Author: Bradly Shankar

Sony delays PS5 reveal event out of respect for global racism protests

Sony is postponing its first major PlayStation 5 event, which was previously slated for Thursday, June 4th. On Twitter, the company stated that holding the event at this time wouldn’t be appropriate. While Sony doesn’t specifically point to any one incident, the company is no doubt referring to the thousands of people taking part in […]

Canadians more skilled at video games than Americans: study

Canadians more ‘skilled’ at video games than Americans: study

Canadians are more “skilled” at playing video games than Americans, according to a new study from Leamington Spa, U.K.-based indie game publisher Kwalee. To come to this conclusion, Kwalee says it studied the top-ranking achievements in over 16,000 games in various countries. Based on its findings, Kwalee notes that Finland ranked first, with Canada placing […]

Streaming in Canada on Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Disney+, Crave and Netflix [April 20 -- 26]

Streaming in Canada on Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Disney+, Crave and Netflix [April 20 — 26]

Every week, MobileSyrup goes over some of the most notable movies and TV shows that recently hit Canadian streaming platforms. This column typically focuses on new content from Amazon Prime Video Canada, Crave and Netflix Canada, but other services like Apple TV+ and Disney+ will be mentioned when relevant. We’ll also highlight shows or movies […]

Google and Amazon are the most trusted tech brands in Canada: study

Google and Amazon are the most trusted tech brands in Canada: study

Proof has released its fifth annual CanTrust Index, a study that gathers Canadians’ opinions on their most trusted brands. While the study focuses on all kinds of brands, we’ll focus on the tech-related findings. On that front, Google and Amazon were named Canada’s top the first and second most trusted brands, respectively, with 58 and […]

Uber Canada providing $6 million in free rides, meals and deliveries to health care workers, others in need

Uber Canada providing $6 million in free rides, meals and deliveries to health care workers, others in need

Uber is providing over $6 million CAD in free rides, meals and food deliveries to healthcare workers, seniors and other people in need across Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic. To start, the company says it’s contributing to AdvantAGE, BC Women’s and Children’s Hospitals, Breakfast Club of Canada, CBI Health and Montreal’s Children Hospital. Uber didn’t […]

Zelda-like RPG Legend of the Skyfish 2 launches on Apple Arcade

Zelda-like RPG ‘Legend of the Skyfish 2’ launches on Apple Arcade

The latest game to come to Apple Arcade is Legend of the Skyfish 2, a new role-playing game (RPG) from Albany, New York-based developer Crescent Moon. Super proud to announce our 2nd Apple Arcade game! ‘Legend of the Skyfish 2’ 🎣🐠by @mgaiastudio 🥳The fishing pole is your weapon and your grappling hook! Download it here:https://t.co/Q0cwcRi1R5 with […]

Here are the free games hitting PlayStation Plus in April 2020

Here are the free games hitting PlayStation Plus in April 2020

Every month, Sony offers two PlayStation 4 games at no additional cost to those subscribed to its PlayStation Plus service. From Tuesday, April 7th to Monday, May 4th, PS Plus subscribers can download Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End and Dirt Rally 2.0 for free. This confirms a leak from last week that indicated these two titles would make up […]

Sony patent points to PS5 feature that lets you instantly jump into specific parts of games

Sony patent points to PS5 feature that lets you instantly jump into specific parts of games

A recently published Sony patent points a yet-to-be-revealed PlayStation 5 feature that lets players just into a certain part of a game without any wait times. Titled ‘Direct Interfaces for Launching Direct Gameplay,’ the patent was filed on September 19th, 2018 and made public on March 19th, 2020. While the patent doesn’t specifically mention the […]

Toronto District School Board launches digital resources for e-learning during COVID-19

Toronto District School Board launches digital resources for e-learning during COVID-19

The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) has rolled out a suite of free digital resources that families can use to teach their kids at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. On its website, the TDSB breaks down each resource by subject and the age group it’s intended for, ranging from Kindergarten to Grade 12. Altogether, there […]

Sonic the Hedgehog movie gets early digital release due to COVID-19

Sonic the Hedgehog movie gets early digital release due to COVID-19

Paramount Pictures has revealed that Sonic the Hedgehog is making its way to digital platforms early amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. On Twitter, the studio confirmed that the Sonic film will land on digital on March 31st, roughly six weeks after it hit theatres and more than a month-and-a-half before it debuts on Blu-ray. Because coronavirus […]