Fallout 4 Scores Triple Win at D.I.C.E. Awards 2016
Article by George Norman
On 22 Feb 2016
The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) nominated more than 50 video games for the 19th annual D.I.C.E. Awards. And out of all these games, only 5 were nominated for the “Game of the Year” award: Bloodborne, Fallout 4, Ori and the Blind Forest, Rise of the Tomb Raider, and the Witcher 3.

Can you guess who won the much coveted “Game of the Year” award? Why, none other than Bethesda’s Fallout 4 open-world action role-playing video game that’s set in a post-apocalyptic Boston. It was the most important award Fallout 4 received, I wasn’t the only one. It received multiple awards, and so did these other titles.


Fallout 4 – Triple Win at D.I.C.E. Awards 2016
  1. Game of the Year
  2. Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction
  3. Role-Playing/Massively Multiplayer Game of the Year

It’s worth noting that Bethesda boasts a 4th win, the "Mobile Game of the Year" award for Fallout Shelter.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Triple Win at D.I.C.E. Awards 2016
  1. Outstanding Achievement in Game Design
  2. Outstanding Achievement in Story
  3. Outstanding Technical Achievement

Ori and the Blind Forest – Triple Win at D.I.C.E. Awards 2016
  1. Outstanding Achievement in Animation
  2. Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction
  3. Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition

19th D.I.C.E. Awards – Remaining Winners List
  • Action Game of the Year – Star Wars Battlefront
  • Adventure Game of the Year – METAL GEAR SOLID V: The Phantom Pain
  • Family Game of the Year – Super Mario Maker
  • Fighting Game of the Year – Mortal Kombat X
  • Racing Game of the Year – Forza Motorsport 6
  • Sports Game of the Year – Rocket League
  • Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year – Heroes of the Storm
  • D.I.C.E. Sprite Award – Rocket League
  • Handheld Game of the Year – HELLDIVERS
  • Outstanding Achievement in Online Gameplay – Rocket League
  • Outstanding Achievement in Character – Rise of the Tomb Raider
  • Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design – Star Wars Battlefront

“The 19th D.I.C.E. Awards winners truly embody the diverse set of games and platforms that have come to represent the changing face of our industry,” said Martin Rae, president, Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences. “This year the Academy membership responded to a variety of games covering smaller footprint to AAA blockbuster hits. Thank you to our distinguished guests and all the gamers watching to celebrate the many great games of 2015!”

For more information about the D.I.C.E Awards, visit the official AIAS website.

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Tags: Bethesda, Fallout 4, award, Game of the Year, Fallout Shelter, video game, D.I.C.E. Awards, Ori and the Blind Forest, The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt
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