DICE Awards 2020: Untitled Goose Game GotY

GamesIndustry.biz reports the winners of the 2020 DICE Awards, where Untitled Goose Game waddled away with Game of the Year honors. Here's the full list of winners:

  • Game of the Year -- Untitled Goose Game
  • Action Game of the Year -- Control
  • Adventure Game of the Year -- Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
  • Family Game of the Year -- Super Mario Maker 2
  • Fighting Game of the Year -- Mortal Kombat 11
  • Racing Game of the Year -- Mario Kart Tour
  • Role-Playing Game of the Year -- The Outer Worlds
  • Sports Game of the Year -- FIFA 20
  • Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year -- Fire Emblem: Three Houses
  • Immersive Reality Technical Achievement -- Blood & Truth
  • Immersive Reality Game of the Year -- Pistol Whip
  • Outstanding Achievement for an Independent Game -- Untitled Goose Game
  • Portable Game of the Year -- Sayonara Wild Hearts
  • Online Game of the Year -- Apex Legends
  • Outstanding Achievement in Game Design -- Baba Is You
  • Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction -- Control
  • Outstanding Achievement in Animation -- Luigi's Mansion 3
  • Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction -- Control
  • Outstanding Achievement in Character -- Untitled Goose Game (The Goose)
  • Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition -- Control
  • Outstanding Achievement in Audio Design -- Death Stranding
  • Outstanding Achievement in Story -- Disco Elysium
  • Outstanding Technical Achievement -- Death Stranding
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Re: DICE Awards 2020: Untitled Goose Game GotY
Feb 15, 2020, 12:30
Re: DICE Awards 2020: Untitled Goose Game GotY Feb 15, 2020, 12:30
Feb 15, 2020, 12:30
Prez wrote on Feb 15, 2020, 10:53:
Outer Worlds is very skin deep and barely an RPG, boringly unchallenging combat and tropey fetch-quest gameplay.

Very much disagree. It's the one game I actually installed Epic's launcher to play rather than wait for the Steam release. I thought it was fucking fantastic. 30 hours flashed by in the blink of an eye I was so engrossed. Just to support Obsidian, because devs making great singleplayer games these days deserve to be rewarded, I'm going to buy it again on Steam when it launches.

It's one I want to get to. The complaints often seem to be that it's something you've done before, and it's stripped down. The praises seem to be similar, that it's stripped down and is 20-40 hours instead of an unnecessary 100. With no time for 100 hour games anymore, really, this sounds like something I'd be pretty down for.
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