The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Wins Big at 2018 DICE Awards, Including Game of the Year

Cuphead, Horizon Zero Dawn, and PUBG also won awards.

Nintendo caps off a year of success for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild by taking home the top awards from DICE Awards 2018, including Game of the Year. Breath of the Wild has already stacked up an impressive collection of game of the year awards including at The Game Awards and USGamer's own game of the year celebrations for 2017.

Other top winners include Horizon Zero Dawn in writing categories, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds for action and online games, and Cuphead for art direction. For a full list of winners check below. Winners are bolded with both developer and publisher highlighted.

Game of the Year

  • The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild (Nintendo/Nintendo)
  • Cuphead (StudioMDHR)
  • Horizon Zero Dawn (Guerrilla Games)
  • PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Corp.)
  • Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo)

Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction

  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo/Nintendo)
  • Gorogoa (Jason Roberts)
  • Horizon Zero Dawn (Guerrilla Games)
  • Uncharted: The Lost Legacy (Naughty Dog)
  • What Remains of Edith Finch (Giant Sparrow)

Outstanding Achievement in Game Design

  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo/Nintendo)
  • Gorogoa (Jason Roberts)
  • Horizon Zero Dawn (Guerrilla Games)
  • PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Corp)
  • Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo)

Immersive Technical Achievement

  • Lone Echo/Echo Arena (Oculus Studios/Ready At Dawn)
  • Robo Recall (Epic Games)
  • Star Trek Bridge Crew (Ubisoft)
  • The Invisible Hours (Tequila Works)
  • Wilson's Heart (Twisted Pixel)

Immersive Reality Game of the Year

  • Lone Echo/Echo Arena (Oculus Studios/Ready At Dawn)
  • Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin (Double Fine)
  • Robo Recall (Epic Games)
  • Space Pirate Trainer (I-Illusions)
  • Wilson's Heart (Twisted Pixel)

Mobile Game of the Year

  • Fire Emblem Heroes (Nintendo/INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS and Nintendo)
  • Cat Quest (The Gentlebros)
  • Gorogoa (Jason Roberts)
  • Monument Valley 2 (ustwo Games)
  • Splitter Critters (RAC7 Games)

Handheld Game of the Year

  • Metroid: Samus Returns (Nintendo/MercurySteam and Nintendo
  • Dragon Quest 8: Journey of the Cursed King (Square Enix)
  • Etrian Odyssey 5: Beyond the Myth (Atlus)
  • Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia (Nintendo)
  • Monster Hunter Stories (Capcom)

D.I.C.E. Sprite Award

  • SnipperClips (Nintendo/SFB Games)
  • Everything (David O'Reilly)
  • Gorogoa (Jason Roberts)
  • Night in the Woods (Infinite Fall)
  • Pyre (Supergiant Games)

Outstanding Achievement in Online Gameplay

  • PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (Bluehole/PUBG Corp)
  • Call of Duty: WW2 (Sledgehammer Games)
  • Destiny 2 (Bungie)
  • Fortnite (Epic Games)
  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands (Ubisoft)

Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year

  • Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle (Ubisoft Entertainment/Ubisoft Milan and Ubisoft Paris)
  • Endless Space 2 (Amplitude Studios)
  • Halo Wars 2 (343 Industries, Creative Assembly)
  • Total War: Warhammer 2 (Creative Assembly)
  • XCOM 2: War of the Chosen (Firaxis Games)

Sports Game of the Year

  • FIFA 18 (EA/EA)
  • Everybody's Golf (Clap Hanz)
  • Golf Clash (Playdemic Sports)
  • Madden NFL 18 (EA)
  • MLB The Show 17 (San Diego Studios)

Role-Playing Game of the Year

  • Nier: Automata (Square Enix/PlaintumGames)
  • Divinity: Original Sin 2 (Larian Studios)
  • Middle-earth: Shadow of War (Warner Bros. Interactive)
  • Persona 5 (Atlus)
  • Torment: Tides of Numenera (inXile Entertainment)

Racing Game of the Year

  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (NIntendo/Nintendo)
  • Dirt 4 (Codemasters)
  • Forza Motorsport 7 (Turn 10 Studios)
  • Gran Turismo Sport (Polyphony Digital)
  • Project Cars 2 (Slightly Mad Studios)

Fighting Game of the Year

  • Injustice 2 (Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment/NetherRealm Studios)
  • Arms (Nintendo)
  • Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite (Capcom)
  • Nidhogg 2 (Messhof)
  • Tekken 7 (Bandai Namco)

Adventure Game of the Year

  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo/Nintendo)
  • Assassin's Creed Origins (Ubisoft)
  • Horizon Zero Dawn (Guerrilla Games)
  • Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo)
  • Uncharted: The Lost Legacy (Naughty Dog)

Action Game of the Year

  • PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (Bluehole/PUBG Corp)
  • Call of Duty: WW2 (Sledgehammer Games)
  • Cuphead (StudioMDHR)
  • Destiny 2(Bungie)
  • Wolfesntein 2: The New Colossus (MachineGames)

Outstanding Technical Achievement

  • Horizon Zero Dawn (Sony Interactive Entertainment/Guerrilla Games)
  • Assassin's Creed Origins (Ubisoft)
  • Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice (Ninja Theory)
  • Lone Echo/Echo Arena (Ready at Dawn)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo)

Outstanding Achievement in Story

  • Horizon Zero Dawn (Sony Interactive Entertainment/Guerrilla Games)
  • Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice (Ninja Theory)
  • Night in the Woods(Infinite Fall)
  • What Remains of Edith Finch (Giant Sparrow)
  • Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus (MachineGames)

Achievement in Sound Design

  • Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo/Nintendo)
  • Injustice 2 (NetherRealms)
  • Destiny 2 (Bungie)
  • Star Wars Battlefront 2 (DICE)
  • Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo)
  • Uncharted: The Lost Legacy (Naughty Dog)

Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition

  • Cuphead (StudioMDHR/StudioMDHR)
  • Call of Duty: WW2 (Sledghammer Games)
  • Horizon Zero Dawn (Guerrilla Games)
  • Rime (Tequila Works)
  • Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus (MachineGames)

Outstanding Achievement in Character

  • Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice - Senua (Ninja Theory/Ninja Theory)
  • Assassin's Creed Origins - Bayek (Ubisoft)
  • Horizon Zero Dawn - Alloy (Guerrilla Games)
  • Star Wars Battlefront 2 - Iden Versio (DICE)
  • Uncharted: The Lost Legacy - Chloe Fraiser (Naughty Dog)

Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction

  • Cuphead (StudioMDHR/StudioMDHR)
  • Hellblade: Senua'S Sacrifice (Ninja Theory)
  • Horizon Zero Dawn (Guerrilla Games)
  • Little Nightmares (Tarsier Studios)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo)

Outstanding Achievement in Animation

  • Cuphead (StudioMDHR/StudioMDHR)
  • For Honor (Ubisoft)
  • Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice (Ninja Theory)
  • Horizon Zero Dawn (Guerrila Games)
  • Uncharted: The Lost Legacy (Naughty Dog)

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