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19th September 2013

Behind The Scenes: The Mighty Quest For Epic Loot Developer Diary

ubisoft canadaUbisoft® has released the first Developer Diary for The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot. Developed by Ubisoft Montreal, the humorous free-to-play PC title thrusts players into an outrageous medieval fantasy world named Opulencia where wealth, status and showboating are the name of the game. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th September 2013

Alternative Payments Favoured Over Credit And Debit Cards For Video Game Purchases

mini-orbyConsumers globally are increasingly using alternative payment methods to purchase video games instead of credit or debit card, according to research findings unveiled today by WorldPay, a global leader in payment processing, risk and alternative payments. Video Games Payment Preferences is a whitepaper exploring the payment landscape and purchasing frustrations in the video game industry based on global research of 7,554 consumers that have purchased video games online. Note – form completion is required to download the whitepaper. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th September 2013

BroadbandTV Launches VISO Catalyst To Drive Growth Of Online Video Partners

broadbandtvBroadbandTV, YouTube’s fourth largest Multi-Channel Network, has just officially launched VISO Catalyst, its powerful web-platform that enables channel partners to optimize their video content and save time and money by more effectively managing their digital assets. Benchmarking analysis across 1062 videos uncovered that on average, users of VISO Catalyst benefit from an approximate 34% increase in viewership of their content in just 30 days. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th September 2013

Xbox Premieres New Gameplay For Dead Rising 3 At Tokyo Game Show

Xbox CanadaToday at the Tokyo Game Show, Microsoft showcased a first look at Crimson Dragon, the flight-based shooter from the creator of the critically acclaimed Panzer Dragoon series, and unveiled new gameplay for Dead Rising 3, the next blockbuster installment of Capcom’s award-winning zombie action series, coming exclusively to Xbox One on November 22. At the show,  Microsoft and Capcom Vancouver enticed fans with a first look at co-op multiplayer and Super-combo weapons, a brand-new addition to the celebrated franchise. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th September 2013

DHX Media Secures International Distribution Rights For Hank Zipzer

dhx mediaDHX Media and Walker Productions, a global division of the Walker Books Group, have won a CBBC commission for Hank Zipzer, which is to be produced by the UK’s Kindle Entertainment, DHX Media will handle international sales for this children’s show which will air on CBBC early next year. Hank Zipzer will feature multi-award winning actor Henry ‘The Fonz’ Winkler and is inspired by the book series Hank Zipzer: The World’s Greatest Underachiever, written by Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver and published by Walker Books. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th September 2013

2XM becomes Mobilogie

mini-orbyDuring its invitation-only event at the Excentris, the mobile and interactive agency 2XM revealed its change of name and direction. As Mobilogie, the firm will focus entirely on conceptualizing and implementing innovative mobile strategies and solutions specific to its clients’ needs, industry and business goals. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th September 2013

Internet and Privacy: Are Free Websites under Threat?

Montreal Economic InstituteOf the world’s 100 most popular websites, 56 rely on advertising to support free content and services. Such offerings – from search engines to webmail to newspapers – are funded by selling advertising space for ads tailored to reflect what a site’s visitors are likely to be interested in. The Economic Note entitled Protecting Personal Data: The Economic Impact of Regulating the Internet, was prepared by David Descôteaux, Senior Fellow at the MEI, and by Berin Szoka, President of TechFreedom, a technology policy think tank.  Read the rest of this entry »

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19th September 2013

Reloaded Interactive Delivers In-Game Advertising Campaign For Virgin EMI

reloaded-advertisingVancouver-based in-game advertising company Reloaded Interactive has announced the launch of a dynamic in-game advertising campaign for Virgin EMI Records, promoting Avicii’s debut album ‘TRUE’. The campaign, which was planned by British media agency the7stars, is set to run from September 16th through to September 22nd, 2013 and will be delivered into the PC video game Striker Superstars, which is one of many games participating in the Reloaded network. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th September 2013

OpenText Announces Strategic Partnership with ExactTarget

OpenTextEnterprise Information Management developer OpenText™  has announced a partnership with ExactTarget to develop and sell an integrated solution that will speed the flow of rich media to digital marketers for use in their omni-channel campaigns. Leveraging ExactTarget’s industry-leading digital marketing platform and OpenText Digital Asset Management, part of the OpenText Customer Experience Management (CEM) suite, the offering will help solve a critical bottleneck for enterprises looking to deliver engaging and personalized experiences across all customer touch points. The new solution is being debuted at ExactTarget’s Connections conference in Indianapolis. The new solution will be available worldwide to all ExactTarget and OpenText CEM customers in Q1 Calendar Year 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th September 2013

MaRS Introduces Investment Platform To Mobilize Private Capital For Public Good

MaRSMaRS Discovery District officially launched its new impact investing platform, SVX (Social Venture Connexion), in an announcement this morning at the Toronto Stock Exchange. It is the first local impact investment platform of its kind in North America. To celebrate the launch, Ilse Treurnicht, CEO, MaRS Discovery District, joined Tom Kloet, CEO, TMX Group, the Hon. Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Employment, and Adam Spence, Associate Director, MaRS Centre for Impact Investing, to open trading this morning at 9:30 a.m. Read the rest of this entry »

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