SNES Mini Pre-Orders Sell Out

Nintendo has revealed details of the Classic Mini SNES, which will ship with 21 games. The company says there’ll be a much bigger production run than with the Classic Mini NES, but scalpers are already cashing in. The console, officially titled the Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System, launches on September 29 and costs […]



Bots Learn The Art Of The Deal

Facebook reports that artificial intelligence bots can not only learn to negotiate, but can do so while using what could be described as a “non-human language.” The study from the Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research lab aimed to get chatbots to use conversations to negotiate. One negotiation involved splitting up a set of objects (books, hats […]

FBI Kept List Of D&D Players

The FBI gathered a list of D&D players as part of the Unabomber investigation, newly-published files reveal. The suggestion players were involved appears to have come from a particularly paranoid player. The documents were published by the Muckrock site, which specializes in obtaining documents under the Freedom Of Information Act. They include a memo written […]