AIs Are Getting Better At Playing Video Games…By Cheating

Screenshot: Sonic (YouTube)Earlier this year, researchers tried teaching an AI to play the original Sonic the Hedgehog as part of the The OpenAI Retro Contest. The AI was told to prioritize increasing its score, which in Sonic means doing

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Ashe Is Now Playable In Overwatch

It feels like only yesterday that

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Now Your Keyboard Can Match Your Game Boy

Image via The Key CompanyThe original Game Boy is getting a lot of love this week. There’s a Switch remake of two of its greatest games, a tribute to its green screen in Tetris Effect, and now there’s a deluxe

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Couple Ordered To Pay Nintendo $12 Million For Running Illegal ROM Sites

Arizona couple Jacob Matthias and Cristian Matthias have been ordered to pay over $12 million to Nintendo for running the pirated ROM sites, LoveROMS.com and LoveRetro.co. The couple admitted to copyright and trademark infringement, and allegedly se...

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Gale Force, The Next DLC Character For My Hero One’s Justice, Arrives Tomorrow

Bandai Namco is not shy about

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Gale Force, The Next DLC Character For My Hero One’s Justice, Arrives Tomorrow

Bandai Namco is not shy about

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Bethesda Clarifies Which Achievements Carry Over From Fallout 76’s Beta

The Fallout 76 B.E.T.A. (Break It

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Bethesda Clarifies Which Achievements Carry Over From Fallout 76’s Beta

The Fallout 76 B.E.T.A. (Break It

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6 Big Things We Hope to See From Star Wars: Episode IX

What’s left of the Resistance, as we left them at the end of The Last Jedi.Image: LucasfilmIn little over a year, we’ll be seeing the third and final chapter of Star Wars’ latest trilogy, Episode IX, hit theaters. Unsurprisingly,

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Flashy Player Intros And Wild Comebacks At Red Bull’s Street Fighter V Invitational

GIF GIF: Red Bull eSportsRed Bull Kumite, which started with Street Fighter IV in 2015 before transitioning to Street Fighter V in 2016, often serves as a summation of the year’s competition. The event invites

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Monopoly For Millennials is here, as condescending as you’d expect

Photo: Alex Wong (Getty Images)For the latest edition of its classic board game Monopoly, Hasbro— also responsible for such titles as Monopoly: Cheaters Edition and Monopoly: Cat Lovers’ Edition— has introduced a version intended to capture the mille...

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Sunset Overdrive Is Officially Coming to PC Tomorrow

Update 11/5: Microsoft's Larry Hryb has confirmed

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Diablo Immortal Is A Simplified Diablo—Maybe Too Simplified

At first glance, the upcoming mobile game Diablo Immortal looks a lot like Diablo III. Similar classes, similar environments, similar art, similar abilities. In the demo I played at BlizzCon, however, much of the resemblance was only skin deep.After a

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World Of Warcraft’s ‘Rise of Azshara’ Update Will Take Us To The Land Of The Naga

World of Warcraft’s first major post-Battle for Azeroth content update, Tides of Vengeance, launches on December 11, but that’s not important right now. The update after that, Rise of Azshara, will take players to the naga home of Azjatar, the

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World Of Warcraft’s ‘Rise of Azshara’ Update Will Take Us To The Land Of The Naga

World of Warcraft’s first major post-Battle for Azeroth content update, Tides of Vengeance, launches on December 11, but that’s not important right now. The update after that, Rise of Azshara, will take players to the naga home of Azjatar, the

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The Long Journey To The Fantastic Tetris Effect

I talked to Mark MacDonald and Tetsuya Mizuguchi about the journey to Tetris Effect and the inspiration behind it.Tetris Effect is the next game from Enhance, the game studio run by Tetsuya Mizuguchi that created Rez Infinite and Lumines Remastered.Miz...

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The Concourse Will Someone Please Befriend These Sad, Lonely People So The Rest Of Us Don’t Have To

The Concourse Will Someone Please Befriend These Sad, Lonely People So The Rest Of Us Don’t Have To Deal With Them? | Jezebel Ariana Grande Tweets, Deletes, Petty Break-Up Sentiments About Pete Davidson | Very Smart Brothas The Hate U Give Isn’t

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Kotaku XP Is Overwhelmed By Smash Ultimate’s Roster

After this week’s Nintendo Direct, Tim and I ask on this week’s Kotaku XP: can there be too much of a good thing?74 characters is a lot of characters, and according to this week’s Smash-centric Nintendo Direct there’s five more

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Kotaku XP Is Overwhelmed By Smash Ultimate’s Roster

After this week’s Nintendo Direct, Tim and I ask on this week’s Kotaku XP: can there be too much of a good thing?74 characters is a lot of characters, and according to this week’s Smash-centric Nintendo Direct there’s five more

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What Are You Playing This Weekend?

This is a Murder She Wrote joke, which literally no other person on my staff seems to get Screenshot: YouTubeThe weekend is for yours truly filling in for our usual weekend editor Cameron. I will be playing Don’t Just

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Today, Nintendo released its new GameCube-style controller for Super Smash Bros.

Today, Nintendo released its new GameCube-style controller for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, out on the Switch December 7. Playing Smash 4 with it today alongside my crappy $15 knockoff GameCube controller, the new official controller has a significantly...

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The 10 Best Deals of November 2, 2018

GIF We see a lot of deals around the web over on gamequit.com, but these were our ten favorites today.Head over to our main post for more deals, and follow us on Twitter and Facebook to

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Eight Nations Face-Off In This Weekend’s Overwatch World Cup

Image: Blizzard (Twitter)In Overwatch, as in soccer, there’s annual league play and international World Cups. This weekend belongs to the second. Before OWL’s second season gets underway, teams from around the world will represent their nations at Bli...

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Ask Dr. NerdLove: Why Can’t I Take Control Over My Life?

Photo: ShutterstockHello all you bags of Internet horror meat, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only outlaw dating advice column north of the Rio Bravo.This week, we’re talking about power and influence. There are times we all feel

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