Game Maker's Sketchbook Winning Selections Announced

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS), iam8bit, and fortyseven (47) communications is launching the Game Maker's Sketchbook - a new, annual arts showcase to promote and honor a broad spectrum of art by specific artists in video games.

The 2021 selections for the inaugural year of the Game Maker’s Sketchbook have been announced. The works of art are now available to view in our gallery. Fans and supporters may purchase prints through the iam8bit store for a 2-week limited period, July 21 – Aug. 5, with proceeds benefiting non-profit organization AIAS in its mission to serve games and game makers.

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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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Asaf Geva & Eyal Geva

Peanut Button

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Robin Hunicke chats with Asaf and Eyal Geva, the brothers behind the three person development studio Peanut Button. Together they discuss the early VR prototypes that led to their first release, The Secret of Retropolis; how VR gives the players presence; and the challenges of adding characters and storytelling to VR experiences.

Peanut Button is an independent studio, founded and run in Tel Aviv by brothers Asaf and Eyal Geva. The Secret of Retropolis is a VR adventure game with a sci-fi detective story. It debuted at the Cannes Film Festival and was recently released on SteamVR and Oculus platforms to critical acclaim.

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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. Awards Winners Revealed

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

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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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