Spider-Man 2 Leads Nominations with Nine at DICE Awards

Spider-Man 2 is Nominated During the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Announces Nominations for 2024

After missing out on accolades at The Game Awards, Spider-Man 2 is looking to secure its place at the forefront of recognition as it dominates the nominations at the upcoming DICE Awards. The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) unveiled the nominations on January 10, with Spider-Man 2 earning an impressive nine nominations. Alan Wake 2 and Baldur’s Gate 3 closely follow, securing eight and seven nominations, respectively. COCOON, alongside the aforementioned titles and The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, is among the contenders for the prestigious Game of the Year award.

The nominations cover a wide range of categories, showcasing the industry’s outstanding achievements across animation, art direction, character design, original music composition, audio design, storytelling, and technical prowess. Noteworthy titles such as Alan Wake 2, Hogwarts Legacy, and Starfield compete in various categories, highlighting the diversity and creativity within the gaming landscape.

The full list of nominations spans multiple genres, recognizing exceptional contributions in action, adventure, family, fighting, racing, role-playing, sports, strategy/simulation, immersive reality, independent games, mobile games, and online multiplayer experiences.

The awards also acknowledge outstanding achievements in game design and direction, emphasizing the importance of innovation and leadership in shaping the gaming landscape. The coveted Game of the Year category sees Alan Wake 2, Baldur’s Gate 3, COCOON, Spider-Man 2, and The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom competing for the industry’s highest honor.

As the gaming community eagerly awaits the unveiling of winners at the DICE Awards, the event promises to be a celebration of the industry’s resilience, adaptability, and unwavering commitment to delivering unparalleled interactive experiences. By showcasing the innovation, creativity, and diverse voices within the gaming ecosystem, the DICE Awards offer a comprehensive snapshot of the industry’s vibrancy and its continuous journey towards pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the world of interactive entertainment.