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DICE adds more speakers from Telltale Games, Ouya and Sledgehammer Games

Four more industry speakers have been added to the line-up of talks scheduled for the 2013 DICE Summit, including founders from The Walking Dead developer Telltale Games, Android console maker Ouya and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 co-developer Sledgehammer Games, The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences announced today.

Telltale Games CEO and co-founder Dan Connors will speak about the company's philosophy regarding interactive storytelling for multi-platform digital media, titled "Appointment Gaming: How Telltale's Episodic Model is Changing the Way People Play." Glen Schofield, co-founder and head of Sledgehammer Games and former Visceral Games vice president, will discuss "The Art of Inspiration," detailing where he draws inspiration from and how it has influenced his work in game development.

Founder and CEO of Ouya Julie Uhrman will host a presentation studying the relationship between console gaming and television, "The Revenge of the TV." Raj Talluri, senior vice president of product management at global telecommunications company Qualcomm, will also discuss technological trends in gaming, focusing on "Mobile Gaming, Today and Tomorrow" and its impact on the game industry as a whole.

Previously announced DICE speakers include Epic Mickey creator Warren Spector, Valve's Gabe Newell, Microsoft Game Studios/343 Industries' executive producer Kiki Wolfkill and Frank O'Connor, development director for the Halo franchise.

The Academy has also announced that it will partner with digital media company Penske Media Corp to live stream Summit talks through the ENTV and Variety channels on YouTube. Each day's keynotes and other talks will be streamed live through Variety, while ENTV will broadcast condensed highlighted versions.

The 2013 DICE Summit will be held Feb. 5 through 8 in Las Vegas at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.

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