February 24, 2018
Recently, the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences held its 2018 DICE Awards. Breath of the Wild added to its already impressive trophy case by taking home a haul of awards, including Game of the Year! In total, Breath of the Wild took home four awards: Game of the Year, Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction, Outstanding Achievement in Game Design, and Adventure Game of the Year. With several game award shows still to come, including the SXSW Gaming Awards and the Game Developers Choice Awards, Breath of the Wild still has a few opportunities to add even more awards to its impressive collection of accolades.
Other winners for Nintendo include Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Racing Game of the Year), Metroid: Samus Returns (Handheld Game of the Year), Fire Emblem Heroes (Mobile Game of the Year), and Super Mario Odyssey (Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design).