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'Return of the Obra Dinn' Is a Beautiful Murder Mystery by the Creator of 'Papers, Please'

When a ghost ship washes up on England’s shore, it’s your job to figure out what happened to the 60 souls who died on it.
Matthew Gault
10.18.18
Video Games

Watch 'Jeopardy!' Contestants Fail to Correctly Answer a Single Question About Video Games

Video game-related questions have a habit of tripping up 'Jeopardy!' contestants at key moments.
Matthew Gault
9.27.18
AI

This Algorithm Makes Its Own Video Games

The program watches hours of humans playing classic video games and "learns" their key features in order to generate new games.
Matthew Gault
9.12.18
doomed

AI Can Generate 'Doom' Levels Now

Algorithms that can make video game levels humans want to play can automate aspects of game design.
Wajeeh Maaz
5.11.18
developing

Huh, 'Beyond Good & Evil 2' Is Starting to Look Like a Real Video Game

After years of rumors, the sequel to the cult classic finally looks like it might be real.
Matthew Gault
5.4.18
YouTube

You Can Explore the Island from 'Lost' in This 'Far Cry 5' Map

A modder has used Far Cry 5’s map editing tools to recreate The Island from Lost.
Matthew Gault
5.2.18
mashups

Watch 'Overwatch' and 'Team Fortress 2' Characters Frag Each Other for Video Game Supremacy

Zarya and Heavy kiss in the new short.
Wajeeh Maaz
4.25.18
AI

Watch a Computer Learn to Play ‘Doom’ Inside a Dream

Researchers got deep learning models to train inside their own hallucinated ideas of the world.
Jordan Pearson
3.28.18
good gimmicks

Geralt From 'The Witcher' Is in ‘Soulcalibur VI’ So Now I Guess I Have to Buy a Fighting Game

Geralt of Rivia is a perfect fit for the Soulcaliber franchise.
Matthew Gault
3.15.18
Dystopian Gaming

‘Packets, Please’ Is a Post-Net-Neutrality Simulator from Hell

It starts with throttling YouTubers, and ends with silencing political speech.
Matthew Gault
3.7.18
Trolls

The Canadian Who Allegedly Spammed Twitch Into Oblivion Got a Criminal Charge

Brandan Lukus Apple has a Supreme Court order against him.
Jordan Pearson
1.15.18
Canadiana

Christians Loved Canada's Failed Video Game Console

The Game Wave featured 'VeggieTales.'
Jordan Pearson
12.22.17
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