Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor steals the show at DICE Awards

Shadow of Mordor Talion wraithified

Monolith's Middle-earth: Shadow or Mordor took home eight awards.

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor raked in eight awards of the total nine it was nominated for at this year's DICE Awards, including Oustanding Innovation, Oustanding Achievement in Game Design, and Adventure Game of the Year.

This year's DICE Awards also named BioWare and EA's Dragon Age: Inquisition as Game of the Year.

The DICE (Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain) summit took place in Las Vegas this week, and saw Inquisition also take the award for RPG of the year.

Other winners included Destiny, which took home four awards, one of them being Action Game of the Year, and Super Smash Bros. was awarded two - Fighting game and Handheld game of the year.

The full list of awards and winners are below:

  • Outstanding Achievement in Animation

    Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

  • Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction

    Monument Valley

  • Outstanding Achievement in Character

    Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (Talion)

  • Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition

    Destiny

  • Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design

    Destiny

  • Outstanding Achievement in Story

    Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

  • Outstanding Technical Achievement

    Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

  • Action Game of the Year

    Destiny

  • Adventure Game of the Year

    Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

  • Family Game of the Year

    LittleBigPlanet 3

  • Fighting Game of the Year

    Super Smash Bros. Wii U

  • Racing Game of the Year

    Mario Kart 8

  • Role-Playing/Massively Multiplayer Game of the Year

    Dragon Age: Inquisition

  • Sports Game of the Year

    FIFA 15

  • Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year

    Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

  • D.I.C.E. Spite Award

    Transistor

  • Handheld Game of the Year

    Super Smash Bros. 3DS

  • Mobile Game of the Year

    Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

  • Outstanding Achievement in Online Gameplay

    Destiny

  • Outstanding Innovation in Gaming

    Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

  • Outstanding Achievement in Game Design

    Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

  • Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction

    Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

  • Game of the Year

    Dragon Age: Inquisition

Thanks, VG247.

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