Tag: Robots

  • Talos Principle, Talos Principle Review, Puzzle Game, Puzzles, Puzzle, Puzzle Solving, Games Like Portal, Games like Myst, First Person, Adventure Game, Artificial Intelligence, Scifi, Science Fiction, Robots, Androids, Robotics, Ethics of Robotics, Ethical Concerns about Artificial Intelligence, Can Artificial Intelligence become Human, PC Game, PC Games, PC Gaming, Android, Mobile, Mobile Game, PS4, Sony, Playstation, Playstation 4

    Talos Principle Game Review

    Title: Talos Principle

    Release Date: 2014

    Genre: Puzzle Solving

    Developer: Croteam

    Publisher: Devolver Digital

    Platform: PC, Mac, or Linux, also available on PS4 and Android

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    Geeky: 5/5 

    Sweetie: 4/5 

    Concept: 8/10 Many people have compared this game to Myst, but not me. In my opinion, this game is much closer to Portal than it will ever be to Myst. The nature of the puzzles, at least in the first many, many hours of the game bears a striking resemblance to the gameplay in Portal. It’s also these early hours in which I feel the game begins to fall apart, because the puzzles become so much the “same” throughout the first several “worlds” that you explore. However, looking past the often tedious gameplay, this game has a truly amazing story, especially if like myself, you’re fascinated by the philosophical and ethical questions surrounding artificial intelligence. read more

  • Violet EverGarden, Violet Evergarden, Violet Ever Garden, Violet Ever Garden Anime, Anime, LightNovel, Light Novel, Light Novels, Light Novels, Anime News, News, AI, Artificial Intelligence, Chii, Chobits, Kawaii, Trailer, Anime Trailer, Time of Eve, HAL, Plastic Memories, Metropolis, Robots, Robotics, Android, Machines, Scifi, Science Fiction, Drama, Slice of Life, Fantasy, Romance, Kawaii, Cute, Anime Like Chobits, Anime Like HAL, Anime like Plastic Memories, Anime Like Time of Eve, Sad, Drama, Romance, Relationships, TearJerker, Tear Jerker, Anime Relationships, Man and Machine, Futuristic, Future

    CrunchyRoll Announces New Anime Violet Ever Garden Details and Trailer

    Check out the new trailer for Violet Ever Garden.

    I am so excited for this! (and isn’t the opening theme awesome too? And look how cute she is – and just OMG. Geeking out right now so bad lol.) I had never heard of it, until I saw the trailer on CrunchyRoll’s Facebook page. From the comments on the facebook wall and the official website at http://www.kyotoanimation.co.jp/books/violet/ this anime is about Artificial Intelligence / AI / Robots / Robotics – Similar to Chobits, Time of Eve, Metropolis, HAL, and Plastic Memories. – All favorites of mine – I am fascinated by the concept of humanoid AI creatures – especially those who have feelings, or what we would classify as feelings – and how they would fit into society. It might also be quite similar to Tegami Bachi as it looks like she has the power to convey emotions within letters just like Lag Seeing – Tegami Bachi is another favorite of mine as well – so this is shaping up to be a must watch for me. read more

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    Xenogears – Retro JRPG Game Review

    Xenogears is easily in my top 10 favorite games of all time. I also enjoy Xenosaga and Xenoblade as well which are spinoffs of this series (and involved most of the same staff). Xenogears was revolutionary for its time because of the extremely dark storyline and incredibly strong religious overtones which were considered to be almost “too mature” for a video game, especially in North America.

    It had both scifi and fantasy elements; by that I mean, it really went into depth in some areas explaining the scientific theories and concepts behind certain things – but then other things have a more “magical” feeling that require suspension of belief. It also blended high tech (mecha, A.I., and space travel) with primitive “fantasy” style settings and characters. read more

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    Plastic Memories Anime Review

    Title: Plastic Memories

    Genre: Slice of Life, Romance, Scifi, Comedy

    Release Date: 2015

    Studio: Doga Kobo

    Length: 13 Episodes

    Overall: 32/35 91% A- “Excellent Anime For Girls”

    Story: 10/10 Plastic Memories is a 2015 anime series about a futuristic society aided by companion android like creations known as Giftia. The giftia live together with humans, and often as an integral role of their family. More often than not, they serve as children for couples unable to conceive on their own, or taking the place of children who died. read more

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    Chobits Anime Review

    Title: Chobits

    Genre: Shoujo, Sci-Fi, Slice of Life, Romance

    Publisher: Madhouse

    Length: 26 Episodes

    Release Date: 2002

     

    Story: 10/10 Hideki is a young, poor college student from the country who moves into a new apartment in the city. There, one night he finds a Persocom that someone has thrown away in the garbage. Persocom is short for Personal Computer, and since this series takes place in the future; computers have evolved to take on nearly human like forms and can be customized by their owners. Persocoms are very useful; they can go to work to earn money for their owners, connect to the internet for research, or run simple errands, like going to the grocery store etc. read more