Paper Mario Sticker Star: Handheld game of the year

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The 16th annual DICE awards were held last night. The ceremony that took place in Las Vegas celebrated the best of the video game industry with 26 categories ranging from Outstanding Character Performance to Game of the Year and everything in between.

Apart from a couple of third party multiplatform titles that hit the Wii U, the only awarded game avaliable on a Nintendo system was Paper Mario Sticker Star. The red plumber took home the crown of Best Handheld Game of the Year thanks to it’s latest RPG adventure.

Big winners of the night included critics and fan favorites Journey, The Walking Dead: The Game and XCOM: Enemy unknown. While Gabe Newell became the 17th member of the AIAS Hall of Fame.

You can spot the full list of winners below:

  • Action Game of the Year: Borderlands 2
  • Mobile Game of the Year: Hero Academy
  • Handheld Game of the Year: Paper Mario Sticker Star
  • Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition: Journey
  • Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design: Journey
  • Outstanding Achievement in Story: The Walking Dead
  • Outstanding Character Performance: The Walking Dead: Lee Everett
  • Downloadable Game of the Year: The Walking Dead
  • Casual Game of the Year: Journey
  • Web Based Game of the Year: SimCity Social
  • Family Game of the Year: Skylanders Giants
  • Role-Playing/Massively Multiplayer Game of the Year: Mass Effect 3
  • Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year: XCOM: Enemy Unknown
  • Outstanding Innovation in Gaming: Journey
  • Sports Game of the Year: FIFA Soccer 13
  • Racing Game of the Year: Need for Speed Most Wanted
  • Fighting Game of the Year: PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale
  • Outstanding Achievement in Online Gameplay: Journey
  • Outstanding Achievement in Connectivity: Halo 4
  • Outstanding Achievement in Animation: Assassin’s Creed III
  • Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction: Journey
  • Outstanding Achievement in Visual Engineering: Halo 4
  • Outstanding Achievement in Gameplay Engineering: XCOM: Enemy Unknown
  • Adventure Game of the Year: The Walking Dead
  • Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction: Journey
  • Game of the Year: Journey

-Via EGM

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