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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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4th November 2013

Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag – Freedom Cry Features Original Music Score By Olivier Deriviere

ubisoft canadaCelebrated French composer  Olivier Deriviere (Remember Me,  Alone In The Dark) has created a unique musical score for  Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag – Freedom Cry, the latest chapter in Ubisoft‘s historical action-adventure open world video game series. Set in the Caribbean at the dawn of the 18th Century, Freedom Cry is a stand-alone story about Adéwalé, a former slave-turned-assassin who attempts to save his enslaved people in Haiti. To immerse players in the game, Deriviere’s sweeping emotional score features performances by a world-class symphony orchestra as well as live drums, a cappella soloists and choir performed in the tradition of Afro-Haitian ancestral music. The  Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag – Freedom Cry Original Soundtrack will be available for digital download on iTunes and other digital music sites to precede the release of the game. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th November 2013

New Gameplay Trailer For Monsters Rising

nine tail studiosVancouver’s Nine Tail Studios has released a new gameplay trailer for their upcoming debut title Monsters Rising for iOS. Redefining real time action-strategy with gesture gameplay in a way that could only be done on the iPad, Monsters Rising lets you embark on a monstrous campaign of chaos and mayhem. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th November 2013

EA Announces Jon ‘Bones’ Jones As One Of Two Fighters To Appear On EA Sports UFC Cover

EA SportsSixteen fighters. One cover. Who joins Jones? Electronic Arts Inc. and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC®) have announced that Jon ‘Bones’ Jones, the youngest champion in UFC history, will be one of two fighters to appear on the EA Sports UFC cover. The second fighter will be selected by fans in the EA Sports UFC Cover Vote presented by MetroPCS. The 16 fighters featured in the cover vote include current UFC champions and top contenders, such as Georges St-Pierre, Ronda Rousey, Anthony Pettis, Chris Weidman, Johny Hendricks, Jose Aldo, Alexander Gustafsson, Miesha Tate, and more. Fans can cast their vote now to ensure their favorite fighter gets to share in the cover spotlight. Read the rest of this entry »

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1st November 2013

New Office Attacks From Arctic Empire

arctic empireIndependent game studio Arctic Empire has released a new barrage of office shenanigans on iTunes. Office Attacks is available now as a free download for the iPads of everyone who knows what it’s like to work with annoying co-workers. Office Attacks! is a tower defence game set in the 9 to 5 grind. By combining office equipment to build over 1,000,000 possible towers, help Steve defend his desk from 10 unbearable staff members. Featuring 40 levels of office mayhem, Office Attacks! gives users the chance to be creative and strategic to achieve total office domination. Read the rest of this entry »

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1st November 2013

Giant Xbox One Powered Up And Released Zombies

Xbox CanadaThe giant Xbox One I told you about earlier this week powered up last evening (I was at work beating the quarterly Fuel Tax report into submission and couldn’t make the event) and onlookers at the corner of Nelson and Seymour in Vancouver were witness to a seasonal treat – a live action appearance of new character Nick Ramos from Capcom Vancouver‘s upcoming Dead Rising 3 title and a horde of zombies. The defending crowd was armed with an array of weapons to beat back the horde and they did just that, and they did it with gusto! In the spirit of Halloween, Dead Rising 3 also released a new trailer to celebrate. The trailer encapsulates the reckless carnage of the hotly anticipated open-world zombie action game. Read the rest of this entry »

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30th October 2013

Baldur’s Gate II Enhanced Edition Developers Share New Art And Music

beamdogPrior to Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition’s release on November 15th, Beamdog, Atari and Overhaul Games have announced the release of concept art for new playable character Hexxat, as well as 12 new screenshots and three new music samples from the game, which you can find on the game’s official ‘media‘ page. The original Baldur’s Gate II: Shadows of Amn, launched in September 2000, quickly becoming the most celebrated Dungeons & Dragons fantasy roleplaying video game of its time. On November 15th, 2013, gamers new and old can experience the epic continuation and conclusion of the Bhaalspawn Saga, with full HD resolution support and area art remastered from the original renders. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th October 2013

Fitness That Fits Your Life Free Wii Fit U Trial Starts November 1

Nintendo CanadaNintendo is giving Wii U owners the chance to get fit for free. Starting November 1, Wii U owners who own a Wii Balance Board accessory and have access to a broadband Internet connection will be able to download a free trial version of Wii Fit U from the Nintendo eShop. The trial software is not an abbreviated version of the game – it’s the full Wii Fit U experience. The trial will be downloadable from the Nintendo eShop between November 1st 2013 and January 31st 2014, and will work for 31 days from when it is first played. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th October 2013

Trick And Loot In The Mighty Quest For Epic Loot Halloween Haunted Open House

ubisoft canadaUbisoft® has announced a new Open House event for The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot. Starting now and running until November 4, anyone can join in the quest to loot, slash and hack their way to fame and fortune in Opulencia. The Open House allows anyone that signs up a chance to get a sneak preview of The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot while the game is still in closed beta. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th October 2013

My Singing Monsters Wins At GMIC 2013

Big Blue BubbleBig Blue Bubble’s hugely popular and critically-hailed My Singing Monsters is the winner of the Global Game Stars (GGS) competition at GMIC 2013, passing hundreds of other titles from around the world represented at the Silicon Valley technology conference this past Wednesday. The event kicked off Monday, October 21st, with three full days of seminars, panel discussions, and exhibitions, as well as talks from industry moguls and mobile specialists. The Global Game Stars competition was adjudicated by several major players, to include representatives from Onavo, PopCap, and Kabam, among others. Read the rest of this entry »

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