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Hello Neighbor 2 Trailer Shows How the Game Will Learn Our Behavior

Paul Musiolik, 28 March 2021, 19:42

Dynamic Pixels unveiled a new trailer for Hello Neighbor 2. The centerpiece of the video is an advanced AI system that will use machine learning to change the behavior of the titular neighbor and other characters.

Bringing Dead to Life in Photos With Deep Nostalgia Becomes Hot a Topic

Evil96, 01 March 2021, 13:08

MyHeritage has launched Deep Nostalgia, an intriguing service that uses artificial intelligence to bring to life a photo of people or even entire figure, turning them into animations using special algorithms.

Smart NPCs of the Future - Check Out This Amazing Demo

Ness, 23 February 2021, 10:01

NPCs understanding and answering the player's questions. This is not a sci-fi movie, but a summary of the Modbox tech demo that shows the power of modern technology.

Fan-made Skyrim Trailer Employs AI-generated Voices

Milosz Szubert, 21 January 2021, 17:10

A very interesting set tools appeared on Nexus Mods. These are speech synthesizers which, thanks to AI and machine learning, are able to imitate voices known, among others, from Skyrim and Fallout 4. With their help one of the fans created an unofficial trailer for The Elder Scrolls 5.

CS:GO Players Recall Best Plays by Bots

Sodar, 10 January 2021, 20:30

The new update for CS:GO eliminates bots from ranked games. How did players react to this change? They aren't happy, but some of them recall what was worth remembering in those artificial enemies.

No More PIN in ATMs? Intel Announces RealSense ID

Bart Swiatek, 08 January 2021, 21:26

Intel has officially presented RealSense ID - Face ID-like face recognition system that can detect fraudsters. The technology can be used, among others, in ATMs.

Microsoft Comes Up With Chat Bots Built on Copied Human Personality

Bart Swiatek, 07 January 2021, 19:19

Microsoft has registered a patent describing a technology that allows for creation of a chat bot based on a person's personality, voice and even appearance.

Cyberpunk 2077 Mod Improves Crowd Behavior

Bart Swiatek, 30 December 2020, 17:45

The Alternate Crowd Behavior mod, created by user TemplarGFX, changes the behavior of NPCs in Cyberpunk 2077, making characters less likely to run in circles and bump into each other.

Queen Elizabeth II Warns of Deepfakes in False Message

Bart Swiatek, 29 December 2020, 15:39

A video showing a false Christmas message from Queen Elizabeth II appeared online. The material was created by the British television Channel 4 and its purpose is to warn against deepfake content.

Farm Managed by Robots and AI Brings Impressive Harvest

Sodar, 28 December 2020, 19:51

There are already nearly 8 billion people in the world. How long will our planet be able to feed a population growing at this rate? A „vertical” farm established in San Francisco shows how to increase crop yields.

Hitman 3 Will Offer Up to 300 NPCs at the Same Time

Karol Laska , 24 November 2020, 19:21

IO Interactive has announced a new map for Hitman 3, and informed that the game will be a small evolution in terms of the number of NPCs visible on screen at the same time.

Robo-dogs Patrolling a US Military Base Are Real

Bart Swiatek, 08 September 2020, 12:51

The U.S. Army recently conducted another demonstration of Advanced Battle Management System, a network for collecting and processing information on the battlefield. One of the elements of the presentation were four-legged robots called Vision 60.

More Human-like Bots in Escape from Tarkov 12.7

Darius Matusiak, 27 July 2020, 12:47

AI behaving like live players? EfT is taking a step in that direction. The new patch also enlarges the map and adds a system for reporting suspicious behavior.

Elon Musk Warns Against AI - and Calls Many People Dumb in the Process

Bart Swiatek, 23 July 2020, 14:07

Once again, billionaire Elon Musk has decided to warn us of the dangers associated with the development of artificial intelligence. He did so in his characteristic style - by calling people who have trouble believing in the superiority of AI over humans „way dumber than they think they are”.

Help NASA Drive Curiosity Rover

Sodar, 25 June 2020, 15:39

The Martian rover Curiosity needs your help. Ai4Mars web application was created to improve the algorithms of the AI driving vehicles on Mars.

