22nd October 2013

The Secret World Stars In New Feature Film

funcom“Two worlds, one reality” – so goes the tagline for ’IRL’, a new feature film by director Erik Leijonborg which features Funcom‘s modern-day massively multiplayer game The Secret World as a central part of the story. Valter Skarsgård (son of Hollywood heavyweight Stellan Skarsgård known from films such as ’Good Will Hunting’, ’The Avengers’ and ’Thor’) plays Elias, the film’s main character. Bullied at school, Elias escapes to the virtual universe of Funcom Montreal’s The Secret World, where he meets a girl – Scarlet – and they eventually decide to meet up in real life. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st October 2013

Mighty Quest For Epic Loot Shows Off Customization Options In New Trailer

ubisoft canadaUbisoft® has released a new trailer about The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot’s new customization features. Developed by Ubisoft Montreal, the humorous free-to-play PC title thrusts players into the medieval fantasy world of Opulencia where wealth, status and showboating are the name of the game. In the trailer Cornelius Richling, Opulencia’s premier talent agent, presents a wide range of castle themes and headwear for players looking to loot and plunder in style. With these new castle themes, players will have the opportunity to customize their property to stand out from the crowd and express their personal style with a selection of new hats! And all of these new customization options are directly accessible from the comfort of the Castle Heart. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st October 2013

Batman: Arkham Origins – Official 17 Minute Gameplay Walkthrough

WB Games MontrealWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has revealed a comprehensive seventeen minute gameplay walkthrough video for Batman: Arkham Origins featuring Senior Producer Ben Mattes and Gameplay Director Michael McIntyre at WB Games Montréal as they guide viewers through the mechanics of the new title, highlighting the game’s deep combat system and engrossing narrative. Over the span of the video, you’ll see the Dark Knight explore the Batcave, beat down on thugs and infiltrate a corrupt Gotham City Police Department. WARNING: Spoiler Alert! Read the rest of this entry »

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18th October 2013

Download Pirate Legends Free For A Limited Time On iOS

superhippoInternational developer Superhippo gives buccaneers and aspiring sea captains a new reason to set sail, announcing today that Pirate Legends is available for free on iOS devices. Traverse the Seven Seas as you fend off attacks from the British navy, cannibal tribes and even the undead. For a limited time, download Pirate Legends for free from the iTunes App Store. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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16th October 2013

The Long Dark Completes Successful Kickstarter Campaign

hinterlandOn October 16, 2013, almost 7,000 backers pledged their support for The Long DarkHinterland Games‘ first-person, post-disaster survival simulation through crowdfunding platform Kickstarter. The Long Dark surpassed its $200,000 goal and raised $256,217 (CAN). 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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14th October 2013

David Hayter Joins The Cast Of The Long Dark

hinterlandWith less than 48 hours to go in the Kickstarter campaign for The Long DarkHinterland Games is pleased to announce that one of the most celebrated voice actors in games today has joined the very talented cast for the game. David Hayter is best known for his over 15-year role as the English voice of the iconic video game hero Solid Snake, from Hideo Kojima’s Metal Gear Solid series. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th October 2013

Brotherhood Of Violence 2 – Blood Impact Now on iTunes

realtech-vrMontreal’s Realtech VR has just released a long awaited updated of it latest iOS game: Brotherhood of Violence 2 – Blood Impact, which is not just a video game, but a whole new gaming experience. Game app features exceptional 3D graphics, thanks to a very high end 3D engine. The game, which is now available on iTunes, also benefits from artificial intelligence (AI), so it is always evolving, learning the users moves, and becoming even more challenging. With stunning cinematic effects, advanced lighting, and detail that is unparalleled, users will feel like they are actually in the game. Read the rest of this entry »

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