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Yesterday Pokémon Go launched in summer 2016 and quickly became a worldwide phenomenon thanks to its mobile-friendly offering of Pokémon‘s ever-popular monster catching gameplay. However, one key element of the traditional Pokémon experience that was lacking in Go at that point was player vs. player (PvP) trainer battles.
2 Days Ago Games publishing giant Activision is bringing its massively popular first-person shooter franchise Call of Duty to Android and iOS. The game, which is simply titled Call of Duty: Mobile, is a free-to-play multiplayer title developed by Chinese tech giant Tencent’s Timi division.
2 Days Ago Google has released a preview of what to expect from its I/O developer conference in May. Notably, this year’s I/O will play host to Google’s first-ever suite of gaming-related programming.
2 Days Ago Apple is now offering Smart Cover cases in Canada for its new iPad Air and iPad Mini models. The following Smart Covers are now available on Apple Canada’s website: iPad Mini Smart Cover — $49 CAD (comes in ‘Papaya,’ ‘Charcoal Grey,’ ‘Pink Sand’ and ‘White’) Smart Cover for 10.5‑inch iPad Air (3rd-generation) — $65 CAD (comes...
4 Days Ago Every week, MobileSyrup goes over some of the most notable movies and TV shows to recently hit Canadian streaming platforms. Typically, this column will focus on content from Amazon Prime Video Canada, Crave and Netflix Canada, although other streaming services may be mentioned when relevant.
5 Days Ago Games publishing giant Electronic Arts has revealed that new content based on Canadian-made Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is coming to its free-to-play mobile title Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes.
5 Days Ago Los Angeles-based social media giant Snap is set to debut an in-app gaming platform in Snapchat next month, according to a report from Cheddar. The mobile game platform is said to be codenamed ‘Project Cognac’ and feature a lineup of games from third-party developers that can be played in Snapchat.
6 Days Ago Canadians are adopting mobile banking solutions at an ever-growing rate, according to a new survey commissioned by the Canadian Bankers Association (CBA). The survey, which was conducted by Abacus Data in December 2018, polled a total of 4,000 Canadian adults.
6 Days Ago The majority of Canadians are concerned with the effect that video games can have on people, particularly those who are younger, according to new research from Mintel’s ‘Attitudes Toward Gaming’ report.
6 Days Ago Google has registered a trademark for ‘Google Shopping’ in Canada. The application was filed on February 28th, 2019 and points to some sort of digital shopping platform from the search engine giant.
6 Days Ago Facebook has added a dedicated ‘Gaming’ tab to the navigation bar in the main app. With this tab, users will be able to more easily find games, streamers and gaming groups in one central hub.
6 Days Ago Google is working on bringing Nintendo Switch controller support to its Chrome browser. As spotted on Twitter by freelance writer Owen Williams, a new commit in Chromium’s Gerrit source code points to Switch accessory support coming to Chrome.
6 Days Ago Microsoft has launched a new platform that aims to support game makers across all devices they develop on. The platform, called Microsoft Game Stack, will “empower every game developer” by offering a “complete ecosystem of tools, platforms and services for every stage of development,” including after a game has launched, Kareem Choudhry, corporate vice president of...
7 Days Ago For the past couple of decades, there have been three main players in the video game hardware space: Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft. However, a fourth major technology company is gearing up to throw its hat into the ring very soon: Google.
7 Days Ago In a clever bit of cross-promotion, Google is currently running a mini-game in its Earth digital map platform that tasks players with finding criminal mastermind Carmen Sandiego.
7 Days Ago Microsoft has released a new Windows app called Wireless Display that lets Xbox One players stream PC games. Once the app is downloaded, users will be able to create a connection between a PC and Xbox One to cast content to the console.
7 Days Ago Taxi drivers in Mississauga requesting $50,000 per licence from the city in compensation for income lost due to ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft. As of July 2017, ride-sharing businesses have been formally permitted to operate in Mississauga under the Transportation Network Company (TNC) pilot project.
8 Days Ago It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia star Danny DeVito will host the afternoon game of HQ Trivia on March 14th. HQ didn’t reveal any other details about DeVito’s appearance, so it’s unclear if the afternoon game will feature a higher-than-usual jackpot.
8 Days Ago If you’ve topped up your car with gas recently, you likely saw a sign saying you can’t use your cellphone by the pump. A commonly-held belief is that cellphone use at a gas station may actually cause the fuel to ignite.
8 Days Ago The latest update to the Nvidia Shield TV adds support for Xbox Elite Controller. Now, Shield TV owners will be able to use Microsoft’s customizable, high-end gaming controller with their boxes.
8 Days Ago Developer Epic Games’ latest update for Fortnite ensures that players get to take advantage of the game’s notable cross-play feature. Now, players on both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will be grouped with one another in battle royale matches at default.
8 Days Ago Google has announced that it will livestream its gaming keynote at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco on Tuesday, March 19th. Google will host the keynote between 1pm to 2:30pm EST, during which time the company says it will unveil its vision for “the future of gaming.” More specific details were not revealed.
8 Days Ago Netflix has confirmed that it will invest in more interactive content following the release of Black Mirror: Bandersnatch last December. During a keynote presentation in Mumbai, Netflix vice president of product Todd Yellin noted that Bandersnatch has been “a huge hit around the world,” leading the company to “want to bet more on” interactive storytelling.