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A former world champion of the game Go says he’s retiring because AI is so strong: ‘Even if I become the No. 1, there is an entity that cannot be defeated’

Lee Se-dol, a former Go champion, has announced his retirement, declaring that artificial intelligence has created an opponent that “cannot be defeated.” Go, a strategic board game that originated in China more than 2,500 years ago, is considered one of the most complex games in the world. In 2016, Lee […]
A former world champion of the game Go says he’s retiring because AI is so strong: ‘Even if I become the No. 1, there is an entity that cannot be defeated’
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Activision-Blizzard, the major video game company behind ‘Call of Duty’ and ‘Overwatch,’ is laying off about 800 employees

Blizzard Entertainment, the creator of huge video-game franchises such as “Overwatch,” “World of Warcraft,” and “Hearthstone,” is undergoing a big round of layoffs. The layoffs will ultimately affect some 800 employees across Activision-Blizzard, representing some 8% of its workforce. Activision Blizzard, the parent company of Blizzard, has seen its stock […]
Activision-Blizzard, the major video game company behind ‘Call of Duty’ and ‘Overwatch,’ is laying off about 800 employees
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A Look At The Earnings Of Top Ranked Professional StarCraft II Players

[credit provider=”Courtesy of Major League Gaming”] In anticipation for this weekend’s MLG StarCraft 2 Summer Arena, we want to introduce you to two of the hottest players on the scene: Jung Jong Hyun, aka “Mvp” and Lim Jae Duk, aka “NesTea.”To these two players, “StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty” (SC2) isn’t just […]
A Look At The Earnings Of Top Ranked Professional StarCraft II Players
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See What Happens When 16,000 Fans Get Together To Watch People Play Video Games

[credit provider=”Major League Gaming” url=”http://www.majorleaguegaming.com/”] Major League Gaming recently had its 2012 Winter Championships in Columbus, Ohio.The event attracted 16,000 spectators and hundreds of thousands of viewers online, as 2,000 of the world’s best players duked it out for $200,000 in prizes.
See What Happens When 16,000 Fans Get Together To Watch People Play Video Games