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Next Year, Gabe Newell Becomes A Video Game Hall Of Famer

John Carmack’s in there. Will Wright’s in there, too. So are Tim Sweeney, Peter Molyneux and Shigeru Miyamoto. And now Gabe Newell will be joining all of those video game luminaries in the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame.


The Quiet Tinkerer Who Makes Games Beautiful Finally Gets His Due

Like most of us, Tim Sweeney has owned several Ferraris. He’s also owned a few mobile phones. The Ferraris are the receipt for a life spent making computers do amazing things. They’re cool. They tell their own story about a boy who grows up with a computer as his best friend, a teenager who finds his footing in life, builds his own company, transforms the world of video games and achieves most of his goals.


The 2011 Into The Pixel Collection Celebrates The Finest In Video Game Art

Every year experts from the fine art world and the interactive entertainment industry bestow upon video game artists the highest honour they can receive – inclusion in the Into the Pixel art collection. Let’s take a look at the seventeen pieces that made the cut this year.


All The Winners From The 14th AIAS Awards

The 14th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards aren’t there for comedy. They’re there for the giving out of awards to 2010′s finest games. Let’s see who won big at this year’s event.


Live From The 14th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards

We’re live at the 14th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards in Las Vegas to cover the night’s big winners and… the other thing.


Doctors Who Turned To Games Elected To Hall Of Fame

Drs. Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk, better known as the founders of BioWare, will be the 14th and 15th members inducted into the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences’ Hall of Fame in February.


Drop Serious Cash On Into The Pixel Art, Now On EBay

Video game-loving spendthrifts may want to earmark a few spare hundreds to bid on this year’s Into The Pixel auction, the artistic charitable endeavour that runs alongside the annual DICE summit. The former silent auction has been taken to eBay.


Uncharted 2 Wins Just About Everything At The 13th AIAS Awards

The last of the backs have been patted and the last of the glasses “chinged” over at the 13th annual Interactive Achievement Awards, otherwise known as the “serious awards” for the video game industry.


Watch The Video Game Industry's "Oscars" Online Right Now

Couldn’t make it this year’s DICE Summit, but still want to bask in Jay Mohr jokes and watch Interactive Achievement Awards handed out to gaming luminaries? You can do so right now, as the awards show is now streaming online.


Pitfall Creator Honoured With AIAS Pioneer Award

Activision co-founder and Pitfall! creator David Crane isn’t just a pioneer in the gaming industry. He’s also a pioneer award winner, having been named the first recipient of the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences’ Pioneer Award.