Battle.net is called Battle.net again, just like it always was

Remember last year when Blizzard announced it would be “transitioning away” from the 20-year-old Battle.net moniker for its online service in favor of “Blizzard Tech.” You’d be forgiven for forgetting because both Blizzard and Activision were still using th...

Battle.net is called Battle.net again, just like it always was

Remember last year when Blizzard announced it would be “transitioning away” from the 20-year-old Battle.net moniker for its online service in favor of “Blizzard Tech.” You’d be forgiven for forgetting because both Blizzard and Activision were still using th...

Echo: Ex-Hitman devs bring machine learning to stealth games

The reference books that line the shelves of developer Ultra Ultra’s modest Copenhagen office offers insight into the aesthetic of its first game, Echo. There’s a book of 19th Century Interior Design and a book of Venetian photography. Prometheus: The Art of the Film and Sta...

Echo: Ex-Hitman devs bring machine learning to stealth games

The reference books that line the shelves of developer Ultra Ultra’s modest Copenhagen office offers insight into the aesthetic of its first game, Echo. There’s a book of 19th Century Interior Design and a book of Venetian photography. Prometheus: The Art of the Film and Sta...

Trump can block people on Twitter if he wants, administration says

The administration of President Donald Trump is scoffing at a federal lawsuit by Twitter users who claim that their constitutional rights are being violated because the president has blocked them from his @realDonaldTrump Twitter handle. “It would send the First Amendment deep int...

Trump can block people on Twitter if he wants, administration says

The administration of President Donald Trump is scoffing at a federal lawsuit by Twitter users who claim that their constitutional rights are being violated because the president has blocked them from his @realDonaldTrump Twitter handle. “It would send the First Amendment deep int...

Blatant clone or marketing hoax? The curious case of Tokyo 41 and Tokyo 42 [Updated]

Update: Mode 7’s Paul Kilduff-Taylor owned up to the marketing stunt in a blog post this morning, and explained the reasoning behind it a bit. “It’s incredibly hard to get attention for a smaller game these days, especially for a new platform release of something which alrea...

Blatant clone or marketing hoax? The curious case of Tokyo 41 and Tokyo 42 [Updated]

Update: Mode 7’s Paul Kilduff-Taylor owned up to the marketing stunt in a blog post this morning, and explained the reasoning behind it a bit. “It’s incredibly hard to get attention for a smaller game these days, especially for a new platform release of something which alrea...

Elon Musk’s Dota 2 AI beats the professionals at their own game

Last week was the high point of the Dota 2 competitive year: it was the week of The International, Valve’s biggest tournament. On Saturday, Team Liquid walked away with more than $10 million after defeating Newbee 3-0 in the grand final. Right now, one of the requirements to be a ...

Elon Musk’s Dota 2 AI beats the professionals at their own game

Last week was the high point of the Dota 2 competitive year: it was the week of The International, Valve’s biggest tournament. On Saturday, Team Liquid walked away with more than $10 million after defeating Newbee 3-0 in the grand final. Right now, one of the requirements to be a ...
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