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 …

Chronos: Finally a VR RPG Worth Your Time

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One of the basic rules in Chronos also happens to be exactly what my mother warned me about when I started playing video games. Every time you enter the labyrinth in the game you lose a little bit of your life. You start the game young, quick, and full o f hope. You end the game, old, slow, but wise …

The Climb Takes VR to New Heights

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The Climb manages to both be the exact type of virtual reality game everyone expected the new technology to produce and a complete revelation in what is possible. In The Climb, you are rock climber. You are faced with several different challenging situations. In each case your job is to make it to the top without dying. Gameplay The game …

Get Addicted to Work by Playing Job Simulator

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It’s 2050 and robots now do all the menial tasks that humans were once forced to endure. Fortunately, you can find out what it was like to “job” back before robots made humans almost superfluous. All you have to do is step into the Job Simulation created by JobBot. Job Simulation is not only the most fun you will ever …

Lose Control as You Are Set ADR1FT

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While ADR1FT was originally designed as a desktop game, it is the perfect vehicle for VR. You play the role of an astronaut, stuck in space, with no memory of how you go there or what damaged the space station and killed everyone else on board. Once you strap on the VR headset and begin to float through the wreckage …

Who’s Afraid of VR?

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As virtual reality gains traction in the marketplace, leaders and pundits are increasingly raising the alarm about the dangers of this new technology. Are the critics right? Should we be worried about the unprecedented dangers of this new form of information technology? Could virtual reality be ruining children’s minds and corrupting their morals? Let’s Play a Game Before you decide, …