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Pakistani Politician Praises Pilot for Narrow Escape...in 'GTA V'

"Narrow escape of an aircraft which could have ended in a great disaster. Miraculous save by the pilot’s presence of mind."
Shamani Joshi
7.9.19
Gaming

This Bartender Is Secretly the Greatest Tetris Player in the World

Most days of the year, Jonas Neubauer is a regular dude. During the Classic Tetris World Championship, he's a god.
Sean Neumann
10.19.18
Video Games

'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
Op-Eds

I Hope Our Bleak Future Resembles the Music in 'Detroit: Become Human'

The video game is as triumphant as it is traumatic, and—in the case of one character’s story—that’s down to the work of composer Philip Sheppard.
Ryan Bassil
6.28.18
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
tech

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
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Teen Kept Playing 'Fortnite' While a Tornado Destroyed His Neighborhood

He continued playing 'Battle Royale' after watching his neighbor's roof fly off the house.
Allie Conti
4.17.18
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
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