The DICE awards were handed out last night. DICE is kind of like the Oscars for games. The nominees are selected by members of the Academy of Interactive Arts and Science. Here are the winners.

Game of the Year 
Fallout 4

Action Game of the Year
Star Wars Battlefront

Fighting Game of the Year
Mortal Kombat X

Family Game of the Year
Super Mario Maker

Mobile Game of the Year
Fallout Shelter

Outstanding Achievement in Character
Rise of the Tomb Raider – Lara Croft

Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition
 Ori and the Blind Forest

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design
Star Wars Battlefront

Outstanding Achievement in Story
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Outstanding Technical Achievement
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Outstanding Achievement in Animation
Ori and the Blind Forest

Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction
Ori and the Blind Forest

Role-Playing / Massively Multiplayer Game of the Year
Fallout 4

Strategy / Simulation Game of the Year
Heroes of the Storm

Sports Game of the Year
Rocket League

Racing Game of the Year
FORZA Motorsport 6

Outstanding Achievement in Online Gameplay
Rocket League

Handheld Game of the Year

Technical Impact Award
Microsoft Basic

Adventure Game of the Year
Metal Gear Solid 5

DICE Sprite Award (Indie Game)
Rocket League

Outstanding Achievement in Game Design
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction
Fallout 4

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Nicole has been playing games her entire life. Now that she's a mom, she's passionate about promoting games as a healthy pastime to other parents around the globe. She has been an editor at IGN, where she launched and hosted the Girlfight podcast. In her spare time (which is not very much, honestly) she enjoys gaming, reading, and writing fiction. Most of the time she’s a mom to a crazy, intelligent, and exhausting little girl.