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The Turing Test

The Turing Test review

Artificial intelligence

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5 months ago

Feature: Come tut at Turing

Have You Played… The Turing Test?

The Turing Test is an experiment where you determine if an AI can pass itself off as human. You get a person to talk to computers and humans, over text, and see if they can determine which is which. The idea is interesting, but flawed.The Turing Test is also a first-person puzzler made by Bulkhead Interactive, and it is the same.

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1 year ago

Square Enix slash Steam prices for the weekend

It's the weekend, or at least after work-hours for most on a Friday, so might as well pick up something to demolish your free time. Square Enix are running a rather nice sale on Steam for the weekend, cutting 50% off the price on most of their bigger games, and slapping deeper discounts on a lot of more obscure stuff, including their old Eidos catalogue.…

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4 years ago

Feature: Artificial intelligence

The Turing Test review

Oh my goodness, if The Turing Test [official site] could have existed in a world that had never seen Portal nor The Talos Principle, it would be lauded, famous beyond belief. Then again, in a world without Portal and The Talos Principle, Bulkhead Interactive would never have made The Turing Test, so it’s a little academic. As it is, we’ve got here an often smart,…

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The Turing Test Now Available For Closer Examination

We are all familiar with the Turing Test, in which a computer and a man must engage in a freestyle rap battle to determine which one is “thinking”. But there’s also a videogame of the same name, which is out today. The Turing Test [official site] is a first-person puzzler set in a research base on Europa, in which you play astronaut Eva Turing as…

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The Turing Test Gets Release Date, Asks Big Questions

It's hard not to watch the latest trailer for The Turing Test [official site] and see all the stark parallels between Portal and The Talos Principle. A science fiction first-person game where a robot sidekick guides you through various chambers full of puzzles with themes of transhumanism? Still, despite those on-the-sleeve inspirations, I can't help but feel drawn in by The Turing Test's atmosphere and…

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First-Person Puzzling On Jupiter’s Moon: The Turing Test

While much of E3 is dedicated to the big guns, it's always nice to see what the little guys have up their sleeves too - like The Turing Test [official site]. It's a first-person sci-fi puzzle game from Pneuma: Breath of Life developers Bulkhead Interactive, and echoes the likes of The Talos Principle and Portal. I had a wee bash of it at Rezzed earlier…

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Square Enix Collective Is Bringing 5 Games To Rezzed

The Square Enix Collective [official site] is an initiative whereby indie developers can submit game ideas for users to vote on and then the winners get Square Enix's feedback and help with marketing the game and, if desired, launching it through a crowdfunding service. Now they're bringing five of the project's games to Rezzed next month, including three that were previously unannounced.

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