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2nd March 2015

BC Showcases Tech Talent At Game Developers Conference

Province of BCBritish Columbia’s video game and interactive technology sectors are taking their skills to the next level at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) that opened today in San Francisco. The GDC is the world’s largest and longest-running professionals-only game industry event, showcasing the best and brightest in video game and interactive technology. It attracts over 24,000 attendees from around the world, including programmers, artists, producers, game designers, audio professionals and industry decision-makers, to exchange ideas and shape the future of the industry. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd March 2015

Classic Works Library Puts A Digital Library On Your Television

All Seeing Eye GamesAll Seeing Eye Games’ new title Classic Works Library collects 28 beloved classic works into a single digital collection available now on the Xbox LIVE indie games channel of Xbox LIVE Marketplace.  From Sherlock Holmes to Alice in Wonderland, from King Arthur to The Wizard of Oz, Frankenstein to War and Peace, and many more, the Classic Works Library places an entire digital library of classic works at your fingertips. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th February 2015

Behaviour Interactive Introduces Home: Boov Pop! For iOS

behaviour interactiveEmerging mobile publisher Behaviour Interactive is excited to announce the release of their new title: HOME: Boov Pop!, the official puzzle game based on DreamWorks Animation’s 3D comedy adventure HOME. This free-to-play casual game offers a new twist to the puzzle genre, by adding a gravity-based design combined with out of this world 3D graphics to create a unique gaming experience! Play as Oh, Tip and Captain Smek as they battle their intergalactic enemy across three stunning settings: Paris, Asia and Florida. Connect power bubbles for epic chain reactions and use each character’s special ability to maximise your score! Read the rest of this entry »

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26th February 2015

SecureKey Announces New Funding To Broaden Adoption Identity Network Services

securekey technologiesToronto’s SecureKey Technologies has raised $19 million in Series C funding led by current investors including Blue Sky Capital and Rogers Venture Partners LLC. The funding fortifies SecureKey’s ability to bring its identity and authentication network services to key market sectors worldwide while building on successful implementations that are already deployed. Read the rest of this entry »

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17th February 2015

New Support For BC Film And Interactive Digital Media

Province of BCBritish Columbia is expanding the Digital Animation or Visual Effects tax credit to post-production activities, and extending the Interactive Digital Media tax credit to 2018, Minister of Finance Michael de Jong announced today with the introduction of Balanced Budget 2015. As promised, the Digital Animation or Visual Effects (DAVE) tax credit will apply to labour expenditures on eligible post-production activities for productions where principal photography begins on or after March 1, 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd January 2015

Canada Media Fund Supports 31 Canadian Digital Media Productions

Canada Media FundThe Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today a contribution of more than $8.0M in development and marketing support to innovative digital media projects as part of the second round of its 2014-2015 Experimental Stream funding. In December 2014, the CMF announced a contribution of more than $11.0M to 24 projects that received production support. Since 2010, the CMF has contributed $52.5M in development and marketing support to 235 interactive digital media projects as part of the Experimental Stream. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st January 2015

Earthcore: Shattered Elements Brings Card Crafting Magic To Canadian App Store

tequila-gamesPoland’s Tequila Games invites you to engage in Earthcore: Shattered Elements a digital Trading Card Game for the iPad that the developers say is not just another Hearthstone rip off. Canada is the first country to which Tequila released the game, and the developers are very interested in any kind of feedback from Canadian gamers as they hope to bring come color into the TCG scene. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th January 2015

2015 Keytrends Report Released By Canada Media Fund

Canada Media FundThe Keytrends Report 2015 – The Big Blur Challenge, which provides an in-depth look at the audiovisual industry in Canada and around the world, was published today following a presentation by the Canada Media Fund at Forum Blanc in Grand Bornand, France. Forum Blanc is an annual international event where industry experts meet to explore the development of multiplatform projects through case studies, workshops and debates. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th January 2015

Epic Safety Inc Launches Epic Alert Robust Personal Emergency Response System For Seniors’ Market

epic safetyVancouver’s Epic Safety, a company focusing on providing products to the senior market allowing them to live independently has launched Epic Alert, a new line of Personal Emergency Response Systems also known as Medical Alert Systems. Epic Safety also currently houses a Research and Development team for a new product collection that will work together through various sensor and communication technologies to provide optimal health outlook, sensor and safety features for aging seniors. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th December 2014

Massively – The New Interactive Chat-Based Storytelling Platform

house of coolHouse of Cool is excited to announce the launch of Massively, a content platform that merges interactive storytelling with chat and text messaging apps, allowing audiences to interact with characters. Inspired by multiple choice adventures and alternate reality games, Massively aims to immerse readers in one-on-one simulated chat conversations. Users send and receive text message to guide stories, receive clues, jokes and more. Massively also allows brands to create and distribute custom content via chat application. Read the rest of this entry »

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