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Educative Video Games For Kids

In kid’s entertainment, a mention of video games often triggers the notion of the harmful effects that they are associated with. However, if you choose video games for your kid wisely, they can be beneficial. They can help increase a child’s imagination and creativity and improve their problem-solving skills. Today … Read the rest

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Journey creator’s Sky debuts on iPhone and iPad

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This week marks the launch of Sky: Children of Light, a game from famed designed Jenova Chen and beloved studio thatgamecompany, on iOS devices. Intended as an entry point to gaming that upends conventions and seeks

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Losing yourself in virtual worlds can have good as well a negative effects

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Enlarge / A visitor holds a hand control unit to play Minecraft during the EGX gaming conference in London, September 2014. (credit: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg/Getty Images)

Pete Etchells lost his father to motor neuron disease as a teenager, and often, when the anniversary of his death rolled around, he

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Want to be more creative? Playing Minecraft can help, new study finds

Want to be more creative? Playing Minecraft can help, new study finds

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Iowa State University psychologist Douglas Gentile’s latest study suggests that playing some video games, like Minecraft, can have a positive impact on creativity.

Minecraft is one of the most popular computer games, having sold more than 100 million copies since its release in 2011. Claims that it boosts

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Facebook AI Pluribus defeats top poker professionals in 6-player Texas Hold ’em

Facebook AI Pluribus defeats top poker professionals in 6-player Texas Hold ’em

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This video shows sample hands from Pluribus’ experiment against professional poker players. Cards are turned face up to make it easier to see Pluribus’ strategy. Courtesy of Carnegie-Mellon University.

Poker-playing AIs typically perform well against human opponents when the play is limited to just two players. Now Carnegie Mellon

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