Artificial Intelligence (A.I) is a fancy technical term that doesn’t necessarily seem like it would have anything to do with video games, but you’re in luck, it does! If you would like to find out what exactly A.I is and how its relationship within video games than I strongly suggest you stick around!
Modern dictionary definitions primarily focus on A.I being a subset of computer science and how machines can mimic human intelligence.
Merriam-Webster defines artificial intelligence as:
- A branch of computer science dealing with the simulation of intelligent behaviour in computers.
- The capability of a machine to imitate intelligent human behaviour.
Furthermore, Encyclopedia Britannica states, “artificial intelligence, the ability of a digital computer or computer-controlled robot to perform tasks commonly associated with intelligent beings.”
In video games, A.I is primarily used to determine the behaviour of non-player characters (NPCs) in these games. NPCs are any character in the game…
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