Tommy Thompson's Expert Blogs
First Encounter Assault Recon proved a breakthrough moment for game AI. So let's revisit what made it so special and explore how it works in detail.
Facade became an internet sensation during the Lets Play boom on YouTube, but how does it work?
In this final part on the AI of the Division 2, I chat with lead AI programmer Philip Dunstan about the secret AI testers that help playtest the Division 2 and the story behind their creation.
Continuing my interview with Massive's lead AI programmer Philip Dunstan, we discuss the weird problems that arose when balancing systemic game design in the new Washington D.C. map.
Insights from The Division's lead AI programmer on evolving enemy AI design.
Google Deepmind's AlphaStar is now a grandmaster StarCraft player, but how does it work?
The 220 unique AI personalities in Halo Wars 2.
One of the most complex simulations in AAA games, IO Interactive's Hitman titles are laced with AI systems that helped bring their fictional worlds to life.
One of the most influential FPS titles of all time, GoldenEye defied expectations and set the standard for NPC AI for future generations.
How Rare playtest Sea of Thieves using automated testing, enabling over 100 internal deployments before public launch.
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