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16th June 2015

Nintendo Transforms Iconic Franchises To Give Players Unique Gaming Experiences

Nintendo CanadaThis year Mario reaches an impressive milestone in video gaming: 30 years as a leading man in Nintendo’s timeless dedicated website series. At E3, Nintendo celebrates Mario’s longevity with a new installment in the franchise called Super Mario Maker, one of many games at the show that transforms familiar characters and their games with unique new looks, styles and game-play features. Players will see new installments of beloved franchises like Star Fox, Yoshi, Animal Crossing, Mario & Luigi, Xenoblade and Metroid, and enjoy the reimagining of Bowser and Donkey Kong as Skylanders figures that also have amiibo functionality with compatible Nintendo games. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd June 2015

Secret Ponchos Bringing The Big Guns On Steam Early Access

OrbyVancouver’s Switchblade Monkeys is back in the saddle: the independent studio that brought the stylized Wild West-inspired isometric shoot-em-up Secret Ponchos to PS4 in 2014 has embarked on an ambitious content update program for the title’s Steam Early Access build. Once a week for twelve weeks building up to their summer launch, Switchblade Monkeys will release major content updates, including new game modes, never-before-seen characters, tweaked and enhanced game mechanics, and more. You can get a preview of what’s to come in the 12 Weeks ‘Till Showdown trailer: Read the rest of this entry »

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8th May 2015

Nintendo Outlines Ink-redible Free Splatoon Demo Events And Post-Launch Content

Nintendo CanadaNintendo is hosting free demo events of Splatoon for all Wii U owners, and people who purchase the game will receive a squid-boatload of free post-launch content. Nintendo announced these and other details during a Nintendo Direct video focused on the Splatoon game, which launches May 29 exclusively for the Wii U console.
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2nd February 2015

Bad Taste On Steam Greenlight

steam greenlightCurrently on Steam Greenlight is a Canadian-developed game named Bad Taste. The developers state that Bad Taste is a smart, violent, scathing satire of the fast food industry in the form of a tasty videogame. Featuring Spencer “Spenny” Rice, star of the Canadian T.V. Show Kenny V.S. Spenny. An homage to trash cinema, the story focuses on police officer Chet as he tries to escape the city of Victoria BC before it’s nuked to eradicate a zombie epidemic caused by genetically modified fast food. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th January 2015

Xbox Live Games With Gold For February 2015

Xbox 360Looking for something new and shiny to get you through the dreary month of February? Microsoft invites you to check out the latest Xbox Games with Gold offering, giving Xbox Live members one game for Xbox One and two additional games for Xbox 360: Read the rest of this entry »

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14th January 2015

New Nintendo 3DS XL Launches In Canada February 13th

Nintendo CanadaDuring a Nintendo Direct presentation earlier today, Nintendo announced that the new Nintendo 3DS XL system will launch in Canada on February 13 at a suggested retail price of $229.99. New Nintendo 3DS XL offers a number of new enhancements designed to offer the smoothest and most engrossing portable gaming possible. New Nintendo 3DS XL features a wider range of controls with the addition of a C Stick and ZL/ZR buttons, super-stable 3D via face-tracking technology and built-in NFC functionality that allows for communication with amiibo figures. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th August 2014

Sleeping Dogs Definitive Edition Slated For October Release

United Front GamesSquare Enix and Vancouver’s United Front Games have confirmed that Sleeping Dogs™: Definitive Edition is due to launch on the 10th October 2014 in European and PAL territories for PlayStation®4, Xbox One and Windows® PC. Sleeping Dogs™: Definitive Edition is a re-mastered update of the critically acclaimed Sleeping Dogs which released in 2012. The capabilities of today’s hardware have truly brought the vibrant Hong Kong experience to life. In addition, a total of 24 pieces of downloadable content have been integrated into the gaming experience including the story-extending episode Year of the Snake and the horror-themed add-on Nightmare In North Point. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th February 2014

Indie Game 7Framed Launches On Kickstarter

mini-orbyCreated by Montreal’s VIE Games, 7Framed is an episodic shooter where ordinary people are framed and forced to do actions against their will. 7FRAMED puts you in the role of not one but seven citizens targeted by the groups that would control them. Set up for crimes you did not commit, 7FRAMED allows you to play from not only the perspective of all of the victims but other characters in the world. Every shift in point of view brings new insights into the agenda of the enemy and brings you steps closer to solving the mysteries of why you? Why were you targeted? 7FRAMED utilizes revolutionary motion capture, facial animation, and character creation technologies to deliver a AAA game experience that feels like both a contemporary survival shooter and a parkour platformer. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th January 2014

Gears Of War Emigrates To Vancouver

black tuskVia Xbox Wire: Microsoft Studios has acquired the rights to the “Gears of War” franchise from Epic Games, including rights to all existing and future games, entertainment experiences and merchandise. In addition, Microsoft announced that Black Tusk Studios in Vancouver will take over development of the “Gears of War” franchise and that Rod Fergusson, former Director of Production at Epic Games on the “Gears of War” franchise, will join Microsoft and play a key studio leadership role at Black Tusk on the development of the franchise going forward. By the way, Black Tusk is hiring. Read the rest of this entry »

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12th December 2013

MicroVolts Frosty Frolickers Update

rock hippo productionsThe chilly weather outside won’t be a problem for MicroVolts players cozying up with the holiday-themed update Frosty Frolickers!  Rock Hippo Productions has announced that new weapons, parts, accessories, and game features are now available with the latest game update free to download.  The war between action figures over battery resources surges on in the Microvolts universe. Read the rest of this entry »

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