Reminder: Ubisoft’s Switch Summer Blow Out Sale Ends Today (North America)

Update (Mon 7th Sep, 2020 17:00 BST): As a quick reminder, Ubisoft’s current ‘Summer Blow Out Sale’ on Switch ends later today. You have until midnight tonight PST to grab any of the deals listed below, so don’t miss out! Another day, another big eShop sale. To be fair, this one from Ubisoft has been … Read more Reminder: Ubisoft’s Switch Summer Blow Out Sale Ends Today (North America)

Ubisoft’s Summer Blow Out Sale Is In Full Swing On Switch eShop (North America)

Another day, another big eShop sale. To be fair, this one from Ubisoft has been running for around a week already, but we thought it was worth highlighting before it ends in five day’s time. The lineup of the “Ubisoft Summer Blow Out Sale” (to give it its full name) features many of the usual … Read more Ubisoft’s Summer Blow Out Sale Is In Full Swing On Switch eShop (North America)

16-Year-Old Student Arrested For Allegedly Threatening To “Blow Up Konami’s Headquarters”

A 16-year-old student has been arrested in Japan for allegedly threatening to blow up Konami’s Tokyo headquarters. According to Yomiuri, the suspect made the threats between June 16th and June 18th on the review section of an online app store. Another Japanese outlet, Mainichi, reports that the game in question is Pro Evolution Soccer smartphone … Read more 16-Year-Old Student Arrested For Allegedly Threatening To “Blow Up Konami’s Headquarters”

iPhone SE, China Discounts to Cushion Apple From Virus Blow to Demand

Apple’s discounts on the iPhone 11 in China and the release of a new low-price SE model have put the company in a better position than rivals to weather a coronavirus-related plunge in global smartphone demand. While China, which accounts for roughly 15 percent of Apple’s revenue, appears to be a rare bright spot, investors … Read more iPhone SE, China Discounts to Cushion Apple From Virus Blow to Demand

Sword Of The Necromancer Kickstarter Suffers Heavy Blow From “Troll” Backer

Last week, we reported on Sword of the Necromancer, a new Kickstarter campaign for an upcoming dungeon-crawler RPG hoping to launch on Switch. In particular, the game caught our eye thanks to the developer’s promise to make use of the Switch’s IR camera, something that is rarely seen even within first-party releases. The game raised … Read more Sword Of The Necromancer Kickstarter Suffers Heavy Blow From “Troll” Backer

Samsung Says Solid Chip Sales Helped Cushion Blow of Smartphone, TV Drops

Samsung Electronics said on Tuesday its first-quarter operating profit likely managed to rise slightly from a slump a year earlier, as solid chip sales helped cushion the blow from the coronavirus pandemic on smartphones and TVs. The global leader in semiconductors is benefiting from higher demand for chips from laptop makers and data centres amid the … Read more Samsung Says Solid Chip Sales Helped Cushion Blow of Smartphone, TV Drops

MWC Cancellation Caused $480 Million Blow to Tech Industry: Report

As the novel coronavirus continues to shake up economies around the world, a report has indicated that the tech industry is not immune to its effects. Due to cancellation of major tech events such Mobile World Congress (MWC), Google I/O, and Facebook’s F8 event, the direct economic loss due to coronavirus has reportedly passed $500 … Read more MWC Cancellation Caused $480 Million Blow to Tech Industry: Report