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11th August 2014

Khronos Group Announces Key Advances In OpenGL Ecosystem At SIGGRAPH 2014

siggraph 2014Today at SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver, The KhronosTM Group, an open consortium of leading hardware and software companies, announced growing industry support for the OpenGL® family of 3D standards that are advancing the visual experience for more than two billion mobile devices and PCs sold each year. OpenGL, OpenGL ESTM and WebGLTM are the world’s most widely deployed APIs that between them provide portable access to graphics and compute capabilities across multiple platforms, including Android, iOS, Linux, OS X, Windows and the Web. Read the rest of this entry »

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11th August 2014

SIGGRAPH 2014: ftrack Project Management Platform Announces Version 3.0

siggraph 2014Sweden’s ftrack, a project management platform for the creative, visual effects and animation industries has announced version 3.0 and will be showing previews at the SIGGRAPH 2014 conference in Vancouver, August 11-14. Working closely with existing customers including The Mill, Cinesite, MPC Commercials and ZeroVFX, ftrack has focused on enhancing an already intuitive workflow while expanding the tools for multi-location pipelines and deeper integration with key VFX software packages. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th August 2014

New Update Released For The Mighty Quest For Epic Loot

ubisoft canadaUbisoft has released an update for The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot that started the last round of Opulencia’s Hero Draft. The Runaway, available now and for the first time ever to all players until August 11 at 4:59pm UK time, is the final Hero to be featured in the first ever Opulencia’s Hero Draft. If the entire community performs 207,753 successful attacks with her over the course of the event, all participants will unlock the Retro Royalty Costume for her. In addition, players can earn a discount of over 60% of in-game currency on the price to unlock the Runaway by levelling her up. Players who reach level 15 will also earn an exclusive epic weapon. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th August 2014

New PressReader App Feeds Readers’ Appetites For Deeper News

pressreaderReaders looking for top quality news on their mobile devices can now find the full content of their favorite news sources more easily with the release of a new version of the top digital news reader, PressReader. The company has released an updated version of its extremely popular iOS app, a digital news reader serving 30 million readers around the world with access to thousands of original newspapers and magazines. The updated app allows for better search and display of newspapers and magazines from around the world – from Paris to New York, Beijing to Moscow, and Sydney to Buenos Aires. PressReader offers full content from more than 2,800 newspapers and magazines in over 100 countries and 60 languages. Best of all, readers can consume full stories (not just snippets like news aggregators) in their personalized home feed. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th August 2014

Nintendo Adds Three Mercedes-Benz Cars And Updates To Mario Kart 8

Nintendo CanadaFor the first time ever, Nintendo’s Mario Kart franchise will be powered by some real-world horsepower. An August 27 game update to Mario Kart 8 for the Wii U console will deliver a variety of new features for players, including the ability in-game to download three free Mercedes-Benz cars that players can race: the modern Mercedes-Benz GLA, the 300 SL Roadster from the 1950s and the legendary Silver Arrow of the 1930s. Read the rest of this entry »

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1st August 2014

Vancouver’s mediAm Is Open For Business

mediammediAm, a cloud-based film distribution platform designed to help build a modern, autonomous and profitable motion picture industry in Canada, and to assist other nations in doing the same. Headquartered in Vancouver, mediAm has been financed and built by film production professionals who believe that as conventional models of content distribution continue to transform and erode, the creation of a simple, intuitive and fully monetized digital distribution network will be integral to their long term livelihood. Read the rest of this entry »

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1st August 2014

LEGO Friends Now Available On iTunes

Warner Brothers Interactive EntertainmentWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and The LEGO Group have announced the launch of LEGO® Friends for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch available for download on the App Store.  Based on the popular LEGO Friends collection of building sets, the LEGO Friends App lets players create their own summer adventure in Heartlake City alongside LEGO Friends Olivia, Mia, Stephanie, Emma and Andrea. Players explore and expand the adventure by unlocking new levels of friendship in fully narrated interactive stories, eventually earning “True Friend” status. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th July 2014

Rocket 5 Announces The Phantom PI Mission Apparition iOS Launch Sale

rocket 5 studiosRocket 5 Studios invite you to join Cecil Sparks, a Paranormal Investigator who specializes in helping ghosts who are being bullied in the afterlife, in this spooky, puzzly, rock’n’roll fueled adventure game for your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch! Explore a huge haunted mansion, solve fiendishly fun puzzles and avoid diabolical traps on your way to helping deceased rock’n’roll legend Marshal Staxx escape the torment of a larcenous poltergeist named Baublebelly. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th July 2014

Five Sports In One Package: Wii Sports Club Launches In Stores On July 25

Nintendo CanadaIt’s a full count. One more out will win you the game. Standing on the pitcher’s mound, you study the batter and aim for the outside corner. You take a deep breath and unleash the baseball toward home plate. The ball curves just as you planned. Suddenly and unexpectedly, the bat cracks and the ball soars into the air. You thrust your arms in the air, poised to catch the fly ball. Catch it and the game is over. You win. The ball falls closer and closer to your outstretched hands … 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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