Nvidia using Artificial Intelligence to Create Awesome (but Fake) Slo-Mo Videos

Typically, the process to create fake slow motion videos is a difficult one, as it requires software to stretch a video clip out by creating hundreds-and-hundreds of non-existent frames to place in-between existing frames. The result of this hard process often yields low-quality success, as it produced stuttering and unconvincing visual quality. Nvidia aims to take advantage of the incredible image-processing potential of deep learning to create a method to produce high-quality fake slow motion videos from a regular clip. Continue reading “Nvidia using Artificial Intelligence to Create Awesome (but Fake) Slo-Mo Videos”

Bethesda’s Brink, Released in 2011, Is Now Free-To-Play

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I played a bit of Brink back in the day, and I found it mixture of multiplayer gun-play with a single-player narrative very interesting and intriguing (mainly as I was selective and hesitant of what games I played online back then), along with its addition of parkour and its levels set on floating cities. If that sounds like something you’d want to try out, then I have great news for you: the Bethesda-published, Splash-Damage-developed game—originally released in 2011—is now free-to-play on Steam. The thing is, no one (outside of Bethesda and possibly Valve) knows why. Continue reading “Bethesda’s Brink, Released in 2011, Is Now Free-To-Play”

Watch this ‘Destiny’ Player Win a 1-vs-3 Match Without Firing A Single Shot

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls; BEHOLD, the mighty power of the Titan’s bubbles, brought to you from the good people of Reddit. Anyway, check out this incredible video of Destiny player fimi_sheikh take down an entire Trials team without firing a round from his gun. Explanation after the break: Continue reading “Watch this ‘Destiny’ Player Win a 1-vs-3 Match Without Firing A Single Shot”

Here’s an Excellent Two-Hour Critique of the ‘Call of Duty’ series…

If you ever wanted to watch a two-hour analysis of the entire Call of Duty series, then I have great news for you!  Critic Noah Caldwell-Gervais assembled an exhaustive, chronological critique of every main Call of Duty game to be released on PC. Give it a watch; I’m sure you’ll enjoy the crap out of it like I did. Continue reading Here’s an Excellent Two-Hour Critique of the ‘Call of Duty’ series…

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Activision To Ship the Not-Ready-For-Primetime “The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct” in March

Last year’s “The Walking Dead” adventure game from Telltale Games was one of the best games from 2012; it even won Game of the Year from the Spike Video Game Awards and from several other gaming news outlets.  It seems like the comic book series, the AMC television show, and the video game have shown that the franchise can product top quality licensed products….until this.  Because it’s always just a matter of time for someone to shamelessly milk the license for all it’s worth with little effort and respect for the intellectual property, ENTER: ACTIVISION and TERMINAL REALITY’s “The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct” first-person shooter.   Continue reading “Activision To Ship the Not-Ready-For-Primetime “The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct” in March”

It’s Not Everyday You See a TANK at a White Castle Drive-Thru Window

The video above comes from FPSRussia, an online entertainment show with a main character who is known for being a faux-Russian arms aficionado. In many of his prior videos, he has tazed his willing fans, blown up trees using .50 caliber guns, and even driven an APC through a drive-thru at a McDonald’s.  Now, McDonald’s may be good enough for some people (I’m more of a Whataburger guy, … Continue reading It’s Not Everyday You See a TANK at a White Castle Drive-Thru Window

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My Impressions: "Bodycount" (Demo – Xbox 360)

For the last several years, the first-person shooter (FPS) has been a dominant genre in the video games market.  Whereas some developers and publishers seek to cash in on the craze with an inferior product (*cough*Hour of Victory*cough*Haze*cough*America’s Army*cough*, some series such as Call of Duty (CoD), Killzone, Battlefield, Halo, Medal of Honor (MoH), and few others that I refer to as the “usual suspects,” … Continue reading My Impressions: "Bodycount" (Demo – Xbox 360)

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