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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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Choose Your Own Lazy – Golden Sonatas

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 No Comments

We’re splitting things up again for this week’s video. Nathan’s chatting about the Golden Globes from this past Sunday, because we know you’re totally still talking about it yourselves, and L.E. has put together a musical surprise! Enjoy. Click the link to watch!

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Microsoft Enables Kinect Integration for Netflix

Friday, April 15, 2011 2 Comments

Microsoft announced yesterday that it has enabled Kinect support for Netflix. This means that, as promised back at E3 2010, you can now control the entire Netflix experience like the rest of the Xbox menu screens, using hand motions our your voice, without the need for a controller. As before, the Netflix application is only […]

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CRTC Reconsidering Ruling, Soliciting Comments on Usage-Based Billing Ruling

Wednesday, February 9, 2011 No Comments

Jokes from earlier today aside, we’re fervently against the CRTC’s ruling that would allow major Canadian telecom companies to impose Usage-Based Billing on smaller, independent ISPs. I’ve already pointed out how it would hurt us and be particularly devastating to college students living outside of residence, but sadly, as of earlier this week, it seemed […]

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The Fight for Porn

Wednesday, February 9, 2011 No Comments

In this week’s video, Nathan goes on location in downtown Toronto to cover the anti-Usage-Based Billing rally at Dundas Square. While there, he explains the true reason behind the near-instant uproar against the CRTC’s ruling. Click the link to watch!

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Canadian Government to Reverse CRTC UBB Ruling, Rallies Still Going Forward Organizers Say

Thursday, February 3, 2011 No Comments

The reports started coming in late last night from news outlets around Canada. Late yesterday evening a senior Conservative government official said that the Prime Minister and the Minister of Industry have decided that they will reverse the CRTC’s ruling on Usage-Based Billing if it does not reconsider its position. Though the ruling only officially […]

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CRTC Dropping the Ball on Usage-Based Billing, And Us

Monday, January 31, 2011 3 Comments

If you follow us on Twitter or Facebook, you may have noticed we’ve been posting quite a bit about Usage-Based Billing today. If you’re not familiar with it, the short explanation is that the Canadian Radio-television Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) recently allowed Canadian Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to start billing users based on their monthly bandwidth […]

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Bejeweled 3 is Coming, Early December

Monday, November 1, 2010 No Comments

While it may sound unusual for me to be excited about a casual game, today’s announcement from PopCap Games that Bejeweled 3 will be releasing next month was quite eye catching. Bejeweled is my favourite casual game franchise (sometimes the simplest things can be the most fun), so hearing that a new version is coming […]

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O-Games Announces Another Puzzle Adventure Game for Nintendo DS

Friday, July 30, 2010 No Comments

As part of its end of summer/beginning of fall lineup, O-Games announced Treasures of Montezuma today, another puzzle adventure game coming for Nintendo DS releasing this September. Based on Alawar Games’  Internet title of the same name, the game follows Dr. Emily Jones, on her quest to uncover ancient artifacts and unlock a mystery that […]

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The Beatles: Rock Band, Bioshock 2, Guitar Hero Official Sites Up For Webby Awards

Tuesday, April 20, 2010 2 Comments

Harmonix Music Systems announced that it has been nominated in the Best Games-Related Site category in the 14th Annual Webby Awards, for TheBeatlesRockBand.com. The Webby Awards have been hailed the “Internet’s highest ” by to The New York Times (slightly humorous, considering it’s nominated for a few categories this year), as it is the leading […]