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18th December 2013

Nintendo Unveils New Information About Mario Kart 8 And Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

Nintendo CanadaThere were some announcements in today’s Nintendo Direct that made me smile – two of my favourite characters are coming to the Wii U. I am very much looking forward to Donkey Kong’s new title, Tropical Freeze, as well as Yoshi’s New Island. Plus – one of Nintendo’s popular characters from the recently released Super Mario 3D World game is coming to two of its biggest titles of 2014 for Wii U. Rosalina will be playable in both Super Smash Bros. and Mario Kart 8. Nintendo also launched NES Remix in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U, re-imagining parts of 16 classic NES games. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th December 2013

Bot Colony With Natural Language Understanding Technology Now Available

north sideBot Colony, the first game to use conversational English as the primary way to interact with characters, was launched today by Montreal game developer North Side Inc. An Open Alpha version is publicly available and can be downloaded from the Bot Colony site for $2.95. Bot Colony leverages a technological breakthrough in Natural Language Understanding (NLU), a problem scientists have been trying to solve for many years. Natural Language Understanding (NLU) is technical jargon for computer understanding of human language (English in the case of Bot Colony). The characters in Bot Colony understand what the player says, and are often able to respond in a cogent manner. North Side believes that the NLU capability of Bot Colony is superior to that of Apple’s Siri or IBM’s Watson. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th December 2013

Batman: Arkham Origins Hunter, Hunted Mode Available Today

WB Games MontrealWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today released the all-new “Hunter, Hunted” multiplayer mode available for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC, which players can access by jumping into the Batman: Arkham Origins online multiplayer mode. The “Hunter, Hunted” multiplayer mode brings the excitement of “Last Man Standing” to Batman: Arkham Origins.  The new 3v3v1 mode pits three Bane thugs, three Joker thugs, and Batman against each other to be the last team standing. With no respawns, the new “Hunter, Hunted” mode takes Batman: Arkham Origins multiplayer to a whole new level of intensity with heightened tension, risk, and rewards. Read the rest of this entry »

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13th December 2013

Capcom Vancouver Reveals The First Dead Rising 3 DLC Episode And Free Demo

capcom vancouverCapcom Vancouver has unveiled Operation Eagle, the first “Dead Rising 3” DLC installment to the Untold Stories of Los Perdidos. This episode puts you in control of Spec Ops Commander Adam Kane on a mission that challenges everything he believes and sets him out to capture the missing President of the United States. Operation Eagle features a new mission, five new weapons, one new combo weapon, one new vehicle, a new clothing outfit, plus additional Gamerscore and the ability to carry experience points back to “Dead Rising 3.” Read the rest of this entry »

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13th December 2013

Secret Bear World Launches Kickstarter Campaign

Secret Bear WorldVancouver game developer Secret Bear World has announced the launch of its crowdfunding campaigns on KickStarter and PayPal Pledges to expand their PC-based virtual world game to include Minecraft™ and LEGO™ inspired Brick Building features. Secret Bear World has quickly become a popular destination for children aged 6-14, and is a virtual world in which players have fun engaging in cool games, fun activities, and buying virtual goodies for their bears. Children can chat with each other and play games such as Magic Lamp and Bear Racing, and even go shopping for a plasma TV or a beary comfy bed. Read the rest of this entry »

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12th December 2013

MicroVolts Frosty Frolickers Update

rock hippo productionsThe chilly weather outside won’t be a problem for MicroVolts players cozying up with the holiday-themed update Frosty Frolickers!  Rock Hippo Productions has announced that new weapons, parts, accessories, and game features are now available with the latest game update free to download.  The war between action figures over battery resources surges on in the Microvolts universe. Read the rest of this entry »

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12th December 2013

Start Your Engines With Hothead Games’ Big Win Racing For iOS And Android

Hothead GamesGet ready to burn some rubber! Vancouver developer Hothead Games has announced that Big Win Racing, the latest installment in the studio’s popular Big Win Sports series, is now available for iOS and Android-enabled mobile devices. Big Win Racing has players go under the hood to upgrade their driver, engine, tires, steering, & transmission in order build the fastest race car on the track. Players can train a world-class driver & pit crew in order to stay in front of the pack. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th December 2013

Ball-Hop Bowling Now On Kindle

renown entertainmentVancouver studio Renown EntertainmentRenown Entertainment has announced that Kindle Fire/HD/HDX owners now have a version of Ball-Hop Bowling to call their own, with platform exclusive features including razor-sharp HD graphics, GameCircle achievements, GameCircle leaderboards and Whispersync support to backup game data to Amazon’s cloud servers protecting player progress. Best of all, users can enjoy unlimited skee ball style game play without needing to pay for games, wait for timers, or refill gas-tanks. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th December 2013

Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag MultiPlayer DLC Available Tuesday

ubisoft canadaUbisoft®  has announced that the first DLC for Assassin’s Creed® IV Black Flag™ multiplayer, Blackbeard’s Wrath, is available from Wednesday for download on PlayStation Network for the PlayStation® 4, PlayStation® 3,  and from Tuesday on Xbox LIVE for Xbox One, Xbox® 360 and PC. Three new characters join the hunt, Blackbeard, the Jaguar and The Orchid, each character bringing their unique skill set to battle for the title of best assassin. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th December 2013

Official Companion App To Deliver Ultimate Thief Experience

Eidos MontrealSquare Enix® and Eidos-Montréal™, the award winning studio behind the critically acclaimed Deus Ex: Human Revolution®, has announced that an official THIEF™ companion app is heading to Android and iOS devices. The companion app will enable fans to gain additional insight into the THIEF universe and offer a second-screen experience to fully engage with the game upon release. Read the rest of this entry »

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