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Nominierte für DICE Awards verkündet

Angeführt wird die Liste der diesjährigen Nominierten für die DICE Awards von "Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart", "Deathloop", "Inscryption" und "It Takes Two". Die Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences wird die Preise am 24. Februar im Rahmen des DICE Summit 2022 vergeben.

14.01.2022 11:07 • von Valentin Masszi

In gut einem Monat, am 24.02., verleiht die Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences zum 25. Mal die DICE Awards. Nun hat die Award-Organisation die nominierten Spieletitel verkündet. Am häufigsten in den 23 Kategorien vertreten ist "Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart" mit insgesamt neun Nennungen. Achtmal können hingegen Arcane Studios für "Deathloop" die Daumen drücken. "Inscryption" und "It Takes Two" schaffen es wiederum auf einen gemeinsamen dritten Platz mit jeweils sechs Nominierungen. Die vier Titel stellen neben dem fünfmal nominierten "Returnal" auch die Auswahl zum "Game of the Year". Die Verleihung der diesjährigen DICE-Awards findet im Rahmen des DICE Summits im Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas statt und wird von Jessica Chobot und Greg Miller nominiert. Offizieller Medienpartner ist IGN.

"Wir alle von der Academy wollen unseren Peer-Panelists einen herzlichen Dank aussprechen, die ihre Energie, Expertise und Zeit investiert haben, um die besten Spiele aus 2021 auszuwählen. Und an all unsere Nominierten: Glückwunsch! Ihr begeistert uns auch weiterhin damit, wie ihr die Grenzen der Kreativität, technischen Innovation und Kunst des Storytellings verschiebt. Wir freuen uns darauf, eure Erfolge bei den 25. jährlichen DICE Awards zu feiern", sagt Meggan Scavio, Präsidentin der Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences.

Die vollständige Liste der nominierten Spieletitel:

Outstanding Achievement in Animation

"Call of Duty: Vanguard" (Sledgehammer Games/ Activision)

"Deathloop" (Arkane Studios / Bethesda Softworks)

"Kena: Bridge of Spirits" (Ember Lab)

"Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart" (Insomniac Games / Sony Interactive Entertainment)

"Resident Evil Village" (Capcom)

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Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction

"Call of Duty: Vanguard" (Sledgehammer Games/ Activision)

"Deathloop" (Arkane Studios / Bethesda Softworks)

"Kena: Bridge of Spirits" (Ember Lab)

"Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart" (Insomniac Games / Sony Interactive Entertainment)

"Resident Evil Village" (Capcom)

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Outstanding Achievement in Character

"Deathloop" - Colt Vahn (Arkane Studios / Bethesda Softworks)

"Kena: Bridge of Spirits" - Kena (Ember Lab)

"Life is Strange: True Colors" - Alex Chen (Deck Nine Games / Square Enix)

"Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart" - Rivet (Insomniac Games / Sony Interactive Entertainment)

"Resident Evil Village" - Lady Dimitrescu (Capcom)

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Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition

"Deathloop" (Arkane Studios / Bethesda Softworks)

"It Takes Two" (Hazelight Studios / Electronic Arts)

"Kena: Bridge of Spirits" (Ember Lab)

"Psychonauts 2" (Double Fine / Xbox Game Studios)

"Returnal" (Housemarque / Sony Interactive Entertainment)

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Outstanding Achievement in Audio Design

"Forza Horizon 5" (Playground Games / Xbox Game Studios)

"Halo Infinite" (343 Industries / Xbox Game Studios)

"It Takes Two" (Hazelight Studios / Electronic Arts)

"Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart" (Insomniac Games / Sony Interactive Entertainment)

"Returnal" (Housemarque / Sony Interactive Entertainment)

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Outstanding Achievement in Story

"Before Your Eyes" (GoodbyeWorld Games / Skybound Games)

"Inscryption" (Daniel Mullins Games / Devolver Digital)

"Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy" (Eidos-Montréal / Square Enix)

"Psychonauts 2" (Double Fine / Xbox Game Studios)

"The Forgotten City" (Modern Storyteller / Dear Villagers)

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Outstanding Technical Achievement

"Battlefield 2042" (EA DICE / Electronic Arts)

"Forza Horizon 5" (Playground Games / Xbox Game Studios)

"Moncage" (Optillusion / XD)

"Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart" (Insomniac Games / Sony Interactive Entertainment)

"Returnal" (Housemarque / Sony Interactive Entertainment)

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Action Game of the Year

"Deathloop" (Arkane Studios / Bethesda Softworks)

"Halo Infinite" (343 Industries / Xbox Game Studios)

"Metroid Dread" (Mercury Steam / Nintendo)

"Returnal" (Housemarque / Sony Interactive Entertainment)

"The Ascent" (Neon Giant / Curve Games)

