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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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13th November 2012

Paper Mario Sticker Star Now Available In Canada

Nintendo CanadaNow on sale in Canada is the newest installment of the Paper Mario franchise, which flattens the mustached hero into a two dimensional, paper-thin character and nothing could be more fun. Paper Mario: Sticker Star for the portable Nintendo 3DS introduces a new way for players to solve puzzles and execute attacks using stickers, which are found throughout the game. The colourful game world looks like a shoebox diorama, and takes on a sense of depth in full 3D, without the need for special glasses. Read the rest of this entry »

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11th October 2012

Polara Now Available For iOS And Android

hope this works games incPolara, the new color switching side-runner from Vancouver-based mobile game developer Hope This Works Games, is now available as a universal app for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, and Android devices running version 2.2 and up. The color-focused auto-runner can be purchased for the introductory price of $0.99 for a limited time. You’ll need lightning reflexes and a quick mind to survive Polaras 50 challenging levels, and six different endless modes after completion, as you follow an immersive plot line to avenge the death of your father. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd October 2012

Buy Art Academy: Lessons For Everyone And Get A Special Version of Donkey Kong For Your 3DS

Nintendo CanadaNintendo Canada announced the launch of two new software titles yesterday that will have people broadening their artistic horizons and deepening their love of creative wordplay. Art Academy: Lessons for Everyone! and Crosswords Plus are now available for the portable Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL systems, giving consumers a variety of fun ways to learn about how to draw and paint or challenge their puzzle-solving skills anytime, anywhere. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th September 2012

Polara Coming Soon To iOS And Android

hope this works games incVancouver-based mobile game developer Hope This Works Games has unveiled their newest game Polara, a side scrolling platform running game, coming to iOS and Android devices. Polara turns the popular free-running platform genre on its head by introducing a color switching strategy, challenging players to do more than just dash and jump, as well as a compelling and immersive story line that keeps players hooked for more. You’ll need a fast eye and even faster reflexes to make your way through all 50 levels. Read the rest of this entry »

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