G4 is proud to announced that we will be the exclusive broadcast partner of the 14th annual Interactive Achievement Awards! Part of the D.I.C.E. (Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain) Summit, the awards will take place Thursday, February 10, 2011 at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas. Hosted for the sixth year in a row by comedian, actor and game enthusiast Jay Mohr, the AIAS Awards will air on Saturday, February 12th at 4pm ET in a one-hour, G4 special presentation.
We'll also be featuring a live, same-day webcast of the awards on our D.I.C.E. super-site! All that plus a ton of exclusive online content from the D.I.C.E. Summit sessions and the Indie Game Challenge that takes place throughout the week.
“As the most trusted and watched video game show on television, X-Play is honored to bring our viewers the 14th annual Interactive Achievement Awards for the first time on our network,” said Wade Beckett, Executive Producer of G4’s X-Play. “We look forward to giving fans unparalleled coverage of the most legitimate award show in the video game industry and exclusive access to the always impressive roster of panels at the D.I.C.E. Summit.”
Check out our DICE site for more info.
The D.I.C.E. Summit is an annual multi-day gathering of video game executives and developers. Sponsored by the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences, It's been running since 2002, and every year since then has seen a slew of the most important, impressive names in the upper-crust of gaming gather to focus on trends and innovations in video game design.
We'll be all over it, with exclusive news, videos, demos, interview and more for you, so keep your TV on G4 and your web browser pointed at G4TV.com!