• Watch The Final Of The International, The $24 Million 'Dota 2' World Championship

    7 days ago - By Forbes

    One team of pro video game players is about to become $10 million richer and you can see it all go down right here.
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  • Watch An AI Demolish A Pro Player At Dota 2

    Watch An AI Demolish A Pro Player At Dota 2

    7 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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  • AI beats top 'Dota 2' players in one-on-one matches

    AI beats top 'Dota 2' players in one-on-one matches

    7 days ago - By Engadget

    Artificial intelligence isn't just good at playing Go - it can also emerge victorious in the eSports arena. The Elon Musk-backed OpenAI team has developed a machine learning system that has beaten "many" of the best pro Dota 2 players in one-on-one...
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