Game Maker's Sketchbook Winning Selections Announced

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.

The 2021 selections for the inaugural year of the Game Maker’s Sketchbook have been announced. The works of art are now available to view in our gallery. Fans and supporters may purchase prints through the iam8bit store for a 2-week limited period, July 21 – Aug. 5, with proceeds benefiting non-profit organization AIAS in its mission to serve games and game makers.

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Courtship and Marriage: The Union of New World Interactive and Saber

July D.I.C.E. Conversations Talk Announced

The AIAS is excited to announce the next talk in the D.I.C.E. Conversations series, set for July 28th at 11AM PT / 2PM ET on our YouTube channel with Keith Warner (CEO, New World), Matt Karch (CEO, Saber Interactive), and moderator, Amanda Farough, who will be discussing 'Courtship and Marriage: The Union of New World Interactive and Saber.'

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J. Allen Brack

President, Blizzard Entertainment

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Ted Price chats with Blizzard's President, J. Allen Brack, in a special PAX Online video edition of the Game Maker's Notebook. J. discusses his start in gaming and game development; Blizzard's diversity and inclusion initiatives and how it affects the company culture and its games; lessons for live ops and player feedback experiences; and best approaches to building effective leaders.
J. Allen Brack is the President of Blizzard Entertainment. J. joined Blizzard in January 2006 and held multiple leadership roles prior to being named president in October 2018. Before joining Blizzard, he also held multiple roles at Origin Systems, Inc., working on the Wing Commander franchise, and at Sony Online Entertainment LLC, working on Star Wars Galaxies.

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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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