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22nd July 2014

The Force Is Strong On Family Channel With The Premiere Of Phineas And Ferb: Star Wars

Family ChannelFamily Channel travels to a galaxy far, far away this summer with the premiere of the new crossover special Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars. Debuting Friday, August 8 at 5:30 p.m. ET/PT, the perilous parody takes place in a parallel universe during Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope and follows the spontaneous stepbrothers as they embark on an epic adventure across the galaxy. English actor, writer and comedian, Simon Pegg, guest stars as the voice of C-3PO and Candace’s Commanding Officer, along with MythBusters hosts, Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, who voice members of the Empire. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd July 2014

SIGGRAPH 2014 Art Gallery: ‘Acting in Translation’

siggraph 2014The SIGGRAPH 2014 Art Gallery will gather and present 14 outstanding, critical, and innovative unique works and projects, incorporating its theme, Acting in Translation. While the essential aim of the Art Gallery is to provide a deeper insight into the relationships within art, science, technology, research, and societal developments, Acting in Translation concentrates on strong content and criticality in these works and projects, conveyed through the use of advanced technologies. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd July 2014

BC Talent Featured At Casual Connect USA

Province of BCBritish Columbia’s innovative and creative casual games industry will showcase their talents at the professionals-only Casual Connect conference in San Francisco today and tomorrow. The B.C. government will be there to support them by providing meeting space and business-to-business matchmaking. Vancouver-based Imaginary Games will be featured in the IDEA Showcase at the conference and their social mobile game Afterland is highlighted in the latest issue of Casual Connect magazine. Read the rest of this entry »

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17th July 2014

SIGGRAPH 2014 Brings Indie Game Showcase To Vancouver

siggraph 2014SIGGRAPH 2014 has teamed up with Media Indie Exchange (The MIX) to bring the first-ever SIGGRAPH indie game showcase to its Exhibition, 12-14 August at the Vancouver Convention Centre. As part of this special collaboration with The MIX, attendees will have access to exclusive presentations ?with the game developers themselves on indie projects featuring a wide variety of cutting-edge graphics and gameplay that in some instances is still in the experimental stages. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th July 2014

GameTree TV Now On Vizio Smart Televisions

transgamingTransGaming Inc. has announced the launch of its GameTree™ TV cloud gaming service on VIZIO smart TVs. The app is now available through VIZIO Internet Apps Plus®, the latest generation smart TV platform from America’s #1 Smart TV company (according to The NPD Group / Retail Tracking Service, 2013 LCDTV units with Apps included). As smart TV gaming pioneers, TransGaming’s dedication to building a thriving, cloud-based on-demand gaming service continues. The rollout of GameTree TV on VIZIO Internet Apps Plus, further reinforces TransGaming’s stance in the marketplace.  Already the leading choice for high-quality, accessible living room gaming, the service will now also be available to millions of VIZIO consumers. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th July 2014

Fan Expo Canada Announces 2014 Celebrity Guests

fan expo canadaOne of the largest pop culture extravaganza’s in the world is back August 28 to 31, 2014! FAN EXPO Canada™ will cover every inch of the 750,000 sq ft at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre with comics, sci-fi, horror, anime and gaming. The all-ages event will be packed with autographs, photo sessions and Q&A panels with celebrity guests, sketch duels, cosplay, workshops such as special effects/make-up, and retail and exhibitor areas bursting with rare comics and collectibles as well as the latest nerd-wear and tech-gear. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th July 2014

Early Access Announced With New Trailer For The Long Dark

hinterlandIt has been revealed in a late night note from Hinterland Games that the team has derived so much useful feedback from The Long Dark‘s early Alpha playtesting, that they want to open up the Sandbox to a much wider audience, and to that end a decision was made to bring the Sandbox Alpha to Steam Early Access in September 2014. Along with this announcement came news of a redesign for the game’s official site and a link to the game’s newest trailer. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th July 2014

Family Channel, Disney XD And Disney Junior Summer Programming Highlights For July 14th – 20th

Family ChannelThis week Family Channel beats the heat when Phineas and Ferb Save Summer on July 18, while Disney XD welcomes Jay Leno and Whoopi Goldberg as guest stars in The 7D, July 20. Meanwhile, James encounters a king-sized problem in Sofia The First over on Disney Junior this July 16. See all of the highlights below: Read the rest of this entry »

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14th July 2014

Whistler Film Fest Announces Honourees For Celebrate WFF

whistler film festivalThe Whistler Film Festival Society’s renowned annual benefit, Celebrate WFF, takes place on Thursday, August 14, 2014 from 7pm to 11pm at the award winning Blue Water Café + Raw Bar in Vancouver. Celebrate WFF marks the 16-week count down to Whistler’s 14th annual cinematic celebration of film. This exclusive evening held in support of creative independence will benefit the Whistler Film Festival Society’s annual programs for Canadian artists, including its industry initiatives, labs and festival. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th July 2014

SIGGRAPH 2014 Production Sessions Feature Summer Blockbusters, Oscar Winner

siggraph 2014SIGGRAPH 2014 will offer presentations on more than 15 of the biggest current and upcoming studio productions, including X-Men: Days of Future Past, Gravity, How to Train Your Dragon 2 and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Production Sessions are hosted as part of the Computer Animation Festival and will be held at the Vancouver Convention Centre, 11-14 August. Read the rest of this entry »

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