Fallout, Elder Scrolls dev Todd Howard to join AIAS Hall of Fame

By John Keefer, Dec 19, 2016 11:03am PST

The award honors a 22-year career of making games.


Infocom co-founders to get AIAS Pioneer Award

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 19, 2012 4:30pm PST

Dave Legling and Marc Blank, co-founders of Playdom, best known for their work on the classic text-based adventure Zork and Enchanter series, will receive the Pioneer Award from the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS)


"Zork was a little behind my time, but I have fond memories playing Return to Zork on ..."

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Mass Effect 2 Named AIAS Game of the Year; Red Dead Redemption Scores Five Awards

By Steve Watts, Feb 11, 2011 7:40am PST

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) held its 14th annual Interactive Achievement Awards at the DICE Summit last night, and now the...


"Love Mass Effect 2 so much but wished it had more of an RPG feel like the first one had. Also ..."

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AIAS Announces 14th Annual Interactive Achievement Award Nominees

By Steve Watts, Jan 20, 2011 11:15am PST

Today, the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences announced its list of nominees for the 14th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards. The awards...


"Mass effect 2 is not deserving, its less ambitious then Me 1, story is weaker, exploration is ..."

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2009 Interactive Achievement Award Finalists Announced

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 21, 2010 7:20pm PST

The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences has announced the extensive list of finalists for its 13th annual Interactive Achievement Awards....


"I agree with you except for MW2. Mainly as a PC gamer but it was just disappointing as a game ..."

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LittleBigPlanet Cleans Up at AIAS Awards

By Nick Breckon, Feb 20, 2009 12:31pm PST

Media Molecule's innovative platformer LittleBigPlanet (PS3) took top honors at the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences awards, held last night...


"Firstly, Brawl's single player *is* just a token stroyline attached to a series of AI matches. ..."

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AIAS, IGDA Partner for Annual Game Awards

By Chris Faylor, Oct 22, 2008 10:44am PDT

The International Game Developers Association and Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences, both organizations dedicated to furthering the video...


AIAS President: 'Game Reviewers Are Lazy'

By Chris Faylor, Jul 30, 2008 2:58pm PDT

Speaking on the current state of video game journalism and criticism, Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences president Joseph Olin has expressed...


"There is no proving a subjective opinion, but at least you're doing a good job of looking ..."

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Evening Reading

By Chris Faylor, Feb 08, 2008 6:00pm PST

Once again it seems the weekend is upon us. Shall we commence with the traditional offering of links and goodies? Seat belts only like...


"eh, I think this reply is bullshit. If he's happy doing it, why shit on his happiness? He'll ..."

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AIAS Honors Call of Duty 4, BioShock, The Orange Box in GOTY Awards

By Chris Faylor, Feb 08, 2008 10:38am PST

During an awards ceremony last night, the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences named Infinity Wards' Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (PC, PS3,...


"I agree. I played demo on my new rig at max settings and got bored after 10min. I must admit the ..."

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Blizzard's Mike Morhaime Joins AIAS Hall of Fame

By Chris Faylor, Dec 12, 2007 9:47am PST

Blizzard Entertainment co-founder, president and CEO Mike Morhaime (pictured left) is the latest addition to the Academy of Interactive Arts &...


"Ask him if they're working on Diablo 3. If he says they have no real plans at this time, he's ..."

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PlayStation Creator Kutaragi Will Receive Lifetime Achievement Award from AIAS

By Carlos Bergfeld, Nov 26, 2007 11:49am PST

Former Sony Computer Entertainment CEO Ken Kutaragi, the "Father of PlayStation," will receive the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences 2008...


"Huh? After all his "BAAAAAAW!" noise about how the PS3 would be the miraculous coming of Jesus ..."

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Late Night Consoling

By Chris Remo, Feb 07, 2007 8:00pm PST

Okami, Oblivion top GDCA award noms; Schafer to host [ps2] [xbox] [xbox360] [gamecube] [wii] [psp] This week, the full list of nominations for the...


"The only award Oblivion was worthy of was "Biggest Disappointment of the year"."

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DICE Summit Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Feb 05, 2007 5:31am PST

FiringSquad has a DICE summit Q&A up, asking AIAS president Joseph Olin about this game industry conference and the related Interactive...


"What does Frontlines have going for it that will smoke BF2/2142? I don't know anything about ..."

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Capcom vs. AIAS, Round Two

By Chris Remo, Jan 29, 2007 8:24am PST

Last year, many gamers and industry members were surprised when the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences released its yearly list of gaming...


"i meant really the aias response. i guess it's not really a "come-back.""

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