Dying Light 2 has the best climbing since Breath of the Wild

Dying Light 2 has the best climbing since Breath of the Wild

I’ve done a lot of climbing in recent video games, from Horizon Forbidden West to the Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves collection, and although both of those have stronger characters and significantly more stunning vistas to enjoy from the mountaintops, I can’t stop thinking about the best climbing experience I’ve had in a game so far … Read more

13 best video game intros and tutorials

13 best video game intros and tutorials

Introductions and tutorials are key to drawing players into games and setting them up for success. But game openings have been lackluster in recent months. Already in 2022, games like Dying Light 2 and Horizon Forbidden West, despite their overall quality, offer laborious intros that spend too much time on linear exposition. These game openings … Read more

QAnon founder may have been identified thanks to machine learning

Igor Bonifacic

With help from machine learning software, computer scientists may have unmasked the identity of Q, the founder of the QAnon movement. In a sprawling report published on Saturday, shared the findings of two independent teams of forensic linguists who claim they’ve identified Paul Furber, a South African software developer who was one of the first … Read more

Elon Musk’s claims of ‘broken promises’ denied by the SEC

Elon Musk’s claims of ‘broken promises’ denied by the SEC

The Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) has responded to Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s claims that the agency has subjected him and his electric car company to “endless, unfounded investigations,” first reported by the Wall Street Journal. In a letter to Judge Alison Nathan, the SEC refutes Musk’s allegations that it’s ignoring its commitment to distribute … Read more

Epic Games is making hundreds of temp testers into full employees with benefits

Epic Games is making hundreds of temp testers into full employees with benefits

Epic Games is hiring its US-based contingent workers full-time and with benefits, Epic confirmed to The The Hamden Journal. The Fortnite developer is extending the offer to quality assurance (QA) testers, as well as other “eligible” contract-based employees. The news first surfaced in an employee-facing memo obtained by The The Hamden Journal. In the memo, … Read more

SEC responds to Elon Musk harassment allegations

Igor Bonifacic

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has responded to Elon Musk’s . In a letter it filed on Friday with a New York federal judge, the SEC said its frequent check-ins with Tesla were consistent with expectations from the court overseeing the company’s 2018 settlement. At the time, Tesla had agreed its lawyers would preclear … Read more