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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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29th August 2013

Kalypso Announces Hegemony Rome: The Rise of Caesar For Spring 2014 Release

Longbow GamesKalypso Media Digital is pleased to announce the upcoming release of Hegemony Rome: The Rise of Caesar for Windows PC. Developed by Longbow Digital Arts, Hegemony Rome: The Rise of Caesar will challenge players’ strategic battlefield skills as they manage huge armies through the massive historical battles of first century BC.  In this, the sequel to Hegemony Gold: Wars of Ancient Greece, players will wage war on battlefields beautifully rendered by an upgraded graphics engine as they strive to dominate the known world – via conquest, or by starving out their enemies. Read the rest of this entry »

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13th August 2013

Pikmin 3 – A Colourful Journey [Review]

Nintendo CanadaI have spent several “minutes” (or hours) playing the latest Nintendo title for Wii U over the past few weeks. I was given an advance copy by Nintendo – and to be completely truthful, I never played the first two titles in the franchise so I had no idea what to expect, or what improvements (if any) have advanced the game’s play and features over the previous iterations. I also had absolutely no idea how Pikmin 3 worked or what the premise was. I was also very ill-prepared for the “daily” time limit on exploration and task completion. Adding to that the fact is that we have not had a Wii U for very long, so new game, new platform – should be interesting. Read the rest of this entry »

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31st July 2013

Publisher Strategy First Announces Timelines: Assault On America

strategy firstMontreal publisher Strategy First has announced TimeLines: Assault On America from Hungarian developer 4 Flash Ent.  are proud to announce the upcoming September 2013 release of a new WW II RTS which asks the question ‘What if The Axis Powers Invaded The USA?’ Gamers are invited to find out in TimeLines: Assault On America, a real time strategy game that takes place in an alternative WW II setting.  A key moment in history is changed causing untold widespread devastating consequences. Having successfully completed the assassination of Adolph Hitler through ‘Operation Wolf’s Head’ , the USA faces a retaliatory two front Axis invasion. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th July 2013

Lead Your Empire To Victory In A Brief History Of The World On iOS

sage board gamesCalgary’s Sage Board Games is pleased to announce the release of their newest mobile title: A Brief History of the World. Featuring the artwork and rules of the original Ragnar Brothers’ board game, A Brief History of the World is available for a 50 percent off launch price of $2.99. Control the decisions of major leaders, playing the character of Julius Caesar, Genghis Khan, or Napoleon Bonaparte and leading your armies through six riveting epochs in history. In this turn-based strategy game, lead your empire to victory and conquer the world. Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd July 2013

MechWarrior Online Developers Honour 5 Year Old Cancer Victim With Custom Jenner Champion

piranha gamesToday Piranha Games and Infinite Game Publishing honour the passing of one of the youngest and most talented Canadian pilots in the MechWarrior Online Inner Sphere, five-year-old Sarah Marie Alida Parries. A custom Jenner Class Chassis Champion ‘Mech, “Sarah’s ‘Mech”, is available now for pilots to purchase for $10 USD through August 20th, with 100 percent of the proceeds (after third-party transaction fees) going to the Canadian Cancer Society. The five year old Vancouver native loved piloting the Jenner ‘Mech in MechWarrior Online with her father, Jon Parries. Calling the enemy ‘Mechs “baddies”, she and her father dominated the Inner Sphere on a regular basis in the current Open Beta. Her favorite ‘Mech chassis was the Jenner ‘Mech with streak SRMs, “because she liked to move fast, lock on, and liked using night vision,” according to her father. Read the rest of this entry »

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12th July 2013

Mech Mice Running Rampant In Open Beta

hyper hippoMech Mice, the eagerly awaited game from Hyper Hippo Productions, has just entered open beta. Now everyone can log on to play and help test the game alongside the Hyper Hippo team prior to its full launch in Fall 2013. To celebrate the launch of open beta, Hyper Hippo has  announced the “Mech Mice Founder” program, which provides fans with the opportunity to pre-order every future Mech Mice level, unlock custom units and much more. In addition, Hyper Hippo has also promised to match all pre-order purchases by donating free “Mech Mice Founder” accounts to various children’s charities around the world. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th July 2013

Sword Of The Stars The Pit MindGames Expansion Out Now

kerberos productionsMind over Monsters! A new expansion is now available for Sword of the Stars: The Pit, the popular role-playing game from Kerberos Productions. The MindGames DLC expands the fan-favorite roguelike by unlocking the eerie powers of the mind for all playable characters. In addition to 28 new psionic powers, MindGames offers two new playable characters, ten new levels, new monsters, new weapons and items, and new game mechanics which will enhance the already-addictive game experience for old players and newcomers alike. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd July 2013

Ubisoft Announces Might & Magic: Duel of Champions “Road to Paris” Tournament Series

ubisoft canadaUbisoft® has announced the Road to Paris” Tournament Series for its popular new collectible card game, Might & Magic: Duel of Champions, now available for PC and iPad from Ubisoft Quebec. The “Road to Paris” Tournament Series will take place over the course of the summer through online qualifiers and live tournament events, culminating in the World Championship at Paris Games Week from October 30th – November 3rd. Players can register for live tournaments on-site at the events, or participate in the online qualifiers. Ubisoft anticipates thousands of participants, but only eight competitors from the qualifying events will be invited to compete for the title of Might & Magic: Duel of Champions Grand Champion. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd July 2013

MechWarrior Online Gets a New Hero Mech – The Dragon Slayer

piranha gamesPiranha Games and Infinite Game Publishing unleashed a fury of new content in today’s MechWarrior Online update as the Dragon Slayer Hero Mech becomes available in the Mech Lab. Fans who jump in to this free-to-play universe today can also choose between four new Trial Mechs as the Commando COM-2D, the Blackjack BJ-1X, the Catapult CPLT-C4 and the fan-favorite Atlas AS7-RS© are now available to try at no cost in the game as part of the popular Trial Mech feature. Read the rest of this entry »

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