Recent Blog Posts

  • Canadian Videogame Awards recognized the Best in Canadian game development

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    The annual Canadian Videogame Awards have announced their winners, and Ubisoft Montreal walked away the night's big winner. Picking up both coveted Game of the Year awards for Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (2013) and Watch Dogs (2014), the two games brought home a total of eight awards. I was invited to come see the annual award show that recognizes the best Canadian-developed video games, so join me as we take a peek at what went down!

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  • Nintendo Day Toronto Countdown Event was all about the games & fun

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    This past Thursday was a day Nintendo fans had been waiting for: the Toronto Countdown Event for Nintendo Day!

     

    Hundreds of enthusiastic Nintendo fans came out for a night of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U 8-player tournaments, Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire demo stations, cosplay competitions, and the grand finale–ceremonial cake cutting by Mario and Luigi themselves. I've got lots of great stories and event photos to share, so come see more of this fun-filled evening!

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  • 5 Toys that Make You Smarter as You Use Them!

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    Do you want to be smarter? I know I do! Which is why in today's blog I'm scoping out 5 cool toys (& toy categories) that actually make you smarter as you use them. Oh sure, you may not see immediate results, but there's certainly no doubt that the toys I'm blogging about today are enormously helpful in the development of one's intellect! Whether your talents lie in the Arts, the Sciences, or one of the many other of life's many worthy pursuits, there's bound to be something for everyone in our toy list today! So read on to check them all out and begin the process of becoming smarter.

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  • What to look for in your next laptop?

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    Buying a laptop is a personal thing. It’s the computer you take with you wherever you go, or the one that stays safe at home. It sits on a desk or on your lap. It lets you consume content or create it. All of that is great, but finding one that is right for you isn’t as easy as it may seem. The level of choice is widely varied, and the differences in capabilities equally so. If you’re in that boat, here is a guide that might be able to help.

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  • Give more than tech for that special someone

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    With all the stores festively decorated, this can only mean one thing: the 2014 holiday season has officially begun! It’s never too early to start searching for the perfect holiday gift, especially when it comes to shopping for that special someone in your life. As exciting as the pursuit may be, I know it can be just as daunting to get it right… but don’t fret! If you want to give more than tech for that special someone but don’t know where to start, you’ve come to the right place. I’ll share with you some of my personal favourites to get your gift-giving juices flowing.

     

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