The release of Motionsports Adrenaline, the world’s most extreme sports game available on Kinect™ for Xbox 360® and PlayStation®3 with PlayStation®Move compatibility is complete. Developed by Ubisoft Vancouver, Motionsports Adrenaline allows players to release their inner daredevil, taking part in events they would never dream of attempting in real life. Read the rest of this entry »
Rock Hippo Productions has announced that its upcoming online multiplayer action game Brawl Busters will begin the Open Beta phase on Thursday, November the 3rd. To kick off the Open Beta, Rock Hippo has released a new trailer, new screens and will be announcing a variety of all-new features for the game. Read the rest of this entry »
A new type of horror comes to Xbox 360 and PS3 on March 20, 2012 when Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City launches in North America, with the PC version set for release soon after. Fans who pre-order the game with GameStop, Amazon, or Best Buy will receive one additional costume for each of the six playable characters in Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City, along with two bonus weapons that are unique for each retailer. Read the rest of this entry »
Waygoz, the web-based game-swap service, has launched a new contest. The grand prize is a Call of Duty Xbox 360 and a role as the Call of Duty Evangelist on Waygoz.com. All users have to do is head over to the new Waygoz Facebook page, upload a Call of Duty related video or picture and tell Waygoz why they should be selected as the Call of Duty Expert. The contest is open now and closes November 7th. The winner will be announced November 8 2011.
If you haven’t yet heard of Waygoz, it’s a service that connects local gamers, allowing them to swap video games directly, bypassing the need for gamers to accept below market trade in values from traditional game retailers like GameStop, EB Games and Best Buy. Waygoz launched in beta in Toronto on October 23rd with plans to expand North American wide in 2012.
Telefilm Canada is pleased to announce that five feature films from across the country will be funded under the Canada Feature Film Fund’s selective and performance components.
“The diversity of the films testifies to Telefilm’s commitment to highlighting Canada’s cultural richness,” said Michel Pradier, Telefilm’s Director of Project Financing. “This time around, we have an interesting portfolio of two international coproductions (The Boy Who Smells Like Fish and Foxfire), a drama starring Oscar-nominated actor James Cromwell (Still), a regional first feature (The Disappeared) and a dark comedy (Cottage Country).” Read the rest of this entry »
Faced with unprecedented demand for space from web and mobile startups, the Information technology, Communications and Entertainment (ICE) practice at MaRS has announced a new home for the most promising emerging companies, the MaRS Commons. The MaRS Commons provides both a physical space and a community that supports entrepreneurs in growing successful global businesses. Read the rest of this entry »
Interactive entertainment developer Ludia Inc. and Universal Studios Licensing LLLP have announced an agreement to create a social game based on the ground breaking film franchise “Jurassic Park.” The worldwide licensing and distribution agreement will result in the launch of the game across mobile platforms and social networks. Read the rest of this entry »
In the lead-up to the season two premiere of Canadian original scripted series, Corvid Pictures, Aircraft Pictures and Frantic Films are taking Todd & The Book of Pure Evil online.
Descent into Crowley Heights is a web-based, side-scrolling game that sees players taking on the role of the series’ gang members, who make their way through the familiar world of Todd while battling the enemies and monsters familiar to viewers, all to capture the Book of Pure Evil.
Several mini-game challenges are also available on Facebook, along with an exclusive unlockable character, available for players who track down a special code.
Crowley Heights is produced by Corvid Pictures, Aircraft Pictures and Frantic Films, with service production and project management by lunch with executive producer Amy Miranda and producer Lily-Ann Lee. Relish Interactive was on board for game development with game design by Scott Hiers, along with game programming by Pixelpusher! and 3D animation by Alchemy.
Crowley Heights is produced with the participation of Bell Broadcast and New Media Fund and the Canada Media Fund.