It Takes Two Named Game of the Year at 25th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards

The votes have been counted, and It Takes Two, a cooperative platforming journey where players control a couple going through a divorce that takes a fantastical turn, was named the Game of the Year at the 25th D.I.C.E. Awards.

The night honored multiple industry leaders, including Ed Boon (NetherRealm Studios), who was the 2022 Hall of Fame inductee, and Phil Spencer (Microsoft Gaming), who received the Lifetime Achievement Award.

There were also a variety of games honored across 23 award categories, with a few notable multi-award winners, including:

  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart led the pack with four wins for Outstanding Achievement in Animation, Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction, Outstanding Technical Achievement, and Family Game of the Year.
  • It Takes Two had two awards, winning for Game of the Year and Outstanding Achievement in Game Design.
  • Other top honorees were:
    • Deathloop for Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction.
    • Halo Infinite for Action Game of the Year and Online Game of the Year.
    • Lone Echo II for Immersive Reality Game of the Year and Immersive Reality Technical Achievement.
    • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy for Adventure Game of the Year and Outstanding Achievement in Story.
    • Returnal for Outstanding Achievement in Audio Design and Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition.
    • Unpacking for Outstanding Achievement for an Independent Game.

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