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The Last of Us Remastered PS4 bundle headed to Canada

Our brothers and sisters to the north will soon have extra incentive to pick up a PlayStation 4, as Sony announced that it will ship a The Last of Us Remastered-themed PS4 hardware bundle in Canada this week. The package includes a PlayStation 4 console, a DualShock 4 controller, and a digital...

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First Persona 3 movie heads West with English subs

Aniplex is bringing Persona 3: The Movie #1 - The Spring of Birth on Blu-ray to 50 countries including the US and Canada on May 20. However, it'll only be subtitled in English, so don't expect to hear the dubbed voices that you're familiar with from the PS2 game. Aniplex is releasing both the...

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PS4 price going up $50 in Canada, accessories and games up $5

It's not uncommon for gamers to hold off on purchasing new consoles, games and accessories until a price drop; what's is uncommon is waiting, and being rewarded with a price increase. The Toronto Sun reports that starting today, the PlayStation 4 will cost $50 more in Canada, up from its previous...

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Microsoft closes Victoria studio, moves development to Vancouver

Microsoft has shuttered its Victoria, British Columbia studio after two years of operation, affecting at least 30 positions. Microsoft told British Columbia's Times Colonist the decision was made to "centralize development" in its Vancouver studios. "This was not an easy decision, but one guided...

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The Long Dark shows the harshness of night

In Hinterland Studio's first game, The Long Dark, players attempt to survive while stranded in the cold, harsh wilderness. Survival means not only ensuring you have enough calories stored to survive the day's grueling activity schedule, but also defending yourself from lurking predators. ...

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Ubisoft invests $362M in Quebec over 7 years, plans to add 500 jobs

Ubisoft is concentrating its American operations for online games in Montreal, Quebec, expecting to add 500 new jobs to the region by 2020. This investment over the next seven years focuses on online infrastructures and the expansion of Ubisoft's motion capture technologies, and it will bring...

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Canadian Kickstarters politely begin asking for money today

Canadian developers can now tap the limitless resources of buddies and pals on Kickstarter to fund projects. As of today, The Great White North can legally receive the almighty greenback (as well as purple, blue, red and brown) from the crowdfund site. Canadian creators must be a permanent...

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Kickstarter open to Canada on September 9

Canadian developers can finally fund their indie projects beyond investors and Tim Hortons-based Ponzi schemes. Yes, crowdfunding site Kickstarter becomes available in the region on September 9. The platform will hold events on August 8 and 9 in Toronto, along with more in Montreal on August 12...

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Report: Wii U basic $199 at Walmart Canada next week

The basic version of Nintendo's Wii U console will be just $199 at Walmart locations in Canada starting Friday, August 2, according to a retailer ad that sprouted up online. The ad notes that the sale counts for online purchases. Walmart isn't the only Canadian retailer with discounts on Wii U...

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iamagamer's first game jam focused on creating female protagonists

From July 12 through 14, Vancouver will play host to game jam organizer iamagamer's first event – a 48 hour jam focused on crafting original games with female protagonists. "This unprecedented event will dispute the prevailing opinion that video games are for guys and that games with...

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