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2014-02-07 04:24:52

Top Honors Celebrating the Creative Accomplishments in Interactive Entertainment Also Went to Bioshock Infinite, Grand Theft Auto V, Plants vs. Zombies 2, and More LAS VEGAS, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Suspense, horror, and surreal worlds dominated the 17th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards, the video game industry's most prestigious honors. Naughty Dog's dystopian, post-apocalyptic reimagining of the zombie thriller, The Last Of Us, stole the show with 10 awards, including Outstanding...

2014-02-04 08:28:32

Rockstar Games Team Honored for Groundbreaking Contributions to Interactive Entertainment Industry LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) will induct Rockstar Games' Leslie Benzies, Dan Houser and Sam Houser as the 18(th), 19(th) and 20(th) members to its Hall of Fame. Rockstar Games is well known for its blockbuster Grand Theft Auto series and open-world epics such as Red Dead Redemption and Bully. Under the...

2014-01-27 08:25:00

From Robotics to Industry Disruption and Leadership to Creative Inspiration, New Sessions Featuring Seven Diverse Industry Notables Round-Out the 2014 Schedule LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences has revealed the final group of speakers for this year's upcoming D.I.C.E. Summit, completing a distinguished line-up of industry experts who will address this years' theme, The New Golden Age. The 2014 D.I.C.E. Summit (#DICE2014),...

2014-01-23 08:27:29

Twitch to Live Stream the Summit Sessions and Awards Show LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences is thrilled to introduce Felicia Day and Freddie Wong as co-hosts for the 17(th) Annual D.I.C.E. Awards (#DICEAwards), the interactive industry's premier peer-based Awards show. Day, an actress/producer, gamer and co-founder of the popular digital entertainment network Geek & Sundry, along with Wong, a filmmaker and...

2014-01-16 16:27:38

Naughty Dog's The Last of Us Leads with 13 Nods LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences is proud to honor the year's finest achievements in video games with nominations for the 17(th) Annual D.I.C.E. Awards (#DICEAwards), the video game industry's premier peer-based awards show. The Academy's 22,000+ members, comprised of the interactive publishing and development communities, recognize excellence in 24 different interactive game...

2014-01-09 08:24:43

Industry Veterans to Address the Next Leap in Game Development, Distribution and Technology LOS ANGELES, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences (AIAS) today announced five additional speakers added to the roster for the 2013 D.I.C.E. Summit (#DICE2014), including Keiji Inafune of comcept, Rami Ismail of Vlambeer, Hilmar Veigar Petursson of CCP Games, and Palmer Luckey and Brendan Iribe of Oculus VR. They join the growing list of industry insiders who will...

2013-12-18 08:26:03

Famed Defender and Robotron: 2084 Creator Honored at the 17(th) D.I.C.E. Awards Ceremony LOS ANGELES, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences will honor game industry trailblazer Eugene Jarvis as its sixth Pioneer Award recipient. Jarvis is best known for his work in the arcade era, with such seminal games as Defender, Stargate, and Robotron: 2084. His work in the coin-op industry made an indelible mark on gaming with many of his...

2013-12-11 08:25:56

Steve Gaynor, Austin Wintory and Andrew Sheppard Discuss the Changing Indie Landscape, Music, and Free-to-Play LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) is pleased to announce three additional speakers for the 2014 D.I.C.E. (Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain) Summit taking place Feb. 4-6, 2014, at the Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas. The latest speakers to join the roster include Steve Gaynor, the creative director for the...

2013-10-28 08:25:47

Most Prestigious Peer-Reviewed Awards Show Reviewed by AIAS' 22,000+ Members LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) today announced it is now accepting submissions for the 17(th) Annual D.I.C.E. Awards, the game industry's most prestigious peer-voted Awards driven by active game makers. The Academy's 22,000+ members comprised of the interactive publishing and development communities are invited by the Academy to...

2013-10-17 08:34:44

Annual Interactive Industry Event to Focus on "The New Golden Age of Gaming"; Registration Now Open LOS ANGELES, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) today unveiled its first round of speakers and opened attendee registration for the 13th Annual D.I.C.E. (Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain) Summit, to be held at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Feb. 4-6, 2014, with the 17th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards capping off the...