3rd December 2012

Startup Canada To Launch Crowdfunding Campaign

startup canadaFollowing Startup Canada’s launch of its Startup Blueprints, which outlined key findings and action items from its 2012 National Tour, the non-profit, volunteer-run organization will unveil a major crowdfunding campaign during a press conference at the Waterloo Accelerator Centre tomorrow, in support of one of the Blueprints’ key initiatives. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd December 2012

Interdimensional Games Inc. Announces New IP “Consortium”

mini-orbyVancouver’s Interdimensional Games Inc (iDGi) has revealed a brand new Intellectual Property,”Consortium” – that has been years in the making. A Kickstarter Campaign has been started, offering a great deal of detailed information about the project. For the past 3 years, through their Alternate Reality Game (A.R.G.), iDGi has been maintaining and developing the abilities of “iDGi-1,” an artificial satellite put into orbit in 2009 which allows for the exploration of an alternate universe. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th November 2012

Penguins in The Desert Productions 7th Annual Game Marathon

penguins marathonsThe Penguins in The Desert Productions team will be holding “The Zelda Marathon 4” to support Big Brothers Big Sisters St.Catharines – Thorold & District. The event is a third party fundraising effort that is being put together to aid in mentorship programs, future fundraising efforts and making successful matches for children. The event will begin Friday, December 14th at 7 p.m. ET. The Penguins Productions team will be playing 9 Zelda games for 24 hours a day. The marathon will not conclude until all 9 games have been completed. Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd November 2012

Carey Price And Ubisoft Charity Venture To Benefit Make A Wish Quebec

Make-A-Wish Quebec was selected by the Montreal Canadians goaltender, Carey Price and Ubisoft as a proud beneficiary of their charity venture. Last month, the three-time Stanley Cup winner and the renowned interactive entertainment company partnered up and announced that an Assassin’s Creed III-themed hockey mask signed by Price will be auctioned off. The money raised will be donated to Make-A-Wish Quebec and the Foundation invites everyone to place their bid before December 16, 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th November 2012

iBeg Social Change Game Enters Final Hours For KickStarter Campaign

mini-orbyIn development over at Last Pick Productions, iBeg is a mobile game for the iOS and Android platforms that simulates the life of a homeless person living on the streets of Vancouver. Players step into the shoes of a homeless avatar and have to beg for money in order to survive. The game’s creators hope the game will raise awareness of the issue in our city, as well as around the world while providing an avenue for players to support organizations that help the homeless. The game has a projected release window of Spring 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd October 2012

Strategy First Teams Up With Breast Cancer Research Foundation

strategy firstMontreal digital publisher Strategy First Inc and The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) are teaming up to fight back against Cancer.During the entire month of October fifty percent from every purchase from the publisher’s site will be donated to help find a cure for Breast Cancer. Read the rest of this entry »

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18th September 2012

Gamers – Up Your Rep With Extra Life

extra lifeThis October, do something you love while helping those who need a little power boost, while adding to the over two million dollars that has been raised over the last four years. Join thousands of gamers as they participate in the 24 hour gaming marathon Extra Life – an annual fundraising event held in support of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals®. Gamers rally friends and family members to sponsor their play. The funds they raise go to help save and improve the lives of kids at the CMN Hospital in their community. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th August 2012

Kibooco Launches IndieGoGo Campaign

kibooco Kibooco is an interactive platform for kids to create and design their own books. Using fun and intuitive online tools and features designed just for them, children bring stories to life through digital or beautifully printed real-world books. Based in Vancouver, Kibooco was co-founded by Molly Schneeburg, who saw this idea as a way of fusing her creativity, entrepreneurialism and business savvy with her motivations and values as a parent. Working alongside Molly is a good friend of ours, Earl Hong Tai, the former Western Region Director for Telefilm Canada. 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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2nd August 2012

Day One Launches Crowd Funding Campaign Through Indiegogo

Wild Game StudioQuebec-based Wild Games Studio announced today that it is seeking crowd funding through Indiegogo for its much anticipated PC title – Day One. The campaign will run for 22 days, with an ultimate goal of $50,000.00. Read the rest of this entry »

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