The list of nominees for 2013's annual D.I.C.E. Awards, to be held in February at the close of the Las Vegas conference, is out and the leader of the nominations packs is none other than thatgamecompany's PlayStation 3-exclusive Journey, with nods in 11 categories, including Game of the Year.
It's a commanding lead over the other contenders, with the critically acclaimed Telltale Games adventure The Walking Dead settling into the second place position with eight nominations. Other multiple category nods go to Far Cry 3 (seven nominations), Halo 4 (six nominations), Borderlands 2, and Dishonored (five nominations apiece).
The D.I.C.E. Awards will be held on the evening of February 7 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas to close out the annual conference. The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences also confirms that Nerdist.com creator Chris Hardwick will host. You can check out the full list of categories and nominees right here.