15th August 2014

Family Channel, Disney XD And Disney Junior Weekly Programming Highlights For August 18th To 24th

mini-orbyBelow is a chronological listing of detailed Family Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD program highlights for August 18th through 24th. All programming is subject to change, time zones as noted. Read the rest of this entry »

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13th August 2014

Gravity Falls Season Two Premieres August 24 On Disney XD

disneyxdThings are about to get a little strange on Disney XD with the return of the fan-favourite animated series Gravity Falls. Debuting Sunday, August 24 at 7:30 p.m. ET the quirky comedy follows twins, Dipper and Mabel Pines, who are sent to the weird and wondrous town of Gravity Falls to spend the summer with their eccentric Great Uncle Stan. Part of an action-packed Super Charged Sunday, the season two premiere immediately follows a special one-hour episode of Lab Rats at 6:30 p.m. ET where the gang’s bionic powers are revealed to the world. Read the rest of this entry »

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11th August 2014

Khronos Group Announces Key Advances In OpenGL Ecosystem At SIGGRAPH 2014

siggraph 2014Today at SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver, The KhronosTM Group, an open consortium of leading hardware and software companies, announced growing industry support for the OpenGL® family of 3D standards that are advancing the visual experience for more than two billion mobile devices and PCs sold each year. OpenGL, OpenGL ESTM and WebGLTM are the world’s most widely deployed APIs that between them provide portable access to graphics and compute capabilities across multiple platforms, including Android, iOS, Linux, OS X, Windows and the Web. Read the rest of this entry »

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11th August 2014

SIGGRAPH 2014: ftrack Project Management Platform Announces Version 3.0

siggraph 2014Sweden’s ftrack, a project management platform for the creative, visual effects and animation industries has announced version 3.0 and will be showing previews at the SIGGRAPH 2014 conference in Vancouver, August 11-14. Working closely with existing customers including The Mill, Cinesite, MPC Commercials and ZeroVFX, ftrack has focused on enhancing an already intuitive workflow while expanding the tools for multi-location pipelines and deeper integration with key VFX software packages. Read the rest of this entry »

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11th August 2014

BC Takes Centre Stage With The Opening Of SIGGRAPH 2014

siggraph 2014This week, British Columbia takes centre stage to demonstrate the province’s growing strength in technology and digital arts during SIGGRAPH 2014, the world’s foremost computer graphics and art conference held at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Vancouver first hosted SIGGRAPH in 2011 and is the only city outside of the U.S.A. that has ever been selected for the North American conference. SIGGRAPH 2011 broke previous convention attendance records for the city, generating an estimated $38.5 million in direct spending for the local economy. Read the rest of this entry »

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11th August 2014

Voices.com Comes To SIGGRAPH 2014 With The Ontario Pavilion

siggraph 2014Voices.com will be exhibiting at the SIGGRAPH 2014 conference and exhibition in Vancouver at the Vancouver Convention Centre, with the exhibition component taking place August 12th to the 14th. Voices is part of a delegation representing the province of Ontario. SIGGRAPH’s commercial exhibition attracts hundreds of exhibitors from around the world. As in previous years, Voices.com staff will join their fellow delegates in the Ontario Pavilion and share about how SIGGRAPH attendees can incorporate voice-over more effectively in their productions. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th August 2014

Sony Pictures Imageworks At SIGGRAPH 2014 Vancouver

siggraph 2014Sony Pictures Imageworks will be an active participant at SIGGRAPH 2014, the 41st International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, which is being held August 10th – 14th, in Vancouver.  SIGGRAPH 2014 highlights from our Academy Award®-winning visual effects company, which recently centralized its production headquarters in Vancouver, will include the following:   Read the rest of this entry »

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8th August 2014

New Update Released For The Mighty Quest For Epic Loot

ubisoft canadaUbisoft has released an update for The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot that started the last round of Opulencia’s Hero Draft. The Runaway, available now and for the first time ever to all players until August 11 at 4:59pm UK time, is the final Hero to be featured in the first ever Opulencia’s Hero Draft. If the entire community performs 207,753 successful attacks with her over the course of the event, all participants will unlock the Retro Royalty Costume for her. In addition, players can earn a discount of over 60% of in-game currency on the price to unlock the Runaway by levelling her up. Players who reach level 15 will also earn an exclusive epic weapon. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th August 2014

Sleeping Dogs Definitive Edition Slated For October Release

United Front GamesSquare Enix and Vancouver’s United Front Games have confirmed that Sleeping Dogs™: Definitive Edition is due to launch on the 10th October 2014 in European and PAL territories for PlayStation®4, Xbox One and Windows® PC. Sleeping Dogs™: Definitive Edition is a re-mastered update of the critically acclaimed Sleeping Dogs which released in 2012. The capabilities of today’s hardware have truly brought the vibrant Hong Kong experience to life. In addition, a total of 24 pieces of downloadable content have been integrated into the gaming experience including the story-extending episode Year of the Snake and the horror-themed add-on Nightmare In North Point. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th August 2014

The Golf Club Signs Exclusive Worldwide License Deal With ProTee United

hb studiosCanadian video game developer HB Studios has announced a global partnership with golf simulator specialist ProTee United. The simulator version of the The Golf Club will allow golf enthusiasts worldwide to play the game all year round with their own golf clubs and a real golf ball in the comfort of their own homes. Golf simulator users will also benefit from the thousands of courses created by TGC players on PC and console. Apart from enjoying the amazing graphics on a big screen players will be able to create their own course, play online with friends, and play in online tournaments worldwide. Read the rest of this entry »

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