Journey nabs six nominations at 2013 GDC Awards

gdcawardsJourney continues its amazing end-of-the-year award run with six 2013 Game Developers Choice Award nominations, more than any other game.

Journey is up for Game of the Year, as well as Best Audio, Best Game Design, Best Downloadable Game, Best Visual Arts, and the Innovation award. The four other nominees that Journey will be competing against for Game of the Year include Dishonored (four total nominations), The Walking Dead (three total nominations), Mass Effect 3 (two total nominations), and XCOM: Enemy Unknown (two total nominations).

The 2013 GDC Awards will be handed out on Wednesday, March 27 during this year’s Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. You can find the complete list of nominees after the break.

Game of the Year

  • Dishonored
  • Journey
  • Mass Effect 3
  • The Walking Dead
  • XCOM: Enemy Unknown

Best Audio

  • Assassin’s Creed III
  • Halo 4
  • Hotline Miami
  • Journey
  • Sound Shapes

Best Debut

  • Dust: An Elysian Tail (Humble Hearts)
  • Fez (Polytron Corporation)
  • FTL: Faster Than Light (Subset Games)
  • The Room (Fireproof Games)
  • The Unfinished Swan (Giant Sparrow)

Best Game Design

  • Dishonored
  • Journey
  • Mark Of The Ninja
  • Spelunky
  • XCOM: Enemy Unknown

Best Downloadable Game

  • Journey
  • Mark Of The Ninja
  • Spelunky
  • Trials: Evolution
  • The Walking Dead

Best Technology

  • Assassin’s Creed III
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II
  • Far Cry 3
  • Halo 4
  • PlanetSide 2

Best Handheld/Mobile Game

  • Gravity Rush
  • Hero Academy
  • Kid Icarus: Uprising
  • The Room
  • Sound Shapes

Best Narrative

  • Dishonored
  • Mass Effect 3
  • Spec Ops: The Line
  • Virtue’s Last Reward
  • The Walking Dead

Best Visual Arts

  • Borderlands 2
  • Dishonored
  • Far Cry 3
  • Halo 4
  • Journey

Innovation

  • FTL: Faster Than Light
  • Journey
  • Mark of the Ninja
  • The Unfinished Swan
  • ZombiU
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