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Adventure Game of the Year

"Death's Door" (Acid Nerve / Devolver Digital)

"It Takes Two" (Hazelight Studios / Electronic Arts)

"Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy" (Eidos-Montréal / Square Enix)

"Psychonauts 2" (Double Fine / Xbox Game Studios)

"Resident Evil Village" (Capcom)

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Family Game of the Year

"Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Happy Home Paradise" (Nintendo)

"Cozy Grove" (Spry Fox / The Quantum Astrophysicists Guild)

"Mario Party Superstars" (Nintendo)

"Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart" (Insomniac Games / Sony Interactive Entertainment)

"Warioware: Get it Together" (Nintendo)

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Fighting Game of the Year

"Guilty Gear -Strive-" (Arc System Works)

"Melty Blood: Type Lumina" (French-Bread, Type-Moon / Delightworks)

"Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl" (Ludosity & Fair Play Labs / Game Mill)

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Racing Game of the Year

"F1 2021" (Codemasters / EA Originals)

"Forza Horizon 5" (Playground Games / Xbox Game Studios)

"Hot Wheels Unleashed" (Milestone)

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Role-Playing Game of the Year

"Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker" (Square Enix)

"Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous" (Owlcat Games / META Publishing)

"Shin Megami Tensei V" (Atlus /Sega)

"Tales of Arise" (Bandai Namco)

"Wildermyth" (Worldwalker Games / Whisper Games)

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Sports Game of the Year

"EA Sports FIFA 22" (EA Originals)

"Mario Golf: Super Rush" (Nintendo)

"NBA 2k22" (2K Games)

"Riders Republic" (Ubisoft)

"The Climb 2" (Crytek)

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Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year

"Age of Empires IV" (Relic Entertainment, World's Edge / Xbox Game Studios)

"Gloomhaven" (Flaming Fowl Studios / Asmodee Digital)

"Griftlands" (Klei Entertainment)

"Inscryption" (Daniel Mullins Games / Devolver Digital)

"Loop Hero" (Four Quarters / Devolver Digital)

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Immersive Reality Technical Achievement

"Lone Echo II" (Ready at Dawn / Oculus Studios)

"Puzzling Places" (Realities.io)

"Resident Evil 4 VR" (Capcom)

"Song in the Smoke" (17-Bit)

"YUKI" (ARVORE Immersive Experiences)

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Immersive Reality Game of the Year

"Demeo" (Resolution Games)

"I Expect You To Die 2: The Spy and the Liar" (Schell Games)

"Lone Echo II" (Ready at Dawn / Oculus Studios)

"Resident Evil 4 VR" (Capcom)

"Song in the Smoke" (17-Bit)

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Outstanding Achievement for an Independent Game

"Death's Door" (Acid Nerve / Devolver Digital)

"Inscryption" (Daniel Mullins Games / Devolver Digital)

"Loop Hero" (Four Quarters / Devolver Digital)

"Sable" (Shedworks / Raw Fury)

"Unpacking" (Witch Beam / Humble Bundle)

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Mobile Game of the Year

"Behind the Frame" (Silver Lining Studio / Akupara Games, Akatsuki Taiwan Inc.)

"Fantasian" (Mistwalker)

"League of Legends: Wild Rift" (Riot Games)

"Moncage" (Optillusion)

"Pokémon Unite" (TiMi Studio Group, The Pokémon Company / The Pokémon Company)

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Online Game of the Year

"Back 4 Blood" (Turtle Rock Studios / Warner Bros)

"Call of Duty: Vanguard" (Sledgehammer Games / Activision)

"Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker" (Square Enix)

"Halo Infinite" (343 Industries / Xbox Game Studios)

"Knockout City" (Velan Studios / EA Originals)

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Outstanding Achievement in Game Design

"Deathloop" (Arkane Studios / Bethesda Softworks)

"Inscryption" (Daniel Mullins Games / Devolver Digital)

"It Takes Two" (Hazelight Studios / Electronic Arts)

"Loop Hero" (Four Quarters, Devolver Digital)

"Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart" (Insomniac Games / Sony Interactive Entertainment)

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Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction

"Deathloop" (Arkane Studios / Bethesda Softworks)

"Inscryption" (Daniel Mullins Games / Devolver Digital)

"It Takes Two" (Hazelight Studios / Electronic Arts)

"Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart" (Insomniac Games / Sony Interactive Entertainment)

"The Artful Escape" (Beethoven & Dinosaur / Annapurna Interactive)

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Game of the Year

"Deathloop" (Arkane Studios / Bethesda Softworks)

"Inscryption" (Daniel Mullins Games / Devolver Digital)

"It Takes Two" (Hazelight Studios / Electronic Arts)

"Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart" (Insomniac Games / Sony Interactive Entertainment)

"Returnal" (Housemarque / Sony Interactive Entertainment)