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11th April 2014

Open The Gates To Your Personal Disney Kingdom In Disney Magical World

Nintendo CanadaA whole new world awaits players in Disney Magical World, launching today for the Nintendo 3DS system. After creating a personalized avatar and a customized dream life, players embark on a 3D fantasy adventure featuring more than 60 iconic Disney characters across a main central plaza and its four surrounding worlds inspired by Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, Aladdin and Winnie the Pooh. It’s all Disney, all the time, as players interact with beloved characters, run a café to earn in-game coins, set off on ghost-hunting quests and even visit friends’ towns via the StreetPass feature. Read the rest of this entry »

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11th April 2014

Live A Life You Never Imagined In A Hilarious And Unpredictable New World From Nintendo

Nintendo CanadaTake all your preconceived notions about life’s possibilities, crumple them into a ball and toss them out the window. It’s time to star in a whole new life. On June 6,visit the outrageously bizarre island world of Tomodachi Life for the Nintendo 3DS system. Everyone you know, and everyone you wish you knew, should prepare to meet their Mii maker – you! – as you build a bustling fantasy population of friends, family and even celebrities, all in one wild and hilarious world. The real emotional connection you already share with your Mii characters will keep you glued to the drama, intrigue and hilarity that ensues as everyone goes about their extraordinary daily lives, evolving and interacting in unpredictable and often uproarious ways. Read the rest of this entry »

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1st April 2014

Postcards From Hinterland

hinterlandThrough the magic of modern technology, I’ve just received a bundle of postcards from the creative folks over at Hinterland Studio on Vancouver Island. The Long Dark devs are excited to share a few images from their upcoming game, and they’ve also launched a new community for the game, where fans can get the first word on what’s coming down the path. In the coming months, Hinterland will be revealing even more information about The Long Dark, sharing more screens and in-game footage, and other announcements about our plans for Alpha Pre-Orders and Release information. The new images are displayed below: Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd February 2014

Introducing Cashtronauts By Pixels And Poutine

mini-orbyIndie mini-studio Pixels & Poutine is thrilled to announce the launch of the Kickstarter campaign for frenetic space-capitalist game Cashtronauts. Cashtronauts is a retro arcade-style game for one to four players split into two game modes: Venture & Skirmish. Players get to choose their ship and their play style. Will they focus on mining, pirate hunting or just pillaging and looting their fellow players? In addition to mining and shooting, players can bid on upgrades and powerups in the Black Hole Market without slowing down the frenetic pace of the game.
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16th December 2013

Bot Colony With Natural Language Understanding Technology Now Available

north sideBot Colony, the first game to use conversational English as the primary way to interact with characters, was launched today by Montreal game developer North Side Inc. An Open Alpha version is publicly available and can be downloaded from the Bot Colony site for $2.95. Bot Colony leverages a technological breakthrough in Natural Language Understanding (NLU), a problem scientists have been trying to solve for many years. Natural Language Understanding (NLU) is technical jargon for computer understanding of human language (English in the case of Bot Colony). The characters in Bot Colony understand what the player says, and are often able to respond in a cogent manner. North Side believes that the NLU capability of Bot Colony is superior to that of Apple’s Siri or IBM’s Watson. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th November 2013

Introducing Astrobase Command By Jellyfish Games

jellyfish gamesMontreal-based startup game studio Jellyfish Games has announced their new game, Astrobase Command. The game uses groundbreaking AI to treat characters within the game world as people. You can go anywhere and do anything, and the choices you make have real consequences because everything is controlled by the AI-Storyteller. The game encourages attachment and emotional investment in personality driven characters, an Astrobase Command, you feel like you’re inside your favorite sci-fi TV shows. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th November 2013

Publisher Strategy First Announces World Basketball Manager Tycoon On Steam

strategy firstMontreal software publisher Strategy First has announced the Steam release of World Basketball Manager Tycoon. Anyone ordering the game between November 18th to November 25th 2013 will receive a 15% discount off the regular price of $9.99. World Basketball Manager Tycoon allows gamers to become the Team Manager, Team Owner, and Financial Manager of their own basketball team. Create a new basketball franchise in any country or take control of an existing franchise. WBM Tycoon is a fresh look into sports strategy games that combine the classic manager game with the financial management and development of a Tycoon game. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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16th October 2013

The Long Dark Completes Successful Kickstarter Campaign

hinterlandOn October 16, 2013, almost 7,000 backers pledged their support for The Long DarkHinterland Games‘ first-person, post-disaster survival simulation through crowdfunding platform Kickstarter. The Long Dark surpassed its $200,000 goal and raised $256,217 (CAN). Read the rest of this entry »

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14th October 2013

David Hayter Joins The Cast Of The Long Dark

hinterlandWith less than 48 hours to go in the Kickstarter campaign for The Long DarkHinterland Games is pleased to announce that one of the most celebrated voice actors in games today has joined the very talented cast for the game. David Hayter is best known for his over 15-year role as the English voice of the iconic video game hero Solid Snake, from Hideo Kojima’s Metal Gear Solid series. Read the rest of this entry »

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