The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences is an organization that has been serving the gaming industry for nearly 20 years and is dedicated to the advancement and recognition of the interactive arts. They hold a yearly conference where they recognize the best and brightest of the industry, giving out awards in multiple categories and inducting game creators into their prestigious Hall of Fame. This year, at the 19th annual D.I.C.E. Awards, film director Guillermo del Toro will present the award to Hideo Kojima.
The full press release can be found here.