J.J. Abrams will join Gabe Newell for a keynote discussion at 2013’s DICE (Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain) Summit.
The D.I.C.E. Summit is a “video game conference which honors interactive entertainment culture and all creative culture in [a] rapidly changing global theater.”
Abrams and Newell will lead the “Storytelling Across Platforms: Who Benefits Most, the Audience or the Player?” panel.
“From TV to film and now award-winning mobile apps, there’s no question that J.J. has his finger on the pulse of the entertainment industry, and we’re thrilled to welcome him and our 2013 Hall of Fame inductee, Gabe Newell, to the DICE stage,” said Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences president Martin Rae. “J.J. thoughtfully weaves together suspense, action, emotion, and fun into every one of his projects – elements every game developer aspires to capture as well.”
The D.I.C.E. Summit will be held from February 5-8 in Las Vegas.