The Dangerous Game Nintendo is Playing With the Switch

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Atari had a nice run, but Nintendo is the godfather of modern gaming. It was the original NES console that really made the video game industry what is today. It was the Gameboy that really pioneered the current $50 billion dollar mobile gaming market. However, except for the successful Wii, Nintendo has been on a steady decline since its early …

Video Games and Your Health

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Ever since the first video games were created, there has been a raging debate about how they affect people’s health. Video games have been blamed for everything from obesity to mental illness. However, the more researchers look into video games, the more health benefits they find. Physical Health Video games do not make you fat. Because gaming is mostly done indoors …

Will Machine Learning and Video Games Converge?

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Imagine playing the latest version of Call of Duty against the computer. But, instead of just learning the patterns of the AI characters, you discover they can actually think for themselves. Suddenly there is no difference between playing the computer and playing against real gamers. Would this make the game better or worse? The Video Game AI Debate While almost …