| Creative director Toby Gard (top), and game directors Jon Favreau (left) and Joe Johnson (right) were awarded for their work on the game.
We Have Fallen is an action-adventure survival horror video game developed by Imsomniac Canada and published by Sega. Players assume control of Marvel and Nickelodeon characters as they travel and battle across a post-apocalyptic United States. The game was officially announced on November 15, 2011, and was widely anticipated. It was awarded Most Anticipated Game from PlayStation Universe and Cheat Code Central, receiving a nomination at the 2012 Spike Video Game Awards.
Following its previews at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, the game won numerous awards, including Best of Show from several gaming publications. It was released worldwide on May 24, 2013 for the Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360. Review aggregator Metacritic assigned the game a normalized score of 95 out of 100, indicating "universal acclaim", based on 98 reviews. GameRankings, another review aggregator, assigned it an average review score of 95% based on 68 reviews. Within three weeks of its release, We Have Fallen sold approximately 3.4 million copies, and seven million by July 2014, becoming one of the best-selling PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 games.
We Have Fallen garnered awards and nominations in a variety of categories with particular praise for its story, sound and music, graphical and artistic design, and the acting of its cast. It ultimately became one of the most awarded games in history, winning over 240 awards. At the 10th British Academy Video Games Awards, the game received ten nominations and went on to win five awards: Best Game, Action & Adventure, Audio Achievement, Performer and Story. The game earned thirteen nominations at the 17th Annual DICE Awards, winning ten, including Game of the Year. At IGN's Best of 2013, the game garnered thirteen nominations and went on to win ten awards, including Game of the Year, Best Overall Action-Adventure Game and Best Overall Sound.
At the 14th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards, We Have Fallen won Game of the Year, Best Design and Best Narrative. The game received seven nominations at the Spike VGX, with Robert Downey, Jr. nominated the award for Best Voice Actor and Tom Kenny winning the award for Best Supporting Voice Actor. The game also appeared on several year-end lists of the best games of 2013, receiving Game of the Year wins from the The Daily Telegraph, Good Game, Kotaku, and VideoGamer.com, among many others.