10th November 2013

Retro-Style Indie Game King Voxel On Kickstarter

king voxelOttawa indie developer Phillip Meyer has launched a Kickstarter campaign for his retro-style indie PC game King Voxel. With $ 686.00 raised thus far, Meyer is hoping to meet his goal of $ 20 000.00 by the campaign’s end date on December 4th. King Voxel captures the magic of games like “The Legend of Zelda” but adds a world generator and lots of Volume Elements – or, voxels – with a focus on fun gameplay and replayability. King Voxel is also on Steam Greenlight. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th November 2013

BatchOutput For Microsoft Excel Now Supports Mac OS X

zevrixZevrix Solutions has released BatchOutput XLS 2.1.3, a compatibility update to its popular output automation solution for Microsoft Excel on Mac OS X. The software provides advanced solutions for demanding enterprise and office publishing environments through automation of printing and professional PDF output. With BatchOutput XLS, users only need to select Excel files and adjust output settings, and the software will do the rest automatically. For example, users can export dozens of Excel files to PDF with just a click of a button, or leave BatchOutput to print hundreds of files overnight and pick up the completed job next morning. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th November 2013

Giant Xbox One Appears In Montreal

Xbox CanadaThe larger-than-life Xbox One console – the experience known as One Source – has appeared in downtown Montreal. Sitting on De la Montagne street between Sainte-Catherine and René-Lévesque, the colossal console, which first appeared in Vancouver, brings the Canadian Xbox Live community together to celebrate the launch of Xbox One.  By pledging with their gamertags, fans can unlock incredible one-of-a-kind experiences and rewards, such as the zombie apocalypse inspired by Dead Rising 3 in Vancouver. Every gamertag pledged will contribute to unlocking these experiences. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th November 2013

Xbox One And All It Will Do For You

Xbox CanadaThis post brought to you by Microsoft, who wants to remind you about all things Xbox One: Since we unveiled Xbox One in May as the all-in-one games and entertainment system, we’ve been highlighting all the great games coming at launch and beyond.  We’ve talked about the award-winning Titanfall – an Xbox platform and PC exclusive; shared content exclusives we’ll have from hit titles like Call of Duty: Ghosts and Battlefield 4; discussed new features from hotly anticipated titles like Forza Motorsport 5, Ryse: Son of Rome, and Dead Rising 3; and highlighted cross-platform blockbusters like Destiny, Watch_Dogs, and Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th November 2013

Final Production Stage Push For WindForge

snowed in studiosSnowed In Studios launched its first Kickstarter campaign on Wednesday, November 6 to raise $50,000 for the final leg in production of its first original title, WindForge. WindForge is a PC game that blends the fun of Minecraft and Terraria, with a RPG shooter. The 30-day campaign will help the studio complete the game and bring it to market in the first quarter of 2014. With 28 days to go in the Kickstarter campaign, WindForge has raised $ 5 897.00 of its $ 50 000.00 goal. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th November 2013

Rockstars Take The Stage In MicroVolts Update

rock hippo productionsRock Hippo Productions Ltd. has revealed that an out of this world performance is crash landing in the Micro World! New weapons, parts, accessories, and game improvements are now available with the Rockstars free to download game update .  The war between action figures over battery resources surges on in the MicroVolts universe. Naomi and Pandora are ready for the opening act with Soft Rock, Hard Rock, Punk Rock, and Garage Rock ensembles. Kai, the newcomer, has been recruited to lead the security team with the Forest Scout and Arctic Scout outfits. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th November 2013

Eon Altar Launches Kickstarter Campaign

flying helmet gamesVancouver’s Flying Helmet Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its cooperative role-playing adventure title Eon Altar, a project that blends the experience of classic tabletop gaming and modern video games into a Tabletop Video Game. Five friends fight through dungeons to uncover ancient secrets and compete for glory and wealth. Using personal handsets to control your character’s actions, with a tablet to adventure through dungeons as a group, players undertake a cinematic journey unlike anything ever before in a tabletop setting. The studio hopes to meet their goal of  $300 000.00 in 31 days; at press time, they had raised just over $12 000.00. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th November 2013

The Secret World Expands With Virtual Reality Themed Update

funcomFuncom is thrilled to announce that a major new and innovative update for ‘The Secret World‘ has just been released! Issue #8: The Venetian Agenda introduces an all new type of content through Scenarios, where players fight in virtual challenges, and a fresh layer of character development with the powerful Augments, which let players choose how to enhance their Abilities. Catch the exclusive preview video of Issue #8 narrated by Game Director Joel Bylos, and see gameplay from the challenging Seek and Preserve Scenarios and the new tactical choices the deep Augment System offers. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th November 2013

Xbox One Headquarters Opens In Toronto

Xbox CanadaXbox continues to unlock the Xbox One experience for fans in the lead-up to the November 22nd launch with the opening of Xbox One Headquarters in Toronto, giving fans the opportunity to try the new console and some of the most eagerly anticipated launch titles before they are available to take home. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th November 2013

Branded Entertainment Means New Opportunities For Content Creators In Canada

CMPABranded Entertainment is a lucrative $44 billion a year industry south of the border. But a new study released yesterday by the Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA) at the Merging Media conference suggests that the production landscape is also ripe north of the border for Canadian content creators to forge greater collaborations and take better advantage of evolving financing models. “Branded Entertainment: A New Production Financing Paradigm” is a three-part study prepared by Duopoly’s Catherine Tait that explores the current trends in this arena and provides an introduction to the terminology and practices of the industry today. It is sponsored by the Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC), the Canada Media Fund (CMF) and the Bell Broadcast and New Media Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

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