Month: June 2020

Researchers combine reinforcement learning and NLP to escape a Grue monster

Researchers combine reinforcement learning and NLP to escape a Grue monster

Artificial intelligence researchers from Georgia Tech and Microsoft Research have created artificial intelligence that combines reinforcement learning and natural language processing (NLP) to outperform advanced AI to answer questions in eight of nine games. textual adventure. Researchers say the MC! Q * BERT is the first known learning agent to have systematically overcome a bottleneck …

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Koji raises $10 million so you can remix games and interactive content for social media

Koji raises $10 million so you can remix games and interactive content for social media

Koji raised $ 10 million for its platform for creating interactive publications on social networks. It’s a remix tool that anyone can use to create and share selfies, memes and interactive games. TikTok popularized the culture of the “remix”, but Koji wants to go further by democratizing the ability to create and share social content …

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Etermax accelerates mobile game launches during the pandemic with debut of Topic Twister

Etermax accelerates mobile game launches during the pandemic with debut of Topic Twister

Etermax, the maker of Trivia Crack, launched its mobile word game Topic Twister on iOS and Android. The title is part of the company’s attempt to speed up game launches during the pandemic to keep people playing. The title is the company’s fifth mobile game launch based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, as it attempts to …

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Call of Duty: Warzone's expanding to 200 players means insta-death for me

Call of Duty: Warzone’s expanding to 200 players means insta-death for me

Activision and Infinity Ward ad this Call of Duty: Warzone will have a new mode where 200 players can fight in a battle royale match. The mode will combine people into quads or groups of four and throw them into the same match where 150 players previously could not compete. For me, this opens up …

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How Tonic Games Group learned resiliency in the volatile dev business

How a Black game studio founder is navigating the VC system in Poland

Venture capitalists often use a system known as accelerators to invest in start-ups early on. The idea is to finance in these companies in exchange for providing an environment where they can grow quickly. The developer of the game Epoch Media is in one of these programs: ReaktorX in Poland. On this week’s episode of …

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Ubisoft CEO promises company-wide overhaul after sexual misconduct reports

Ubisoft CEO promises company-wide overhaul after sexual misconduct reports

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot told employees in an internal letter that the company will review how it handles employee complaints following a number of sexual harassment reports. The letter GamesBeat obtained and Internal of the business community reported for the first time, is an indicator that game companies are responding to a spate of sexual …

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Microsoft plans to reveal Xbox Lockhart model in August

Microsoft plans to reveal Xbox Lockhart model in August

Microsoft has two next-gen Xbox current systems. He spent months detailing the powerful Xbox Series X, but this is not the second system at all. But as more next-generation Xbox hardware and software is released to developers, more and more evidence is accumulating to support existence of the second system, which has the code name …

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Twitch suspends President Trump's account for 'hateful conduct'

Twitch suspends President Trump’s account for ‘hateful conduct’

Tic suspended President Donald Trump’s account from his platform, saying he had violated the policies of the streaming services by engaging in hateful behavior. In a statement sent to the esports consultant Breslau Slasher Rod, Noted Twitch, “Hate behavior is not allowed on Twitch. In accordance with our policies, President Trump’s channel has received a …

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Facebook reveals holographic optics for thin and light VR headsets

Facebook reveals holographic optics for thin and light VR headsets

Today’s virtual reality headsets are universally large – closer to glasses than glasses, and even then, larger and heavier than modern ski goggles. While Facebook showed prototypes of larger and more complex Oculus VR headsets, It is done no secret of his interest in creating light models it can be worn all day. Now it …

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How Activision Blizzard is dealing with the pandemic and reopening

How Activision Blizzard is dealing with the pandemic and reopening

When the coronavirus pandemic hit, Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick has taken responsibility for the safety of his company’s 10,000 employees. He gave them his entire cell phone number and went to work for help. Amy Tekell, a seasoned associate producer of esports broadcasting at Blizzard Entertainment, has been suffering from COVID-19 for several months. …

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