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NVIDIA ACE: Anatomy of a Smart NPC (Presented by NVIDIA)

Yasmina Benkhoui  (Generative AI Strategic Partnerships, NVIDIA)

Gabriele Leone  (Director of Real-Time Content Tech, NVIDIA)

Nathan Yu  (Director of Product, Inworld AI)

Location: Room 3009, West Hall

Date: Thursday, March 21

Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass, Summits Pass, Expo Pass, Audio Pass, Indie Games Summit Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Programming

Format: Sponsored Session

Vault Recording: Not Recorded

Audience Level: All


In this presentation, we go into the transformative potential of AI-driven storytelling in gaming. Beginning with an examination of traditional narrative structures and the limitations of passive consumption, we venture into the realm of interactive storytelling where player agency reigns. Through dynamic interactions with both main and world NPCs, we envision a future where every player action shapes the narrative in meaningful ways. From exploring environments to engaging in dialogue, players are empowered to drive the story forward with unprecedented freedom and immersion.


Attendees will learn how NVIDIA’s models can be combined via AI NPC middleware to create believable and engaging characters inside a AAA quality game world.

Intended Audience

Engineers, Game Designers, Producers

Connecting the Global Game Development Community

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