How Bruce Willis Saved Tomonobu Itagaki - D.I.C.E. 2012
How Dead or Alive 2 drove Itagaki to drink, and how Aerosmith and Armageddon saved his life.
"Aerosmith and Armageddon saved my life, my company, my friends and my family." Tomonobu Itagaki said that during his D.I.C.E. 2012 presentation, a surprisingly personal trip recounting his entry into games, a months-long alcoholic depression spurred by a dispute with Tecmo and the shipping of an unfinished game, and his ultimate redemption thanks to Michael Bay's blockbuster action film featuring a hit song from Aerosmith on the soundtrack. There's more to the story, but it's probably best to let Itagaki explain in his own words.
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The D.I.C.E. Summit (Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain) is a once yearly conference dedicated to exploring approaches to the creative process and artistic expression as they uniquely apply to the development of interactive entertainment. It is organized by the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences and hosts the annual Interactive Achievement Awards, which celebrate the best games of the past year, as voted by AIAS members. Comedian Jay Mohr will return to host the awards show, which takes place on February 9.
For more, check out GameSpot's coverage page, which will feature full video of every panel and keynote address from the 2012 D.I.C.E. Summit.
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