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Game developers and Stadia employees were blindsided by the sudden shutdown

Game developers and Stadia employees were blindsided by the sudden shutdown

Photo: Hulton/Stringer/Kotaku Archive (Getty Images) Few people thought that Google’s struggling streaming service Stadia could one day become a dominant player in the gaming industry, but hardly anyone expected it. stop so abruptly, including the company’s own employees. Stadia VP Phil Harrison, quickly becoming the reaper for new gaming initiatives, informed staff of the news …

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Overwatch 2 Developers Spent a Year Creating Genji's Customizable Mythic Skin - Exclusive Interview

Overwatch 2 Developers Spent a Year Creating Genji’s Customizable Mythic Skin – Exclusive Interview

Overwatch 2 introduces a slew of new characters, maps, and modes when it launches early next week. However, the biggest change coming alongside the sequel’s new free-to-play format is a Battle Pass. The pass’ free track lets players unlock a new support character named Kiriko, while its premium track — which costs $10 or 1,000 …

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AlphaFold Developers Win Breakthrough $3 Million Prize

AlphaFold Developers Win Breakthrough $3 Million Prize

DeepMind’s Demis Hassabis (left) and John Jumper (right) have developed AlphaFold, an AI capable of predicting protein structure.Credit: Breakthrough Prize The researchers behind the AlphaFold artificial intelligence (AI) system have won one of this year’s US$3 million Breakthrough Prizes – the most lucrative awards in science. Demis Hassabis and John Jumper, both of DeepMind in …

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