Ratchet & Clank Leads 2022 DICE Awards With 9 Nominations

The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences has announced its nominees for the 25th annual DICE Awards–the video game industry’s equivalent of The Oscars–which are currently slated for February 24 in Las Vegas.

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart leads all games in nominations with nine, followed by Deathloop with eight and Inscryption and It Takes Two with six each. Each of those games, along with Returnal, make up the nominees for Game of the Year for this year’s ceremony. The full list of nominees is below.

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart leads the field in DICE Award nominations.
Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart leads the field in DICE Award nominations.

“From all of us at the Academy, we want to thank our peer panelists who continue to dedicate their energy, expertise, and time in evaluating and selecting 2021’s best games,” Meggan Scavio, president of the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences, said in the official release. “And to all our finalists, congratulations! You continue to amaze us with how you push the boundaries of creativity, technical innovation, and storytelling.”

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Author: Jason Fanelli