RDR2 Can Still Surprise; NPC Remembered Theft

Bart Swiatek, 17 June 2020, 19:51

Even today, a year and a half after the release of Red Dead Redemption 2, AI in Rockstar Games' latest work can surprise players with its cleverness or... exceptionally good memory.

Time Flies and GTA 5 Online AI Still Kicks Players' Bottoms

Bart Swiatek, 03 June 2020, 17:23

According to a large group of players, GTA Online has a big problem with artificial intelligence. AI shoots too well and has fewer restrictions when using different weapons and equipment. The list of charges also mentions several other things.

App Enables Us to „Copy and Paste” Real-world Objects

Bart Swiatek, 05 May 2020, 11:39

Developer Cyril Diagne presented a prototype of the AR Cut & Paste application, which enables us scan an object observed in the real world and transfer it to the computer screen.

Sony Patents Robo-companion for Lonely Gamers

Bart Swiatek, 17 April 2020, 13:19

Sony has patented a robot to act as a companion for the gamers. The device is to be able to sense the user's emotions and respond to their sadness or joy.

Gabe Newell: Single Player Games Will be More Popular Than Multiplayer

Bart Swiatek, 02 April 2020, 11:57

Gabe Newell, the head of Valve Corporation, said in an interview that he believes that in ten years single-player games will be much more popular and profitable than multiplayer titles. All thanks to the development of AI.

Edward Snowden Warns - Threat of Surveillance is More Permanent That the Virus

Jacob Blazewicz, 26 March 2020, 17:40

Edward Snowden, the protagonist of the affair with the disclosure of secret documents of the American NSA, expressed his concern about the government's moves in connection with the coronavirus epidemic. A former CIA employee believes that politicians may have a problem with giving up, among other things, surveillance of citizens with the help of artificial intelligence after dealing with the current crisis.

Vatican, Microsoft and IBM Want Regulations on AI and Face Recognition

Jacob Blazewicz, 02 March 2020, 23:51

Representatives of Microsoft and IBM signed Pope Francis' document on the ethical development of artificial intelligence. The companies have undertaken to promote the development of technology with respect for human rights, with particular emphasis on the face recognition system.

Mount and Blade 2 Bannerlord Early Access Launch Date Reveal Might be Close

Christian Pieniazek, 18 February 2020, 22:43

TaleWorlds is apparently preparing to reveal the release date of Mount &Blade 2 Bannerlord in Steam early access. Furthermore, the developers described the improvements of the opponent AI in their latest production.

Steam Will Tell You Which Game You Should Play Next

Laty, 14 February 2020, 14:11

Steam will offer the players a selection of games that may appeal to them. Everything will be supervised by artificial intelligence, which, based on the completed games of the user, will select similar ones from among those in the library.

Xbox Series X Will Enable us to Download Games Faster? All Thanks to AI

Bart Swiatek, 11 February 2020, 12:31

It seems that machine learning may be employed in ninth generation consoles. In an interview with journalists, James Gwertzman - head of the Microsoft Game Stack initiative - described a technology that allows for significant reduction of downloaded data size by scaling textures using AI.

EU Considers Temporary Ban on Usage of Face Recognition Technology

Bart Swiatek, 20 January 2020, 10:54

According to reports from Reuters, the European Union is considering a five-year ban on the use of face recognition technology in public places. This would prevent abuse and allow for working out solutions to protect citizens. The idea appeared in an extensive report created by the European Commission.

AI Among Top StarCraft 2 Players

Jacob Blazewicz, 31 October 2019, 14:56

Artificial Intelligence AlphaStar has achieved another success in StarCraft II. The work of Google's DeepMind team managed to achieve a top rank in Blizzard's strategy game, outclassing 99.8% of human players.

AI Will Recognize When You're Nervous

Laty, 23 October 2019, 14:07

Year by year, we are witnessing an ever-increasing development of artificial intelligence. This time a Japanese IT corporation, Fujitsu, decided to improve the recognition of human faces by machines. The new technology will allow AI to notice subtle changes in facial expressions, so that it will be able to determine our emotions.

