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24th October 2013

The Wii U GamePad Takes Centre Stage In Wii Party U

Nintendo CanadaIt’s time to RSVP for the best video game party ever. On October 25, the Wii Party U game launches for the Wii U console, bringing with it more than 80 mini-games, multiple party modes for people of all ages and unique game play that shows off the creative power of the Wii U GamePad controller. The game offers a party for every kind of player – from board games centred on the television to tabletop games that can be played exclusively on the GamePad (no TV required!). Wii Party U turns any living room into a party. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th October 2013

Noodlecake And Ravenous Bring Random Heroes To Android

ravenous gamesRavenous Games, creators of the award winning platform title League of Evil, has announced that its popular iOS action platformer Random Heroes is now available on Android (99 cents) thanks to a partnership with Saskatoon studio Noodlecake Games. In this action platformer, players will engage with a group of unlikely heroes as they set out to save the world when monsters from another dimension try to take over Earth. Guide your heroes through battles, blasting your way through the invaders to collect coins, upgrade your weapons and develop your heroes to become stronger, faster and more lethal. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th October 2013

Inaugural Canadian International Television Festival Expands To Three Days

movie orbyThe Canadian International Television Festival (CITF) will expand to three days and now run from Friday, November 15th through Sunday, November 17th at Toronto’s TIFF Bell Lightbox. It was also announced today that the national #EyeOnCanada (#VueSurleCanada) initiative from the Canada Media Fund (CMF), Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA), and Telefilm Canada will be the focus of the first day of the CITF. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th October 2013

HootSuite Appoints Jean-Benoit Sorge As General Manager Of EMEA

HootSuiteSocial relationship platform Hootsuite has named Jean-Benoit Sorge as General Manager of Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). Sorge will build out and lead HootSuite’s EMEA team to drive regional growth and rapid expansion with Enterprise customers. Sorge brings a wide range of enterprise sales and operations experience to HootSuite. Most recently, Sorge was the Vice President and Managing Director of EMEA and Asia Pacific (APAC) at Moxie Software, a customer centric enterprise social software company where he pioneered Moxie Software’s growth into local European markets. During his three year tenure, he achieved a 60% growth in revenue. Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd October 2013

Mario And Luigi Jump Into The New Wii U Deluxe Set

Nintendo CanadaNintendo is launching a new Wii U Deluxe Set that puts the focus on value, and highlights the two biggest names in video games: Mario and his brother, Luigi. Available in stores on November 1, the Wii U Deluxe model will come with two games – New Super Mario Bros. U and New Super Luigi U – all on one disc. The new configuration will sell at the low suggested retail price of $299.99, and replaces the existing Wii U Deluxe Set, which included Nintendo Land. Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd October 2013

Batman: Arkham Origins Launch Trailer Released

WB Games MontrealWith just two days left before the much-anticipated release of the Batman’s intense new adventure, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has released the Batman: Arkham Origins – “Personal Mission” Launch Trailer.  The launch trailer for this WB Games Montréal title sets the tone for visceral combat, an expansive Gotham City and action-packed story players can expect to see as they suit up as the young hero known as Batman to take on Black Mask and eight deadly assassins. Batman: Arkham Origins will be available on PlayStation®3, Xbox 360®, Nintendo Wii U™ and Windows PC will be available beginning Friday, October 25th. Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd October 2013

HootSuite Marks Major Milestones In Q3

HootSuitePopular social relationship platform Hootsuite achieved key milestones in the third quarter of 2013. New Enterprise customers added to HootSuite’s roster of top brands in Q3 include Fujifilm Holdings Corporation, Siemens PLC, and Australian Red Cross, as well as 133 other brands. This brings the total number of Enterprise customers at HootSuite to more than 1000, while the total number of global users increased to almost eight million. Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd October 2013

Fantan Launches New Sports Entertainment Division

fantanAfter nearly two decades of travelling the world representing Canada, the nation’s most decorated triathlete Simon Whitfield announced Wednesday that he will leave competitive sport to head up the Fantan Group’s new sports entertainment division in Victoria. Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd October 2013

BenQ Becomes Canada’s Favorite 1080p Projector Company

benq canada BenQ Canada Corp. announced this morning that the company has surpassed competition to become the top-selling 1080p projector brand in Canada for Q2 2013 according to a recent study by Futuresource Consulting. With the release of its W1070 — the first 1080p 3D projector for under $1,000 — and SH910 — the high-brightness 1080p projector designed for large spaces — BenQ has brought premium cinematic and multimedia experiences to more Canadian home theaters, corporate settings, and educational institutions than ever before. Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd October 2013

HootSuite And Brandwatch Partner To Power Engagement Through Social Intelligence

HootSuitePopular social relationship platform HootSuite, along with social analytics and intelligence company Brandwatch have announced a strategic partnership and in-depth product integration designed to offer customers a comprehensive social listening and engagement solution to manage social media across the enterprise. This new solution strengthens the ability of enterprises to develop social relationships by combining Brandwatch’s advanced listening and social business intelligence capabilities with HootSuite’s extensive engagement and publishing functionality to form a unified user experience. Read the rest of this entry »

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