While God of War Ragnarök garnered seven awards at the DICE Awards, From Software’s Elden Ring took home the coveted GOTY award.
Elden Ring, won Outstanding Achievement in Story, Outstanding Technical Achievement, Outstanding Achievement in Game Design, Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction, and Game of the Year.
While God of War Ragnarök beat out the competition for Outstanding Achievement in Animation, Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction, Outstanding Achievement in Character, Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition, Outstanding Achievement in Audio Design, Adventure Game of the Year, and Outstanding Achievement in history.
Other winners include Final Fantasy 14: Endwalker (Online Game of the Year), Marvel Snap (Mobile Game of the Year), Tunic (Outstanding Achievement for an Indie Game), Red Matter 2 (Immersive Reality Game of the Year), Dwarf Fortress ( Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year), OlliOlliWorld (Sports Game of the Year), Gran Turismo 7 (Racing Game of the Year), MultiVersus (Fighting Game of the Year), and Vampire Survivors (Action Game of the Year).
A total of 61 games were nominated in the 2022 round of the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences (AIAS) 26th annual DICE event, not to be confused with EA’s eponymous studio in Stockholm. God of War: Ragnarok led the pack with 12 nominations, followed by Horizon Forbidden West and Elden Ring with eight and seven nominations, respectively. It should be remembered that Elden Ring was also the GOTY at The Game Awards 2022.