South Korean Go champion Lee Sedol (right) poses with Google DeepMind head Demis Hassabis. On Wednesday, Sedol will begin a five-match series against a computer. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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How Google's Neural Network Hopes To Beat A 'Go' World Champion

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Zynga CEO Mark Pincus gives a presentation in 2011. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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Once The Cream Of The Crop, Zynga Zigzags To Adapt To Mobile

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Dealer Omar Abu-Eid adjusts a stack of chips before the first day of the World Series of Poker's main event in Las Vegas last July. Humans still reign in most versions of poker. Whew. John Locher/AP hide caption

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Look Out, This Poker-Playing Computer Is Unbeatable

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The game Never Alone tells the story of a young Inupiaq girl, Nuna, and her companion, an Arctic fox, as they go on a quest to save her village. Upper One Games hide caption

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Native Stories From Alaska Give Gamers Something To Play With

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Nidhogg is a fast-paced sword fighting game that pits two players in an intense, steel-on-steel battle of tug-of-war that harkens back to the old days of arcade battles. Messhof hide caption

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Desktop Dungeons is an easy-to-pick-up puzzle, strategy, single-player role-playing game. It can be difficult, but the ease of repeat play and deep strategic elements will keep you coming back. QCF Design hide caption

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The game Don't Starve casts you in the role of "gentleman scientist" Wilson, with just one goal: Survive. Its unique mix of survival horror and crafting gameplay, paired with a charming Tim Burton-esque art style, made this a standout game of 2013. Klei Entertainment hide caption

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The titular brothers of the game encounter a troll, one of the many colorful characters they meet on their grand adventure. Starbreeze Studios hide caption

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