Ed's in the Hall

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences announces Ed Boon as its 25th Hall of Fame recipient. Ed is Chief Creative Officer of NetherRealm Studios and is most famous for co-creating the Mortal Kombat franchise. His induction will take place next month during the D.I.C.E. Awards. "We are thrilled to have Ed be inducted into our Hall of Fame," says Meggan Scavio, president of the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences. "From his early work on pinball machines to his monumental achievements co-creating the Mortal Kombat franchise, Ed's dedication and perseverance to the craft and art of games has left an incredible legacy for fans and game developers alike."