Here’s our photo gallery from the DICE Summit 2012. This year’s conference drew more than 700 game industry luminaries to a wide variety of talks on the art and science of making video games.
Above: The 20-year company club: Frank Pearce (Blizzard), Ted Price (Insomniac), and Mike Capps (Epic)
Above: Atari veterans Ed Rotberg, Owen Rubin, and Rich Adam
Above: Greg Kasavin and Amir Rao (Super Giant Games) get an award for Bastion.
Above: Gears of War 3's Lancer rifle (with chainsaw bayonet) at Epic Games' party
Above: Daniel Kim, CEO of Nexon America
Above: Denny Thorley, CEO of Day 1 Studios
Above: Robert Bowling of Infinity Ward
Above: Ed Logg, creator of Asteroids, got the lifetime achievement award.
Above: Felicia Day, star of The Guild and Dragon Age Redemption
Above: Frank Pearce of Blizzard Entertainment (he won't talk about Titan)
Above: Glen Ballard, six-time Grammy winner
Above: Douche move: Eric Hirshberg replays criticism for Call of Duty Elite from Neils Hansen
Above: Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision Publishing, explains why COD Elite is not a douche move.
Above: Former Navy Seal Team Seven member Isaac Gilmore speaks about how to learn from failure.
Above: David Jaffe (Eat Sleep Play) says a story can get in the way of good gameplay.
Above: Comedian Jay Mohr closed the Interactive Achievement Awards in his undies and robe.
Above: Jay Mohr hosted the Interactive Achievement Awards for the 7th year in a row.
Above: Julian Eggebrecht (TouchFactor)
Above: Arnt Jensen and Dino Patti of Playdead, the developer of Limbo
Above: Martin Rae, president of the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences
Above: Matias Myllyrinne, managing director of Remedy Entertainment
Above: Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter
Above: Min Kim, head of live games at Nexon and new AIAS board member
Above: Morgan Webb and Adam Sessler of G4
Above: Perrin Kaplan of Zebra Partners, looking like she's saying "Whatever"
Above: Rich Hilleman of Electronic Arts talked about world peace through games.
Above: Jesse Schell of Schell Games and David Perry of Gaikai
Above: Seamus Blackley of Innovative Leisure
Above: Sefton Hill of Rocksteady
Above: Jamin Warren of Kill Screen Magazine looks at Adam Sessler's ankles.
Above: Shu Yoshida (head of Sony's game studios) shows off his PlayStation Vita.
Above: Tim Sweeney of Epic Games was inducted into the Hall of Fame.
Above: Todd Howard, creator of Skyrim, accepted the award for game of the year.
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