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Submitted by KingJFS 614d ago | news

Journey lands 11 nominations at 2013 DICE Awards

Warp Zoned writes:

"The Interactive Achievement Awards will be sporting a new look in 2013, but they’ve managed to recognize the great games all the same. Now known as the DICE Awards, Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences revealed their picks for the best games of the year this morning, nominating thatgamecompany’s Journey for an astonishing 11 awards.

The game is up for… deep breath… Game of the Year, Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction, Outstanding Innovation in Gaming, Downloadable Game of the Year, Casual Game of the Year, Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction, Outstanding Achievement in Gameplay Engineering, Outstanding Achievement in Online Gameplay, Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition, Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design, and Outstanding Achievement in Story.

Other Game of the Year contenders include Borderlands 2, Far Cry 3, The Walking Dead, and XCOM: Enemy Unknown. All four of those games are up for multiple awards, along with other big hitters like Halo 4 (six nominations) and Dishonored (five nominations)." (3DS, Android, Casual games, Industry, iPad, iPhone, Journey, Mobile, Nintendo DS, PC, PS Vita, PS3, PSP, Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360)

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Godchild1020  +   614d ago
Journey is a great achieve for Sony and TheGameCompany. I can see The Last Guardian winning the same Nominations and Awards. Sony has had a great run of games this generation, with a great deal of their first party titles winning awards and getting nominations.

It's nice to see three of their games getting nominated for Handheld Game of the Year. Hell even PlayStation All Stars got a nomination for fighting Game of the Year.

Looking at all the nominations, Sony really did have a great 2012. A lot of nominations for their first and second party exclusives.
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GearSkiN  +   613d ago
Trying to get ps3 for journey!
Blastoise  +   613d ago
"Hell even PlayStation All Stars got a nomination for fighting Game of the Year."

Well deserved in my opinion!
miyamoto  +   614d ago
" Thanks for showing us that artistic, commercial success, and personal integrity need not be mutually exclusive and can easily go hand in hand."
- Mark Hamill

Arigato TGC & SONY
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Walker  +   614d ago
Journey is the best game of this year only with 600mb size .
ginsunuva  +   613d ago
size doesn't matter
Ezz2013  +   613d ago
congratz to sony & TheGameCompany
dariux32  +   613d ago
Its really awesome! Love Journey alot .Congratulations to ThatGameCompany and Sony:)
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geekwithtanlines  +   613d ago
major congrats to thatgamecompany for hitting it out of the park!
Kinger8938  +   613d ago
I have this but still havent played it! Want to do it in one sitting so may have to do it tonight!

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