221b Game Brings AI Into the 21st Century

While many video games based on, or related to, films have a rather bad rep for being clunky, ugly, and often just plain boring, you might be surprised to find that the new web-based flash Sherlock Holmes game, 221b, has actually employed some pretty impressive programming in its design. Called “Chatbot” technology, this allows for […]

Console modification not just for game piracy

It appears as if the field of  science and technology is the next great battleground for the games console war. Following creative uses for the Xbox 360 and PS3, two scientists have developed new ways to use the Wii’s controller. Hydrologist Willem Luxemburg and physicist Rolf Hut, both from the Dutch university Delft, showed off […]