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Tournament Gaming Returns to Toronto – ESC: The Elite Series

Tournament Gaming Returns to Toronto – ESC: The Elite Series 

“ESC: The Elite Series” – September 22-23rd 2012  Toronto. Produced by Sandbox Promotions, the July 28th event is the Grand Finals for the 2012 ESC E-Sports Championship Season.   The event will be held at the Primrose Hotel.  This is, in fact, the first full season for the ESC which has run qualifying events for […]

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Tales from Space: About a Blob – Review

Tales from Space: About a Blob – Review
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Independent Toronto-based video game developer, DrinkBox Studios has finally released their first original console game today, Tales from Space: About a Blob. Available on the PlayStation Network as a digital download, About a Blob is a campy 2-D monster-movie-inspired puzzle platformer that will no doubt strike a chord with the inherent glutinous characteristics that are […]

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Preview for DrinkBox Studios’ Upcoming Tales from Space: About a Blob (PS3 DLC)

Preview for DrinkBox Studios’ Upcoming <em>Tales from Space: About a Blob</em> (PS3 DLC) 

Tuesday February 1st, 2011 is a noteworthy day for those of us in the Toronto video game community, as local independent startup DrinkBox Studios is set to release its first original console game Tales from Space: About a Blob – a monster-movie-inspired puzzle-platformer. The February 1st release will be exclusive to PlayStation Plus members, while […]

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Digital Download Game World’s Best DLC of 2010 (Part 2)

Digital Download Game World’s Best DLC of 2010 (Part 2) 

Best Shotgun Approach to Marketing and Design – 2010 Plants vs. Zombies, Pop Cap Games 1. Tower Defense Games 2. Cartoon Artwork 3. Farming / Gardening 4. Multiple Platform Release Strategy 5. ZOMBIES! Pop Cap Games figured out how to bring 5 of the most popular trends in the casual gaming to one title.  Plants vs. […]

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Digital Download Game World’s Best DLC of 2010 (Part 1)

Digital Download Game World’s Best DLC of 2010 (Part 1) 

2010 has been huge for the Digital Download industry.  The scope of digital downloads have changed and so has player expectations.  At the start of 2009, Digital Download games were often referred to as mini games and mobile games were all classed, casual games.  Now, as we reach the end of the decade, retailers are […]

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BBC America Programming Now Available On PSN

BBC America Programming Now Available On PSN 

Sony has announced this week that BBC America programming will be available on PlayStation 3 consoles across the United States. To start off the new venture with Sony, BBC America has made the first episode of the American version of “Top Gear” available free of charge (Regularly $1.99SD, $2.99HD) for the first two weeks. Also […]

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Explore Tozai Games’ Spelunker HD On PlayStation Network Today

Explore Tozai Games’ <em>Spelunker HD</em> On PlayStation Network Today 

Notorious, best-selling platformer comes to PS3TM. Man, what a busy day on the PlayStation Network. It’s a good thing I dropped an extra $50 in my purse because the PSN “Stock Up for Winter Sale” starts today, as well as Tozai Games announcement that Spelunker™ HD will launch today on the PSN in North America. […]

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PlayStation Slashing Prices On Tons Of Great PS3, PSP And Minis

PlayStation Slashing Prices On Tons Of Great PS3, PSP And Minis 

Get Prepped for the Holidays with the PlayStation Network’s ‘Stock Up for Winter’ Sale! It looks like Sony is giving gamers even more incentive to just curl up on the couch and stay out of the cold weather. With Thanksgiving and Christmas break approaching, the PlayStation Network team is celebrating the holiday season with some […]

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2010 Essential Facts About The Canadian Video Game Industry

2010 Essential Facts About The Canadian Video Game Industry 

Last week the Entertainment Software Association of Canada (ESA) released their 2010 report entitled: Essential Facts About the Canadian Computer and Video Game Industry. In collaboration with the NPD Group’s 2010 Understanding the Canadian Gamer custom research, the comprehensive report gathered data from 2,579 Canadian adults, 398 Canadian teens (13-17) and 547 kids (6-12) and […]

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Medal of Honor Adds FREE DLC ‘Clean Sweep’ Alongside Premium ‘Hot Zone’ DLC

Medal of Honor Adds FREE DLC <em>‘Clean Sweep’</em> Alongside Premium <em>‘Hot Zone’</em> DLC 

Medal of Honor developers Dice have announced today that two brand new multiplayer modes: Clean Sweep and Hot Zone, are now available for PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 owners. Clean Sweep is a free multiplayer elimination mode that will be playable over two new maps: Bagram Hanger and Khyler Caves, as well as revamped […]

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