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27th August 2012

Able2Doc PDF to Word Converter Free Back To School Giveaway

InvestinTechIf you’ve been following Investintech on Facebook, or read Village Gamer regularly, then you know that at one point the developer featured an Able2Doc giveaway. Well, if you missed out on your free copy, here’s your second chance. Investintech is having a back-to-school one-week-only special, where you can get Able2Doc  v.6.0  for free (valued at $49.95) on Twitter. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st August 2012

iGO3D Battlefield 3 Research Competition at Fan Expo Canada

igo3dInteractive Games Ontario 3D (iGO3D) is a government funded 3D gaming research initiative, and their latest work at Fan Expo will help determine best practices for visually immersive stereoscopic 3D gaming.  Often referred to as the Canadian  “Comic Con”, Fan Expo Canada™ showcases over 700 exhibitors to over 80,000 fans and sprawls over 400,000 square feet of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Held August 23 -26, 2012, Fan Expo Canada™ is currently the third largest pop culture event in North America.  Gamers are encouraged to visit iGO3D booth #1251 to participate in the competition, and qualify for great prizes. Space is limited! Read the rest of this entry »

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20th August 2012

Canada’s Tourism Commission Puts Canadians In The Director’s Chair For New Video

Government of CanadaMove over Hollywood, get ready TIFF, there’s a new show in production as Canada becomes the country-wide set for a tourism video, one where the stars—and directors—are all local and getting reel. The Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) is reaching out to Canadians through its 35 Million Directors project to help create a new video to inspire more travellers from around the world to choose Canada for their vacation. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th August 2012

Royal Canadian Mint Opens Public Vote for Popular Choice Award in MintChip Developer Challenge

Royal Canadian MintThe Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to invite members of the public to cast their votes for the Popular Choice Award as part of the judging of submissions received by the MintChip™ Developer Challenge. The judging period and public voting, which opened today, continues until September 12, with winners to be announced on September 24 and more than $50,000 worth of prizes to be awarded later in the fall. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th August 2012

Ratchet Game Studio To Compete In Indie Games Uprising III

OrbyThe XBLIG/XNA community is rising yet again after last year’s blazing hot Summer Uprising with the Indie Games Uprising III. Running from September 10th – 20th, nine Xbox Live Indie Games will be released, one on each day of the work week (Monday – Friday). This year’s line-up consists of a wide variety of developers and an even greater variety of unique and innovative games, including Pixel from Toronto’s Ratchet Game Studios. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th August 2012

Fido Casting Call 2

fidoReturning this summer by popular demand, the Fido Casting Call2 contest will search for the next dog to star in an upcoming Fido advertisement. Open for submissions across Canada on August 13, Fido Casting Call 2 will support the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides, a non-profit organization that provides Dog Guides to Canadians with disabilities. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th July 2012

Guild Wars 2 BWE3 is upon us, and we have gifts

Guess what, readers? VillageGamer has come across a little present for you… we have in our possession 25 keys for the upcoming Beta Weekend for Guild Wars 2, and we want to share them with you!

Its not going to be as simple as just emailing them to you though. Oh no, we want to see you work for it. So here is the deal.

Step 1: LIKE us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/villagegamer (if you are already a fan, go to http://gw2.villagegamer.net and click on “Enter here to win” and be sure to let us know in the message box that you are a fan, and you’ll be entered twice)

Step 2: TWEET to all your followers “I entered to win a free Beta Weekend key for GuildWars 2, and you can too! http://gw2.villagegamer.net #GuildWars2″ (don’t forget the Hashtag)

Step 3: Submit your email address at http://gw2.villagegamer.net for a bonus entry – Note that we will not sell or otherwise use your name or email in any way beyond contacting you if you are one of the winners.

Want to increase the friendly competition? Share the page with your friends. Remember, we have 25 keys to give away, and only until Noon (Pacific Time) to do it… so act fast, people!

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17th July 2012

OpenRoad Auto Group Reminds You About The VLogger Challenge

movie orbyThe “VLogger Challenge” from OpenRoad Auto Group, launched this summer, is a fun & interactive way to challenge local automotive enthusiasts to truly express themselves via video whilst competing for the job position: “The OpenRoad VLogger”. The OpenRoad VLogger position features a base salary & extensive perk package, including an entertainment expense, company vehicles, free gas & complimentary camera equipment. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th June 2012

Go Greyhound To Gotham City Contest

greyhound canadaGreyhound has announced it is giving one lucky person and their guest the chance to “Go Greyhound to Gotham City.” The contest is in partnership with Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ The Dark Knight Rises — the epic conclusion to filmmaker Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, hitting theaters July 20th. From today until August 3rd, Dark Knight enthusiasts can enter to win a trip for two to New York and live like Batman’s billionaire alter-ego Bruce Wayne. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st June 2012

Final 25 Named For BCIC New Ventures Competition

BCIC New Ventures CompetitionBCICNew Ventures has named the 25 companies moving on to Round 3 of its competition. These companies will now be paired up with team mentors and will participate in the mentors’ panels and seminars. The Round 3 submission deadline is August 8th and the top 10 companies moving on to Round 4 will be announced on September 4th. Read the rest of this entry »

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