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What to expect in Unreal Engine 4.23?

A few days ago, Epic released the first preview of Unreal Engine 4.23 for the developer community to check out its features and report...

Pluribus, an AI bot built by Facebook and CMU researchers, has beaten professionals at...

Researchers from Facebook and Carnegie Mellon University have developed an AI bot that has defeated human professionals in six-player no-limit Texas Hold’em poker.  ...
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DeepMind’s Alphastar AI agent will soon anonymously play with European StarCraft II players

Earlier this year, DeepMind’s AI Alphastar defeated two professional players at StarCraft II, a real-time strategy video game. Now, European Starcraft II players will...

Are you looking at transitioning from being a developer to manager? Here are some...

What does the phrase "a manager" really mean anyway? This phrase means different things to different people and is often overused for the position...
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Unity Learn Premium, a learning platform for professionals to master real-time 3D development

Unity has announced a new learning platform for professionals and hobbyists to advance their Unity knowledge and skills within their industry. The Unity Learn...
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A study confirms that pre-bunk game reduces susceptibility to disinformation and increases resistance to...

On Tuesday, the University of Cambridge published a research performed on  thousands of online game players. The study shows how an online game can...
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Google announces early access of ‘Game Builder’, a platform for building 3D games with...

Last week, a team within Area 120, Google’s workshop for experimental products, introduced an experimental prototype of Game Builder. It is a “game building...
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Microsoft’s Xbox team at E3 2019: Project Scarlett, AI-powered Flight Simulator, Keanu Reeves in...

On Sunday at E3 2019, Microsoft made some really big announcements that had the audience screaming. These included release date of Project Scarlett, Xbox...

Google Research Football Environment: A Reinforcement Learning environment for AI agents to master football

Last week, Google researchers announced the release of  Google Research Football Environment, a reinforcement learning environment where agents can master football. This environment comes...
AR gaming

Introducing Minecraft Earth, Minecraft’s AR-based game for Android and iOS users

Last week, the team at Minecraft introduced a new AR-based game called ‘Minecraft Earth’, which is free for Android and iOS users. The most...

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Unity 2019.2 releases with updated ProBuilder, Shader Graph, 2D Animation, Burst...

Yesterday, the Unity team announced the release of Unity 2019.2. In this release, they have added more than 170 new features and enhancements for...

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