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Category: Artificial Intelligence

HUDstats switches from OpenAI to Amazon Bedrock to advance esports storytelling using generative AI

In the past decade, esports has evolved into a billion-dollar industry, with dozens of leagues, thousands of athletes, teams, franchises, and rising fan culture. In this realm, as in the world of physical sports, storytelling is key to success. Turning pixels into stories is the focus for HUDstats, a Netherlands/Hague-based esports data and analytics company on […]

Operationalize generative AI applications on AWS: Part I – Overview of LLMOps solution

With the rising popularity of generative artificial intelligence (AI), companies are exploring foundation models (FMs) and realizing the immediate benefit they provide to their business. FMs are large machine learning models that are pre-trained on vast amounts of data, which can perform many tasks such as text, code, and generate images. As more companies train […]

AWS for Games debuts Guide to Generative AI for Game Developers, and more at GDC 2024

Generative artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly transforming industries, a seismic shift that was certainly felt at the 2024 Game Developer Conference (GDC) held last week in San Francisco at the Moscone Convention Center. In addition to showcasing its latest technology for cloud-based game development, Amazon Web Services (AWS) for Games highlighted several generative AI advancements and […]

AWS for Games to spotlight generative AI at GDC 2024

With the annual Game Developer Conference (GDC) just days away, Amazon Web Services (AWS) for Games is ramping up to host exciting technology demonstrations and programming focused on evolving industry trends, including generative artificial intelligence (AI). From March 18-22, AWS for Games invites developers to connect with its team and see new AWS for Games […]

Ensuring fair play by detecting and preventing profile alterations with Amazon Textract

Introduction Developing tools and solutions that can detect and prevent collusion in multiplayer online gaming is crucial for fair play, protecting a game’s integrity, boosting player confidence, and even maintaining a stable in-game economy. One method that gamers use to work together outside the boundaries of legal and ethical standards is sharing phone numbers or […]

Level-Up Player Retention with No-Code Machine Learning Using Amazon SageMaker Canvas

Free-to-play (F2P) games have become a dominant force and model in the gaming industry. Their revenue relies primarily on in-game ads and transactions driven by a large, engaged, and consistent player base. Besides requiring robust infrastructure and backend systems to handle the scale of incoming players, F2P games also require a continual funnel of new players, […]

AWS for Games updates from re:Invent 2023

During re:Invent 2023, the AWS for Games team showcased the latest ways our customers are using AWS game development tools and introduced several new purpose-built guidance and partner solutions that are now available in the AWS Games Solution Library. Recordings of AWS for Games customer presentations from re:Invent include: Customer Keynote – Riot Games: Riot Games’ […]

The Game Developer’s Guide to re:Invent 2023

AWS re:Invent 2023 is fast approaching, and AWS for Games is gearing up to welcome attendees from around the globe at the annual conference for developers in Las Vegas November 27 – December 1. This year, in addition to announcements unveiled during re:Invent keynotes, attendees can check out an exciting array of panel discussions, presentations, […]

Riot Games and AWS bring esports ‘Win Probability’ stat to 2023 League of Legends World Championships broadcasts

Riot Games, the developer behind League of Legends (LoL), VALORANT, and Wild Rift, in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) will introduce ‘Win Probability’ within the upcoming 2023 League of Legends World Championship broadcast. Analyzing key data points throughout gameplay, the ‘Win Probability’ stat is designed to educate and inform fans as to how teams […]

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Pixel Federation goes all-in on AWS with help from Labyrinth Labs

Mobile game developer and publisher Pixel Federation entertains more than 140M players worldwide with popular mobile games, including ‘Diggy’s Adventure,’ ‘Trainstation 2,’ ‘Puzzle Adventure,’ and ‘Port City.’ Founded by four game enthusiasts in 2007, the Slovakia-based company specializes in creating mobile free-to-play community-based experiences, determining development priorities based on player feedback. Hampered by increasingly frequent […]