12 Feb

The 14th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards recently took place as part of the D.I.C.E. summit in Las Vegas. Hosted by the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences, both Read Dead Redemption and Mass Effect 2 walked away big with major victories. Rockstar’s wild west opus gained 5 total wins (including Action Game of the Year, […]

21 Jan

Bing Gordon may not be a name as hip to know as Tim Schafer or as popular to hate as Bobby Kotick, but the former Chief Creative Officer at Electronic Arts is important enough to be receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences. Gordon is considered to have laid […]

07 Oct

Joseph Olin, President of the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences for six years (and friend of the site), announced his resignation from the organization. Having assumed the presidency in 2004, he oversaw the organization during its largest membership and publicity expansion. Olin has stated the reason for his departure was “to pursue new opportunities,” […]

08 Mar

Recently Elder-Geek reported on the passing of Capcom COO Mark Beaumont, of a heart attack in late February. The Chief Operating Officer garnered a lot of respect in his tenure, evidenced by a recent scholarship passed by the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences (AIAS), which will donate $2,500 to four students a year who […]