• Now AI is beating humans at Dota 2 as well

    9 days ago - By TechRadar

    We've already seen artificial intelligence systems trounce human beings at the ancient board game Go , and now computers are winning at multiplayer video games too - the OpenAI engine backed by Elon Musk has been beating the best Dota 2 players in the world championships in the US. The AI took on three of the best Dota 2 players on the planet and beat them all, having learned the game from scratch through playing itself over and over again and working out the best way forward in any given situation. According to its makers, the AI bots aren't any better than an average human Dota 2 player...
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  • What To Watch This Weekend: Dota 2, Call of Duty, And Super Smash Bros

    What To Watch This Weekend: Dota 2, Call of Duty, And Super Smash Bros

    9 days ago - By GameInformer

    Several major tournaments will end this weekend, as Call of Duty and Dota 2 see the end of their competitive seasons this weekend. However, some games rage all year long, which means there's more than enough to satiate that lust for high-level play this weekend.
    The Dota 2 International tournament sees its final set of matches today. Whoever wins it all is guaranteed an enormous $10 million prize. The second and third-place prizes aren't shabby, either.
    The Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare world Championships will cap off a competitive season with a strong finish, as teams vye for the...
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  • Watch An A.I. Demolish A Pro Player At Dota 2

    Watch An A.I. Demolish A Pro Player At Dota 2

    9 days ago - By GameInformer

    Using games for AI research has become fairly common in recent years, as DeepMind are using StarCraft II to develop sophisticated routines and algorithms. Not to be one-upped by the developer who made the game they adopted a mod of, Valve showed off OpenAI's (Elon Musk's artificial intelligence startup) own intelligent bot by having it beat the snot out of a pro Dota 2 player.
    At this year's Dota 2 International tournament, Danil "Dendi" Ishutin, one of the game's most famous mid-lane players, went up on stage to play against an OpenAI's bot, which apparently learned the game itself and...
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  • OpenAI bot crushes top players at Dota 2 tournament

    OpenAI bot crushes top players at Dota 2 tournament

    9 days ago - By Digital Trends

    At The International in Seattle, an AI bot from Elon Musk's OpenAI venture overwhelmed several of the best pro players in the world at the Dota 2 tournament, showcasing remarkable advances in the development of artificial intelligence.
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