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Mounties and eSports

Canadian theaters to host eSports events


Movies are old hat
May 15
Canadian theater chain Cineplex plans to start catering to the eSports crowd. Cineplex theaters will show the documentary All Work All Play: The Pursuit of Esports Glory followed by "a casual Esports competition bet... read
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The Last of Us Remastered

The Last of Us Remastered is getting its own bundle in Canada


Oh, it's The Last of Us...again...
Jul 28
You probably thought you'd heard the last of The Last of Us. Well, you were wrong. And I'm sure there are still people out there who have yet to play it, after all this time -- probably in Canada. That's why Sony has announce... read
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Canada

Celebrate Canada Day with a Steam sale


Because you've all still got money left after the summer sale, right?
Jul 01
I'll be honest, being from Scotland means I don't know about a lot about Canadian culture; I know there's some great Canadian bands (Fucked Up, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Buck 65) and I know there's also some pish ones (you... read
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PlayStation 4 price increased in Canada


Along with the camera and controller too
Mar 14
Sony has confirmed to the Toronto Sun that the prices of the PlayStation 4 will be going up effective March 15. The consoles were $399.99, but will be $449.99 going forward. The camera and Dual Shock 4 controller will also se... read
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Ashen Rift

Roam the wastelands with your dog in Ashen Rift


Here boy!
Mar 10
I'm a sucker for a post-apocalyptic wasteland (I grew up in Glasgow, go figure), so Ashen Rift: A man and his dog looks to be the type of game I'd like to play. Set after a cataclysmic event, a lone survivor heads to the mid... read
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7Framed

7Framed has a dumb name; Why did you kill the governor?


5373N FR4M3D
Feb 20
At first I thought it was "7ramed" and my mind was completing the title, however egregious, and then I realized it was "7Framed" and I can't tell if that's better or worse. Anyway, imagine you are a waiter, working like any ... read
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PS4 Canada

Sony: PS4 sold out in Canada in country's largest launch


Bringing home the Canadian bacon
Nov 20
The PS4 is off to as good of a start as Sony could have hoped for with over one million consoles sold in the first 24 hours of its North American launch. Those are some powerful numbers, some of which come from America's nort... read
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GIANT XBOX ONE MONSTER

There is a giant Xbox One cult monster terrorizing Canada


Still smaller than the Xbox 1
Oct 31
Run for the hills, Vancouver readers! The Verge has captured footage of a monstrous, 40 foot long, 20 foot wide Xbox One lethargically lying about the city, demanding players "pledge" their gamertags like an obsidian Jabba th... read
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PS3 Bundle

Sony bundles NHL 14 with azurite blue PS3 for Canada


Let's pretend I made a witty "high sticking" joke
Oct 25
Sony is targeting the hearts of Canada with their latest PlayStation 3 bundle package, which features the azurite blue PS3 launched earlier this month (and matching Dual Shock 3 controller), while also packing in EA Sports' N... read
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Ubisoft creating 500 new jobs for their Quebec studios


Investing $373 million over the next 7 years
Oct 01
Too often we report on studio closers, so it's always a nice chance of pace when we get to talk about new jobs. Ubisoft has announced 500 new jobs coming to its Quebec location, with an investment of $362 million USD over the... read
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DuckTales TPS

There's a Canada-only DuckTales iOS third-person shooter


Quack-a-duty, Unca Scrooge!
Aug 10
While fans of the Disney Afternoon have been anxiously awaiting the release of DuckTales Remastered, Disney had tossed a separate DuckTales-branded game onto iOS devices. It is called DuckTales: Scrooge's Loot, and it is a th... read
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A black 3DS XL could be coming to North America


Once you go black...
Jul 26
My blue 3DS XL looks like sh*t. It has scratches and gouges on the top, back and all sides. The inside is fine (yay for clamshell designs), but the rest looks like I get in regular car wrecks or fight with zoo cats or somethi... read
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Watch Dogs

Watch Dogs ARG makes money spew from a Canadian ATM


'Let's hit that bastard where it counts'
Jul 05
An alternate reality game for Watch Dogs has surfaced, and somewhat surprisingly, it's taking place in the Great White North. Here's the deal, you crazy Canucks -- do a little bit of hacking, find an ATM, profit. A mobi... read
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Kickstarter

Kickstarter to allow Canada-based projects this summer


It's about time!
Jun 27
Beginning this summer, crowdfunding site Kickstarter will allow people living in Canada to directly submit their own projects without having to go through U.S.-based banks, among other hurdles. Interested parties can sign up ... read
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Nintendo E3 Canada demos

