2022 DICE Awards: Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart leads with nine nominations

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) has provided a list of nominees for its 25th Annual DICE Awards. The winners will be revealed at a 25th Anniversary Awards ceremony, and livestreamed by the official media partner, IGN, on February 24.

Fifty-nine games released in 2021 received nominations with Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart recieveing nine nominations, followed by Deathloop with eight nominationsm. Inscryption and It Takes Two earned six nods each, and Returnal recived five niminations. Kena: Bridge of Spirits and Resident Evil Village each have four nods.

Game of the Year nominuees are Deathloop, Inscryption, It Takes Two, Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart, and Returnal.

Below you will find the full list of nominees.

25th Annual DICE Awards nominees

Outstanding Achievement in Animation

Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction

Outstanding Achievement in Character

Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition

Outstanding Achievement in Audio Design

Outstanding Achievement in Story

Outstanding Technical Achievement

Action Game of the Year

Adventure Game of the Year

Family Game of the Year

Fighting Game of the Year

Racing Game of the Year

Role-Playing Game of the Year

Sports Game of the Year

Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year

Immersive Reality Technical Achievement

Immersive Reality Game of the Year

Outstanding Achievement for an Independent Game

Mobile Game of the Year

Online Game of the Year

Outstanding Achievement in Game Design

Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction

Game of the Year