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14th February 2013

2013 Writer’s Guild Screenwriting Awards Nominations Announced

Writer's Guild of CanadaThis year, more than 145 scripts were nominated for awards. First-round judging put forward 29 finalist scripts across the Awards’ seven categories, with 37 screenwriters up for awards. Find out who will take home the trophies on April 22nd, 2013 when the Writers Guild of Canada presents the 2013 Screenwriting Awards at Toronto’s Uniun Nightclub. The ceremonies will be hosted by Ryan Belleville; the show will be written by Bob Kerr with Ryan Belleville. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th February 2013

Nintendo Declares The Year Of Luigi

Nintendo CanadaAfter decades of playing second fiddle to the No. 1 video game hero, Luigi is getting some love from Nintendo. Nintendo has named 2013 the “Year of Luigi,” thanks to the numerous appearances that Mario’s timid, green-clad twin brother will be making in games this year. In a Nintendo Direct video, Nintendo provided details about games on the way that feature Luigi, as well as information about more than two dozen upcoming games, including content for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS across packaged and digital formats. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th February 2013

Sprightly Software Introduces 2 Turntables And A Microphone For iPad

mini-orbySprightly Software is excited to announce the release of 2 Turntables and a Microphone 1.0 for iPad. This all-new DJ app includes two fully scratchable turntables, a microphone, an effects unit, an equalizer, and a mixer! Playing with your music just got a whole lot more fun! Users can pull in music from their music library with the tap of a button, adjust the equalizer, apply an effect, then cut, scratch, and mix to their heart’s content. 2Turntables And A Microphone is available worldwide on iTunes for $4.99 USD. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th February 2013

Microvolts Valentine’s Update

rock hippo productionsRock Hippo Productions Ltd. has announced the launch of its latest update – Bouquet of Bullets – for their popular free-to-play cartoon-style third-person shooter, MicroVolts.  Still trying to figure out what to give your significant other for Valentine’s day? Nothing says “I love you” more than a beautiful Bouquet of Bullets. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th February 2013

Vancouver Independent Game Studio Launches With Support From The Canada Media Fund

flyinghelmetAnnouncing Flying Helmet Games, Vancouver’s newest independent game studio, which opened their doors in the fall of 2012. With funding through the Canada Media Fund and private investment, they are hard at work producing their first game for Next-Gen Tablet PCs. At the helm are Project Director Edward J Douglas and Lead Developer Scott Penner, who have worked together for years on some of the industry’s biggest titles. They are joined by a small team of game developers with experience at major studios such as Electronic Arts, BioWare, Ubisoft, Atari and United Front Games. Read the rest of this entry »

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