The Last of Us wins DICE awards game of the year

The Academy of Arts and Sciences announced their video game winners during the the annual D.I.C.E. awards ceremony. The Last of Us swept several categories, but check out the full list of winners.

Today at the conclusion of the D.I.C.E. video game summit, the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences announced their award winning games of 2013.

Freddie Wong and Felecia Day hosted the show, and the full list of winners (along with nominated games) follows below.

Game of the Year

Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design

  • WINNER: The Last of Us
  • NOMINEES
  • Battlefield 4
  • BioShock Infinite
  • God of War: Ascension
  • Grand Theft Auto V

Outstanding Achievement in Story

  • WINNER: The Last of Us
  • NOMINEES
  • Beyond: Two Souls
  • BioShock Infinite
  • The Novelist
  • Tomb Raider

Outstanding Character Performance

  • WINNER: The Last of Us -- Ellie
  • NOMINEES
  • Grand Theft Auto V --Trevor
  • Ryse -- Marius Titus
  • The Last of Us -- Joel
  • The Stanley Parable -- Narrator

Downloadable Game of the Year

Casual Game of the Year

  • WINNER: Plants vs. Zombies 2
  • NOMINEESCandy Box
  • Peggle 2
  • Rayman Fiesta Run
  • Ridiculous Fishing: A Tale of Redemption

Role-Playing/Massively Multiplayer Game of the Year

  • WINNERS: Diablo III
  • NOMINEES
  • DotA 2
  • Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen
  • Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch
  • Pokémon X and Y

Outstanding Innovation in Gaming

  • WINNER: The Last of Us
  • NOMINEES
  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • Papers, Please
  • Tearaway
  • The Stanley Parable

Sports Game of the Year

  • WINNER: FIFA 14
  • NOMINEES
  • Madden NFL 25
  • MLB 13 The Show
  • NBA 2K14
  • NHL 14

Racing Game of the Year

Fighting Game of the Year

Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year

  • WINNER: XCOM: Enemy Within
  • NOMINEES
  • Europa Universalis 4
  • Fire Emblem: Awakening
  • Sid Meier's Civilization V: Brave New World
  • StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm

Family Game of the Year

  • WINNERS: Super Mario 3D World
  • NOMINEES
  • Disney Infinity
  • Lego Marvel Super Heroes
  • Rayman Legends
  • Skylanders Swap Force

Mobile Game of the Year

  • WINNER: Plants vs. Zombies 2
  • NOMINEES
  • Fetch
  • Flick Kick Football Legends
  • Ridiculous Fishing - A Tale of Redemption
  • The Wolf Among Us: Episode 1

Handheld Game of the Year

Adventure Game of the Year

  • WINNER: The Last of Us
  • NOMINEES
  • Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
  • Tearaway
  • The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds
  • Tomb Raider

Online Game of the Year

  • WINNER: World of Tanks
  • NOMINEES
  • Battlefield 4
  • Borderlands 2
  • Diablo III
  • The Last of Us

Action Game of the Year

Outstanding Achievement in Animation

  • WINNER: The Last of Us
  • NOMINEES
  • Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
  • Beyond: Two Souls
  • Puppeteer
  • Rayman Legends

Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction

  • WINNER: The Last of Us
  • NOMINEES
  • BioShock Infinite
  • Puppeteer
  • Rayman Legends
  • Tearaway

Outstanding Achievement in Visual Engineering

  • WINNER: The Last of Us
  • NOMINEES
  • Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
  • Battlefield 4
  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • Ryse

Outstanding Achievement in Gameplay Engineering

  • WINNER: Grand Theft Auto V
  • NOMINEES
  • Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
  • Forza Motorsport 5
  • Super Mario 3D World
  • The Last of Us

Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction

  • WINNER: The Last of Us
  • NOMINEES
  • Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • Papers, Please
  • Tearaway

Three members of Rockstar were also inducted into the Academy of Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame: Sam Houser, Dan Houser, and Leslie Benzies. They accepted the award for their studio as a whole.

The Academy's Pioneer Award was given to Eugene Jarvis, the creator of Defender, Robotron: 2084, and the Cruisn' series of driving games.

And that pretty much wraps up awards for 2013. But if you want to relive GameSpot's choices, you can read up on our own 2013 game of the year awards here.

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