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Newell to keynote D.I.C.E.

Valve boss added to Las Vegas event taking place this month

Valve's Gabe Newell is to keynote the D.I.C.E. Summit, taking place February 17 – 20 in Las Vegas.

Other executives for the event already confirmed include EA's John Riccitiello, Acclaims' David Perry and Jun Takeuchi of Capcom.

"Gabe Newell and Valve have become a force for innovation in gaming over the past a decade, creating some of the best-selling games of all time and a ground-breaking platform for PC entertainment," commented Joseph Olin, president of the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences.

"His perspective and vision of the games industry are a welcome addition to this year’s D.I.C.E. Summit, and will greatly contribute to the high-profile line-up."

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Matt Martin joined GamesIndustry in 2006 and was made editor of the site in 2008. With over ten years experience in journalism, he has written for multiple trade, consumer, contract and business-to-business publications in the games, retail and technology sectors.