Entries in 'canada' (36)

PS4 prices rise in Canada

PS4 prices rise in Canada

Sony has increased the cost of its PlayStation 4 console by $50 at Canadian retailers.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 15th 2014 at 8:38PM in News
Microsoft shuts down Victoria studio

Microsoft shuts down Victoria studio

Microsoft has shut down its Canada-based studio in Victoria, leaving 30 employees out of the job.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 6th 2013 at 7:40AM in News
Luigi's Mansion 2: Dark Moon 3DS bundle lands this week

Luigi's Mansion 2: Dark Moon 3DS bundle lands this week

A new 3DS bundle featuring Luigi's Mansion 2 will hit shops in US and Canada in time for Black Friday, Nintendo has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 26th 2013 at 8:10AM in News
Sony: PS4 "by far the largest" launch in Canada's history

Sony: PS4 "by far the largest" launch in Canada's history

The Canadian launch of PlayStation 4 is turning out to be the most successful console release in the country's history.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 20th 2013 at 4:55AM in News

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Ubisoft reveals $370m Canadian dev investment

Ubisoft reveals $370m Canadian dev investment

Ubisoft is set to invest $373 million into its Quebec operations over the next seven years, a move that will generate 500 additional jobs in the province.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Sep 30th 2013 at 3:59PM in News
Microsoft announces international Xbox One tour

Microsoft announces international Xbox One tour

A worldwide Xbox One promotional tour will kick off later this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2013 at 12:57PM in News
Kickstarter opens up for Canadian-based projects

Kickstarter opens up for Canadian-based projects

Kickstarter has welcomed in a new region to its ranks, allowing developers in Canada to create and run campaigns on the crowdfunding site.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 10th 2013 at 8:11AM in News
Sony quietly launches 12 GB flash-memory PS3 in US and Canada

Sony quietly launches 12 GB flash-memory PS3 in US and Canada

A 12 GB flash-memory PS3 super slim model has been listed on Sony's North American website, but the company doesn't seem interested in creating any hubbub about it.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 20th 2013 at 3:10AM in News

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Kickstarter arriving in Canada next month

Kickstarter arriving in Canada next month

Canada-based developers and tech start-ups will be able to use crowdfunding website as of September 9th.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Aug 6th 2013 at 10:39AM in News
Rumour: Black 3DS XL model lands at US and Canada retail this week

Rumour: Black 3DS XL model lands at US and Canada retail this week

A black model of Nintendo’s 3DS XL line looks to be on its way to shelves in North America, according to an ad promoting the hardware.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 25th 2013 at 6:35AM in News
Kickstarter campaigns opening up to Canada later this summer

Kickstarter campaigns opening up to Canada later this summer

Kickstarter will open up its doors to Canada-based companies beginning later this summer.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 28th 2013 at 7:38AM in News
Canadian video game industry adds $2.3bn to national GDP

Canadian video game industry adds $2.3bn to national GDP

Finally some good news out of Canada, as the region’s Entertainment Software Association has revealed the country’s video game industry added around $2.3bn to the national GDP in 2012.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 2nd 2013 at 10:11AM in News

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Report - Tecmo Koei Canada to close later this month

Report - Tecmo Koei Canada to close later this month

Toronto-based studio Tecmo Koei Canada will reportedly be shut down at the end of March.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 3rd 2013 at 3:02PM in News
Wii Mini has sold 35,700 units in Canada

Wii Mini has sold 35,700 units in Canada

Nintendo has revealed how well its Wii Mini has sold in the Canadian market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2013 at 10:39AM in News
International Factfile: Canada

International Factfile: Canada

Canada is one of the world’s biggest video games markets and it continues to grow.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 20th 2013 at 2:15PM in News
So what is the Wii Mini?

So what is the Wii Mini?

$99.99. It’s the magic price that all hardware eventually aspires to. And it’s exactly the price the Wii Mini will launch at.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 6th 2012 at 9:27AM in News

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INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Canada

INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Canada

In terms of employee numbers, Canada is home to the third biggest video game industry in the world. 16,000 people are employed by games firms across 348 companies, according to ...

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 11th 2012 at 10:40AM in News
FIFA dev EA Canada tops Develop 100

FIFA dev EA Canada tops Develop 100

Yesterday our sister site Develop launched the latest edition of its widely-read Develop 100, a ranking of the best studios in the world.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 5th 2012 at 3:48PM in News
Vita 3G delayed in Canada, retail claims

Vita 3G delayed in Canada, retail claims

Retailer EB Games has contacted many of its Canadian customers saying that the 3G-ready version of the PlayStation Vita has been delayed in the country.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2011 at 8:25AM in News
EB Games to scrap distinction between new and used games

EB Games to scrap distinction between new and used games

Canadian retailer EB Games has reportedly done away with the distinction between new and pre-owned games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2011 at 1:10PM in News
Silicon Knights axes 75% of workforce

Silicon Knights axes 75% of workforce

Canadian games studio Silicon Knights has laid off three quarters of its staff, according to sources close to the company.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Nov 1st 2011 at 10:05AM in News
Now Canadian Sony site is hacked

Now Canadian Sony site is hacked

Having just confessed to a fresh data theft from the Sony Greece BMG website, the PlayStation platform has now revealed a further breach of its online security.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 25th 2011 at 1:41PM in News
Ubisoft granted THQ injunction

Ubisoft granted THQ injunction

THQ has been issued an injunction preventing it from illicitly pulling talent away from a Ubisoft studio in Canada.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2011 at 11:36AM in News
Beenox given Spider-Man duties

Beenox given Spider-Man duties

Developer Beenox is now responsible for Activision’s future Spider-Man games following the release of last year's Shattered Dimensions.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 14th 2011 at 10:31AM in News