No Shortage of Shooters in D.I.C.E. Award Nominees

Every year, the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) hosts the D.I.C.E. Awards, dishing out honors for video games in a wealth of categories including the award show staples like game of the year and downloadable game of the year but also the more D.I.C.E.-specific awards like outstanding innovation in gaming, outstanding achievement in game direction and so many more.

This year there is no shortage of first-person games being represented across the board, with games like Borderlands 2, Dishonored and Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 getting nominated for top honors in several categories. The full list of nominees is massive and be read in its entirety at http://www.interactive.org/ but here is a quick look at some of the top categories:

Game of the Year
Borderlands 2 
Far Cry 3
Journey
The Walking Dead
XCOM: Enemy Unknown

Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction
Journey 
Dishonored
Far Cry 3
The Unfinished Swan
The Walking Dead

Action Game of the Year
Borderlands 2 
Far Cry 3 
Halo 4 
Hitman: Absolution
Sleeping Dogs

Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction
Borderlands 2 
Dishonored 
Far Cry 3 
Halo 4
Journey

The full list is definitely worth a look as there are some really amazing games being honored this year, both shooters and otherwise. For our money, Journey is one of the best games that has been released in a long time and you can check it out at http://thatgamecompany.com/.

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