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4th February 2009

Economic downturn paves way for digital market upturn

Delvinia InteractiveToronto – The economic downturn is forcing companies to restructure and contract, but Delvinia Interactive, a pioneer and authority on digital marketing and interactive solutions, has reaping the benefits of the digital space that is showing strong, stable growth and enormous potential. In fact, Delvinia was recently selected to re-architect the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation’s 5km Breast Cancer Run website, rebuild Aeromove’s website and formed an alliance with enterprise computing company IGLOO.

“The digital space is an area that hasn’t come to a complete standstill like other industries,” said Steve Mast, Vice President and Managing Director, Delvinia Interactive. “The state of the economy has created an opportunity for companies to re-invent the way they interact with their audience in the digital space and create an engaging and interactive experience, beyond just a company website.”

Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation’s 5K Your Way website to receive makeover
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4th February 2009

Corel Launches International Design Contest and Special 20th Anniversary Edition

corelDRAWOttawa – Corel Corporation introduced an International Design Contest and special anniversary edition of CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite X4 to mark 20 years of design innovation with CorelDRAW. The contest is open to current and new CorelDRAW Graphics Suite users around the world and closes on May 31, 2009. The special anniversary edition of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite will be available in nine languages worldwide, including English, French, Dutch, German, Italian, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Polish, and Russian.

“CorelDRAW 1.0 revolutionized graphics on the Windows platform, providing many more people around the globe with a new avenue to express their creativity,” said Gérard Métrailler, Senior Director of Product Management, Graphics for Corel. “Our community of CorelDRAW users has continued to grow and flourish over 20 years marked by exciting new breakthroughs in functionality, expansion into new international markets and a continuing commitment to delivering a superior graphics experience on the PC. The developers, designers and product managers behind CorelDRAW are continually inspired by the insights and contributions of CorelDRAW users around the world. It is our users’ passion, energy and ingenuity that motivates us to continually deliver products that open up new design possibilities.”
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4th February 2009

Mega Brands & Microsoft Game Studios Ink Global Licensing Partnership

MEGA Brands to Develop Construction Sets Based on Microsoft Game Studios’ New Game, Halo Wars Through Deal Brokered By Twentieth Century Fox Licensing & Merchandising

Mega BrandsMONTREAL – MEGA Brands Inc. is thrilled to announce that it has entered into a global licensing agreement with Microsoft Game Studios to develop construction toys based on its much-anticipated new game, Halo Wars, a realtime, exciting strategy game based on the legendary Halo® universe. The agreement was brokered by Twentieth Century Fox Licensing & Merchandising, licensing agent for the Halo franchise.

Under the global agreement, MEGA Brands will develop the first-ever construction toy sets based on the key characters and vehicles of Halo Wars under the Mega Bloks umbrella. The video game will be available at retailers worldwide in early 2009. The Mega Bloks licensed product offerings will make their retail debut worldwide in the summer of 2009.
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