Austin Wintory

#gamemakersnotebook ep.33

Composer and fellow Game Maker's Notebook host Austin Wintory (Luna, Assassin's Creed Syndicate, Journey) sits down with host Robin Hunicke to talk about their history together working first on Journey and then recently on Luna, how sound and music can complete game design, moving past trauma with Luna, and dealing with personal hardships throughout one's career.

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Kim Pallister

#gamemakersnotebook ep.32

Kim Pallister, Chief Segment Architect for Gaming, Client Computing Group, stops by to chat with Ted about the obstacles and advancements in VR/AR, the shift to cloud storage, the impact of streaming culture on games, and AI's potential role in combating online gaming toxicity.

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Charlie Cleveland

#gamemakersnotebook ep.31

Creative Director of Supergiant Games Greg Kasavin (Bastion, Transistor, Pyre, Hades) sits in to guest host a special episode with Charlie Cleveland, Design Director at Unknown Worlds, creators of Subnautica. Greg and Charlie share their experiences with early access development, when to let go of a project, and tabletop games as a source of design inspiration.

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God of War Leads the 22nd Annual D.I.C.E. Awards

with Nine Category Wins Including Game of the Year

This year’s Game of the Year was awarded to God of War by developer SIE Santa Monica Studio and publisher Sony Interactive Entertainment, which takes players on a journey as the Spartan warrior Kratos, a man living outside the shadow of the gods, who with his son Atreus, venture into the brutal Norse wilds and fight to fulfill a deeply personal quest.

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Bonnie Ross

Hall of Fame Recipient at 22nd Annual D.I.C.E. Awards

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) is pleased to announce its 23rd Hall of Fame recipient, Bonnie Ross, Microsoft Corporate Vice President and Head of 343 Industries. Ross has been integral in the vision and expansion of the Halo franchise that has continued to excite generations of fans, generating nearly $6 billion in worldwide sales to date and has transcended video games to grow into a global entertainment phenomenon

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AIAS Museum Exhibit Now Open

Visit us at the Strong National Museum of Play

The Strong National Museum of Play, together with the AIAS, is pleased to announce the debut of an exhibit where guests can learn about game-changing individuals and award-winning video games recognized for outstanding achievement within the interactive entertainment industry.

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