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    Dice Game of the Year: Untitled Goose Game


    Honk, honk, honk. Untitled Goose Game won Game of The Year at the annual Dice Awards, one of the most prominent peer awards in video games.

    The fan-favorite title has added yet another honor for indie developer  House House and publisher Panic. The Dice Awards are staged each year at the Dice Summit by the The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS), a 30,000-member nonprofit dedicated to interactive arts.

    In the game, players take the reins of the titular goose to manipulate and torment the inhabitants of a proper little English village.

    The AIAS gave out awards in 23 award categories.

    Remedy Entertainment’s Control led the evening with four awards; Untitled Goose Game had three wins; and Death Stranding nabbed two.

    Other top honorees include Sayonara Wild Hearts for Portable Game of the Year; Mortal Kombat 11 for Fighting Game of the Year; Pistol Whip for Immersive Game of the Year; FIFA 20 for Sports Game of the Year; The Outer Worlds for Role-Playing Game of the Year; and Disco Elysium for Outstanding Achievement in Story, among others.

    AIAS also inducted Connie Booth, vice president of Product Development at Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE), into its Hall of Fame.

    Booth has been integral in helping produce numerous critically and commercially acclaimed SIE games over the past 25 years, including Syphon Filter; SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs; Jak and Daxter; Sly Cooper; Ratchet & Clank; infamous; Resistance Fall of Man; Uncharted; The Last of Us; Days Gone; and Marvel’s Spider-Man. Booth also has been dedicated to incubating younger talent to create wonderful experiences for PlayStation fans.

    The 23rd annual Dice Awards ceremony, emceed by four-time co-hosts Greg Miller, co-founder of the internet video show and podcast Kinda Funny, and Jessica Chobot.

    The complete list of winners includes:

    Game of the Year

    Untitled Goose Game

    Publisher: Panic
    Developer: House House

    Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction

    Control

    Publisher: 505 Games
    Developer: Remedy Entertainment

    Outstanding Achievement in Game Design

    Baba Is You

    Publisher: Hempuli Oy
    Developer: Hempuli Oy

    Portable Game of the Year

    Sayonara Wild Hearts

    Publisher: Annapurna Interactive
    Developer: Simogo

    Outstanding Achievement for an Independent Game

    Untitled Goose Game

    Publisher: Panic
    Developer: House House

    Immersive Reality Game of the Year

    Pistol Whip

    Publisher: Cloudhead Games
    Developer: Cloudhead Games

    Immersive Reality Technical Achievement

    Blood & Truth

    Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment
    Developer: SIE London Studio

    Outstanding Achievement in Online Gameplay

    Apex Legends

    Publisher: Electronic Arts
    Developer: Respawn Entertainment

    Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year

    Fire Emblem: Three Houses

    Publisher: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Developer: Nintendo Co., Ltd., Intelligent Systems Co., Ltd. and Koei Tecmo Games Co., Ltd.

    Sports Game of the Year

    FIFA 2020

    Publisher: EA Sports
    Developer: EA Vancouver

    Role-Playing Game of the Year

    The Outer Worlds

    Publisher: Private Division
    Developer: Obsidian Entertainment

    Racing Game of the Year

    Mario Kart Tour

    Publisher: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Developer: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

    Fighting Game of the Year

    Mortal Kombat 11

    Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
    Developer: NetherRealm Studios

    Family Game of the Year

    Super Mario Maker 2

    Publisher: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Developer: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

    Adventure Game of the Year

    Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

    Publisher: Electronic Arts
    Developer: Respawn Entertainment

    Action Game of the Year

    Control

    Publisher: 505 Games
    Developer: Remedy Entertainment

    Outstanding Technical Achievement

    Death Stranding

    Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment
    Developer: Kojima Productions Co., Ltd.

    Outstanding Achievement in Story

    Disco Elysium

    Publisher: ZA/UM
    Developer: ZA/UM

    Outstanding Achievement in Audio Design

    Death Stranding

    Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment
    Developer: Kojima Productions Co., Ltd.

    Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition

    Control

    Publisher: 505 Games
    Developer: Remedy Entertainment

    Outstanding Achievement in Character

    Untitled Goose Game

    Publisher: Panic
    Developer: House House

    Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction

    Control

    Publisher: 505 Games
    Developer: Remedy Entertainment

    Outstanding Achievement in Animation

    Luigi’s Mansion 3

    Publisher: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Developer: Next Level Games



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