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Journey, The Walking Dead lead D.I.C.E. Awards nominations

Thatgamecompany's Journey, one of Gamasutra's games of the year, has received 11 nominations at this year's D.I.C.E. Awards, while The Walking Dead is up for eight awards.

Mike Rose, Blogger

January 14, 2013

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Thatgamecompany's Journey, one of Gamasutra's games of the year, has received 11 nominations at this year's D.I.C.E. Awards, while The Walking Dead is up for eight awards. The awards aims to highlight those video game titles that stood out from the rest in terms of excellence during 2012. The ceremony will take place on February 7 during the D.I.C.E. Summit. Other titles nominated for multiple awards include Far Cry 3 with seven nominations, Halo 4 with six, and Borderlands 2 and Dishonored with five a piece. Here's a partial list of the nominees -- the full list can be found on the official website [PDF]. Game of the Year Borderlands 2 - Gearbox, 2K Games Far Cry 3 - Ubisoft Journey - SCEA, Thatgamecompany The Walking Dead - Telltale Games XCOM: Enemy Unknown - Firaxis, 2K Games Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction Journey - SCEA, Thatgamecompany Dishonored - Arkane Studios, Bethesda Softworks Far Cry 3 - Ubisoft The Unfinished Swan - SCEA, Giant Sparrow The Walking Dead - Telltale Games Outstanding Innovation in Gaming Journey - SCEA, Thatgamecompany Nintendo Land - Nintendo Sound Shapes - SCEA, Queasy Games The Unfinished Swan - SCEA, Giant Sparrow The Walking Dead - Telltale Games Action Game of the Year Borderlands 2 - Gearbox, 2K Games Far Cry 3 - Ubisoft Halo 4 - 343 Industries, Microsoft Studios Hitman: Absolution - IO Interactive, Square Enix Sleeping Dogs - United Front Games, Square Enix Adventure Game of the Year Assassin's Creed III - Ubisoft Darksiders II - Vigil Games, THQ Dishonored - Arkane Studios, Bethesda Softworks New Super Mario Bros. Wii U - Nintendo The Walking Dead - Telltale Games Mobile Game of the Year Fairway Solitaire - Big Fish Hero Academy - Robot Entertainment Horn - Phosphor Games, Zynga Rayman Jungle Run - Pastagames, Ubisoft

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