Google's AI might have beaten the world's best human at Go. It's probably also in the process of becoming the best Starcraft II player in the world. But I take comfort in videos like this. Videos that remind me that we're a ways off from the Robot Revolution. They'll get us at some point, but today is not that day. More »
In unrelated news, development on SkyNet has also gotten a huge boost. More »
How Google’s AI research team has teamed up with Blizzard to further deep learning in AI.
It has been confirmed that Starcraft 2 professional gaming team has disbanded and closed down. Afreeca #SC2 Team disbands — kenzi (@kenzi131) November 21, 2016 Kenzi announced the news and since has been confirmed. Its a real shame to see these teams come and go and survive only on Sponsors. More The post Afreeca Starcraft 2 Team Disbands and Closes Down appeared first on Crenk.
Blizzard is essentially the gold standard when it comes to post-release support. Heck, the most recent patch for Diablo 2 -- originally launched in 2000 -- came out earlier this year. 2010's StarCraft 2 is no exception, with Blizzard preparing a significant "revamp" to the game's multiplayer. More »
Overwatch is an incredible multiplayer first person shooter from Blizzard Entertainment, famed for the Warcraft, Starcraft, and Diablo franchises. We're here to give you some beginner's tips and tricks! Update 16 November 2016: Added...Show More Summary
The huge highlight this week is the release of "Dishonored 2", Bethesda and Arkane Studios' sequel to their hit stealth action game. There are also plenty of interesting choices outside... For more, visit our blog !
Blizzard Entertainment pioneered e-sports with its "Starcraft" franchise more than a decade ago.
GUEST: When you play chess or Go, you know you have perfect information. You know everything about the current state and past history of every move piece on the board. When you play poker, or, let’s say, StarCraft, you have imperfect knowledge of both the current state and the past history of the game. Which is closer […]
Blizzard and Google are teaming up to teach AI how to play Starcraft 2. This could either launch an incredible new wave of gaming AI advances, or leave us shivering in our homes, terrified of playing against anyone who isn't human. The post Blizzard, Google team up to teach next-generation AIs how to play Starcraft II appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Google’s artificial intelligence system DeepMind is to play StarCraft II to try to hone its learning skills. It’s the next step in a process that began with Atari 2600 titles. The DeepMind project has already made the news with a program that beat leading players at Go. Show More Summary
In Game Informer's December issue, Blizzard Entertainment CEO Mike Morhaime told the magazine that fans shouldn't expect WarCraft 4 anytime soon. "We love RTS games but right now our focus is still continuing to evolve StarCraft II—and...Show More Summary
SKYNET SMILES: Google’s DeepMind turns to StarCraft II after conquering Go. “DeepMind is on a scientific mission to push the boundaries of AI, developing programs that can learn to solve any complex problem without needing to be told how,” DeepMind said. “Games are the perfect environment in which to do this, allowing us to develop […]
Blizzard and DeepMind have created an open test environment within the StarCraft II game for artificial intelligence researchers to use worldwide.
StarCraft 2 players will be able to grab the third and final Nova Mission Pack later this month, and that’s not all: former Terran vice admiral and current-infested leader of Stukov’s forces, Alexei Stukov will be the newest co-cop Commander added to the game. First off, the final Nova Covert Ops mission pack will arrive […]
Google's DeepMind partners with Blizzard to create an AI API that'll be available next year.
Although competitive StarCraft is in decline, Blizzard is still trying to breathe some new life into its decades old RTS series. During the company’s keynote presentation yesterday at BlizzCon 2016, Blizzard’s president, Michael Morhaime announced, announced new co-op missions and a new co-op commander would be added to the game on November 22. Show More Summary