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How video game tech makes neural networks possible – TechCrunch

Friday, October 27, 2017

When id Software’s John Carmack released Doom in 1993, he had no inkling that his gory first-person shooter — one of the first to feature a 3D environment, and easily the most popular at that time — would help spark a revolution in how machines process information. Six years later, nVidia released the GEForce 256, the first graphical processing unit (GPU) built specifically to produce 3D graphics for the burgeoning…

The Super Mario Game Everyone Was Waiting For Is Finally Out. Here’s What Nintendo Says About It – TIME

Friday, October 27, 2017

Nintendo’s most acclaimed game console in years has been on the market for seven months, but it’s been missing one essential thing: a flagship Super Mario game. That changes Friday with the launch of Super Mario Odyssey, Mario’s first sandbox-style adventure since 2002’s Super Mario Sunshine. It’s a critical moment for Nintendo, considering holiday sales of the Switch could hinge on Odyssey’s success. TIME sat down with Nintendo of America…

In memoriam: Stephen Toulouse, Xbox Live’s former head “beat cop” – Ars Technica

Friday, October 27, 2017

reader comments 142 Trying to moderate a large community on the Internet is not an easy job. Anyone who tries to enforce basic rules of civility and respect in an open Internet community of any decent size is fighting a never-ending battle against John Gabriel’s Greater Internet Fuckwad Theory, which turns usually normal people into complete, well, you know. Those problems are only compounded on a service like Xbox Live….

Super Mario Odyssey: Here’s How to Get it (And Find a Switch) – WIRED

Friday, October 27, 2017

Like the Wii a decade ago, the Nintendo Switch is a bona fide hit. It’s been a real challenge to find the portable console anywhere since it’s debut in March, but as the holiday season approaches, there are finally a few stores with enough Switch stock to go ’round. Now is a great time to purchase, too. Super Mario Odyssey has arrived. It’s the most anticipated Mario game in ages,…

Nintendo esports fans eager to see what’s next – ESPN

Friday, October 27, 2017

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment John “John Numbers” Goldberg, 25, woke up on an October afternoon in a Nintendo-provided room at the The Wyndham New Yorker Hotel in Manhattan, right down the street from Madison Square Garden. The Queens native opted for a staycation in Manhattan prior to the Nintendo World Championships at the Manhattan Center — the extra rest at a place closer to the venue…

In memoriam: Stephen Toulouse, Xbox Live’s former head “beat cop” – Ars Technica

Friday, October 27, 2017

reader comments 134 Trying to moderate a large community on the Internet is not an easy job. Anyone who tries to enforce basic rules of civility and respect in an open Internet community of any decent size is fighting a never-ending battle against John Gabriel’s Greater Internet Fuckwad Theory, which turns usually normal people into complete, well, you know. Those problems are only compounded on a service like Xbox Live….

5 Things to Know About Nintendo’s Super Mario Odyssey – Fortune

Friday, October 27, 2017

Nintendo’s latest game Super Mario Odyssey is launching in a big way. Starting on Friday, game lovers around the globe will have the opportunity to buy the latest Nintendo NTDOY game, Super Mario Odyssey. As its name suggests, the title centers on the iconic Mario character, and gives you the opportunity to enter a virtual world with your protagonist and explore it at your leisure. And as always, you’ll be…

5 Things to Know About Nintendo’s Super Mario Odyssey – Fortune

Friday, October 27, 2017

Nintendo’s latest game Super Mario Odyssey is launching in a big way. Starting on Friday, game lovers around the globe will have the opportunity to buy the latest Nintendo NTDOY game, Super Mario Odyssey. As its name suggests, the title centers on the iconic Mario character, and gives you the opportunity to enter a virtual world with your protagonist and explore it at your leisure. And as always, you’ll be…

In memoriam: Stephen Toulouse, Xbox Live’s former head “beat cop” – Ars Technica

Friday, October 27, 2017

reader comments 134 Trying to moderate a large community on the Internet is not an easy job. Anyone who tries to enforce basic rules of civility and respect in an open Internet community of any decent size is fighting a never-ending battle against John Gabriel’s Greater Internet Fuckwad Theory, which turns usually normal people into complete, well, you know. Those problems are only compounded on a service like Xbox Live….

