14th April 2014

DrinkBox Studios Introduces Severed

drinkbox studiosToronto developer DrinkBox StudiosIndependent Toronto developer DrinkBox Studios, creator of Guacamelee!, Mutant Blobs Attack and About a Blob, is pleased to give gamers a look at its newest game. Severed, which is slated for release in spring 2015,  follows the saga of a distraught warrior lost in a fantastical world. As she knits together pieces of her story from both the past and the future, the heroine will embark on a journey through a surreal, nonlinear world by using a gesture-based combat mechanic to defeat enemies in this first-person adventure. During their journey, players will unlock new abilities, discover secrets of the land, and grow in power as they master both offensive and defensive techniques. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th April 2014

HootSuite Appoints New Chief Technology Officer

HootSuiteHootSuite has announced the appointment of Ajai Sehgal as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Sehgal brings expertise in building high-growth, high-volume development organizations to his role at HootSuite, heading the company’s team of software engineers and driving product strategy. Read the rest of this entry »

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11th April 2014

Open The Gates To Your Personal Disney Kingdom In Disney Magical World

Nintendo CanadaA whole new world awaits players in Disney Magical World, launching today for the Nintendo 3DS system. After creating a personalized avatar and a customized dream life, players embark on a 3D fantasy adventure featuring more than 60 iconic Disney characters across a main central plaza and its four surrounding worlds inspired by Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, Aladdin and Winnie the Pooh. It’s all Disney, all the time, as players interact with beloved characters, run a café to earn in-game coins, set off on ghost-hunting quests and even visit friends’ towns via the StreetPass feature. Read the rest of this entry »

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11th April 2014

CBC, We Bid You Adieu

arctic airWith the cancellation of Arctic Air, it is very apparent that the CBC does not listen to its viewers – the ones who pay the tax dollars that help keep the lights on. Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve been keeping an eye on Arctic Air’s Facebook page. The number of Likes for the show went from 20 300 on March 17th to 21 063 as of a few minutes ago (that could change while I’m writing). Yes, that is only a total increase of 763, and most of those have come in the last few days, but almost every single comment on that Facebook page speaks the same theme: Please don’t cancel Arctic Air. CBC’s Facebook staff have not replied to a single comment. Ignoring your audience is not viewer engagement, something the executives continually tout about. Read the rest of this entry »

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11th April 2014

Live A Life You Never Imagined In A Hilarious And Unpredictable New World From Nintendo

Nintendo CanadaTake all your preconceived notions about life’s possibilities, crumple them into a ball and toss them out the window. It’s time to star in a whole new life. On June 6,visit the outrageously bizarre island world of Tomodachi Life for the Nintendo 3DS system. Everyone you know, and everyone you wish you knew, should prepare to meet their Mii maker – you! – as you build a bustling fantasy population of friends, family and even celebrities, all in one wild and hilarious world. The real emotional connection you already share with your Mii characters will keep you glued to the drama, intrigue and hilarity that ensues as everyone goes about their extraordinary daily lives, evolving and interacting in unpredictable and often uproarious ways. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th April 2014

Telefilm Canada Announces Production Program Closing Date For French Language Projects Under 2.5M

Telefilm Canada Telefilm Canada wishes to inform its clients of the Production Program of the Canada Feature Film Fund that they have until April 18 to submit their funding applications for French-language projects with budgets less than $2.5 million. After that date, the Program, unfortunately, will be closed for the rest of the 2014-2015 fiscal year. The Production Program for French-language projects with budgets less than $2.5 million opened its doors on March 21. Since then, Telefilm has received numerous applications; unfortunately, the number exceeds our funding resources. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th April 2014

Disney XD Canada’s Gaming Show In My Parents’ Garage Goes To Beta This April 21st

disneyxdIt’s virtual insanity on DisneyXD with a first look at the hilarious and innovative new Canadian original pilot Gaming Show (In My Parents’ Garage). Debuting Monday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m. ET, the boisterous live-action news-style show takes viewers on an exciting journey inside the world of gaming with cool and informative segments, expert correspondents and breaking industry news. In advance of the special preview, video game fanatics will be treated to an afternoon of Lab Rats beginning at 2 p.m. ET, complete with 11 back-to-back tech-themed episodes from the hit series. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th April 2014

Today’s Nintendo Direct Video Details For Wii U And Nintendo 3DS Games

Nintendo CanadaA new Nintendo Direct video has revealed numerous details about the upcoming Super Smash Bros. video games for the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS systems. At the start of the video, series creator Masahiro Sakurai announced that the launch of the Nintendo 3DS version of the game is planned for this summer, with the Wii U version planned for winter 2014. Both games will be available in stores and in the Nintendo eShop for their respective platforms. Sakurai also detailed many of the stages and items in both versions, described the games’ online functionality, revealed a new mode exclusive to the Nintendo 3DS version and announced fan-favourite Greninja, a Pokémon from the Pokémon X and Pokémon Y games, as a new playable character. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th April 2014

Delve Into Deep Mysteries In The Secret World

funcomFuncom is excited to release a pack of brand new Investigation Missions for The Secret World, called Sidestories: Further Analysis. Sidestories are a new type of downloadable content packs which will come in addition to the game’s regular content updates. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th April 2014

Spearhead Games Plans First Tournament And Worldwide Playtest At PAX East

spearhead gamesMontreal indie studio Spearhead Games has announced that the studio will demo Project Cyber and host its first tournament at the Unreal Engine Epic Booth #1147 at PAX East. Project Cyber is a physics-based competitive game where champions compete in 3-vs-3 soccer-inspired battles in a cyberpunk world. Spearhead has opened up the entire development process to the community, and more than 50,000 players have already requested Steam keys to share their feedback and see the game progress. Read the rest of this entry »

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