9th September 2011

Arctic Air Coming To CBC In January

omni filmFlying onto the airwaves January 9, 2012, Omni Film teams up with CBC for the much anticipated dramatic series, Arctic Air. Principal photography on the inaugural season began September 6, 2011 on the 10 x 1 hour episodes, shooting at various locations in Vancouver and Yellowknife – and their production office is just down the street from us.Adam Beach

With a strong adventure component, Arctic Air explores the world of the Canadian North through an airline that provides vital services to remote communities. In a world where tradition and modernity often clash, the people from Arctic Air navigate personal relationships, the problems of a financially struggling airline, the impact of a sudden resource boom while confronting the constant adversary, the Arctic itself. With heart and humor, Arctic Air brings a dramatic twist to living life without a safety net, all against the stunning but unpredictable background of the North. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th September 2011

Privacy Commissioner Unveils New Youth Privacy Tool

Government of CanadaThe Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has launched a tool to help teachers and community leaders talk with younger Canadians about protecting their privacy online.

The youth presentation package – Protecting Your Online Repcomes right in time for back-to-school. It offers people who work with youth the information necessary to offer an engaging and effective presentation in their own schools and communities. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th September 2011

ViXS Launches XConnex Brand for Networking and Communication Products

vixsViXS Systems Inc. has announced a new product category under the brand XConnex. XConnex products are focused on developing advanced home networking and communication products optimized to work with ViXS’ video technologies in the XCode family of networked media processing products.

“The XConnex brand is a strategic part of our product and technology portfolio as it extends ViXS’ leadership and capabilities in delivering end-to-end system solutions,” said Sally Daub, president and CEO of ViXS Systems. “ViXS’ customers will deliver cutting edge products more quickly to market when they leverage the optimized platform that combines ViXS’ XConnex products, XCode media processors, and XtensivTM software suite.” Read the rest of this entry »

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9th September 2011

Quebec Technology Association Looking For Startups

Quebec Technology AssociationThe Quebec Technology Association (AQT) invites managers and partners in the information and communications technologies industry to recommend candidates for the third year of its 1-2-3 GO! program. Each year, the program provides 33 business startups with the opportunity to take advantage of a free AQT membership, a targeted support program and substantial savings on the registration fee for other training and AQT Accelerator networking services.

“We offer 33 free memberships per year, based on recommendations from our members who want emerging businesses to learn from experienced managers. This way, startups in accelerated growth mode can avoid potentially costly errors”, says Nicole Martel, President and General Manager of the Quebec Technology Association. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th September 2011

FEATURE – TransGaming Turns The Animals Loose With Kula Blox Launch

transgamingTransGaming Inc. has finally released their extremely addictive new game, KULA BLOX. The title, created by TransGaming’s Department of Fun, in-house Studio Division, leverages the company’s cross-platform game enablement technologies and will be made available on iPhone, iPod Touch (99 cents), iPad ($1.99), Mac, PC and TransGaming’s GameTree TV Platform. Targeted to a broad family audience, the release of KULA BLOX represents the Studio Division’s 3rd title, and very first original IP. The game will offer micro-payments and social media connectivity in future releases.Kula Blox

KULA BLOX is a fast-paced casual arcade game that delivers engaging, bite-sized entertainment through its exciting gameplay and beautifully illustrated cast of animal-themed characters. Players must maneuver their character as it falls through the sky, collecting or “eating” other creatures in order to gain points and grow bigger to ultimately find their way to the top of the scoreboard. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th September 2011

StarCatcher Arcade Game New From JPK Games

jpk gamesJPK Games has released it latest title to the iTunes App Store. Available as a free downloand, Starcatcher is a universal arcade game for iOS devices. A very simple game to learn, players can touch anywhere on the screen and make the ship move using finger motions. The ship will move the same distance as indicated by finger touch, so to take advantage of a full range of motion without lifting your finger, touch on or just under the ship, but isn’t necessary.

Starcatcher, like JPK Games’ previous title Flew The Coop, is a high score based game played on a single level. The level gets progressively harder the farther your ship travels. Starcatcher is Game Centre compatible, posting high scores and maintaining a leaderboard. Players can also post their progress to Twitter provided they have the Twitter API installed on their devices.

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8th September 2011

Stinger Foosball League To Release This Month

Stinger GamesStinger Foosball League takes the handheld foosball game to a whole new, dynamic level. Scheduled to release this month, the newest title by Stinger Games combines realistic physics and AI with fantastic 3D graphics.  The game also features multiplayer modes, a full season and tournament mode, as well as four mini-games to build your foos skills and compete against others in online leaderboards, adding many hours more of gameplay. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th September 2011

Hasbro Canada and Toys R Us Team Up To Support Starlight Children’s Foundation

HasbroIf your racecar has sped away from your Monopoly board or you’re embarrassed about the sorry state of your Sorry! game, then Hasbro’s Great Games Trade-In Event is the perfect solution to revive your board games and your Family Game Night experience.

This fall, Hasbro Canada Corporation has teamed up with Toys”R”Us locations across Canada to help families responsibly dispose of their old, worn-out games. Toys”R”Us is offering exceptional savings to replace these old games with new refreshed editions of Hasbro games, to bring an extra dose of fun to all Family Game Night gatherings. At the same time, consumers will also be contributing to a great cause. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th September 2011

Troll Blaster Coming Soon From eMobisoft

emobisoftMobile software development firm eMobiSoft Inc. is gearing up to launch their physics challenge game “Troll Blaster” which sets out to claim its place among iOS classics.  Troll Blaster is a projectile destruction game which has players strategically select from a choice of weapons to destroy structures holding the “evil” trolls.  The player then pulls the weapon back selecting power and trajectory and then launches it smashing into the structures.
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8th September 2011

Play Max Payne 3 In March 2012

Rockstar VancouverRockstar Games has announced that Max Payne 3 is expected to launch on the Xbox 360®, PlayStation®3  and PC in March 2012 in North America and Europe. Max Payne 3 continues the tale of former New York City detective, Max Payne. Still haunted by the memories of his traumatic past, Max begins a new life working private security protecting a wealthy industrialist and his family in Sao Paulo, Brazil. When gangs target the family under his protection, Max is forced to fight to save his clients and clear his name, in a bid to, once and for all, rid himself of the demons that have tortured him for far too long. Rockstar has stated that Max Payne 3 promises to delivers a dark, gritty action experience that is sure to satisfy newcomers and fans to the historic franchise. Read the rest of this entry »

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