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13th November 2013

Nintendo Bringing Nintendo Network ID and Miiverse to Nintendo 3DS

Nintendo CanadaA December system update for the Nintendo 3DS portable system will allow users to combine their Nintendo eShop account balance for both Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. Nintendo announced the news during a Nintendo Direct video released earlier today. After the Nintendo 3DS system update, users can register their Nintendo Network ID for Wii U on their Nintendo 3DS systems and combine Nintendo eShop account balances. This will enable them to purchase Wii U software using the remaining balance on their Nintendo 3DS eShop accounts, and vice versa. Nintendo 3DS owners who do not own a Wii U system can also create their own Nintendo Network ID for the first time. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th October 2013

Noodlecake And Ravenous Bring Random Heroes To Android

ravenous gamesRavenous Games, creators of the award winning platform title League of Evil, has announced that its popular iOS action platformer Random Heroes is now available on Android (99 cents) thanks to a partnership with Saskatoon studio Noodlecake Games. In this action platformer, players will engage with a group of unlikely heroes as they set out to save the world when monsters from another dimension try to take over Earth. Guide your heroes through battles, blasting your way through the invaders to collect coins, upgrade your weapons and develop your heroes to become stronger, faster and more lethal. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th September 2013

Spearhead Games And 505 Games Partner For Cross-Platform Tiny Brains Launch

spearhead gamesIndependent Montreal game studio Spearhead Games and game publisher 505 Games have announced a partnership to digitally release co-op puzzler Tiny Brains on the PlayStation®4, timed to the platform’s North American launch this November 15. In addition to Sony’s next generation console, the four-person action puzzle game will release simultaneously on PlayStation® Network and Windows PC via digital download. Read the rest of this entry »

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12th September 2013

Exploring The Dream World With Mario And Luigi

Nintendo CanadaIn this latest Nintendo 3DS adventure, we travel along with the famous sibling plumbers on a vacation to Pi’illo Island, which of course is not the simple pleasure trip it appears to be. There are new characters and villains (along with the long-familiar ones) to chat up and combat, and as you can expect from a Mario title, there’s a healthy helping of puzzles to solve. Mario & Luigi: Dream Team is a combination of colourful 3D levels and classic 2D side-scrolling action, and in this aspect the game really does shine. There was obviously much time spent in development perfecting this new world into a place that it seems only Nintendo can produce while making full use of the 3DS’ abilities. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th September 2013

Ubisoft Makes Major Game Announcements At Digital Days Event

ubisoft canadaToday at its Digital Days event, Ubisoft shared more details about several of its upcoming titles. First on the information list is Child of Light, a digital title to be released in 2014 on current- and next-generation platforms as well as PC.  The game is being created by a small team of seasoned developers based at Ubisoft Montreal. Child of Light has been developed on Ubisoft’s UbiArt Framework, a powerful engine that lets programmers and artists to bring their art to life by allowing original concept art to be inserted unedited into the game world. In Child of Light, the effect is that playing becomes akin to stepping into an interactive painting.  Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd May 2013

Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D Available Tomorrow

Nintendo CanadaPlayers all over the world fell in love with many memorable, adventure-filled moments in the well-received Donkey Kong Country Returns game for Wii: jumping around the game’s lush and colourful side-scrolling levels; clinging to the side of a swinging platform; riding on a speeding mine cart; and leaping from barrel to barrel between foreground and background. Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D, launching May 24 for the Nintendo 3DS system, includes all these great moments, but also offers players a host of new features that were not available in the original Wii game and a beautiful new 3D makeover that makes the graphics look more impressive than ever before. Read the rest of this entry »

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11th April 2013

Ubisoft Announces New Titles In Digital Release Line-up

ubisoft canadaUbisoft® has announced its new line-up of digital titles, adding to the portfolio of games to be released in the coming months and expanding the Far Cry 3 world. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th April 2013

Sony Pictures Consumer Products And Ubisoft Collaborate On Smurfs 2 Game

Sony Entertainment NetworkIn anticipation of the July 31 release of Columbia Pictures’ and Sony Pictures Animation’s 3D hybrid live-action/animated family comedy The Smurfs™ 2, Ubisoft® has announced that the company will develop and publish a video game based on the film. Developed by Ubisoft and WayForward, the game will be released as an action-adventure platformer game for the Xbox 360®, PlayStation®3, Wii™ and Wii U™, as well as an interactive storytelling book and collection of mini-games on Nintendo DS™. It will release on all consoles in July, 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th April 2013

Award-Winning Guacamelee! By DrinkBox Studios Now On PSN Menu

drinkbox studiosIt’s time to dust off that singlet and don the luchador mask as Guacamelee!, the award-winning, action – platformer from DrinkBox Studios, makes its debut on the PlayStation®Network for the PlayStation®3 and PlayStation®Vita. Part of Sony Computer Entertainment’s “Pub Fund” initiative, Guacamelee! is available for $14.99 on the PS Network and PS Vita, and will feature cross-buy support, meaning potential luchadores only need to buy Guacamelee! once and the game will appear as a purchased title and can be downloaded for both systems. Guacamelee! is currently featured in Sony’s Spring Fever promotion, where PlayStation Plus members will receive a 20 percent discount when purchasing the game. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th March 2013

Guacamelee! Hits PlayStation3 And PS Vita On April 9th

drinkbox studiosDrinkBox Studios has announced the launch date and pricing details for their latest title, Guacamelee! The game, which has been nominated for an IGF “Excellence in Visual Art” award will be released on April 9th in the Americas, and will support Cross-Buy for $14.99. This means you buy the game once and get both the PS3 and PS Vita versions. And that’s not all… there’s also a Platinum Trophy! Read the rest of this entry »

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