Prey won’t be busted at launch like Dishonored 2 was, Arkane promises

Arkane Studios’ Dishonored 2 was in pretty poor condition when it came out. It was no Arkham Knight, but it wasn’t good. Just six months later, people are rightfully wary of the condition Prey, from the same studio, as its May 5 launch date approaches. But Arkane’s president, Raphael Colantonio, says they have everything under control this time. The […]

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[Deal Alert] Get a free Samsung Entertainment Kit with your Galaxy S8 or S8+ purchase from May 3rd to May 16th

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/nexus2cee_Screen-Shot-2017-05-03-at-8.28.56-PM.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-422639" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/nexus2cee_Screen-Shot-2017-05-03-at-8.28.56-PM-728x476.png" alt="" width="668" height="437" /></a></p> <p>In the past few years, smartphone manufacturers have been bundling in free stuff with their shiny new phones in hopes of enticing us to drop hundreds of dollars on something most of us really don't need. Take LG, for example; they threw in a 200GB microSD and spare battery with the V10, some B&O earphones with the V20, and a Google Home with the G6. Like it's done often in the past, Samsung included a free Gear VR with Galaxy S8/S8+ pre-orders (plus a 256GB microSD and some AKG Bluetooth headphones...

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Blaster Master Zero Update 1.2 adds hard mode and EX Character mode

Blaster Master Zero is still the best non-Zelda game you can find on the Nintendo Switch, perfectly updating one of the NES’ finest classics for the modern age. A new 1.2 update makes the game only better. According to developer Inti Creates, the update adds a new Destroyer Mode, which changes the main character’s color pallet […]

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Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle RPG rumors pop up once again

Rumors of the Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle RPG from Ubisoft have found their way to the forefront again with a source at Kotaku claiming that the game is indeed real. According to Kotaku, its source provided enough art assets to conclude that the game is indeed in development. However, the source specifically requested for the art not to […]

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Nougat is now running on 7.1 percent of Android devices

A new month, a new set of Android distribution figures. As expected, the numbers reveal that Nougat adoption is on the rise, climbing 2.2 percent since last month, which likely has something to do with the recent release of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. Just like in March, Lollipop remains the most-used version of the […]

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Plants vs. Zombies dev PopCap suffers layoffs

PopCap, developer of games like Plants vs. Zombies, Peggle, and Bejeweled,  has laid off some of the staff at its Seattle headquarters, the company announced has announced. This note from our GM was shared with PopCap Seattle today. pic.twitter.com/5kVcHLwTnt — PopCap Games (@popcap) May 2, 2017 “Our PopCap Studio in Seattle continues to be home to amazingly […]

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The Defenders trailer – New York needs a team of heroes

The Avengers may be busy fighting killer robots in some far off country, but who will protect New York from Sigourney Weaver and ninjas? Set a few months after the close Daredevil season 2, and one month after the final episode of Iron Fist, The Defenders will see all four of the Netflix heroes teaming […]

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9to5Toys Lunch Break: Gear VR Headset (refurb) $40, BLU Pure XR 64GB (unlocked) $180, Amazon Echo (refurb) $135, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS: Samsung Gear VR Smartphone Headset (refurb) $40 (Orig. $100) BLU Pure XR 64GB Smartphone (unlocked): $180 (Reg. $300) | B&H Amazon Echo (refurb): […]

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Bixby Vision’s shopping feature now works on the Verizon Galaxy S8

Verizon has rolled out an update for its variant of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. The upgrade finally brings you the facility to use Bixby Vision’s shopping feature, which enables you to point your smartphone’s camera at an object and receive a link to its product page on Amazon. Prior to today, customers with a Galaxy S8 […]

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