Super Smash Bros. Melee celebrates 15 years of Nintendo characters pounding on each other

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Super Smash Bros. Melee, above any other entry in Nintendo’s crossover fighting series, has endured. It’s still a fixture of major esports tournaments, like Evo and DreamHack, despite there being two newer entries in the series. Players worldwide remain devoted to the GameCube game since its fall 2001 launch. More than Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and the N64 … Read More

MIT’s ‘Super Smash Bros.’ AI can compete with veteran players

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Latest in Science It’s not just the usual digital punching bag. Shares Share Tweet Share Save Nintendo For expert players, most video game AI amounts to little more than target practice — especially in fighting games, where it rarely accounts for the subtleties of human behavior. At MIT, though, they’ve developed a Super Smash Bros. Melee AI that should make … Read More