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.
Like most of us, Tim Sweeney has owned several Ferraris. He's also owned a few cell phones.
Every year experts from the fine art world and the interactive entertainment industry bestow upon video game artists the highest honor 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.
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.
We're live at the 14th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards in Las Vegas to cover the night's big winners and... the other thing.
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.
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 endeavor that runs alongside the annual DICE summit. The former silent auction has been taken to eBay.
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.
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.
Friendly programming note, The Independent Film Channel will stream, live and in its entirety, the 13th annual Interactive Achievement Awards on Thursday, over its website beginning at 10 p.m. U.S. Eastern/7 p.m. Pacific.
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.
Uncharted 2's 15 nominations lead all games up for honors at the Interactive Achievement Awards, given by the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences. Assassin's Creed II and Batman: Arkham Asylum also are among the multiple nominees, announced Thursday.
Today the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences announced that Entertainment Software Association founder Doug Lowenstein will be the third recipient of its Lifetime Achievement Award.
GameStop is teaming up with The Guildhall game development graduate program at Southern Methodist University and the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences to create the Indie Game Challenge.
Bruce Shelley - the nice man who helped bring you Civilization, Railway Tycoon, Age of Empires and other classics - is to be inducted into the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Hall Of Fame.
There are really two faces to E3. One of them is that of a business summit, intended to connect the video game industry with the press as a way of showing their wares to the public. The other looks at game developers as artists, presenting the fruit of their ideas and labors often for the first time.