After revealing a listing of finalists throughout 20 classes in early January, the winners had been revealed on the 23rd Annual DICE Awards in Las Vegas. Out of the 20 classes, two had been devoted to VR — the award for Immersive Actuality Technical Achievement and the award for Immersive Actuality Sport of the 12 months.
Cloudhead Video games’ VR rhythm shooter Pistol Whip took dwelling the award for Immersive Actuality Technical Achievement, with the PSVR unique title Blood & Reality taking dwelling the award for Immersive Actuality Sport of the 12 months. Each these video games appeared in a number of classes in our personal Better of 2019 awards, however neither took dwelling the Total Finest VR of 2019 award, which went to Asgard’s Wrath. On the DICE Awards, they had been up in opposition to some robust competitors reminiscent of Asgard’s Wrath, Stormland, Westworld Awakening and extra.
Another VR video games, or video games with VR assist, had been nominated in different classes on the DICE Awards as effectively. Concrete Genie, which has a VR mode on PSVR, was nominated for Excellent Achievement in Artwork Route and Excellent Technical Achievement however didn’t win both. Likewise, PSVR unique titled Golem was nominated for Excellent Achievement in Authentic Music Composition however didn’t take dwelling the award. DiRT Rally 2.zero, which is a VR-optional title, was nominated for Racing Sport of the 12 months however misplaced out to Mario Kart Tour.
Though no VR video games had been nominated within the general Sport of the 12 months class on the DICE Awards, that coveted title went to Untitled Goose Sport, successful over Management, Demise Stranding, Disco Elysium and Outer Wilds.