After weeks of teasers, Samsung and Marvel today have made the Galaxy S6 Edge Iron Man Edition official. The Iron Man-clad smartphone is set to go on sale in Korea tomorrow, May 27.
Samsung is well-known for having a well-funded marketing department, the results of which were seen in the latest Marvel movie, the Avengers: Age of Ultron which saw the Galaxy S6 on display. Now, Samsung has leveraged the movie again, except this time, it’s offering a complimentary set of 4 Avengers-themed limited edition cases with every Galaxy Note 4 purchased.
We can expect unique experiences from content creators on YouTube now that the service supports 360-degree videos. Today, Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron hit theaters in the United States and, to supplement the release, the company worked with Samsung on a 360-degree experience for Android devices. On YouTube, those with Android devices can watch Battle for the Avengers Tower. It drops viewers into the battleground that was once the squad’s headquarters.
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Warner Bros. has released a new installment in the popular LEGO series of video games, LEGO Marvel Super Heroes: Universe in Peril. Like other LEGO titles, players play as any of a wide variety of characters with 91 available in this title. They include characters from across the Marvel Universe like Iron Man, Spider-Man, Captain America, Wolverine and more that can be unlocked through game play or in-app purchases. The goal of the super heroes is to stop Loki and other villains from the Marvel Universe who are trying to assemble a potentially world-destroying super weapon. Read more
If you’re an owner of a Samsung Galaxy Note 4, or its Edge variant, you may have noticed that when you hover your S Pen stylus slightly above the screen, a pointer appears (similar to a PC’s mouse cursor). Cursors aren’t generally known to illicit much excitement from people, but Samsung is hoping to bring a smile to your face by announcing Penvatars.
Penvatars is the name Samsung is giving to its upcoming app for S Pen wielders and it will allow you to customize those pointers. Most likely the only devices that will support this app will be users of the Note 4 (or the Note Edge), with added support for older devices possibly later on. Read more
Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy movie is getting ready to hit movie theaters which means it is time for the cross-promotional game to hit the market. Marvel Games has met that expectation with the release of Guardians of the Galaxy: TUW to Google Play for $4.99. In a gaming world increasingly taken over by the freemium model, that price might seem a little bit steep, but consider there are no in-app purchases to be made and the developers have even gone so far as to ensure the game is playable with no Internet connection. Read more
In less than one week, Spider-Man fans will be able to download the latest mobile game from the beloved franchise. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will be in theaters on May 2 and the corresponding game will be released on April 17. The trailer for the game shows some gameplay along with cutscenes that will be packaged. Gameloft is the developer, so Spidey is in good hands.
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