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Collapsed Amazon warehouse had construction defects, says family of slain worker

Collapsed Amazon warehouse had construction defects, says family of slain worker

The Amazon warehouse that collapsed with employees inside during a December tornado outbreak might have harbored a “grave violation” of building code that made the structure extremely vulnerable, according to an attorney representing the family of a worker who died there. A tornado outbreak tore through the Amazon distribution center in Edwardsville, Illinois, on December …

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Kingdom Hearts IV announced at 20th anniversary event

Kingdom Hearts IV announced at 20th anniversary event

Kingdom Hearts IV is officially in the works. Square Enix announced the upcoming installment during an event in Japan to celebrate the series’ 20th-anniversary. You watch its trailer in the video embedded above. The trailer doesn’t immediately start with Kingdom Hearts IV — it also includes clips from the newly-announced mobile game, Kingdom Hearts Missing-Link, …

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Activision Blizzard is giving a thousand game testers full-time jobs and pay bumps

Activision Blizzard is giving a thousand game testers full-time jobs and pay bumps

Activision Blizzard has just announced that all temporary and contingent QA workers of its Activision Publishing and Blizzard divisions are being converted to full-time employees — meaning nearly 1,100 temp game testers are getting full-time jobs with benefits. They’ll be making higher wages, too, with a new minimum hourly rate of $20. Here is a …

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Alienware’s QD-OLED monitor sets a new standard for gaming displays

Alienware’s QD-OLED monitor sets a new standard for gaming displays

High-end TVs and gaming monitors have been on a collision course for the past few years. The TV industry has pursued the best-looking picture, while monitors have opted for the fastest display tech. The crash that blends the two worlds together might have finally happened with Alienware’s latest curved gaming monitor, which has a QD-OLED …

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Epic launches Unreal Engine 5

Epic launches Unreal Engine 5

Nearly two years after it was first announced, Epic Games has released its next-generation game engine. As part of a State of Unreal event today, the company revealed that Unreal Engine 5 is now available to download. The updated engine features a number of improvements for developers — including enhanced performance and an upgraded UI …

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Tesla’s Shanghai factory stays closed as COVID restrictions remain in place

Tesla’s Shanghai factory stays closed as COVID restrictions remain in place

Tesla’s Shanghai factory will remain closed for another day as the city deals with strict lockdown measures brought on by an uptick in COVID-19 cases, as first reported by Bloomberg. In a company memo obtained by Bloomberg, Tesla reportedly told employees on Sunday to stay home to comply with the city’s COVID restrictions. A previous …

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