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3rd June 2014

Watch Dogs Sets New Industry Sales Record For Launch Of A New IP

ubisoft canadaUbisoft® has announced that ongoing record sales for Watch Dogs, which has sold-through more than 4 million copies in its first week, positioning it as the best-selling new IP at launch across the video game industry*. Having already broken sales records in the first 24 hours following its release, Watch Dogs is now the company’s best-selling game ever in week one**. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd June 2014

Mario Kart 8 Sells Over 1.2 million Units Worldwide Over First Weekend

Nintendo CanadaMomentum is spelled M-A-R-I-O K-A-R-T, and the Mario Kart 8 game for the Wii U console just launched around the world to global acclaim, earning some of the strongest review scores in franchise history, including becoming the 14th Wii U game to launch in North America with a Metacritic score of 85 or higher. Nintendo reported today that the game sold more than 1.2 million* total units across Japan, Europe and the Americas during its first weekend on the market.** Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd May 2014

Montreal’s Woozworld Launches On Mobile

woozworldWoozworld Inc. has announced that Woozworld, the largest virtual social network for tweens with over 25 million registered users, is now available as an app, making it accessible with an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch running iOS 7. This makes Woozworld the first social MMO (Massively Multiplayer Online) community to offer a full cross-platform experience with continuous gameplay between desktop and mobile devices.  Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd May 2014

Frima Studio Announces Nun Attack Series Prequel Availability

frima studioFrima Studio has released Nun Attack Origins: Yuki’s Silent Quest, an action-packed puzzler for Android, with an iOS version coming soon. The first of a series, this prequel to the hit Nun Attack series explores the savage and stirring backstories of the Sisterhood of butt-kicking nuns. With intuitive touch-screen gameplay, the tactical puzzle game challenges players to use bladed war-fans with deadly precision on a quest to protect the innocent. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd May 2014

Ludia And DreamWorks Animation Take Flight With Dragons: Rise Of Berk For iOS

LudiaGamers, welcome to Berk. Home to Vikings… who ride Dragons. Ludia Inc. invites you, to experience the long awaited Dragons: Rise of Berk, available only on iOS. Ludia Games in tandem with DreamWorks Animation is proud to deliver an unparalleled builder game experience in advance of the How To Train Your Dragon 2 movie out this summer. Build your own island and discover the power of mysterious dragons. Players, this is YOUR Berk. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd May 2014

Mario Golf: World Tour and Kirby: Triple Deluxe Roll In To Canada

Nintendo CanadaWhen you see two round objects rolling your way, don’t be alarmed: They’re probably just a harmless golf ball and a familiar pink puffball. On May 2, the Mario Golf: World Tour and Kirby: Triple Deluxe games are launching in stores and in the Nintendo eShop on the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. It’s a double dose of Nintendo! Both games are the next installments in their respective franchises and the first of their series on Nintendo 3DS. Both games also feature some of the most loved and iconic characters in the Nintendo universe. And, best of all, both games are ridiculously fun – which I’m sure I’ll discover just as soon as I have time to play them both. My day job has kept me incredibly busy the last couple of weeks, with very little time for gaming of any kind. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th April 2014

Ludia Sends Pako King: Dreamworks Adventures Bouncing Onto Facebook

Ludia Ludia Inc. has announced the launch of Pako King™: DreamWorks Adventures on the Facebook platform. Pako King™ is a never before seen blend of game favorites like pachinko, pinball and breakout, all seamlessly fused with your favorite characters and worlds from DreamWorks Animation. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th April 2014

The Black Watchmen – A New Breed Of Alternate Reality Games

human equationAlternate reality games, or ARGs, have always been an important part of ‘The Secret World‘, Funcom‘s modern-day massively multiplayer game of myths, legends and conspiracies. Ever since the game was initially announced through puzzles, clues and mysteries, the community following the game have had the opportunity to put their investigational skills to the test through a series of these alternate reality games tied to ‘The Secret World’ in a variety of ways. The keenly aware (which is always a good thing to be if you are planning on solving these things), have most likely already noticed the murmurings of a new ARG taking shape.  Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd April 2014

Batman: Arkham Origins – Cold, Cold Heart Story Add-On Now Live

WB Games MontrealWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has released Cold, Cold Heart, the action-packed story add-on for Batman: Arkham Origins. Set on New Year’s Eve,Cold, Cold Heart sheds light on the tragic origin story of Mr. Freeze and players will discover how he earned his place as one of Gotham City’s greatest villains.Cold, Cold Heart is available today for purchase on the PlayStation®Network, Xbox Live Games Store and STEAM for $9.99 and also for players who have purchased the Batman: Arkham Origins Season Pass and are connected to the Internet.  Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd April 2014

SkyWave Launches Dual Satellite-Cellular HSPA Device

skywaveOttawa-based SkyWave Mobile Communications, a global provider of satellite based communications for the Machine-to-Machine (M2M) market, today announced the availability of HSPA (High Speed Packet Access) with IDP 700 satellite-cellular terminals. This option ensures the most cost-effective communications network can be accessed without sacrificing coverage or connectivity to essential data. The satellite-cellular terminals provide a quick and smart way to connect people and assets anywhere in the world. SkyWave’s IDP 700 series terminals are designed for tracking vehicles moving between urban and remote areas. They also provide dual or redundant backup systems to ensure functionality in the event of failure, mishap, or change in operational conditions. Read the rest of this entry »

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