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Otis Perrick has lived through the various ups and downs of Vancouver’s game-development sector. He worked in the game-publishing department of Electronic Arts as the company grew...
The Lego Movie Videogame(Warner Bros.; PS3, PS4, Wii U, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One; rated everyone 10+) Gamers always complain about video games that rehash the plot of the film...
With the latest version of its Galaxy S smartphone, Samsung has tried to focus less on the technical marvels, and more on the everyday user. The Galaxy S5 becomes available on...
Respawn Entertainment is not Infinity Ward. And Respawn’s first game, Titanfall, isn’t anything like Infinity Ward’s first game, 2003’s Call of Duty. But the two games are...
Stephane Roy wants you to know that his new video game, Thief, is flawed. “The game is far from perfect. Nothing is perfect. Not even me,” the Eidos Montreal producer quipped in...
Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare (Electronic Arts; Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One; rated everyone 10+) Developed by the PopCap studio in Vancouver, Garden Warfare takes the setting...
The fifth annual Canadian Videogame Awards, originally planned for April, have been rescheduled for November 21, 2014. The awards will still take place in Toronto. The first four...
Vlastimir Lalovic calls Samsung’s new PRO line of tablets “professional, productive, progressive”. The director of product realization for Samsung Canada told the Straight that...
What better way to promote the upcoming Nintendo Wii U game, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, than with a contest? Until February 20, if you can guess how many bananas are...
A few years ago, video-game developers in British Columbia worked hard to convince the provincial government that the industry deserved a tax credit. With the Interactive Digital...

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