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Interview with Warren Spector about Disney Epic Mickey

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 No Comments

A couple of weeks ago, Nathan and I got the opportunity to attend an exclusive preview event in downtown Toronto for Junction Point and Disney Interactive Studios’ Disney Epic Mickey, releasing exclusively for Wii on November 30th. We knew that Disney would be showcasing the game with playable kiosks and that members of the development […]

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Rock Band 3 Impresses, Teases at Microsoft’s X’10 Holiday Preview Event in Toronto

Thursday, August 26, 2010 No Comments

There was plenty to see and play at Microsoft’s X’10 holiday preview event in Toronto last week, but the game I was most looking forward to playing was, you guessed it, Rock Band 3. The chance to try out the game’s new features and controllers was too good to pass up, so after getting the […]

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NHL 2K11 The REAL Hockey Experience on Wii Tour Hits Toronto (w/ video)

Monday, August 23, 2010 No Comments

With NHL 2K11 hitting retailers’ shelves tomorrow, 2K Sports has been pulling all the stops to promote the game by taking it on a tour across North America, complete with special guest visits from real NHL stars. As we mentioned last week, we got to visit the tour as it made its first of two […]

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NHL 2K11 Tour Comes to Toronto

Thursday, August 19, 2010 1 Comment

Earlier this week, we got the chance to visit the NHL 2K11 tour bus as it made its first of two stops in Toronto. The event, held at Vaughan Mills mall just north of Toronto, featured a couple of tents with some Wii kiosks, for visitors to try the game before it releases next week, […]

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Metroid: Other M Brings Samus into the Limelight

Friday, August 13, 2010 No Comments

When I was a kid, I loved Super Metroid. The fast-paced platformer was one of my favourite experiences on the SNES, and one of the first games I actually managed to complete. Upon hearing the rumblings of a sequel for Wii, I started getting excited. When the offer came to attend the media preview for […]

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Metroid: Other M Toronto Preview

Wednesday, August 11, 2010 No Comments

In this week’s video, L.E. and Jeff get the low down on Metroid: Other M from the folks at Nintendo of Canada, and get their hands on it as well. And Nathan is nowhere to be found! Where could he be? Click the link to watch!

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Nintendo Showcase Metroid: Other M in Toronto

Monday, August 9, 2010 1 Comment

Nintendo of Canada paid a visit to Toronto last Thursday to show off its soon-to-be-released (August 31st) collaborative project with Team Ninja, Metroid: Other M, and Jeff and I were there to check it out. One of two first-party Wii titles not shown at Nintendo’s E3 Review event, Metroid: Other M got its own event, […]

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Kirby’s Epic Yarn As Fun As Hoped

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 2 Comments

Nathan and I had the chance to get our hands on Kirby’s Epic Yarn at Nintendo’s E3 2010 review event yesterday, and I am happy to say that it’s just as fun as we had hoped. The trailer simply doesn’t convey the feeling of just how enjoyable the game is when you’re actually playing it. […]

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GoldenEye 007 For Wii A Blast from the Past, With Caveats

Monday, June 28, 2010 5 Comments

Nathan and I got the chance to check out Activision’s new Wii remake of the classic GoldenEye 007, originally released for Nintendo 64, today at Nintendo’s E3 review event here in Toronto. This remake offers a number of updates to the classic Bond game including support for multiple controller variations (according to the Activision representative […]

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More Green Day Rock Band Screenshots, And Trailer

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 2 Comments

A couple of weeks ago, when the release date for Green Day: Rock Band was announced, we only had one screenshot to post (there was an issue with links on the press server… that’s besides the point). We now have the game’s American Idiot gameplay trailer to show here on the site, so what better […]

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