D.I.C.E. Awards Submissions Close Soon

Submissions close Thursday, Dec. 8

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS), the video game industry’s professional trade organization, representing over 30,000 development and creative members, has opened submissions for the 26th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards (#DICEAwards), serving to recognize excellence among peers currently working in games. This year's D.I.C.E. Awards ceremony closes the three-day D.I.C.E. Summit on the evening of Thursday, February 23rd at Resorts World in Las Vegas.

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Registration for D.I.C.E. Summit 2023 Now Open

February 21-23
Resorts World, Las Vegas

Registration for the 2023 D.I.C.E. Summit at Resorts World Las Vegas is now open. Register now to save with the early bird rate. Visit dicesummit.org for more info.


2nd Annual Game Maker's Sketchbook Selections Revealed

Gallery Now Available for Viewing Online and In-Person For A Limited Time

Game Maker’s Sketchbook, the annual celebration of art and artists in games, produced by the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS), iam8bit, and fortyseven communications, has revealed the official selections for its second year.

The works of art are now available to view here. Fans and supporters may purchase prints through the iam8bit store for a 4-week limited period, running through Jan. 9, with proceeds benefiting the non-profit organization, AIAS Foundation.

For the first time, the selections will be on view at Art Room Gallery in Los Angeles, when the games industry gathers for The Game AwardsThe exhibit will be open to the public from noon - 6pm PT, Dec. 8-11, 2022.

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Mike Salyh & Wyatt Bushnell

Coin Crew Games, Escape Academy

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Trent Kusters chats with Mike Salyh and Wyatt Bushnell, Co-Founders of Coin Crew Games. Together they discuss their debut title, Escape Academy; how both of their game development journeys began; developing for location-based games and the lessons learned from the arcade; and transferring the real-life escape room experience into a video game while also building a unifying narrative.

Watch this episode on our Youtube channel.

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Supporting Ukrainian Game Industry Professionals

Many games industry professionals are fleeing Ukraine because of war. Organized by InGame Job, Values Value, Games Gathering, DevGAMM, GDBAY, and other game dev influencers and community leaders in Ukraine, a new initiative has been created to help inform fellow Ukrainians who have been in contact with InGameJob.com, so they can contact the right people directly for further support. 

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2022 AIAS Foundation Scholars Announced

The AIAS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS), is pleased to award eleven scholarships to outstanding students and early professionals who are dedicating their careers to the advancement of the video game industry. The scholarship winners will each receive $2,500 or a travel stipend to a video games conference, participate in a mentorship program, and are eligible to participate in a professional training and networking opportunity at the 2023 D.I.C.E. Summit and 26th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards show. 

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