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13th March 2014

Yoshi Goes On Tour And Busts Out The Big Eggs In Yoshi’s New Island

Nintendo CanadaIt’s time to get egg-cited! Yoshi’s iconic green-dotted eggs have grown to gargantuan size in the Yoshi’s New Island game, launching for Nintendo 3DS on March 14 – and check out the info below on Yoshi’s Spring Tour. In his new platforming adventure, Yoshi once again moves from sidekick to hero and traverses a wide variety of worlds on a new island to help Baby Mario reunite with his kidnapped brother. Yoshi’s New Island is the third game in the beloved Yoshi’s Island series and features inventive new transformations, giant new eggs, colourful new art styles and a fun new multiplayer mode. I’ve been playing this game for a few hours now, watch for my review coming soon. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th March 2014

Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition Coming To Next-Gen Consoles

drinkbox studiosIt’s time for Guacamelee! fans to return to fighting form as DrinkBox Studios has announced that it will bring its award-winning action-platformer to the PlayStation®4, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and the Wii U™. Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition – which is among the first indie titles scheduled to launch via Microsoft’s ID@Xbox program for independent game developers on Xbox One – will feature a bevy of new content, including an extended story with new game areas, a new boss character, powerful new player abilities and many other enhancements. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th March 2014

Ubisoft Reveals Watch Dogs Launch Date And Story Trailer

ubisoft canadaUbisoft has just announced that the long-awaited Watch_Dogs will be available worldwide on May 27, 2014 for PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. The Wii U version will be available at a later date – of course it will, because this is the version I pre-ordered.  In the meantime, you are invited to check out the all-new Story Trailer and get a deeper look into what drives Aiden Pearce.  Remember, there are some things you can’t walk away from. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th March 2014

New Child Of Light Co-op Trailer Released

ubisoft canadaUbisoft® has released a co-op trailer for Child of Light™, which launches on April 30, 2014.  The turn-based RPG set in the magical world of Lemuria will be available for download for $14.99 on Microsoft Xbox LIVE for the Xbox® 360 and Xbox® One, the Sony PlayStation Network for the PlayStation® 3 and PlayStation® 4, the Nintendo eShop for the Wii U, and Steam for PC and is rated Everyone 10+. Child of Light is created by a small team of seasoned developers based in Ubisoft Montreal.  Read the rest of this entry »

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5th March 2014

Montreal Developer Spearhead Games Teases Next Project

spearhead gamesSpearhead Games, the Montreal-based indie developer who brought co-op gamers the quirky puzzler Tiny Brains, has revealed the studio’s next project: a competitive physics-based video game for PC and consoles. Expanding the studio’s “always playtesting” philosophy, Spearhead Games will open the entire development process up to the community for feedback through the studio’s weekly Twitch shows airing Thursdays at 7 p.m. Eastern. To make the new project even more of a challenge, the slightly masochistic but mostly lovable co-founders, Malik Boukhira, Simon Darveau and Atul Mehra, have decided to build the game in three months. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th February 2014

Batman: Arkham Origins Cold, Cold Heart Story Add-On Announced

WB Games MontrealWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today unveiled the first details for Cold, Cold Heart; the action-packed story add-on for Batman: Arkham Origins. In this extensive story add-on, players will unearth the tragic origin story of Mr.Freeze and learn how he earned his role as one of Batman’s arch nemeses. Cold, Cold Heart will be available for purchase on the PlayStation®Network, Xbox LIVE and Steam beginning April 22. This add-on pack will be available to players who have purchased the Batman: Arkham Origins Season Pass and are connected to the Internet, or it can be purchased separately. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd February 2014

Thief Launch Trailer

Eidos MontrealSquare Enix® and Eidos-Montréal™, the award winning studio behind the critically acclaimed Deus Ex: Human Revolution® have released a THIEF™ launch trailer to celebrate that Garrett, The Master Thief is almost ready to step from the shadows. THIEF is out next week, so take a sneaky peek at the launch trailer containing new sections of gameplay and glimpses at some key encounters that lie in wait for Garrett. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th February 2014

Indie Game 7Framed Launches On Kickstarter

mini-orbyCreated by Montreal’s VIE Games, 7Framed is an episodic shooter where ordinary people are framed and forced to do actions against their will. 7FRAMED puts you in the role of not one but seven citizens targeted by the groups that would control them. Set up for crimes you did not commit, 7FRAMED allows you to play from not only the perspective of all of the victims but other characters in the world. Every shift in point of view brings new insights into the agenda of the enemy and brings you steps closer to solving the mysteries of why you? Why were you targeted? 7FRAMED utilizes revolutionary motion capture, facial animation, and character creation technologies to deliver a AAA game experience that feels like both a contemporary survival shooter and a parkour platformer. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th February 2014

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Banana Mania Contest Ends Today

Nintendo CanadaCanadians may be eagerly waiting for a spring thaw but there’s no one going more bananas over frozen ice than Donkey Kong.  In just three days, the world’s most recognizable primate will finally learn how many bananas were frozen inside a massive block of ice buried deep in the wilderness.    Canadians have until later today, Thursday February 20, to enter the Banana Mania contest at Nintendo of Canada’s Facebook page. Winners will be contacted on Friday, February 21, when Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is available at retailers across Canada and the Nintendo eShop. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th February 2014

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Reunites Friends for a New Wii U Adventure

Nintendo CanadaYou hear that? That’s the sound of bananas being peeled across Canada to celebrate the glorious launch of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze. The newest game in the lauded Donkey Kong Country series swings to the Wii U system on February 21, bringing with it beautiful high-definition graphics, cleverly designed platforming action and competitive online leaderboards. The game also heralds the exciting return of fan-favourites Dixie Kong and Funky Kong, as well as Cranky Kong, who is a playable character for the first time in series history. Together, they join Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong in the biggest and best Donkey Kong Country game yet – watch for our game review coming soon! Read the rest of this entry »

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