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Here's the DICE 2013 keynote conversation between movie director J.J. Abrams and Valve co-founder Gabe Newell, which concluded with the news of the pair trying to figure out a Portal or Half-Life film. This was the only DICE presentation not released this past weekend from the annual video game e...

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Wargaming.net CEO Victor Kislyi took the stage at last week's DICE Summit to talk about the ongoing evolution of free-to-play. He's what you might call an expert on the subject given that the company he founded features 1.2 million peak concurrent users as well as 1,400 employees and 12 offices w...

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Journey took a long walk through the DICE awards this evening and scooped up eight accolades along the way. We can't help but agree with the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences. The 16th annual DICE awards also recognized The Walking Dead with four awards. Valve co-founder and overlord Gabe Ne...

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Machinima will offer a live stream of the Dice Awards tonight. To see the year's best dice innovations honored – achievements in the number of sides, dot designs, and custom color schemes – go to this site starting at 7pm PST (10pm EST). Actually, we've just been told it's the DICE Awar...

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The recently unemployed Warren Spector, former head of Disney's shuttered Junction Point Studio, dialed back the panic today at DICE. He's looking toward the future, and the industry's direction overall. The "57.33"-year-old legend (he hates that term) took the long view in his speech about an agin...

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In the "Hit List" from the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences, the video game industry's top talents describe their current gaming addictions, their most anticipated releases and more. This week: 343's Franchise Development Director Frank O'Connor. Frank O'Connor has worked in and around th...

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Ouya CEO Julie Uhrman announced at DICE today that the Android-based console will partner with Tim Schafer and Double Fine Productions, along with Words With Friends creator Paul Bettner. Double Fine will bring The Cave and Reds to Ouya, while Paul Bettner's Verse studio is currently in development...

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Speaking at DICE today, Supergiant Games founder Amir Rao mentioned that Bastion has sold 1.7 million copies across all available platforms. Rao's presentation at the annual executive conference explained how Supergiant Games went about porting Bastion from XBLA to PC and mobile. The company's port...

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J.J. Abrams, prolific film director and dual-wielder of beloved franchises, will headline the opening keynote of the 2013 D.I.C.E. (Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain) Summit alongside Valve co-founder Gabe Newell. The Star Wars/Star Trek director will bring his cinematic perspective and flai...

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The nominations have been announced for the 16th annual DICE Awards, and Journey leads the pack with nods in 11 categories including outstanding achievement in music composition, outstanding achievement in game direction and overall game of the year. The Walking Dead, Far Cry 3 and Halo 4 have each...

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Pssst, academy members, the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences currently has submissions open for the DICE awards. So, go ahead and start submitting titles for the annual awards show. You've got until 5PM Pacific on Monday, December 3. Nominees will be announced the week of January 21, 2013...

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The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences announced formatting and name changes to its annual DICE (Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain) summit. The event is an annual who's who of industry elite, hosting the most respectable awards ceremony the video game industry experiences all year. T...

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