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GIANT XBOX ONE MONSTER

There is a giant Xbox One cult monster terrorizing Canada

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 the Hutt. If the ...   read

 
 
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PS3 Bundle

Sony bundles NHL 14 with azurite blue PS3 for Canada

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' NHL 14. Retailin...   read

 
 
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Ubisoft creating 500 new jobs for their Quebec studios

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 next seven yea...   read

 
 
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DuckTales TPS

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

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 third-person shoo...   read

 
 
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A black 3DS XL could be coming to North America

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 something. I wish Nint...   read

 
 
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Watch Dogs ARG makes money spew from a Canadian ATM

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 mobile app will giv...   read

 
 
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Kickstarter

Kickstarter to allow Canada-based projects this summer

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 on this page by...   read

 
 
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Nintendo E3 Canada demos

Canadian Best Buys getting Nintendo's E3 demos

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 games. But didn...   read

 
 
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Videogame art show parties hit New York and Toronto

[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 Tisch School of ...   read

 
 
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Namco Bandai

Namco opening new studios in Vancouver, Singapore

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 Jobs, Tourism ...   read

 
 
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Tales of Werewolves

Preview: Sang-Froid - Tales of Werewolves

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 heady stuff. Sang-...   read

 
 
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Wii Mini online scrapped to keep down costs

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's Matt Ryan, w...   read

 
 
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Come see some games at Toronto's Gamercamp

[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 Gamercamp. Our ...   read

 
 
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Rockstar Toronto getting a new place, Vancouver moving in

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 released). Part of t...   read

 
 
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Indie devs and artists unite for Comics Vs. Games

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, each co-develope...   read

 
 
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Canadian Videogame Awards finalists announced

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 Expo pass holder...   read

 
 
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Activision hunting down Modern Warfare 3 pirates

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 is the biggest l...   read

 
 
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Katamari creator Keita Takahashi to work on MMO Glitch

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 see the game's ...   read

 
 
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Here's a mysterious Canadian viral campaign to watch

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 be an incomple...   read

 
 
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Sony hit with second PSN class action suit

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 trade them in fo...   read

 
 
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Canabalt 2 player coming to the Winnitron 1000

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 what has gone o...   read

 
 
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Kevin Butler shows Canada some love

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 feature coming to Can...   read

 
 
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Gears 2 gets 8X experience in celebration of America

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 3 if you're a ...   read

 
 
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Creative Director of Ubisoft Montreal says au revoir

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 of Game Informe...   read

 
 
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NHL 11 to have real-time physics, Canadian Hockey League

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 you see above: i...   read

 
 
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