2013 DICE Awards Nominees Revealed

Journey, The Walking Dead, and Far Cry 3 lead the pack

  The DICE Awards begin next month
The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences (AIAS) has just revealed the list of nominees for its 16th annual DICE Awards and confirmed a few more details about the upcoming ceremony that will take place in Las Vegas on February 7.

The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences (AIAS) has just revealed the list of nominees for its 16th annual DICE Awards and confirmed a few more details about the upcoming ceremony that will take place in Las Vegas on February 7.

The DICE Summit represents a conference open to all video game developers, ranging from big triple-A ones to small independent studios.

This year's edition will be hosted by Chris Hardwick, the founder of the Nerdist website and the presenter of a variety of talk shows in the U.S.

Besides participating in all sorts of presentations and workshops, the conference will also serve as host for the 16th Annual DICE Awards given by the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences.

The list of categories and nominees has just been revealed and it's a pretty extensive one covering all sorts of domains.

Among the games with the most nominations are Journey, with a whopping 11 nominations, followed by The Walking Dead, with 8, Far Cry 3, with 7, or Halo 4, with 6.

You can check out a list of some of the most important categories and their nominees below, via an official statement.

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

Outstanding Innovation in Gaming

Journey
Nintendo Land
Sound Shapes
The Unfinished Swan
The Walking Dead

Action Game of the Year

Borderlands 2
Far Cry 3
Halo 4
Hitman: Absolution
Sleeping Dogs

Adventure Game of the Year

Assassin's Creed III
Darksiders II
Dishonored
New Super Mario Bros. Wii U
The Walking Dead

Mobile Game of the Year

Fairway Solitaire
Hero Academy
Horn
Rayman Jungle Run

The actual conference will take place on February 7 in Las Vegas.

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