Game Review : Elden Ring

Unless you have been avoiding most social media and its discourse, it is hard to think about 2022 in games without mentioning Elden Ring. Somewhat of a spiritual successor to Dark Souls and its ilk, with Elden Ring FromSoftware delivers a new world and a slightly different approach to their usual games. And it is …

Top 5 most influential first-person shooters for game AI

If you’ve spent anytime playing videogames, you’re bound to come across first-person shooters, with everything from DOOM to Overwatch, Battlefield, and PUBG having a big impact on the types of games we play and how we play them together. Given their popularity and continued development, they have subsequently proven influential in the development of artificial …

Game Review : Raft

Raft is a serene yet challenging cooperative survival-crafting game that casts you adrift at sea on a small raft menaced by an unrelenting great white Shark. It can be played single player but the real magic is joining a group of friends to work together on transforming your raft from rickety planks into a floating …

Levelling-up NPCs with AI

Developments in AI are rapidly changing many industries, including games. Today, global game developers like Ubisoft and EA, or game engine companies such as Unity, have their own AI research divisions. Advances in AI mean that aspects of the games we play are becoming more realistic, whilst on the development side AI-based tools are automating …