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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 exe...

February 13th 2013 at 11:45am 0 Comments
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Developing Journey cost thatgamecompany a lot of time, talent and all of its money, creator Jenova Chen said during his DICE 2013 address. Journey bankrupted thatgamecompany; Chen began its development in 2006 and the studio eventually received two extensions from Sony so the team could perfect the...

February 11th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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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...

February 11th 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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DICE 2013 is over and done with, but through the magic of AV recording and the internet, most of the presentations are available online. The only major address that's not on YouTube is the introductory discussion between Valve's Gabe Newell and director JJ Abrams, but we all know how that thing we...

February 10th 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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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 New...

February 8th 2013 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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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 Award...

February 7th 2013 at 7:45pm 0 Comments
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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...

February 7th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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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...

February 7th 2013 at 12:21pm 0 Comments
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Welcome to "Kickstarter from the developer perspective," or "Chrises on Infinite Earths."In this first Super Joystiq Podcast Special from DICE 2013, Chris Roberts (Wing Commander) and Chris Taylor (Supreme Commander) talk about what it takes for independent developers to get a game off the ground i...

February 7th 2013 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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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...

February 6th 2013 at 7:10pm 0 Comments