Google Stadia May be More Responsive Than PC

Bart Swiatek, 10 October 2019, 12:26

Google Stadia streaming platform will use an advanced system based on AI algorithms, which will allow it to dynamically increase the number of animation frames per second or predict the actions of players to reduce the typical cloud delay.

Sony Creates Its Own Version of Google Assistant on PlayStation

Agnes Adamus, 30 September 2019, 21:57

Sony is working on its own intelligent assistant. Information about Sony's new patent, PlayStation Assist voice alarm system, has appeared on the Internet. It is supposed to help us in difficult moments, proposing solutions to a given problem.

The Last of Us 2 - Devs are Taking Good Care of Companion AI

Konrad Serafinski, 29 September 2019, 18:38

One of the creators from Naughty Dog revealed that the team is working to improve the artificial intelligence of player companions in The Last of Us: Part II. No more buddies who were like air to our enemies.

CS:GO Update Introduces New Deadly Bots

Bart Swiatek, 18 September 2019, 13:29

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, the popular online shooter from Valve Software, received an update recently, that improved the AI of bots in deathmatch. You can also check the novelty on your own server.

Microsoft CEO: It Was Sony Who Offered us Cooperation

Bart Swiatek, 30 July 2019, 13:50

Microsoft's CEO commented on an agreement between Microsoft and Sony under which the two companies would enter into cooperation in certain gaming related areas. According to Satya Nadelli, the agreement will be beneficial for both partners.

Facebook Used AI for Road Mapping

Bart Swiatek, 25 July 2019, 10:55

Facebook, in collaboration with the OpenStreetMap community, has developed a tool that uses artificial intelligence to quickly create maps. AI managed to map the roads in Thailand twice as fast as a team of 100 experts.

The Witcher 2 - Polish Fan Creates Mod With Textures Improved by AI

Bart Swiatek, 17 July 2019, 16:16

Polish modder hub997 developed a pack of improved textures for CD Projekt RED's The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings. The modification uses 2K/4K scaling and artificial intelligence to improve the appearance of characters and monsters.

Samsung Revives the Mona Lisa Using a Single Photo

Sin, 24 May 2019, 23:00

Samsung has unveiled a new technology that could revolutionize the video world. Company engineers, based on artificial intelligence procedures, are able to generate a smooth animation of any person's face based on only one photograph.

Sony and Microsoft Start Cooperation on Streaming and AI

Christian Pieniazek, 16 May 2019, 23:42

The news of the launch of wide-ranging cooperation between Sony and Microsoft came out of nowhere. Under the agreement, the companies intend to exchange information and technology, jointly exploring opportunities for development in the fields of streaming and AI.

New Version of Google Assistant Employs Advanced AI Algorithms

Bart Swiatek, 08 May 2019, 11:32

Google has provided some details about the new version of its Assistant. The program is to receive a few useful functions, and to work much faster, thanks to the use of advanced machine learning algorithms.

OpenAI Bots Defeat Dota 2 Champions

Christian Pieniazek, 17 April 2019, 14:49

Teams competing in international Dota 2 tournaments will have to face a new threat. OpenAI has developed bots that managed to defeat the current champions - OG team from Europe - in a fair team match.

Amazon Workers Are Listening to Your Conversations With Alexa

Bart Swiatek, 12 April 2019, 00:06

Bloomberg Agency reports that special teams hired by Amazon are assigned to listening and analyzing fragments of conversations recorded by the AI assistant Alexa.

YouTube plans to reduce the visibility so-called borderline content

Bart Swiatek, 29 January 2019, 22:48

YouTube informed that it intends to change the website’s system of recommendations – the aim is to limit the visibility of so-called borderline content.

AI AlphaStar from Google crushed pro StarCraft 2 players

Bart Swiatek, 26 January 2019, 10:53

Google's Artificial Intelligence team - DeepMind reported that their AlphaStar AI defeated two professional StarCraft 2 players from Team Liquid. In both cases, the games ended with a 5:0 result.

AI will detect account sharing

Bart Swiatek, 14 January 2019, 13:51

AI developed by Synamedia may stop account sharing on streaming services.