9th March 2014

Review: Professor Layton And The Azran Legacy

Nintendo Canada I freely admit that I have never played a Professor Layton title, outside of preview events held at Nintendo Canada. How ironic that the first title that I played from this popular franchise is apparently its last, and the third part of a prequel trilogy. While this may cause me to lose some of the benefits of knowing how the puzzle system has kept players engaged over the years, or how the story got to the point where it is now, it did not stop me from enjoying the game, its story or the 100+ puzzles awaiting solution. The back story is easily picked up, but I do caution that Azran Legacy is reading-intensive, so I would not recommend this title for younger children, unless they have a very good command of the written word and a penchant for solving puzzles. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th March 2014

Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition Coming To Next-Gen Consoles

drinkbox studiosIt’s time for Guacamelee! fans to return to fighting form as DrinkBox Studios has announced that it will bring its award-winning action-platformer to the PlayStation®4, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and the Wii U™. Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition – which is among the first indie titles scheduled to launch via Microsoft’s ID@Xbox program for independent game developers on Xbox One – will feature a bevy of new content, including an extended story with new game areas, a new boss character, powerful new player abilities and many other enhancements. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th March 2014

New Child Of Light Co-op Trailer Released

ubisoft canadaUbisoft® has released a co-op trailer for Child of Light™, which launches on April 30, 2014.  The turn-based RPG set in the magical world of Lemuria will be available for download for $14.99 on Microsoft Xbox LIVE for the Xbox® 360 and Xbox® One, the Sony PlayStation Network for the PlayStation® 3 and PlayStation® 4, the Nintendo eShop for the Wii U, and Steam for PC and is rated Everyone 10+. Child of Light is created by a small team of seasoned developers based in Ubisoft Montreal.  Read the rest of this entry »

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28th February 2014

Travel The World With Professor Layton In His Puzzling New Nintendo 3DS Adventure

Nintendo CanadaPuzzles can appear in the most unlikely of places. Take this press release, for example. Yes, it is announcing the upcoming launch of Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy for Nintendo 3DS in stores and on the Nintendo eShop today, February 28th, but it is also contains two puzzles that are ready for solving. Can you break the code and reveal the hidden messages? Read the rest of this entry »

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27th February 2014

World of LEGO® Legends of CHIMA™ Online Now Available For iOS

WB Games MontrealThe battle for CHI builds on in the world of CHIMA™!  Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, The LEGO Group and WB Games Montréal have announced the launch of LEGO® Legends of CHIMA™ Online on iTunes for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch devices, playable with a WiFi connection.  LEGO Legends of CHIMA Online, already available for Windows PC and Mac, is an immersive and interactive free to play online game that extends and complements the popular LEGO Legends of CHIMA universe of products, including construction sets, vehicles, TV shows and more!  The online game officially moved out of Beta last month with game enhancements and new features including parent accounts and chat, and this enhanced experience is now available for download on the App Store. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th February 2014

Register A Nintendo 3DS System And One Select Game And Get Best-Selling Pokémon X Or Pokémon Y For Free

Nintendo CanadaDuring the month of March, people who register a Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL or Nintendo 2DS system, as well as one of six select Nintendo 3DS games via Club Nintendo, will receive a free code to download either Pokémon X or Pokémon Y, the best-selling Nintendo 3DS games of 2013. The six participating games are Mario Kart 7, Super Mario 3D Land, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D, LEGO® City Undercover: The Chase Begins and the upcoming Yoshi’s New Island. The system and game must be registered between March 1 and March 31 in order to take advantage of the promotion. Download codes for Pokémon X or Pokémon Y must be redeemed by May 31, 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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13th February 2014

Today’s Nintendo Direct Highlights

Nintendo CanadaNintendo detailed major announcements for its Wii U home console and Nintendo 3DS portable system in the first Nintendo Direct of 2014. Launch dates and details for multiple games were revealed, including new characters in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, and Mario Kart 8 for Wii U. Nintendo also announced specifics about the addition of Game Boy Advance games to the Wii U Virtual Console service. NES Remix 2 is also on the way, complete with a Luigi-themed surprise. And a pair of games coming to the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS – Steel Diver: Sub Wars and Rusty’s Real Deal Baseball – demonstrate unique new ways for players to acquire add-on content. To view the Nintendo Direct in its entirety, visit http://www.nintendo.com/nintendo-direct. All prices in USD unless otherwise indicated.  Canadian pricing may vary at the time of availability. Some of today’s announcements included: Read the rest of this entry »

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6th February 2014

Ubisoft Announces Release Date For Child Of Light

ubisoft canadaUbisoft® confirmed today that Child of Light™ will release on April 30, 2014 and has also released a new trailer for the turn based RPG set in the magical world of Lemuria.  The game will be available for download for $14.99 on Microsoft Xbox LIVE for the Microsoft Xbox® 360 and Microsoft Xbox® One, the Sony PlayStation Network for the Sony PlayStation® 3 and Sony PlayStation® 4, the Nintendo eShop for the Wii U, and Steam for PC and is rated Everyone 10+. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th January 2014

Review: Adventure Abounds In The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD

Nintendo CanadaOne of my all-time favourite game franchises is, without a doubt, The Legend of Zelda. Every new title has provided hours upon hours of digital adventure, and the Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD is no different. Nintendo’s Wii U is a perfect fit for this title, and an excellent example of why the Wii U is my favourite current-gen console. Aside from the huge improvements in game graphics, audio and mechanics, there are a few subtle differences between this updated version over the original GameCube version, but that in no way detracts from the enjoyment I got in playing the HD version. Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd December 2013

Ninja Kitty Holiday Promotion

crowdworldNinja Kitty developer CrowdWorld Inc. wants everyone to become Kitty Claws Clan ninja warriors. Beginning December 26th, the game will be free for the holiday season and New Year. The villainous Evil Dragon King has begun his plot to destroy the Kitty Claws Clan and take over the world! They have kidnapped the Royal Ninja Kittens and are holding them captive until the Kitty Claws Clan hand over the Mystical Sword. Only our brave Ninja Kitty warriors can rescue the kittens and defeat the Dragon Empire once and for all. Read the rest of this entry »

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