Wednesday at the 2013 D.I.C.E. Summit was a blast -- the keynote kicking us off with hopes of Valve/J.J. Abrams co-op projects, Into the Pixel artwork going up for sale, and so, so much more. Tomorrow morning, you'll experience the second keynote with Gabe Newell, the Awards Show, and even a StarCraft II tournament. Here are the main highlights for tomorrow so you don't miss a thing:
Gabe Newell Keynote Live Stream
Watch Keynote #2 featuring Gabe Newell streaming live at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PeYxKIDGh8I on Feb. 7, 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. PST. Gabe Newell, president and co-founder of Valve Corporation, will present his keynote titled, "A View on Next Steps." All session highlights will be available the following day at http://youtube.com/entv, and the full schedule is available at http://www.dicesummit.org/dice_schedules/2013_schedule.asp.
16th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards
The D.I.C.E. Awards will be held on Thursday, Feb. 7 at 7:30 p.m. PST at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and will be streamed live at youtube.com/machinimalive. Leading the D.I.C.E. Award nominations is Journey with 11 nominations, including Game of the Year. Rounding out the Game of the Year nominations are Borderlands 2, Far Cry 3, The Walking Dead, and XCOM: Enemy Unknown. Several titles earned multiple nods, including The Walking Dead with eight nominations, Far Cry 3 with seven, Halo 4 with six, and Borderlands 2 and Dishonored both receiving five each. A complete list of Awards categories, finalists, and game maker credits is available at: http://www.interactive.org/images/awards/16th-Annual-D.I.C.E.-Finalists-For-Web.pdf.
D.I.C.E. IPL Inaugural Showdown Event
Tickets are available to see the world's top StarCraft II players Grubby, LucifroN, viOLet, and Scarlett compete LIVE at the first D.I.C.E. and IGN Pro League (IPL) Showdown Event for a $10,000 prize pool and the title of Fight Club Champion. The AIAS and IGN Pro League (IPL) showdown will be on Feb. 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST in the Vinyl Nightclub at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas.
You can find a schedule and list of speakers over at the official site -- be sure to stay tuned to Curse for continuing 2013 D.I.C.E. Summit coverage!