Archive for November, 2012

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Gangnam Style Gets More Play, In Video Games

Thursday, November 22, 2012 No Comments

This week appears to have been a big one for South Korean rapper PSY. He started things off with an appearance at the American Music Awards, including a mashup of Gangnam Style with 2 Legit 2 Quit alongside none other than the parachute pants-popularizing MC Hammer himself. And barely a couple of days after that, […]

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David’s Corner: Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 No Comments

Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask is a handheld game for the 3DS. The game starts off in a city called Monte d’Or, and Professor Layton is on an adventure to figure out who’s behind the “magical” mask. The game has a great story line, and is full of challenging puzzles, if you are into […]

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Far Cry 3 Blows Nathan’s Mind

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 No Comments

In this week’s video, Nathan discusses his experience at Ubisoft’s pre-launch event for Far Cry 3 at Toronto’s Tattoo Rock Parlour. As he journeys through the jungle screens to fight the menacing Vaas, he gets more excited than you would expect, considering it’s a First-Person Shooter. Click the link to watch!

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Skyfall

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 1 Comment

All the problems I had with Skyfall are at odds with one simple fact: James Bond is the man. I could say the story was lacking in the creativity department, but James Bond is the man. I could say how little sense some of it made (especially his “death”), but he’s the man. I could […]

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Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale Slams Retailers in the Shelf

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 No Comments

Sony Computer Entertainment America, along with SuperBot, Sony Santa Monica Studio and BluePoint Games, announced the official release of Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale for Playstation 3 and Playstation Vita today. The Smash Bros.-inspired brawler is launching with a roster of 20 first and third-party Playstation characters, including Kratos (God of War), Sackboy (LittleBigPlanet), Nathan Drake […]

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Lincoln

Monday, November 19, 2012 No Comments

Though it was slow, there was a vein of intrigue running throughout Lincoln that kept the blood (story) flowing, keeping me compelled enough to follow along intently. However, this vein wouldn’t have been able to maintain its vitality as dynamically as it did if it weren’t for the unbelievable cast. First off, let me say […]

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First Microsoft Store in Canada Has Killer Opening Weekend Attendance

Monday, November 19, 2012 No Comments

Whether you’re a Mac or PC user, you can say whatever you like about Microsoft and its products over the years, but you can’t say the company doesn’t know how to throw a party or draw a crowd, because it did both for the opening weekend of its first Microsoft Store in Canada. With the […]

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Far Cry 3 rocks Tattoo Rock Parlour

Friday, November 16, 2012 No Comments

The introduction to Far Cry 3 is one of the best opening scenes I have ever seen in a video game. The characters are rich, the graphics are pristine, it’s funny, it’s thrilling, and it’s highly captivating. And getting to experience it in a room set up like a screening, just made it feel that […]

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Rock Band Gets a Six Pack of Singles in Next Week’s Music Store Update

Friday, November 16, 2012 No Comments

Another misleading headline for the Rock Band update? Yes! But nowhere near as confusing as last week’s, because there actually are six new tracks coming in next week’s Music Store update. Harmonix is releasing the extra tracks in celebration of the Rock Band franchise’s fifth anniversary. They just won’t be available as a track pack […]

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Sony Launches Wonderbook Peripheral, Harry Potter-based Game

Thursday, November 15, 2012 No Comments

If you remember our discussion on Playstation Canada’s 2012 Holiday Preview Event, you may recall the interest we took in the new Wonderbook augmented reality peripheral for Playstation 3, a new code-covered book that can be used with a variety of games. Well, Sony Computer Entertainment officially released Wonderbook this week, and its first title, […]

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