25th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards Finalists Revealed!

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) is pleased to announce the nominees for its 25th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards (#DICEAwards), the video game industry’s premier, peer-juried awards show co-hosted for the sixth year by Jessica Chobot and Greg Miller. The winners will be revealed at a special 25th Anniversary edition of the D.I.C.E. Awards ceremony, and livestreamed by the official media partner, IGN, on Feb. 24 at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas as the culmination of the week-long industry gathering at the 2022 D.I.C.E. Summit (#DICE2022). 

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#DICE2022 Registration Now Open

Registration for the 2022 D.I.C.E. Summit (#DICE2022) is now open. The premier video game networking conference returns in-person to Las Vegas from Tuesday, February 22nd through Thursday, February 24th at the beautiful Mandalay Bay Resort.

Reduced hotel rates are available at the all-suite Delano Hotel attached to Mandalay Bay. Book your room before they sell out here.

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Tiani Pixel &
Fernanda Dias

Studio Pixel Punk

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Robin Hunicke chats with the duo behind UnsightedStudio Pixel Punk's Tiani Pixel and Fernanda Dias. Together they discuss their journey leading up to developing their first game; the challenges of game development in the emerging Brazilian game dev scene; what inspired the look and feel of Unsighted; and the importance of diverse viewpoints in games. 

Unsighted is the first game by Studio Pixel Punk which is comprised of the two-person team of Tiani Pixel and Fernanda Dias. Published by Humble GamesUnsighted is a top-down action-adventure, tasking players to explore a world ruined by war. Alma must traverse the vast city of Arcadia before the life force of her friends and herself withers away, turning friend to foe. Time is ticking, and every moment matters. 

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2021 AIAS Foundatioon Scholars Announced

The AIAS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS), is pleased to award 11 scholarships to outstanding students and early professionals who are dedicating their careers to the advancement of the video game industry.

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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. 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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