D.I.C.E. Awards Nominees Announced: Horizon Zero Dawn Leads with 10 Nods

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the D.I.C.E. Awards, and Guerrilla Games' Horizon Zero Dawn received quite a few.

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Abriael374d ago (Edited 374d ago )

Horizon certainly deserves it, but seeing only one nomination (and only for their specific genre) for Persona 5 and NieR: Automata makes me shake my head so hard.

Neither of them nominated for best music but COD gets a nod? Makes you wonder what those panelists actually played.

Nyxus374d ago

Well yeah, I'm also disappointed by how often Yakuza 0 gets shafted, people barely talk about that game.

YodaCracker374d ago

If Horizon wins this GOTY award, it will only need 116 more GOTY awards to catch up with Zelda.


Why o why374d ago

I dont think there's a scale in existence that could measure the bitterness seeping from you.

xHeavYx374d ago

How many more for Zelda to catch up to Uncharted or The Last of Us?

Dark_Knightmare2374d ago

Who cares the fact is horizon has won both critic and user goty awards and has been nominated at all the big award shows which is an achievement. Butt hurt fanboys like yourself can't change that so how about you go get a life and quit sweating how many awards horizon has won

UCForce374d ago

Are you really that salty ?

leoms374d ago

bro, salt is leaking from your comment

frostypants373d ago (Edited 373d ago )

Why are some Zelda fans so insecure about this topic? Like...good for Zelda. Great. But are you trying to convince us or yourself?

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AspiringProGenji374d ago

Such technical showcase in all areas is well deserved of the nomines.


AKS374d ago

Nier: Automata and Persona 5 each got a single nomination, and in the same category. Neither even got a nomination for soundtrack. Hmm. Highly questionable.

TomatoDragon374d ago

Yeah, that is weird. Nier and Persona 5 st's were amazing.

moegooner88374d ago (Edited 374d ago )

Star Wars BF2 got more nominations than either :/. It seems apart from the Nintendo developed ones, Japanese games are thrown a bone when it can’t be avoided, like best RPG, or best fighting game, ... etc.

chrono1205374d ago

Shame really.
PC is getting slot of Japanese games this past year. PC getting love from publishers lately.

Travis3708374d ago

Glad to see Horizon in almost every category! If it wins any or not, I'm just happy to see it get nominated!

morganfell374d ago

Absolutely agree. The pinnacle of game making so far this gen. The Frozen Wilds, an add-on bests any other game on any other platform this gen as well.

UCForce374d ago

I agree with both of you.

Jinger374d ago

Nah, I still think Bloodborne or even Mario Odyssey is mine. Those 2 games are just amazing.

UCForce374d ago

And yet, you still want Horizon Zero Dawn to be shunned from others. I love Bloodborne and it was my GOTY 2015.

GaboonViper374d ago

And i respect that, that is why i said "my" GOTG.

Jinger374d ago


What are you talking about?

frostypants373d ago (Edited 373d ago )

I kinda agree, but then I think about how many hours I still pour into Rocket League, even if it's a relatively simple game. HZD is certainly my favorite game of this gen across the action/adventure/RPG-ish genres (i.e. everything from Uncharted 4 to Witcher 3 to Bloodborne). And that is saying a lot, as this gen has been great.

GaboonViper373d ago

Agree, its great that big AAA and small games can co-exist together and deliver great gameplay.

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