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  • Blog Post: Ubisoft Courts Canadian Government, Investors To Defend Against Vivendi Takeover

    Ubisoft is making moves to protect itself from Vivendi’s overtures at a hostile takeover . The company is reported to be courting Canadian investors and government funding to defend its independence. Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot confirmed to The Globe & Mail that the company is meeting with nearly... More
  • Blog Post: PlayStation 4 And Accessories Prices Rise In Canada

    The price of the PlayStation 4, which is currently $399.99 (as it is in the United States) has been hiked up to $449.99 soon in Canada. According to a report from the Toronto Sun , which received confirmation from Sony Computer Entertainment Canada, the console is getting a $50 price increase today.... More
  • Blog Post: Rovio Teases "The Most Epic Soft Launch Ever" For New Angry Birds Game

    Rovio is teasing its next Angry Birds game with a bizarre video revealing a soft launch for the project in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand with more countries to follow. The teaser looks more like a Dark Souls or an Elder Scrolls game, but at the last second throws a red Angry Bird at you. It's... More
  • Blog Post: PlayStation 4 Hits One Million Sold In 24 Hours

    The PlayStation 4 is off to a strong start with Sony reporting that one million systems have already been sold within the first 24 hours of the console's availability. These numbers mark only the North American sales numbers for the PlayStation 4. The PlayStation 4 won't be available in most... More
  • Blog Post: Namco Bandai Expands Into Canada

    Namco Bandai, the Japanese publisher best known Pac-Man and more recently the Dark Souls series, has opened a new office on Vancouver, Canada. Namco BAndai also published the recently released Tales of Xillia . The studio will handle social and mobile games for Namco Bandai, and currently employs about... More
  • Blog Post: Canada Awards Its Favorite Video Games Of 2012

    Last night, the fourth annual Canadian Video Game Awards were held Vancouver, British Columbia. Below you will find the list of what Canada considers to be the best games of the year. The Canadian video games are awarded exclusively to games that were developed in Canada, and released in 2012. Far Cry... More
  • Blog Post: Tecmo Koei Canada Shutting Down

    Tecmo Koei's Canada branch is shutting down at the end of this month. News of Tecmo Koei Canada's closure comes form the Financial Post , which spoke to an official from the company. The studio was responsible for mobile titles like Samurai Cats and My Monster Rancher, as well as a number of... More
  • Blog Post: Watch The Man Who Voices Solid Snake, Have A Conversation With Solid Snake

    The clip comes from the Canadian Video Game Awards which were hosted this year by David Hayter. Hayter is a prolific screenwriter, but in the world of video games he is best known for providing the voice of Solid Snake in the Metal Gear Solid Series. In the clip below, Hayter tries to step away from... More
  • Blog Post: Teen Confesses To Murder Via Bugged Gaming Session

    A Canadian teen has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder after confessing during a bugged Guitar Hero gaming session. Local police offered the teen's uncle a trade to assist in the investigation of the murder of 16-year-old Charlotte Jolly, who was shot with a stolen rifle after an... More
  • Blog Post: Canada Wants $1 Billion From Sony

    A Canadian law firm is proposing a class action suit that would have Sony pay for credit monitoring and fraud protection for two full years. It's been a challenging week for anyone working at Sony. The latest potential action being taken against the company emerges out of Canada, where Ontario resident... More
  • Blog Post: Kevin Butler Takes On Canada

    Sony has just introduced its movie and TV show video delivery service to Canada, and what better way to celebrate than with a Kevin Butler commercial? BTW, that's a rhetorical question, because there is no better way. Check out some of the other things on Kevin's list: 32. Immortalize Self in... More
  • Blog Post: Canada Gets Disc-Free PS3 Netflix Streaming

    Don't be jealous, my American brothers and sisters. We've been enjoying Netflix streaming for some time now, while our northern PS3-using cousins have been bound to the plasticky confines of physical media. Sony announced today that it is debuting its Netflix PS3 app with the Canadian launch... More
  • Blog Post: Canada Picks Its Favorite Games, Dragon Age: Origins Wins Big

    It seems like everyone else has already done year-end video game awards for 2009, but you know how Canada always like to be last at everything. Our neighbors to the north just held their first annual national video game awards last night, May 5th, an event that celebrated games developed in Canada. BioWare... More
  • Blog Post: Canada Gives Too Human Developer $4 Million

    Silicon Knights' last title, Too Human, didn’t fare well at retail. Given the game’s lack of success and the general economic downturn, the studio has been facing some financial hardship. This has forced the Ontario-based developer to ask for financial assistance, and the Canadian government... More
  • Blog Post: Defeat The Phallic-Limbed Sperminator in New STD Awareness Game

    Well, this is certainly the headline of the day. GamePolitics hipped us to a new browser game launched by the Middlesex-London Health Unit of London, Ontario that seeks to make learning about sexually transmitted diseases fun and exciting for Today’s Active Teens. The game, entitled Adventures... More
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