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4:40 PM on 10.28.2009

Sorry Canada, no Half-Minute Hero for you

Apparently, if your game doesn't have French in it, Quebec won't let you sell it. This is probably something our millions of Quebec readers already knew, but one of them, Destructoid reader Mike, was unaware and has been disa...

Jim Sterling





1:00 AM on 08.11.2009

Canadian government funding indie games development

You and I both know that every person that has ever said, "If [so and so] gets elected, I'm moving to Canada!" is lying. Well, it seems that Canada is starting to call our bluff, doing everything it can to attract g...

Joseph Leray

11:30 PM on 07.09.2009

P.E.I. goes to bat for Longtail Studios with tax breaks

Two Canadian provinces, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia, have agreed to a bare-knuckle brawl to the death, both hoping to curry the favor of Longtail Studios, an iPhone and Wii developer based in New York. Twenty-three L...

Joseph Leray

2:40 PM on 04.09.2009

THQ hates Canada

Ok, not really. I'm sure THQ loves Canada just as equally as the rest of the world. However, it turns out that a whole bunch of copies of Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor shipped up in Canada with incomplete instruction book...

Jonathan Ross

6:30 PM on 03.12.2009

Killzone 2 ads pulled in Toronto because OMG VIOLENCE!

Sony has pulled a number of bus shelter ads promoting Killzone 2 following complaints concerning their "violent" imagery. It's been proven that viewing pictures of things that may represent fictional violent acts in...

Jim Sterling

10:40 AM on 02.20.2009

Oh, Canada: Beyond Good & Evil is a cheese pack-in

I love me some string cheese. I'm not sure why it peels like that, but I totally dig it as a midday blogger snack. And I dig Beyond Good & Evil. Though it's not the newest game around, and I think it was largely overlooke...

Dale North

1:25 PM on 12.12.2008

EA's new Canadian studio gets a red light

Electronic Arts' misfortune continues, as the former dominatrix of the games industry has announced that plans have been scrapped for new studio in Vancouver, Canada.Citing lower-than-expected revenue figures and ongoing glob...

Jim Sterling

11:09 AM on 10.17.2008

Sex or videogames? Canadian women answer!

If you love rampant sex, then you might not want to visit Canada during the launch of a big game. A recent survey has concluded that more women than men would choose interactive entertainment over good old fashioned intercour...

Jim Sterling

8:23 PM on 09.06.2008

Kids microwave cat, get banned from playing videogames ... wait, what?

I know some of you are sick of the "videogamers who do crimes" angle, but this one's just a bit too eyebrow-raising not to post. It involves a cat, a microwave and two teenagers who wanted to combine the former with...

Jim Sterling

4:19 PM on 06.17.2008

Best Buy Canada gets into the used games market

Best Buy Canada, recognizing the obscene profits to be made by reselling used games, has decided to adopt the practice at its subsidiary Future Shop stores. The Globe and Mail goes on to tell us what we're already intimately ...

Qais Fulton

9:59 PM on 04.25.2008

Canadian cops hop on the GTA IV stupid wagon

Probably feeling left out as the world's biggest moron parade marches by without them, the Calgary police department has come out to say that Grand Theft Auto IV is a "grave concern" and is worried about children be...

Jim Sterling

4:02 PM on 02.21.2008

GDC 08: Fable 2 gameplay and details. Also, co-op

 Lionhead Studio's Peter Molyneux came to the Microsoft keynote at the 2008 GDC packing new Fable 2 footage and details on cooperative gamplay.  Molyneux first showed off a new money making minigame for Fable 2. Wha...

Dale North





8:29 PM on 01.23.2008

jPod: the best gaming show you aren't watching

I wish all my "there's nothing good on TV" moments ended with finding a new and amazing TV show to watch, instead of my usual giving up and watching another Simpsons episode that you've seen a hundred times over.Las...

Faith

12:16 AM on 01.08.2008

Videogame Addiction debate on CHCH: Canadian television knows I exist

Appearing on Attack of the Show via webcam was the coolest moment in this little geek's life, so imagine the uncontrollable happy dance I did when a local Canadian TV station contacted me to appear as an expert (shows what...

Faith

4:46 PM on 01.03.2008

Don't taze me bro: Megaman machinima scolds Vancouver airport security

Tweedman would dig this: A Mega Man 2 machinist has responded to last year's Vancouver airport security shitstorm. You may vaguely recall the incident: A Polish immigrant and airport authorities had a failure to communicate w...

Niero Gonzalez

7:45 PM on 12.21.2007

Rock Band hit Canadian stores yesterday ... we got 8 units?!

So, yesterday Rock Band was finally released in Canada, due to the fact Electronic Arts and Harmonix had to push our release date back twice. [Editor's note: Harmonix has insisted that initial announced North American date di...

Faith