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20th September 2012

Company of Heroes 2 Digital Collector’s Edition and Pre-Order Incentives Announced

Relic EntertainmentTHQ Inc. has announced a number of pre-order incentives as well as a Digital Collector’s Edition for its upcoming strategy game from Relic Entertainment, Company of Heroes® 2, sequel to the highest rated strategy game of all-time. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th September 2012

When Disaster Strikes Mike Holmes Makes It Right

hgtv canadaWhen bad things happen to good people, Mike Holmes is known for his dedication to step in and make it right. In the brand-new HGTV Canada series Holmes Makes It Right, Mike takes on massive projects and tackles unexpected obstacles as he rescues families and communities from problems they never saw coming. Holmes Makes It Right premieres on Tuesday, October 16th at 9pm ET/PT on HGTV Canada. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th September 2012

EA Sports NHL 13 Skates to New Franchise High in First Week

EA SportsElectronic Arts Inc. announced today a record-setting launch for EA SPORTSTM NHL®13. EA’s internal estimates show that worldwide sell through for NHL 13 in its first week is up 9 percent globally over last year’s previous franchise high, and fans are deeply engaged with the game’s new connected experiences. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th September 2012

A Space Shooter Blitz Blasts Onto Mobile Devices And Facebook

frima studioSet your phasers to “love me” because it’s time to become the king of the galaxy! Frima Studio is happy to announce that A Space Shooter Blitz is now out for free on iOS, Android and Facebook. Challenge your friends to a hectic, retro-style “Bullet Hell” shoot ‘em up with Commander P. Jefferson at the helm of the mighty USS Eradicator. Make a quick stop at Jenna’s shop to gear up: pick from a series of cool power-ups and get ready to blast some aliens! In a crazy fast-paced one-minute blitz, shoot as many enemies as possible without getting hit to get your score rolling. Watch that multiplier index: the higher it goes, the more enemies there are, the harder the game gets, and the faster you rake in points. At the end of this survival challenge, take down a special boss in an epic battle to send your score through the roof! Read the rest of this entry »

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20th September 2012

Nintendo Teams Up With Famous Females For New “Play As You Are” Campaign

Nintendo CanadaConsumers in Canada will soon see some famous faces talking about their love for the wide array of games and entertainment options available on Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL hand-held systems. On Oct. 1, Nintendo will launch a new campaign called “Play As You Are,” designed to show how all kinds of women and young girls can explore their interests and express their individuality using the portable Nintendo 3DS – whether they consider themselves gamers or not. TV stars Dianna Agron (of Fox’s Glee) and Sarah Hyland (of ABC’s Modern Family) are teaming up with Nintendo to showcase how games for Nintendo 3DS provide female players with fun, creative ways to challenge themselves and share what makes them unique. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th September 2012

BC Games Industry Town Hall – Where Do We Go From Here?

DigiBCOrbyAs those of you who follow us on Twitter will be well aware, DigiBC hosted a town hall meeting Tuesday night for the BC game development community. It was encouraging to see such an excellent turnout for the event, and kudos to Whitney and Carly for putting the event together. The evening featured a panel of local creative devs with Lance Davis taking on the role of moderator. Opening remarks for the evening were presented by Rick Griffiths, Audit and Assurance Group partner with PwC. I will touch on only a few of the highlights from the evening, simply because the conversation moved quite quickly and because we did tape the event. The video is now available and embedded below; I have also pulled many of the tweets into a board on Storify. Read the rest of this entry »

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