Meggan Scavio, Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences President.

“On behalf of the Academy, I want to thank all of the amazing 2020 nominees for granting us their valuable time and congratulate the winners, all chosen by their peers.”

The 24th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards virtual ceremony was emceed by co-hosts Greg Miller, co-founder of the internet video show and podcast Kinda Funny, and Jessica Chobot, host of Expedition Unknown on the Discovery Channel.

The ceremony included nominees hosted in unique virtual panels moderated by Kahlief Adams, host of Spawn on Me.

24TH ANNUAL D.I.C.E. AWARDS WINNERS

Game of the Year
Hades
Publisher: Supergiant Games
Developer: Supergiant Games

Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction
Hades
Publisher: Supergiant Games
Developer: Supergiant Games

Hades game

Outstanding Achievement in Game Design
Hades
Publisher: Supergiant Games
Developer: Supergiant Games

Mobile Game of the Year
Legends of Runeterra
Publisher: Riot Games
Developer: Riot Games

Outstanding Achievement for an Independent Game
Hades
Publisher: Supergiant Games
Developer: Supergiant Games

Immersive Reality Game of the Year
Half-Life: Alyx
Publisher: Valve
Developer: Valve

Immersive Reality Technical Achievement
Half-Life: Alyx
Publisher: Valve
Developer: Valve

Online Game of the Year
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout
Publisher: Devolver Digital
Developer: Mediatonic

Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year
Microsoft Flight Simulator
Publisher: Xbox Game Studios
Developer: Asobo Studio

Sports Game of the Year
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2
Publisher: Activision Publishing, Inc.
Developer: Vicarious Visions

Role-Playing Game of the Year
Final Fantasy VII Remake
Publisher: Square Enix
Developer: Square Enix

Racing Game of the Year
Mario Kart Live
Publisher: Nintendo
Developer: Nintendo

Fighting Game of the Year
Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate
Publisher: Warner Bros. Games
Developer: NetherRealm Studios

Family Game of the Year
Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Publisher: Nintendo
Developer: Nintendo

Adventure Game of the Year
Ghost of Tsushima
Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment
Developer: Sucker Punch

Action Game of the Year
Hades
Publisher: Supergiant Games
Developer: Supergiant Games

Outstanding Technical Achievement
Dreams
Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment
Developer: Media Molecule

Outstanding Achievement in Story
The Last of Us Part II
Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment
Developer: Naughty Dog

Outstanding Achievement in Audio Design
Ghost of Tsushima
Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment
Developer: Sucker Punch

Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition
Ghost of Tsushima
Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment
Developer: Sucker Punch

Outstanding Achievement in Character
Miles Morales – Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment
Developer: Insomniac Games

Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction
Ghost of Tsushima
Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment
Developer: Sucker Punch

Outstanding Achievement in Animation
The Last of Us Part II
Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment
Developer: Naughty Dog

Click here to view all of the finalists at the official cademy of Interactive Arts & Sciences site.


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