Ratchet & Clank Leads with Nine Nominations for the 25th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards
The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences today announced the nominees for its 25th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards. The winners will be revealed at a special 25th Anniversary edition of the D.I.C.E. Awards ceremony on February 24th from the Mandalay Bay Resort Las Vegas, as the culmination of the week-long industry gathering, the 2022 D.I.C.E. Summit.
Fifty-nine games released in 2021 received nominations. Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart leads the pack with nine nominations, followed by Deathloop earning eight. Tying for six nominations each are Inscryption and It Takes Two, with Returnal earning five nods, and Kena: Bridge of Spirits and Resident Evil Village each taking four. Finalists for 2021’s top honor, Game of the Year, are: Deathloop, Inscryption, It Takes Two, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, and Returnal.