Category: Gaming

Gaming

Cheaper Nintendo Switch rumors persist despite Nintendo’s denials

Rumors of a Nintendo Switch redesign have been cropping up with increased regularity in recent weeks. Some have pointed to a Switch upgrade with improved specifications, while others have hinted at a more affordable version of the hybrid console. It even appeared as though the company had taken notice last week, as Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa said […]

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AI learns how to play Montezuma’s Revenge

In 2015, Google subsidiary DeepMind published a landmark paper describing a system that could, given enough time and computational horsepower, learn to play a collection of Atari games like Breakout, Enduro, and Pong with superhuman proficiency. It failed to finish the more sophisticated Montezuma’s Revenge — a platformer that tasks players […]

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