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    The 21st annual D.I.C.E. Awards celebrate the best games of 2017, as voted by industry professionals.

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    The 21st annual D.I.C.E. Awards were held on February 22, 2018 at The Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada during the D.I.C.E. Summit. The event was streamed live online via Twitch.TV, YouTube, and other services. The show was be hosted by Greg Miller and Jessica Chobot.

    A total of sixty-eight games received nominations this year. With ten nominations, Horizon Zero Dawn had the most.

    Personal Awards

    Lifetime Achievement Award

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    Genyo Takeda

    Game of the Year

    Presented by Mike Morhaime.

    The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

    Runners-Up

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    Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction

    Presented by Ed Boon.

    The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

    Runners-Up

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    Outstanding Achievement in Game Design

    Presented by Todd Howard.

    The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

    Runners-Up

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    Outstanding Achievement in Online Gameplay

    Presented by Kiki Wolfkill.

    PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

    Runners-Up

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    Outstanding Achievement in Animation

    Presented by Abbie Heppe.

    Cuphead

    Runners-Up

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    Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction

    Presented by Abbie Heppe.

    Cuphead

    Runners-Up

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    Outstanding Achievement in Character

    Presented by Tim Schafer.

    Senua - Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice

    Runners-Up

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    Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition

    Presented by Ashraf Ismail.

    Cuphead

    Runners-Up

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    Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design

    Presented by Ashraf Ismail.

    Super Mario Odyssey

    Runners-Up

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    Outstanding Achievement in Story

    Presented by Tim Schafer.

    Horizon Zero Dawn

    Runners-Up

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    Outstanding Technical Achievement

    Presented by Todd Howard.

    Horizon Zero Dawn

    Runners-Up

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    Action Game of the Year

    Presented by Vince Zampella.

    PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

    Runners-Up

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    Adventure Game of the Year

    Presented by Jade Raymond.

    The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

    Runners-Up

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    Family Game of the Year

    Snipperclips: Cut It Out, Together!

    Runners-Up

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    Fighting Game of the Year

    Presented by Seth Killian.

    Injustice 2

    Runners-Up

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    Racing Game of the Year

    Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

    Runners-Up

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    Role-Playing Game of the Year

    Presented by Nathan Vella.

    NieR:Automata

    Runners-Up

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    Sports Game of the Year

    FIFA 18

    Runners-Up

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    Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year

    Presented by Nathan Vella.

    Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle

    Runners-Up

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    Immersive Reality Technical Achievement

    Presented by Alex Schwartz.

    Lone Echo / Echo Arena

    Runners-Up

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    Immersive Reality Game of the Year

    Presented by Alex Schwartz.

    Lone Echo / Echo Arena

    Runners-Up

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    Handheld Game of the Year

    Metroid: Samus Returns

    Runners-Up

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    Mobile Game of the Year

    Fire Emblem Heroes

    Runners-Up

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    D.I.C.E. Sprite Award

    Presented by Robin Hunicke.

    Snipperclips: Cut It Out, Together!

    Runners-Up

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