17th October 2013

Batman: Arkham Origins TV Spot Released

WB Games MontrealWith just over a week until the launch of Batman: Arkham Origins, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has unveiled the game’s TV spot and confirmed the mobile game is available now in the App Store for iPad, iPhone and iPod. The Batman: Arkham Origins spot will be running on broadcast TV from 22nd October.  The emotional piece depicts the transformation from Bruce Wayne’s dark childhood to his position as the feared crime-fighting hero. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th October 2013

Ubisoft Delays Watch_Dogs Until Spring 2014

ubisoft canadaIn a statement released just over an hour ago, Ubisoft has announced that the much-awaited game Watch Dogs will be delayed until the Spring of 2014. This news is disappointing to the Village Gamer house as this is one of the few games we’ve put on pre-order for the Wii U – we were looking forward to seeing how this action title would play with the extra screen. Following is a statement directly from the Watch_Dogs development teams: Read the rest of this entry »

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14th October 2013

Emerald Winding Up A Very Successful Kickstarter Campaign

krangGAMESEmerald, an atmospheric, story-driven action-adventure game Emerald, currently in development at Vancouver’s KrangGames, is heading into its final 48 hours on Kickstarter, where the campaign has raised $ 7 395.00, surpassing its goal of $ 5 800.00 and heading towards meeting the developer’s sixth stretch goal. Krang’s founder, Nick Yonge (who incidentally celebrated his birthday this past weekend), is very excited by the promotion that Emerald has received over the course of its run on Kickstarter. Read the rest of this entry »

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12th October 2013

Swing Into Action Next Spring With The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Game

Beenox StudiosActivision Publishing, Inc. and Marvel Entertainment, LLC have revealed The Amazing Spider-Man 2™ video game is planned to launch next spring, alongside the Sony Pictures Entertainment feature film of the same name. Developed by Quebec’s Beenox, the same game studio behind 2012’s original hit The Amazing Spider-Man™, this all-new third-person action-adventure video game builds on the story of the previous game with an alternative take on the events of the upcoming movie, while also giving players an enhanced, free-roaming web-slinging experience through a greatly expanded New York City. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th October 2013

Warner Bros Interactive Announces AdvenChewers App Now Available for iOS

Sarbakan Game StudioWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment hasy released its AdvenChewers App for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. In this new, original mobile game, players must conquer robot armies and evade “goo” by soaring across the sky. Developed by Quebec’s Sarbakan, AdvenChewers features six distinctive worlds with 48 levels and 50 missions to complete. The AdvenChewers App is available for $0.99 from the iTunes App Store for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th October 2013

Review: The Wonderful 101

Nintendo CanadaFor such a potentially awesome game, I had a really difficult time playing The Wonderful 101, a recent release from Platinum Games and Nintendo for the Wii U.The game’s environment is very colourful and full of hiding spots for treasures, enemies and puzzles, a typical Nintendo formula. The premise of the game is that a band of unlikely heroes must save Earth and its citizens from an onslaught of giant mechanical aliens, whose name, by the way, is an acronym puzzle. Teamwork is a necessity for our heroes, as it takes their combined effort to formulate weapons and tools in order to move through the game world. True to form, each hero has his or her own super power, mundane identity and colour, a la Power Rangers – enabling our valiant fighters to form fists, bridges, swords, guns and more. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th October 2013

Pokemon X And Pokemon Y For Nintendo 3DS Launch Worldwide October 12

Nintendo CanadaFans around the world are about to experience a major evolution to the Pokémon series of video games. On October 12, Pokémon X and Pokémon Y, the newest installments in the world-famous series, are launching for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, including the new Nintendo 2DS system, which also launches on October 12. In the games, players can discover new Pokémon, interact with them like never before, connect with Trainers around the world and explore an entirely new region that is brought to life with stunning new visuals. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th October 2013

Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag Season Pass And Freedom Cry DLC

ubisoft canadaUbisoft has announced the Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag Season Pass, a $19.99 deal that gives you all-in-one access to a new single-player story featuring Adewale, an ex-slave turned Assassin, the exclusive Kraken Ship Pack, plus multiplayer characters and it saves you 20% off the individual pack prices. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th October 2013

Disc Version Of Nintendo’s Remastered Classic Legend Of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Launches At Retail

Nintendo CanadaOctober 4th marks a day of new adventures for fans of The Legend of Zelda franchise with the launch of the packaged version of one of the greatest video games of all time, the remastered The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD for the Wii U home console. The disc comes with distinctive gold-foil packaging and is available at a suggested price of $49.99. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th October 2013

Ubisoft Announces Assassin’s Creed Heritage Collection For EMEA Territories

ubisoft canadaUbisoft® announced the release of Assassin’s Creed® Heritage Collection available exclusively in EMEA territories for the Xbox 360®, PlayStation®3 and Windows PC versions of the game. Assassin’s Creed Heritage Collection is a high value compilation of the five previous Assassin’s Creed games and will be available in stores from November 8, 2013 in the UK. Read the rest of this entry »

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