It Takes Two Wins the Game of the Year Race at the 2022 DICE Awards

The results for the annual DICE Awards 2022 have been revealed, with Hazelight's It Takes Two bagging the Game of the Year award.

Posted By | On 26th, Feb. 2022

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The DICE Awards were held on February 24, with the nominations being unveiled last month, where over 59 games were nominated across various categories. The winners, of course, have now also been unveiled.

Some key takeaway from the night include the Hazelight-developed co-op platformer It Takes Two bagging the Game of the Year award over the likes of Deathloop, Ratchet and Clank: A Rift Apart, Inscryption, and Returnal.

Apart from that, other winners included 343 Industry’s Halo Infinite bagging the Action Game of the Year and Online Game of the Year, along with Insomniac Games’ Ratchet and Clank: A Rift Apart bagging four awards: Outstanding Achievement in Animation, Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction, Outstanding Technical Achievement, and Family Game of the Year.

Additionally, the night also saw Xbox boss Phil Spencer receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award, and NetherRealm Studios’ Ed Boon getting inducted to the DICE Hall of Fame.

The full list of winners for DICE Awards 2022 can be read below (via GamesIndustry):

THE DICE AWARDS SHOW 2022 WINNERS

  • Game of the Year: It Takes Two (Hazelight)
  • Outstanding Achievement in Game Design: It Takes Two (Hazelight)
  • Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction: Deathloop (Arkane Studios)
  • Outstanding Achievement in Animation: Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart (Insomniac Games)
  • Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction: Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart (Insomniac Games)
  • Outstanding Technical Achievement: Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart (Insomniac Games)
  • Family Game of the Year: Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart (Insomniac Games)
  • Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition: Returnal (Housemarque)
  • Outstanding Achievement in Audio Design: Returnal (Housemarque)
  • Outstanding Achievement in Story: Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy (Square Enix)
  • Adventure Game of the Year: Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy (Square Enix)
  • Action Game of the Year: Halo Infinite (343 Industries)
  • Online Game of the Year: Halo Infinite (343 Industries)
  • Fighting Game of the Year: Guilty Gear Strive (Arc System Works)
  • Racing Game of the Year: Forza Horizon 5 (Playground Games)
  • Role-Playing Game of the Year: Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker (Square Enix)
  • Sports Game of the Year: Mario Golf: Super Rush (Camelot/Nintendo)
  • Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year: Age of Empires IV (World’s Edge/Microsoft)
  • Immersive Reality Technical Achievement: Lone Echo II (Ready at Dawn)
  • Immersive Reality Game of the Year: Lone Echo II (Ready at Dawn)
  • Outstanding Achievement for an Independent Game: Unpacking (Witch Beam)
  • Mobile Game of the Year: Pokémon Unite (TiMi Studio)
  • Outstanding Achievement in Character: Resident Evil Village – Lady Dimitrescu

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