5 Things to Know About Nintendo’s Super Mario Odyssey – Fortune

Friday, October 27, 2017

Nintendo’s latest game Super Mario Odyssey is launching in a big way. Starting on Friday, game lovers around the globe will have the opportunity to buy the latest Nintendo NTDOY game, Super Mario Odyssey. As its name suggests, the title centers on the iconic Mario character, and gives you the opportunity to enter a virtual world with your protagonist and explore it at your leisure. And as always, you’ll be…

In memoriam: Stephen Toulouse, Xbox Live’s former head “beat cop” – Ars Technica

Friday, October 27, 2017

reader comments 134 Trying to moderate a large community on the Internet is not an easy job. Anyone who tries to enforce basic rules of civility and respect in an open Internet community of any decent size is fighting a never-ending battle against John Gabriel’s Greater Internet Fuckwad Theory, which turns usually normal people into complete, well, you know. Those problems are only compounded on a service like Xbox Live….

In memoriam: Stephen Toulouse, Xbox Live’s former head “beat cop” – Ars Technica

Friday, October 27, 2017

reader comments 134 Trying to moderate a large community on the Internet is not an easy job. Anyone who tries to enforce basic rules of civility and respect in an open Internet community of any decent size is fighting a never-ending battle against John Gabriel’s Greater Internet Fuckwad Theory, which turns usually normal people into complete, well, you know. Those problems are only compounded on a service like Xbox Live….

5 Things to Know About Nintendo’s Super Mario Odyssey – Fortune

Friday, October 27, 2017

Nintendo’s latest game Super Mario Odyssey is launching in a big way. Starting on Friday, game lovers around the globe will have the opportunity to buy the latest Nintendo NTDOY game, Super Mario Odyssey. As its name suggests, the title centers on the iconic Mario character, and gives you the opportunity to enter a virtual world with your protagonist and explore it at your leisure. And as always, you’ll be…

PC Gaming Weekly: Meet your Destiny (2) – VentureBeat

Friday, October 27, 2017

Our destiny is here, PC gamers. It’s time to go see our ol’ pal Xur. Yesterday, Activision launched Destiny 2 on PC. The series skipped the platform its first time around, and this time, it’s part of an experiment from the publisher of Call of Duty and other big hits. Destiny 2, you see, isn’t on Steam. It’s on Blizzard’s Battle.net app. We’re loving it, but we need to spend more…

5 Things to Know About Nintendo’s Super Mario Odyssey – Fortune

Friday, October 27, 2017

Nintendo’s latest game Super Mario Odyssey is launching in a big way. Starting on Friday, game lovers around the globe will have the opportunity to buy the latest Nintendo NTDOY game, Super Mario Odyssey. As its name suggests, the title centers on the iconic Mario character, and gives you the opportunity to enter a virtual world with your protagonist and explore it at your leisure. And as always, you’ll be…

5 Things to Know About Nintendo’s Super Mario Odyssey – Fortune

Friday, October 27, 2017

Nintendo’s latest game Super Mario Odyssey is launching in a big way. Starting on Friday, game lovers around the globe will have the opportunity to buy the latest Nintendo NTDOY game, Super Mario Odyssey. As its name suggests, the title centers on the iconic Mario character, and gives you the opportunity to enter a virtual world with your protagonist and explore it at your leisure. And as always, you’ll be…

5 Things to Know About Nintendo’s Super Mario Odyssey – Fortune

Friday, October 27, 2017

Nintendo’s latest game Super Mario Odyssey is launching in a big way. Starting on Friday, game lovers around the globe will have the opportunity to buy the latest Nintendo NTDOY game, Super Mario Odyssey. As its name suggests, the title centers on the iconic Mario character, and gives you the opportunity to enter a virtual world with your protagonist and explore it at your leisure. And as always, you’ll be…

5 Things to Know About Nintendo’s Super Mario Odyssey – Fortune

Friday, October 27, 2017

Nintendo’s latest game Super Mario Odyssey is launching in a big way. Starting on Friday, game lovers around the globe will have the opportunity to buy the latest Nintendo NTDOY game, Super Mario Odyssey. As its name suggests, the title centers on the iconic Mario character, and gives you the opportunity to enter a virtual world with your protagonist and explore it at your leisure. And as always, you’ll be…

5 Things to Know About Nintendo’s Super Mario Odyssey – Fortune

Friday, October 27, 2017

Nintendo’s latest game Super Mario Odyssey is launching in a big way. Starting on Friday, game lovers around the globe will have the opportunity to buy the latest Nintendo NTDOY game, Super Mario Odyssey. As its name suggests, the title centers on the iconic Mario character, and gives you the opportunity to enter a virtual world with your protagonist and explore it at your leisure. And as always, you’ll be…