Weekly Wrap-Up: DICE 2011 Week


Posted February 13, 2011 - By Stephen Johnson

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This was a huge week for video games.  Activision decide to drop the Guitar Hero franchise, Blizzard turned 20, and we get a look at some gameplay footage of Duke Nukem Forever. All that, and DICE 2011 was in full swing too.  We made a whole DICE 2011 site to compile all the news, videos, photos and more that went down there. Visit it, won't you?

We made our usual web shows, too. Check them out:

  • Feedback hosted gaming legend Will Wright!  
  • Sessler's Soapbox: Adam Sessler talked about puzzles in games.
  • The MMO Report: Casey Schreiner drops bad news: Company of Heroes Online has been killed.
  • Fresh Ink: This week, Blair looks at Captain America, The Walking Dead and more!

And now the news...






  • Duke Nukem Forever had its own preview event this week called Titty City.
  • Check out this amazing Epic Mickey art from Into the Pixel.
  • The creator of Gran Turismo 5, Kazunori Yamauchi, speaks.
  • Check out the details for Duke Nukem Forever's Balls of Steel edition.
  • The first official cast photo of The Hobbit has surfaced.
  • Today's Around the Net features a wrestler kicking a little person and so much more!
  • Check out this Into the Pixel 2011 Starcraft 2 artwork. It's amazing!
  • The creators of Red Faction: Armageddon show us how to blow the universe to pieces.
  • The developers of True Crime: Hong Kong have issued a statement regarding the game's cancellation.
  • Check out SyFy's mmo, Battlestar Galactica Online!
  • Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure, the next game in the Spyro series, has been announced
  • Google's Chrome OS Netbook has found its way into Chris Hardwick's hands for Gadget Pr0n!
  • You can buy all the Into the Pixel art we've been featuring and help a foundation. Score!
  • Liu Kang is destined to become the champion of Mortal Kombat
  • Comic guru Blair Butler reviews new issues of Wolverine, Ultimate Captain America, and The Walking Dead.
  • Check out Harmonix's Rock Band romance pack for valentine's day.
  • he 2011 Into the Pixel exhibit features twenty works of video game art, selected by a panel of jurors from a field of submissions gle
  • Check out this Real Life Mario Kart video from Remi Gaillard.
  • We're highlighting the artists taking part in this year’s Into the Pixel exhibit leading up to the end of the DICE conference on Febr
  • Gaming legend Bing Gordon talks gaming at DICE 2011.
  • Some think Apple is planning to launch a game-streaming service.
  • Join us for this quick video tour of the sky...in a giant Ace Combat attack plane set to blow your enemy jet to smithereens.
  • Last night Bill Budge was the recipient of the second Pioneer Award given out by DICE
  • This thoughtful DICE 2011 speech highlights the "myths" of the app store.
  • Garriot has had a lengthy career in the gaming industry; creating games well before he worked on Ultima
  • Read on to find out about artist Kekai Kotaki and his Guild Wars 2 artwork entitled, "Kodan Attack.
Weekly Wrap-Up: DICE 2011 Week


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