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19th March 2015

Crash The Biggest Party With Bad Guy Bowser In Mario Party 10 For Wii U

Nintendo CanadaOn March 20, you are invited to the biggest and baddest bash of the year: Mario Party 10 for Wii U! In addition to a power-packed lineup of new features, new boards and new mini-games, new revelers join the Mario Party fun in the game’s ground-breaking Bowser Party and amiibo Party modes. When bad guy Bowser crashes the party to playfully torment up to four additional players on Team Mario, the franchise’s social experience takes an unprecedented and deviously good turn. In amiibo Party mode, which requires at least one compatible amiibo figure to access, you and up to three other players can tap amiibo to the Wii U GamePad controller to play with and customize your amiibo, and change a portion of the board to match your character. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd March 2015

Ubisoft And Amblyotech Create The First Therapeutic Video Game Based On Method For Amblyopia Treatment

ubisoft canadaUbisoft Montreal and Atlanta-based Amblyotech Inc. announced their collaboration on the development of Dig Rush, the first video game based on a patented method exclusively used for the treatment of Amblyopia, also known as “lazy eye.” Using inventions initially patented by Drs. Robert Hess, Benjamin Thompson, Behzad Mansouri, Jeremy Cooperstock, Long To and Jeff Blum at McGill University, and subsequently licensed to Amblyotech, Ubisoft is applying gameplay principles to create an entertaining method that can improve patients’ engagement and experience during Amblyopia therapy. This new video game offers the potential of long-lasting treatment for this condition. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th February 2015

Experience Kirby’s Most Clay-Ful Adventure Yet In Kirby And The Rainbow Curse

Nintendo CanadaFrom having Kirby ride on hamsters to turning him into yarn, Kirby games have always experimented with inventive visual styles and unique game play. Launching for the Wii U console on February 20, the visually striking new adventure Kirby and the Rainbow Curse finds players controlling Kirby exclusively using the touch screen on the Wii U GamePad controller in a world made of clay. By drawing lines on the touch screen with the stylus, the player creates Rainbow Ropes that will help Kirby navigate obstacles and defeat enemies. Three friends can hop in and out at any time using Wii Remote controllers to play as Waddle Dees and assist Kirby, and players can even use compatible amiibo figures once a day, per stage, to power up Kirby with special abilities. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd February 2015

Bad Taste On Steam Greenlight

steam greenlightCurrently on Steam Greenlight is a Canadian-developed game named Bad Taste. The developers state that Bad Taste is a smart, violent, scathing satire of the fast food industry in the form of a tasty videogame. Featuring Spencer “Spenny” Rice, star of the Canadian T.V. Show Kenny V.S. Spenny. An homage to trash cinema, the story focuses on police officer Chet as he tries to escape the city of Victoria BC before it’s nuked to eradicate a zombie epidemic caused by genetically modified fast food. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th January 2015

New Nintendo 3DS XL Launches In Canada February 13th

Nintendo CanadaDuring a Nintendo Direct presentation earlier today, Nintendo announced that the new Nintendo 3DS XL system will launch in Canada on February 13 at a suggested retail price of $229.99. New Nintendo 3DS XL offers a number of new enhancements designed to offer the smoothest and most engrossing portable gaming possible. New Nintendo 3DS XL features a wider range of controls with the addition of a C Stick and ZL/ZR buttons, super-stable 3D via face-tracking technology and built-in NFC functionality that allows for communication with amiibo figures. Read the rest of this entry »

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13th January 2015

EPX Games Reveals Timelines

timelinesOntario’s EPX Games has revealed their latest game, Timelines, a strategy card-game built upon the foundations of those that have come before, while offering a fresh take on the genre. Experience a collectable card game unlike any other. Select your Heroes from four unique factions of different timelines and play as the most ancient beings in the universe. Spanning the past and distant future, Timelines provides a new take on the card-game genre with a focus on customization and strategy. A Kickstarter campaign has also been launched to assist with the development costs of the game. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd December 2014

Captain Toad And Toadette Are Ready For Adventure In Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker

Nintendo CanadaThe underdog hero Captain Toad needs help! He and Toadette will do anything for treasure. The two intrepid explorers tackle near-insurmountable obstacles like smoldering volcanoes, rickety mine carts, haunted houses and even fire-breathing dragons. Talk about perseverance! In the Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker game, launching exclusively for the Wii U console on December 5, players must muster their own courage to help Captain Toad and Toadette tackle maze-like levels full of tricks, traps and enemies. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th November 2014

Super Smash Bros. For Wii U And amiibo Take This Holiday Season By Storm

Nintendo CanadaThis holiday season is all about Mario. And Link. And Yoshi. And Samus. And Kirby. And … well, a lot of classic video game characters. That’s because Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and the first round of amiibo figures, Nintendo’s first foray into the toys-to-life category, are both launching on November 21, right in time for the holiday shopping season. Nintendo’s favourite characters are going to be everywhere, whether on the battlefields of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, on store shelves as must-have amiibo figures or at the top of everyone’s holiday wish lists. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th November 2014

Nintendo Of Canada Designates November 21 As ‘Nintendo Day’

Nintendo CanadaNintendo of Canada fans young and old are counting down to Friday, November 21, when after months of anticipation, they will finally be able to get their hands on several of the most highly anticipated games this season: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, and Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire on Nintendo 3DS.  Also available that day for the first time ever will be the all-new amiibo, interactive figures that will deliver a supercharged gaming experience and will be compatible with several Wii U titles. The initial amiibo lineup will feature 12 of the most iconic characters in the gaming world, including Mario, Princess Peach, Link, Samus, Yoshi, Donkey Kong, Pikachu, Kirby, Fox, Marth, Villager, and Wii Fit Trainer. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th November 2014

New Trailer Showcases Pre-Order Content For Company Of Heroes 2: Ardennes Assault

Relic EntertainmentFor the very first time in the Company of Heroes 2 franchise, players will be able to choose between three different Companies, all with their own unique abilities, to forge their path to glory. Customers who pre-order will gain access to a fourth company, “Fox” Company, led by Captain Monte Durante. Read the rest of this entry »

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