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DICE AWARD Winners Make Their Way to the WAR OF AWARDS Nominations

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War of Awards, a video game award mega-battle, has announced the latest video game nominees added to this year’s program. 

The newest games included in the running for their April 7 event are the recent winners of DICE Awards in their respective categories. 

Each of these winning games has been voted by a selected assembly of industry figureheads and seen to be of the highest marks in art, design, writing, performance, and sound.

At this year’s DICE Awards "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" took top spot winning four awards, including the coveted “Game of the Year” title. 

Studio MDHR’s "Cuphead" won in three categories, and "Horizon Zero Dawn," PlayerUnknown’s "Battlegrounds," "Snipperclips," and "Lone Echo/Echo Arena" all took home two awards. 

Other popular titles to win single awards in specific genre categories included titles such as "Super Mario Odyssey," "Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice," "Nier: Automata," "Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle," and "Injustice 2."

With the DICE Awards wrapped for the season, the newest War of Awards nominees added to the running are as follows:

ART DIRECTION
Cuphead (DICE Awards, Golden Joystick, The Game Awards)

AUDIO
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice (The Game Awards)
Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Golden Joystick)
NieR: Automata (The Game Awards)
Cuphead (DICE Awards)
Super Mario Odyssey (DICE Awards)

CHARACTER/PERFORMER
Horizon Zero Dawn – Aloy (Golden Joystick)
Hellblade – Senua (DICE Awards, The Game Awards)

DESIGN
Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (DICE Awards, The Game Awards)

GAME OF THE YEAR
Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (DICE Awards, Golden Joystick, The Game Awards)

NARRATIVE
Horizon Zero Dawn (DICE Awards, Golden Joystick)
What Remains of Edith Finch (The Game Awards)

NEW IP/DEBUT
Cuphead (The Game Awards)
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice (The Game Awards)
Horizon Zero Dawn (Golden Joystick)
Snipperclips (DICE Awards)

TRENDING PERSONALITY (No Change)
Markiplier (Golden Joystick)
Guy Beahm as “Dr. Disrespect” (The Game Awards)

Final winners of the War of Awards will be determined by attendees of PAX East, the Penny Arcade Expo held in Boston. 

 Voting will be conducted using an “Iowa caucus” live debate format on April 7 at 7 p.m. in the Cuttlefish Theatre inside the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. 

Fans can make and track predictions at warofawards.org before each precursor award and as the PAX East finale gets closer.

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ABOUT WAR OF AWARDS:
"War of Awards" is a campaign designed to engage the entire gaming population in the elite horse race of video game awards season, culminating in the live “War of Awards” rally where supporters anoint the best of the season’s winners.

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