14th August 2013

Tiny Brains Attend PAX Prime

spearhead gamesSpearhead Games, an independent game studio founded by former EA, Ubisoft® and Eidos® developers, today revealed that it intends to publish Tiny Brains, the co-op puzzle game that drew wide acclaim at this year’s E3, as a PlayStation® 4 launch title in November, alongside simultaneous releases for Xbox LIVE® Arcade and Steam. However, PAX Prime attendees won’t have to wait until November to get their hands on PS4 controllers and play Tiny Brains: they can try a demo at the show in booth 6305. Read the rest of this entry »

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13th August 2013

Merging Media 2013 Goes Global

merging mediaMerging Media Productions Inc. and The Canadian Media Production Association – BC Producers’ Branch (CMPA-BC) are pleased to announce an impressive international lineup for the Global Edition of the 4th Annual Merging Media Conference, on November 6th and 7th, 2013 at The Arts Club on Granville Island in Vancouver. If you want to attend Merging Media 2013, and if you’re a #MM2013 ‘Early Adopter’, here’s your chance to win a free pass! Two lucky individuals will be picked from the first 50 people who register online to win 2-Day Full conference passes. Don’t wait – register now.  Early Bird pricing ends September 20th. Read the rest of this entry »

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13th August 2013

Zorbit’s Math Adventure for iOS Prepares Preschoolers for Kindergarten

best boy entertainmentIn Zorbit’s Math Adventure, a new app for iPad and iPhone from Mount Pearl developer Best Boy Entertainment, preschoolers help Zorbit and his colorful alien friends prepare for an intergalactic journey to Earth. Without any need for adult help, children learn all the math concepts they need to be ready for Kindergarten, entirely through story and play. Read the rest of this entry »

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13th August 2013

Ubisoft Announces Fan Expo Canada Lineup

ubisoft canadaUbisoft has announced its Fan Expo Canada™ lineup featuring some of Ubisoft’s highly anticipated titles including, Assassin’s Creed® IV Black Flag™, Tom Clancy’s® Splinter Cell® Blacklist™, Rayman® Legends, South Park™: The Stick of Truth™, Rocksmith™ 2014, Just Dance 2014 and Watch Dogs™. The highly popular Might & Magic® Duel of Champions will also be playable. Read the rest of this entry »

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13th August 2013

Pikmin 3 – A Colourful Journey [Review]

Nintendo CanadaI have spent several “minutes” (or hours) playing the latest Nintendo title for Wii U over the past few weeks. I was given an advance copy by Nintendo – and to be completely truthful, I never played the first two titles in the franchise so I had no idea what to expect, or what improvements (if any) have advanced the game’s play and features over the previous iterations. I also had absolutely no idea how Pikmin 3 worked or what the premise was. I was also very ill-prepared for the “daily” time limit on exploration and task completion. Adding to that the fact is that we have not had a Wii U for very long, so new game, new platform – should be interesting. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th August 2013

Play Eon Altar At Gen Con 2013

flying helmet gamesFirst revealed at PAX East 2013, Eon Altar cooperative role-playing tabletop video game is going to Gen Con in Indianapolis this August. Currently in development at Vancouver’s Flying Helmet Games, Eon Altar invites five friends to fight through dungeons to uncover ancient secrets and compete for glory and wealth, using smartphone handset to control your character’s actions, and a shared tablet to adventure through dungeons as a group. Participants will be able to experience the robust cross-platform play of Eon Altar on their Tablet PCs, Tablets and Smartphone Handsets on iOS, Android and Windows 8. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th August 2013

LEGO Legends Of Chima Online Enters Open Beta

WB Games MontrealLEGO® Legends of CHIMA Online is an all-new, free to play online game based on the popular toy line and cartoon series from the LEGO® Group. The game has entered its Open Beta test phase and WB Games Montréal is inviting you, and any kids you know, to get a first look in advance of the full release this fall. You can play the game now, but first check out the first gameplay trailer: Read the rest of this entry »

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8th August 2013

Canada Media Fund Announces Change To Application Submission Process

Canada Media FundThe Canada Media Fund (CMF) has announced today that it is migrating its application process for its programs to the online service eTelefilm as of Monday, September 30th 2013.  As of this date, the CMF will no longer accept hardcopy (paper) applications.  This change applies only to applicants who have not already submitted applications through eTelefilm up until now. eTelefim is a simple and secure website that provides applicants with updated information about the status of their application and is available seven days a week from 6 a.m. until 12 a.m. ET.  Read the rest of this entry »

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8th August 2013

Unity Awards Finalists Announced Plus Unite 2013 Sessions And Sponsor Information Revealed

UnityUnity Technologies has announced the long list of amazing projects included in the 2013 Unity Awards taking place during the company’s signature Unite 2013 conference taking place in Vancouver this August 28 – 30. Additionally, more information about the conference session schedule and sponsors has been released. The Unity Awards celebrate the talent and creativity from the Unity community, comprised of more than two million developers. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th August 2013

Guacamelee! Gold Edition Powerbombs Onto PC

drinkbox studiosPC gamers disheartened that they couldn’t enjoy the bone-crushing gameplay and galvanizing art of Guacamelee! can now rejoice as DrinkBox Studios brings the award-winning action-platformer to Steam today. DrinkBox is offering a special Guacamelee! Gold Edition exclusively for Steam users for $14.99 USD. To celebrate the launch, Drinkbox is also offering a special 10 percent promotional discount on Guacamelee! and a free Steam code for the critically acclaimed Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack from now until August 15th. Read the rest of this entry »

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