D.I.C.E. Awards Finalists Revealed

Awards voting open for members Jan. 26 at 5pm PT to Feb. 1 5pm PT

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

Academy members will begin general voting for the video game industry’s premier peer-based awards show on Jan. 26th, 2021 at 5:00 PM PT. 

view the finalists

D.I.C.E. Conversations Registration Open

to all members of the AIAS

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. Members may now sign up by logging into the members section here.

learn more about D.I.C.E. Conversations here

Derek Yu


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Robin Hunicke chats with Derek Yu, creator of Spelunky 1 & 2. Together they discuss how Derek got started designing games in his youth, the difficulty of marketing small games, the joy of online creative communities, the finer points of game pricing, thinking about game development in physical terms, and the limitless potential of games.

Yu is an American indie game designer, artist, and blogger. He is known for a number of indie games he helped design: Spelunky 1& 2, Aquaria, and Eternal Daughter.

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