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Apr 22, 2015, 01:00 ET Third Annual D.I.C.E. Europe Conference Lands In Barcelona

The third annual D.I.C.E. Europe conference will be hosted at the W Barcelona where speakers and attendees will focus on the 2015-2016 D.I.C.E....


Jan 26, 2015, 09:00 ET Inaugural AIAS Technical Impact Award Celebrates Apple App Store

Since launching in 2008, Apple's App Store has quickly risen as a disruptive platform for interactive media that has pushed the technological...


Jan 14, 2015, 05:00 ET Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Leads 18th D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences is proud to honor the year's finest achievements in video games with nominations for the 18th Annual D.I.C....


Feb 07, 2014, 02:27 ET The Last Of Us Honored With 10 Awards Including Game Of The Year At 17th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards

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...


Feb 04, 2014, 08:00 ET The Academy Welcomes Leslie Benzies, Dan Houser and Sam Houser to its Hall of Fame

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) will induct Rockstar Games' Leslie Benzies, Dan Houser and Sam Houser as the 18th, 19th and 20th...


Jan 27, 2014, 09:00 ET Final Speaker Line-Up Revealed For The 2014 D.I.C.E. Summit

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...


Jan 23, 2014, 09:00 ET Felicia Day And Freddie Wong Press Play As 17th D.I.C.E. Awards Co-Hosts

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences is thrilled to introduce Felicia Day and Freddie Wong as co-hosts for the 17th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards...


Jan 16, 2014, 03:05 ET 17th D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations Highlight Diverse Year In Gaming

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences is proud to honor the year's finest achievements in video games with nominations for the 17th Annual D.I.C....


Jan 09, 2014, 09:00 ET The 2014 D.I.C.E. Summit Adds Five New Speakers To The Lineup

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...


Dec 18, 2013, 07:00 ET Eugene Jarvis Announced as the AIAS 2014 Pioneer Award Recipient

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences will honor game industry trailblazer Eugene Jarvis as its sixth Pioneer Award recipient. Jarvis is best...


Dec 11, 2013, 09:00 ET Additional 2014 D.I.C.E. Summit Speakers Join The Lineup To Address The New Golden Age Of Gaming

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) is pleased to announce three additional speakers for the 2014 D.I.C.E. (Design, Innovate,...


Nov 19, 2013, 09:00 ET 2014 D.I.C.E. Summit Reveals Additional Speakers To Present On Augmented Reality, Feelings-centric Game Design, And Industry Forecasts

The organizers of the 2014 D.I.C.E. Summit today announced additional speakers to its conference line-up. These new sessions will address the overall ...


Oct 28, 2013, 09:00 ET Now Taking Submissions For The 17th D.I.C.E. Awards

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) today announced it is now accepting submissions for the 17th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards, the game...


Oct 17, 2013, 09:00 ET The 2014 D.I.C.E. Summit Unveils First Round Of Speakers

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) today unveiled its first round of speakers and opened attendee registration for the 13th Annual D.I....


Jun 07, 2013, 03:01 ET The Academy Of Interactive Arts And Sciences Crosses The Pond To London To Debut D.I.C.E. Europe

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS), in partnership with Video Games Intelligence (VGI), today announced the inaugural D.I.C.E....


Jun 03, 2013, 09:00 ET 2013 "Into the Pixel" Collection Of Video Game Art Revealed

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) and the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) today announced the 16 winning pieces of the...


Apr 03, 2013, 09:00 ET 2013 Randy Pausch And Mark Beaumont Scholarship Submissions Now Open

The AIAS Foundation, the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences' philanthropic arm, is pleased to announce that submissions for its Randy Pausch...


Feb 08, 2013, 01:38 ET Journey Reaches the Top With Eight Awards, Including Game of the Year, at 16th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards

Downloadable games stole the spotlight at this evening's 16th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards, as the epic PlayStation 3 exclusive Journey, from...


Feb 05, 2013, 11:00 ET Video Game Industry Convenes At Annual D.I.C.E. Summit And Awards Show

The 2013 D.I.C.E. (Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain) Summit kicks off today, marking the 12th anniversary of the video game industry's most...


Jan 28, 2013, 03:01 ET J.J. Abrams And Gabe Newell: Wednesday Opening Keynote Discussion At 2013 D.I.C.E. Summit

Veteran writer, director and producer J.J. Abrams (Star Trek, Person of Interest, Revolution) and Valve president and co-founder Gabe Newell (Steam,...


Jan 23, 2013, 06:18 ET Top StarCraft II Players Battle At Inaugural D.I.C.E. IPL Showdown Event

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) and IGN Pro League (IPL) today announced they are joining forces to produce the first D.I.C.E. IPL...


Jan 17, 2013, 10:30 ET AIAS Announces Stellar Additions To 2013 D.I.C.E. Summit Line-up

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) today revealed additional speakers for the 2013 D.I.C.E. (Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain) ...


Jan 14, 2013, 03:05 ET Journey Leads The 16th D.I.C.E. Awards With 11 Nominations; Chris Hardwick Tapped To Host Video Game Award Show

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) is pleased to announce nominations for the 16th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards (#DICEAwards), the...


Jan 10, 2013, 01:21 ET New Speakers Added To 2013 D.I.C.E. Summit Line-Up

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) today confirmed a new round of speakers for the 2013 D.I.C.E. (Design, Innovate, Communicate,...


Dec 19, 2012, 10:30 ET Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Honors Dave Lebling and Marc Blank as the 2013 Pioneer Award Recipients

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) will honor Infocom co-founders Dave Lebling and Marc Blank with its 2013 AIAS Pioneer Award. As...