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Nintendo Announces Canadian-Exclusive Wii Mini Console

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 No Comments

Well, I suppose this handily trumps Microsoft’s pre-release promotional nod to Canada with Forza Horizon. If you haven’t already heard, the major gaming news of the day is that Nintendo is releasing a special miniature version of the original Wii for the holiday season. Oh, and it’s exclusive to Canada. Once you manage to wipe […]

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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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Wii U is On Tour Across Canada

Thursday, November 8, 2012 No Comments

Can’t wait the week and a half for Wii U to come to you? Well, apparently neither can Nintendo of Canada, because it’s taking its latest console on tour around the country. The Discover Wii U Tour is going from Central Canada to the West Coast to showcase Wii U, some of its games and […]

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Microsoft Shows Off Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, Surface in Toronto

Thursday, November 8, 2012 No Comments

In this week’s video, L.E. and Nathan check out Microsoft’s official media launch for Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and Microsoft Surface. With so much to show in our interview/demonstrations of the products, we split this week’s video into two parts! Click the link to watch!

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Halo 4 Launch a Hit With Toronto Fans

Tuesday, November 6, 2012 No Comments

Say what you will about us Canadians (though I might suggest saying it with caution), give us a reason to go out, and we don’t mind the cold. Despite near or sub-zero temperatures last night, Toronto fans of the decade-old Halo franchise came out in force last night for the midnight launch of Halo 4, […]

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Monday, October 29, 2012 No Comments

Like Argo’s tag line says, “The movie was fake. The mission was…” well, not quite as depicted, but how often does a Hollywood depiction of a true story show all the facts as they were? Yes, Canada played a far more integral role than the film credited (and there were a number of other factual […]

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Forza Horizon Out Now

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 No Comments

Here we are, folks. The moment (this year) for which Xbox 360 racing fans have been waiting has arrived. Forza Horizon has hit the streets and, more specifically, retailers’ shelves across North America. Featuring an open world concept, Horizon puts you in the driver’s seat as a racer who has joined the Horizon Festival – […]

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Ubisoft Rocks Toronto with Assassin’s Creed III Launch Party

Monday, October 22, 2012 1 Comment

I’m not usually one to get into the specifics of launch parties or events aside from the game-related portions, but when a publisher throws together one heck of a shindig, it’s certainly worth mentioning. Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed III Toronto launch party certainly fits that bill. Held this past week at a club in Toronto’s Distillery […]

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Forza Horizon Hits the Streets of Toronto

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 1 Comment

As we mentioned earlier today, in our video covering the Forza Horizon launch event, Playground Game, Turn 10 Studios and Microsoft Studios, thanks to a push from Xbox Canada, acknowledged the existence, and importance, of the Canadian market (and, yes, specifically Toronto) with a new promotional video for Forza Horizon filmed right on the streets […]

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2012 Playstation Holiday Preview and Just Dance 4 Events

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 2 Comments

In this week’s video, L.E. and Nathan discuss a couple of recent video game industry events we attended here in Toronto, Playstation Canada’s 2012 Holiday Preview event and Ubisoft’s Just Dance 4 preview dance party. Click the link to watch!

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