7th August 2014

Nintendo Adds Three Mercedes-Benz Cars And Updates To Mario Kart 8

Nintendo CanadaFor the first time ever, Nintendo’s Mario Kart franchise will be powered by some real-world horsepower. An August 27 game update to Mario Kart 8 for the Wii U console will deliver a variety of new features for players, including the ability in-game to download three free Mercedes-Benz cars that players can race: the modern Mercedes-Benz GLA, the 300 SL Roadster from the 1950s and the legendary Silver Arrow of the 1930s. Read the rest of this entry »

Currently 1 Comment - Share Your Thoughts

posted in Driving, Everyone, National News, New Releases By: | Print This Post Print This Post

6th August 2014

Telefilm Canada Showcases Canadian Talent At 39th Toronto International Film Festival

Telefilm CanadaTelefilm Canada will again have a strong presence at the Toronto International Film Festival. Telefilm is putting key initiatives in place to support Canadian cinema, most notably promotional events and activities featuring veteran and emerging Canadian talent. Read the rest of this entry »

Currenty 3 Comments - Share Your Thoughts

posted in Events, Government, National News By: | Print This Post Print This Post

5th August 2014

Playable Ganondorf Highlights New Details For Hyrule Warriors

Nintendo CanadaVideo game fans will get the chance to play as the baddest bad guy of The Legend of Zelda video game series. Ganondorf, nemesis of Link and aspiring Triforce owner, will become a force to be reckoned with in the upcoming Hyrule Warriors video game, which launches September 26 for the Wii U home console. Nintendo revealed new information about Hyrule Warriors during a Nintendo Direct video.  Read the rest of this entry »

Currently 0 Comments - Share Your Thoughts

posted in Action Adventure, Everyone, National News, Upcoming Releases By: | Print This Post Print This Post

1st August 2014

Vancouver’s mediAm Is Open For Business

mediammediAm, a cloud-based film distribution platform designed to help build a modern, autonomous and profitable motion picture industry in Canada, and to assist other nations in doing the same. Headquartered in Vancouver, mediAm has been financed and built by film production professionals who believe that as conventional models of content distribution continue to transform and erode, the creation of a simple, intuitive and fully monetized digital distribution network will be integral to their long term livelihood. Read the rest of this entry »

Currently 1 Comment - Share Your Thoughts

posted in Business News, Digital Products, National News, New Releases By: | Print This Post Print This Post

1st August 2014

Family Channel, Disney XD And Disney Junior Summer Programming Highlights ForAugust 4th through 10th

mini-orbyBelow is a chronological listing of detailed Family Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD program highlights for August 4 to August 10. All programming is subject to change, time zones as noted. Read the rest of this entry »

Currently 1 Comment - Share Your Thoughts

posted in National News By: | Print This Post Print This Post

1st August 2014

Canada Media Fund Contributes Almost 7 Million Dollars To 30 Innovative Projects

Canada Media FundThe Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today a contribution of more than $6.7M in development and marketing support to innovative digital media projects as part of the first round of its 2014-2015 Experimental Stream funding. In July 2014, the CMF announced a contribution of more than $12.6M to 25 projects that received production support. Since 2010, the CMF has contributed $44.5M in development and marketing support to 204 interactive digital media projects as part of the Experimental Stream. Read the rest of this entry »

Currenty 2 Comments - Share Your Thoughts

posted in Business News, Digital Products, Game Dev, Government, National News By: | Print This Post Print This Post

1st August 2014

LEGO Friends Now Available On iTunes

Warner Brothers Interactive EntertainmentWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and The LEGO Group have announced the launch of LEGO® Friends for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch available for download on the App Store.  Based on the popular LEGO Friends collection of building sets, the LEGO Friends App lets players create their own summer adventure in Heartlake City alongside LEGO Friends Olivia, Mia, Stephanie, Emma and Andrea. Players explore and expand the adventure by unlocking new levels of friendship in fully narrated interactive stories, eventually earning “True Friend” status. Read the rest of this entry »

Currently 1 Comment - Share Your Thoughts

posted in Casual, Everyone, Mobile, National News, New Releases, Simulations By: | Print This Post Print This Post

30th July 2014

SIGGRAPH 2014 Releases Emerging Technologies Preview

siggraph 2014SIGGRAPH 2014, 10-14 August, has released its list of 2014 Emerging Technologies highlights to be featured at this year?s conference at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Out of almost 90 submissions to the program, 24 were accepted, with more than 20 pieces from submitters outside of the United States. Each year, SIGGRAPH-selected emerging technologies allow conference attendees to play with the latest interactive and graphics developments. The program also presents demonstrations of research in several fields — like displays, input devices, collaborative environments, and robotics — through Talks and a close partnership with the SIGGRAPH Studio. Read the rest of this entry »

Currenty 3 Comments - Share Your Thoughts

posted in Animation, Audio, Careers, CGFX, Digital Products, Education, Events, National News, Peripherals, Research Studies, Software, Studios By: | Print This Post Print This Post

30th July 2014

Fan Expo Canada Announces 2014 Programming Line-up

fan expo canadaFAN EXPO Canada™ will give every fan something to freak about when they walk through the doors of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre August 28 – 31, 2014.  The all-ages, pop culture extravaganza will welcome fans to geek out over comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming and to enjoy the many attractions it has to offer including everything from a Darth Vader Roast to a special event with the cast of Doctor Who. Read the rest of this entry »

Currently 1 Comment - Share Your Thoughts

posted in Events, National News By: | Print This Post Print This Post

30th July 2014

MAXON Announces Exhibitor Presence At SIGGRAPH 2014

siggraph 2014Professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions MAXON Computer is excited to announce it will demonstrate its digital content creation technology at SIGGRAPH 2014 – the annual convention for computer graphics and interactive technology professionals, taking place August 12–14, at the Vancouver Convention Center. The MAXON exhibit booth #1422 at SIGGRAPH 2014 is located in the West Building, Exhibit Hall B&C. Read the rest of this entry »

Currently 1 Comment - Share Your Thoughts

posted in Animation, CGFX, Education, Events, National News, Software By: | Print This Post Print This Post

  • Archives

  • Subscribe to our Newsletter


  • Select a list:

    Annex|Pro
  • GuildWars2Live
  • Canadian Online Gamers
  • GWEN Radio
  • Gamers Giving Back

Optimization WordPress Plugins & Solutions by W3 EDGE