DOOM Eternal, Forza Motorsport 7, and more come to Xbox Game Pass, Xbox Cloud Gaming in October

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The spooky month of October is almost upon us, so Xbox is giving us a sneak peek at all the games coming to Xbox Game Pass in the first half. The trend that started last month continues here, with game announcements now including Xbox Cloud Gaming on Android devices as well as consoles and PC, which are all included in Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. Xbox also doesn’t want people to forget how EA Play is coming to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate on November 10, launching alongside the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S.

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Games being added include gems like DOOM Eternal and Forza Motorsport 7, as well as the wonderful classic Brütal Legend, which is definitely worth a play.

There are also a handful of games leaving the service in October, so be sure to check the list and play anything you’re interested in before it’s gone.

Coming soon

You can check out all the titles coming soon to Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Cloud Gaming below:

DOOM Eternal (Cloud & Xbox) – October 1

One of the best shooters of 2020 is coming to Xbox Game Pass. Hell’s armies have invaded Earth and now you must become the Slayer in an epic single-player campaign to conquer demons across dimensions and stop the final destruction of humanity. Experience the ultimate combination of speed and power in Doom Eternal – the next leap in push-forward, first-person combat. The only thing they fear… is you.

Drake Hollow (PC) – October 1

Drake Hollow is a cooperative action village-building game set in The Hollow – a blighted mirror of our world – in which players build and defend villages of Drakes, the lovable, local vegetable folk. Whether solo or with friends, players

Emerging Technologies – Has Man Invented His Doom?

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Advances in Computer Technology have been accompanied by perceived risks. The risks created by the field of Artificial Intelligence have been prominent. But have these risks been misplaced? The field of Artificial Intelligence is the attempt to simulate human intelligence using computers and robots. Over the years there have been spectacular advances in this field. On May 11, 1997, Deep Blue, a chess playing computer developed by IBM, defeated a world chess champion Gary Kasparov. We now have cell phone apps that can do language translation. Siri is an intelligent personal assistant from Apple that can understand natural speech and ask questions in order to complete a task. Google provides reasonably good responses to questions entered in the search box.

Gordon Moore, co-founder of Intel, made an observation known as Moore's law. Moore's law predicts that computing power is expected to double every 18 months and this trend is expected to continue until 2020. This will lead to more powerful computers which may lead to more improvements in Artificial Intelligence. Will computers become so powerful that they reach the point of acceleration? This is where they will be able to improve on their own design in a never-ending cycle and create robots and other computers that challenge the status of Man as the dominant species. Is this the risk faced by Man?

Perhaps our risk stems from a lack of understanding. Perhaps we should have a closer relationship with computers and robots. One definition of a Cyborg is a person implanted with technology. If we define a Virtual Cyborg as someone who uses wearable technology then we are already there. Smartphones can access a library of over a million apps and the use of these apps can greatly enhance the performance of the owner of the Smartphone. The effect will …