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24th April 2014

The Black Watchmen – A New Breed Of Alternate Reality Games

human equationAlternate reality games, or ARGs, have always been an important part of ‘The Secret World‘, Funcom‘s modern-day massively multiplayer game of myths, legends and conspiracies. Ever since the game was initially announced through puzzles, clues and mysteries, the community following the game have had the opportunity to put their investigational skills to the test through a series of these alternate reality games tied to ‘The Secret World’ in a variety of ways. The keenly aware (which is always a good thing to be if you are planning on solving these things), have most likely already noticed the murmurings of a new ARG taking shape.  Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd April 2014

Dragon Age: Inquisition Launching October 7

BiowareEA BioWare™ has announced that the highly-anticipated, epic role-playing game, Dragon Age™: Inquisition will be available in stores and for digital download on October 7 in North America and October 10 in Europe. In Dragon Age: Inquisition, the expansive, beautiful world of Thedas is being torn apart by a massive, mysterious breach in the sky. Players must assume the role of the Inquisitor and lead a team of legendary heroes to uncover the truth behind the impending devastation. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th April 2014

Delve Into Deep Mysteries In The Secret World

funcomFuncom is excited to release a pack of brand new Investigation Missions for The Secret World, called Sidestories: Further Analysis. Sidestories are a new type of downloadable content packs which will come in addition to the game’s regular content updates. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th March 2014

Kitfox Releases Shattered Planet To iOS

kitfox gamesMontreal indie studio Kitfox Games, an Execution Labs-supported startup, invites you to enter the world of the Shattered Planet, where the player becomes a clone sent to explore a dangerous, ever-changing planet in the name of science. You’ll want to explore and experiment to find as many new species and technologies as you can before you (inevitably) die a horrible death. Available globally in iTunes as a free download, Shattered Planet is scheduled to be available for Android by April 10th. Read the rest of this entry »

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11th March 2014

Windforge Takes Flight Today

snowed in studiosSnowed In Studios is pleased to announce that its 2D Action RPG title WindForge officially launched today on Steam, Desura, GOG, the Humble Store, and on the game’s official site. The developers are celebrating the game’s release with a launch week sale of 10% off the $14.99 regular price will take effect on all channels. Explore hostile skies in an ever-changing Steampunk world, where everything you see can be created or destroyed, making it a game without barriers that rewards creative problem solving and improvisation. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th March 2014

New Child Of Light Co-op Trailer Released

ubisoft canadaUbisoft® has released a co-op trailer for Child of Light™, which launches on April 30, 2014.  The turn-based RPG set in the magical world of Lemuria will be available for download for $14.99 on Microsoft Xbox LIVE for the Xbox® 360 and Xbox® One, the Sony PlayStation Network for the PlayStation® 3 and PlayStation® 4, the Nintendo eShop for the Wii U, and Steam for PC and is rated Everyone 10+. Child of Light is created by a small team of seasoned developers based in Ubisoft Montreal.  Read the rest of this entry »

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13th February 2014

Today’s Nintendo Direct Highlights

Nintendo CanadaNintendo detailed major announcements for its Wii U home console and Nintendo 3DS portable system in the first Nintendo Direct of 2014. Launch dates and details for multiple games were revealed, including new characters in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, and Mario Kart 8 for Wii U. Nintendo also announced specifics about the addition of Game Boy Advance games to the Wii U Virtual Console service. NES Remix 2 is also on the way, complete with a Luigi-themed surprise. And a pair of games coming to the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS – Steel Diver: Sub Wars and Rusty’s Real Deal Baseball – demonstrate unique new ways for players to acquire add-on content. To view the Nintendo Direct in its entirety, visit http://www.nintendo.com/nintendo-direct. All prices in USD unless otherwise indicated.  Canadian pricing may vary at the time of availability. Some of today’s announcements included: Read the rest of this entry »

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11th February 2014

Cleanse The Hollow Earth In The Secret World’s Massive Raid Event

funcomThe final showdown in Agartha takes place now in Funcom‘s The Secret World. The last chapter of the extensive Whispering Tide event has come, and now the players must face a huge 40 man raid challenge to defeat the invasion of Filth. The devastating Filth has been corrupting the world tree itself as it emanates from its source in Tokyo. But the community of players has been fighting against this invasion in a series of collaborative in-game events and is driving the enemies of Gaia back. This latest chapter in the event chain will run until victory has been achieved and the portal to Tokyo has been cleansed. The players will then gain entry to the upcoming Tokyo area when Issue #9 is released.  The Whispering Tide event does not only offer great rewards in the form of epic gear and unique outfits, but this challenge also gives the players the chance to win powerful raid loot. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th February 2014

Windforge Is Coming To Steam This March

snowed in studiosSnowed In Studios is pleased to announce that Windforge is available for sale as a pre-release on the game’s official site. In addition, WindForge received the green light from the Steam Community on January 7th and will be launched on March 11, 2014, on the Steam Store. The game has been partially funded by a Kickstarter campaign, which ran from November 6 to December 6 2013, and was successful thanks to the backers who got behind the title to contribute just over $50,000 to complete the game. This financial contribution allowed Snowed In Studios, who offer work-for-hire game development services, to continue production and bring their first original title to market as planned. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th February 2014

Bravely Default Launches Tomorrow Exclusively On Nintendo 3DS

Nintendo CanadaLaunching exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS system on February 7, Bravely Default brings a unique twist to the role-playing genre. With a compelling new risk-and-reward combat system, creative uses of StreetPass functionality and beautiful graphics, this ambitious game brings new innovations in quality and design to the world of RPGs. Read the rest of this entry »

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