Posts Tagged developers

Gamer Unplugged Road

One Gamer Going Unplugged, For Major Developer Tour Road Trip

Thursday, May 24, 2012 No Comments

While we normally do our typical news, reviews and the occasional preview in our daily posts, from time to time we enjoy covering some of the goings on within our own community. Today feels like one of those days, specifically because of the crazy thing a member of the Toronto gaming community (and member of […]

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Microsoft Releases New Kinect for PC Developers

Wednesday, February 1, 2012 No Comments

Microsoft announced today that it has now made Windows versions of its Kinect hardware and software available to businesses and developers in 12 countries around the world, including Canada, the US and Mexico. This new hardware and software package was initially made available to a group of 300 early adoption companies – including American Express, […]

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Start Making Good Movie-based Games!

Thursday, January 26, 2012 No Comments

A recent gameplay session of the Up movie-based game with my girlfriend (what can I say? She’s just starting to get into gaming) rekindled my not-long-ago extinguished ire with game developers and their lackluster movie-based offerings. Is it required that movie-based games not fit the demographic for which they are meant? Or that adults not […]

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Montreal International Game Summit Announces Keynote Speakers for 2011

Monday, August 15, 2011 No Comments

Last week, the Montreal International Game Summit announced the keynote speakers for its eighth annual event, taking place this year at the Hilton Montreal Bonaventure hotel on November 1st and 2nd. The event, presented by the Canada Media Fund, will feature two different types of keynotes – overall keynotes from three main speakers, and six […]

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Ontario Government to Help Fund Silicon Knights Game Development Engine Project

Thursday, July 14, 2011 No Comments

This morning, the Government of Ontario announced that it will help St. Catherines-based video game developer Silicon Knights (Too Human, Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem) create 80 new jobs and protect 97 existing positions within the company. How, you ask? The province is helping SK fund the development of “the best 3D Game Development Engine” (the […]

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Sony Announces $20 Million Investment in Exclusive Game Development for PSN

Wednesday, July 13, 2011 No Comments

Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) announced a three-year, $20 million investment plan today that will help support the development of exclusive games for the Playstation Network. The investment will go towards Sony’s network of first-party studios as well as its Pub Fund, which increases the development budget, and helps with game design and marketing for […]

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Game Developers, Journalists Collaborate to Raise Funds for Japanese Relief Effort

Thursday, March 31, 2011 3 Comments

The earthquake and pursuant tsunami that recently hit Japan have been devastating for the lives of the people affected at both home and work, and in many cases that includes the country’s massive creative community. And so the game development and journalist community has stepped up to take part in bringing awareness to the Red […]

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Ubisoft to Invest $1 Million into Artificial Intelligence Research for Video Games

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 No Comments

During a speech at the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal today, Ubisoft Montreal and Toronto’s CEO, Yannis Mallat, announced a partnership between the development and publishing company, the University of Montreal (Université de Montréal) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), to study the fields of machine learning and artificial […]

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Google: The Video Game

Wednesday, October 6, 2010 1 Comment

In this week’s video, L.E. describes a slightly odd, if not crazy idea that he recently came up with. Could it be some kind of genetically engineered robo-cyborg monkey (is that even possible?), a Lazyreviewzzz TV show perhaps (sigh… one day, one day…) or something even bigger? Click the link to watch and find out!

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Montreal International Game Summit Coming this November

Tuesday, September 14, 2010 No Comments

We recently received word that the Montreal International Game Summit (MIGS), a video game industry event focused on the growth and exchange of skills and ideas for people within the development community, will be held at the Hilton Bonaventure Hotel in Montreal this November. The event will feature a number of major keynote speakers from […]

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