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All of the DICE talks, awards are online

DICE presentations this year ran the gamut from mainstream to indie gaming, music to monetization, Kickstarter to managing an office. All of the talks, including the 2014 DICE Awards, are now available to watch and re-watch on YouTube, courtesy of Variety. Notable presentations include Oculus VR...

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The Last of Us takes 'Game of the Year' at 2014 DICE Awards

Naughty Dog's grim post-apocalyptic adventure The Last of Us took Game of the Year honors at tonight's DICE Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada. Protagonist Joel's bag is packed full of trophies, as The Last of Us walked away with an impressive 10 wins out of its total 13 nominations. The Last of Us w...

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Liveblogging the 2014 DICE Awards [Update: It's over!]

Welcome to the Joystiq liveblog for the 17th annual DICE Awards! We'll be covering this year's gala event, which honors games both big and small. Be sure to brush up on this year's nominees before we get started. The event kicks off at 10:30pm ET (7:30pm PT/3:30am GMT) and will last for two hour...

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Inafune has unexpected plans for Mighty No. 9; Soul Sacrifice Delta planned for March 6

Keiji Inafune, the creator of Mega Man, spent 23 years at Capcom, but now he's working on Mighty No. 9, a crowdfunded, independent game reminiscent of the blaster boy in blue. During our conversation with Inafune today at the DICE executive conference, we wondered if he felt that Mighty No. 9 was a...

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Oculus VR co-publishing EVE: Valkyrie, exclusive to Oculus Rift

EVE: Valkyrie, CCP Games' space dogfighting game, will be co-published by Oculus VR as an Oculus Rift headset exclusive. EVE: Valkyrie started life as EVE VR, an Oculus Rift tech demo built by a small team at CCP. The experience snowballed from there and snatched up several awards at last year...

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Super Joystiq Podcast Special: Dice 2014 Day 1 - Davey Wreden, Steve Gaynor, Rami Ismail

It's that magical time of year again where we get some direct insight into the minds of game creators. Alexander and Susan are at the DICE Summit this week, and are joined in the first Super Joystiq Podcast special by indie darlings Davey Wreden (The Stanley Parable), Steve Gaynor (Gone Home), and ...

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Grand Theft Auto masterminds crash into AIAS Hall of Fame

Rockstar heads Leslie Benzies, Dan Houser and Sam Houser are the 18th, 19th and 20th inductees into the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame, joining previous winners Gabe Newell, Shigeru Miyamoto, Sid Meier, John Carmack, Mark Cerny, Ray Muzyka, Greg Zeschuck, and Tim Sweeney, amo...

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Hit List Q&A: Journey composer Austin Wintory

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: Austin Wintory, Grammy-nominated composer for games such as Journey, Monaco and The Banner Saga....

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The Last of Us leads 2014 DICE Awards nominations

Nominations for the 17th Annual DICE Awards are led by The Last of Us, which received 13 total nods. The peer-based video game awards hosted by the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences spans 24 categories and recognized 61 separate games this year. The five games nominated for the Game of th...

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17th Annual DICE Awards now open for submissions

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences has begun accepting submissions for the 17th Annual DICE Awards, an awards show described by its site as a focus on "exploring approaches to the creative process and artistic expression" in game design. Entries must be submitted by 7 p.m. Eastern on D...

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