Category Archives: DICE Summit 2012
Tue, Feb 14, 2012 | 02:21 GMT
Tue, Feb 14, 2012 | 08:24 GMT
The next generation of hardware will have to seriously up its game if it expects to keep up with Epic’s hugely popular Unreal Engine.
Fri, Feb 10, 2012 | 21:39 GMT
Industry analysts Michael Pachter and Jesse Divnich questioned the validity of game publishers during a panel at DICE 2012 yesterday, with the former stating he feels “the traditional publisher’s role has lessened” over years, while the later feel that without publishers, there’s “no way” for gamers to experience the various offerings on the market.
Fri, Feb 10, 2012 | 16:48 GMT
Epic Games vice president Mark Rein has told G4 that the firm plans to unveil Unreal Engine 4 later this year. Speaking with the site during DICE 2012, Rein was quoted as saying: “People are going to be shocked later this year when they see Unreal Engine 4 and how much more profound an effect it will have.” G4 expects more on the firm’s engine to he shown at DICE later today. If the firm is showing anything like it did at GDC 2011 with its Samaritan tech demo, then, wow.
Fri, Feb 10, 2012 | 16:36 GMT
Blizzard co-founder Frank Pearce has the firm had no idea “what we were getting ourselves into,” when it launched World of Warcraft 7 years ago.
Fri, Feb 10, 2012 | 13:23 GMT
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim won five awards overnight in the Interactive Academy Awards at DICE, with other winners including Uncharted 3, Portal 2 and SWTOR.
Fri, Feb 10, 2012 | 02:13 GMT
Epic CEO Tim Sweeney expects casualties as we build towards a new platform war.
Fri, Feb 10, 2012 | 01:02 GMT
The version of Dead or Alive 2 Tecmo published for PS2 was incomplete, driving franchise creator Tomonobu Itagaki to found an independent studio.
Thu, Feb 09, 2012 | 22:30 GMT
Twisted Metal and God of War creator David Jaffe’s DICE 2012 presentation accused the games industry of getting too excited about story – and not about gameplay.
Thu, Feb 09, 2012 | 10:13 GMT
Gabriel Leydon, CEO of mobile company Addmired, has told a DICE audience that the high cost of console games to consumers is pushing growth in the free-to-play market.
Thu, Feb 09, 2012 | 12:52 GMT
In an entertaining keynote presentation at DICE Summit today, Skyrim director Todd Howard said gaming has become the premiere entertainment medium – and showed off some amazing Skyrim brainstorming.
Fri, Feb 03, 2012 | 05:47 GMT
Gears of War, Unreal Engine and Fortnite developer Epic has a string of fancy pants events planned for the annual Design Innovate Communicate Entertain Summit in Las Vegas next week.
Fri, Jan 27, 2012 | 20:18 GMT
The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences has announced a new session for the 2012 D.I.C.E. Summit featuring Epic’s Mike Capps, Insomniac’s Ted Price, and Blizzard’s Frank Pearce. The panel, which takes place on February 9, is titled “Staying Around, Playing Around” and the speakers will discuss “what it takes to survive for 20+ years in the game industry while maintaining growth and original content.” The 2012 D.I.C.E. Summit runs February 8-10 at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas. Thanks, IndustryGamers.
Fri, Jan 13, 2012 | 14:09 GMT
Tue, Jan 10, 2012 | 19:18 GMT
The AIAS has announced that Bethesda’s Todd Howard will be providing the opening keynote during the D.I.C.E. Summit. Howard’s talk will focus on game development and player experience and is titled “Why We Create, Why We Play.” “The 2012 D.I.C.E. Summit will kick off with one of the most distinguished creative minds of our time with Todd Howard as our Opening Keynote speaker,” said Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences president Martin Rae in the press release. “Todd’s many contributions to the industry have greatly advanced our understanding of player interaction and engagement. His games take players on journeys through distant fantasy worlds and post apocalyptical universes that are driving a new generation of entertainment.” D.I.C.E. will take place February 7-9 in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Red Rock Resort.
Thu, Dec 15, 2011 | 14:10 GMT
D.I.C.E. organisers have announced that Eat, Sleep, Play head David Jaffe, Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg and Xbox creator Sheamus Blackley are all to speak at the development event in Las Vegas next February. NPD’s Anita Frazier and Texas Instruments executive director Delores M. Etter will also give sessions at the event. Tomonobu Itagaki of Valhalla Game Studios, EA’s Richard Hilleman and Epic’s Tim Sweeney, as part of his AIAS Hall of Fame acceptance, are all also due to give speeches next year, as previously confirmed.
D.I.C.E. takes place from February 7-10. Thanks, GI.Biz.
Thu, Dec 08, 2011 | 09:27 GMT
The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences has announced it’ll induct Epic co-founder Tim Sweeney into its Hall of Fame at DICE next year. Sweeney, who will also give a talk at the event for the first time, is the 16th person to go into the Hall of Fame, joining Will Wright, Shigeru Miyamoto and last year’s inductees the BioWare doctors, Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk. AIAS president Martin Rae said the group was “honored to add Tim Sweeney to our Hall of Fame. His unrelenting and innovative work on behalf of developers and gamers has created the imaginative games that help to drive the success of our industry.”
Wed, Oct 19, 2011 | 13:45 BST
D.I.C.E organisers have announced the first speakers for next year’s event. Valhalla Game Studios boss Tomonobu Itagaki and EA chief creative officer Richard Hilleman. Grammy winner Glen Ballard and military contractor Isaac Gilmore will also be at the event in Las Vegas between February 8-10.