Canadian Best Buys getting Nintendo's E3 demos


Maple syrup
May 31
As you may already be aware, Nintendo will allow the common folk to play E3 demos at select Best Buys throughout North America. We then shared a list of 89 cities in the continental United States that will play host to these ... read
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Videogame art show parties hit New York and Toronto


New games, new art, and free beer?
May 02
[Snake and Spider-Man by Reyyy] The good people at Attract Mode have not one, but two big gallery shows for you to have. The first is No Quarter 2013, which opens this Friday at NYU's Game Center at  the T... read
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Namco Bandai

Namco opening new studios in Vancouver, Singapore


Some positive news!
Apr 11
It seems like we've been hearing nothing but studio closers happening left and right. Well there's some good news in this field as Namco Bandai is opening up a new studio in Vancouver, Canada. The British Columbia Ministry of... read
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Greenlit title pits Werewolves vs. Canadians
Don't know about you, but I have a real soft spot for supernatural tales set during the frontier times in North America. The mixture of exploring a new world mixed with the superstitions and myths of the time is hea... read feature

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Wii Mini online scrapped to keep down costs


Nintendo claims Wii Mini is for 'families'
Dec 06
Nintendo has justified the Wii Mini's lack of basic features by claiming the aim was to keep costs down. Yes, I know, a bit of a Captain Obvious response. More interesting is the extra reasoning provided by Nintendo of Canada... read
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Come see some games at Toronto's Gamercamp


You hear that, you canuckers!?!
Oct 29
[Update: This post, originally published with the headline, "Playable Splinter Cell and more at Toronto's Gamercamp," has been amended. We have received an email from Ubisoft saying Splinter Cell will not be playable at ... read
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Rockstar Toronto getting a new place, Vancouver moving in


Jul 09
Things are a-changin' over in Rockstar Canada. Rockstar is moving their Toronto team into a much bigger studio, a part of which the Ontario government is footing the bill for (specifics of the financial details were not relea... read
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Indie devs and artists unite for Comics Vs. Games


Apr 30
If you are in Toronto this week, you might want to scoot on by the Comics vs. Games exhibition, hosted by TIFF Nexus and led by They Bleed Pixels creator Miguel Sternberg. The main draw of the event is a set of five games, e... read
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Canadian Videogame Awards finalists announced


Mar 27
Why yes, there is such a thing as the Canadian Video Game Awards! The 3rd annual edition of the awards show will take place in Vancouver on April 21st, and coincides with Fan Expo Vancouver (limited seating available to Fan E... read
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Activision hunting down Modern Warfare 3 pirates


Oct 28
Impatient gamers have already managed to get their hands on leaked copies of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, with pirated versions springing up online -- but if you mess with the bull, you get the horns, and Activision i... read
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Katamari creator Keita Takahashi to work on MMO Glitch


Jul 14
What's next for the guy behind Katamari Damacy and Noby Noby Boy? A MMO. Keita Takahashi has joined forces with Canadian developers Tiny Speck to work on the upcoming MMO Glitch. You'll easily get why he is involved when you ... read
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Here's a mysterious Canadian viral campaign to watch


Jun 02
The Canadian Videogame Awards recently aired and, in amongst the hustle and bustle, a web address was shown onscreen leading to a countdown timer. The countdown at thereisnolist.ca ended last night, revealing what appeared to... read
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Sony hit with second PSN class action suit


May 04
Sony is already facing a class action suit in the United States, but now Canadian lawyers have caught the whiff of blood in their nostrils and are circling the embattled company. If Sony collects a full set of suits, it can t... read
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Canabalt 2 player coming to the Winnitron 1000


Dec 05
Have you played Canabalt yet? It's a free and fun auto-run platformer, and it's surely worth a second or two of your time, if not just to see how compelling one-button gaming can be. Just like Meat Boy was the foundation of ... read
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Kevin Butler shows Canada some love


Nov 10
Sony has released a new Kevin Butler ad in which the VP who "only does everything" addresses the good people of Canada in regards to the video delivery service on PSN. Now, I thought I had missed some news about a new featur... read
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Gears 2 gets 8X experience in celebration of America


Jul 03
There are two ways to express your love for America this weekend: fireworks and earning 8X experience in Gears of War 2. The latter you can do any time through July 6, while the former must be done at night on July 4 (or July... read
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Creative Director of Ubisoft Montreal says au revoir


Jun 14
As the creative director of Ubisoft Montreal, and Assassin's Creed and Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, Patrice Désilets is a big deal for the company. Or, he at least was a big deal, as announcing today, courtesy ... read
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NHL 11 to have real-time physics, Canadian Hockey League


May 21
The fall 2010 release of NHL 11 is still far off, but already, EA Sports is putting out bits and pieces of information on the game. Earlier this week, EA Canada updated the franchise's Facebook page with the screenshot y... read






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