Introducing the Game Maker's Sketchbook

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS), iam8bit, and fortyseven (47) communications is launching the Game Maker's Sketchbook - a new, annual arts showcase to promote and honor a broad spectrum of art by specific artists in video games.

Categories for submissions include Story Board, Environment Art, Character Art, Iconography, Curiosities, and Impact. Submissions are open until July 1st, and selections will be announced on July 19th.

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A Conversation About Gaming for Good

June D.I.C.E. Conversations Talk

The AIAS is excited to announce the next talk in the D.I.C.E. Conversations series, set for June 23rd at 11AM PT / 2PM ET on our YouTube channel with Johanna Faries (General Manager, Call of Duty and Head of Leagues of Activision Blizzard) and Dan Goldenberg (Executive Director of the Call of Duty Endowment), who will be speaking about 'Gaming for Good - How the Call of Duty Endowment Rallies Players to Help Veterans'.

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Josef Fares


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Ted Price chats with Hazelight's Josef Fares about his move from film directing to game development; their focus on delivering a large amount of gameplay variety; their dedication to two-player co-op experiences; and the pros and cons of replayability. 

Josef Fares is the founder, writer, and director of Hazelight Studios, who are best known for A Way Out and the recently released It Takes Two. Josef also helped develop Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons for Starbreeze Studios; and was a celebrated film director prior to his start in games.

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D.I.C.E. Awards Roundtables Now Available

The AIAS is excited to begin releasing the extended roundtable conversations from the 24th Annual #DICEAwards, starting with Role-Playing Game of the Year and Outstanding Achievement in Game Design. Moderated by Spawn on Me's Kahlief Adams, watch our nominees share candid discussions and insights about their games.
More #DICEAwards roundtables will be released in the coming weeks. Follow our Twitter @Official_AIAS and subscribe to our YouTube channel for the latest updates!

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D.I.C.E. Awards Winners Revealed

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) is pleased to announce the winners for the 24th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards (#DICEAwards).

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D.I.C.E. Conversations

The AIAS is bringing the unparalleled networking and shared conversations of the D.I.C.E. Summit to virtual platforms with online talks and roundtables as a brand new recurring series called D.I.C.E. Conversations.

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