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17th February 2012

Tiny Diggers Delivers Learning With Trucks For Kids On The iPad

touchtilt gamesA unique and exciting edutainment app for kids is available now on iTunes. TouchTilt Games, a young company based in Halifax, has released an educational game called Tiny Diggers for kids who love construction trucks and getting their hands dirty – without the dirt. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th February 2012

Max and Ruby: Max’s Mole Mash for iOS Devices

mini-orbyEveryone’s favorite brother and sister bunny combo are back in Max & Ruby: Max’s Mole Mash. Now Watch More TV Interactive Inc. is offering this family friendly app for free (regularly $1.99 USD) on Saturday, February 18th. Max’s Mole Mash is rated 4+ and is compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation) and iPad devices running iOS 4.2 or later. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th February 2012

Catch The Monkey Now On iTunes

mirthwerxCatch the Monkey by Mirthwerx has officially launched in the Apple App Store for $0.99 USD. This innovative game bucks the action-game trend of using violence to overcome obstacles. In Catch the Monkey, adorable and curious monkeys invade an elderly farmer’s field. Players help remove them by using a variety of humorous and non-violent tools. Game developer Mirthwerx found this radical approach so conceptually difficult, that it almost didn’t happen. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th February 2012

Sea Stars Makes A Big Splash With Update

Hothead GamesHothead Games has launched a significant update for the colorful side-scrolling iOS swimming game, Sea Stars. Version 1.3 introduces two new seascapes, three new swimmers, and a new sea buddy aid. The game has also been localized for Simplified Chinese, Korean, and the popular European, Swedish store. To celebrate, the Sea Stars is now available on the App Store for free. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th February 2012

Cackleberries Ready To Hatch

cackleberriesCackleberries Entertainment, a studio we first told you about in 2009, is set for official launch. Eight years in the making, Cackleberries is the vision of Coquitlam, BC mom Eronne Foster, who wanted to build a virtual world around teaching kindness, empathy, honesty and loyalty – along with a few school subjects. In a recent interview with Tri-City News, Eronne outlined what has been developing inside the New Westminster studio’s walls. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd February 2012

A Proposal For a More Realistic Game For Girls – Cross Post With Kiwi Commons

This article first appeared on Kiwi Commons, and was written by Deborah Chantson on January 30, 2012. It is re-published here with full permission. It has been slightly altered in appearance only to fit with our format.


Ah … prepare yourself for entertainment … at my expense. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th January 2012

KrangGames Launches Eunaborb

krangGAMESEunaborb, a free to play Flash game created for Ludum Dare, is the latest creation from Vancouver indie developer KrangGames. The object of the game is to guide your space-marble-resembling Eunaborb through a series of intergalactic platforms . Players will need to reach the warp portal at the end of each level, working towards the final goal in order to save the universe. Similar to a mini-putt in space, the game’s mechanic requires the player to essentially pull the Eunaborbs across the screen towards each goal. Read the rest of this entry »

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18th January 2012

Know Your Audience – Serve Their Needs Not Your Wants – GameON: Finance Day One Recap

GameON FinanceOrganized by Interactive Ontario, GameON: Finance connects the games industry’s leading players to new business opportunities in the interactive entertainment industries.

While the first day offered a variety of sessions on venture capital, project-funding, value of analytics, lean start-up models, and exit strategies, there was a single and consistant message to game studios: Read the rest of this entry »

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17th January 2012

Incubator Games Officially Announces Feeding Time

incubator gamesIncubator Games has officially announced Feeding Time, a quirky, whimsical puzzle game coming to iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch devices this March. Feeding Time centers on a unique but intuitive eating mechanic where players match various animals with their favourite snacks. Read the rest of this entry »

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12th January 2012

EA Play4Free Portfolio Tops 25 Million Players Worldwide

EA GamesThe digital gaming revolution is in full effect and EA is leading the charge. Electronic Arts Inc. has announced that it continues to break new ground in the free-to-play gaming market with a community of active players that has reached 25 million worldwide. Pioneering the fast-growing freemium gaming category is a centerpiece in EA’s strategy to reinvent itself as a leader in digital gaming. Read the rest of this entry »

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