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Microsoft shuts down Victoria studio

Microsoft has shut down its Canada-based studio in Victoria, leaving 30 employees out of the job. The firm told Times Colonist that the closure was part of a resource consolidation plan, adding that its working closely with all employees affected by this change to identify open positions in other studios.” …

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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. Game Informer reports the bundle includes a cobalt blue 3DS system and a preinstalled digital version of Luigi’s Mansion 2: Dark Moon. The package will cost $169.99 …

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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. SCE Canada head Steve Turvey told Games Industry that PS4 blew away results from previous game-related retail releases in the country, at least tripling average numbers. The launch was a …

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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. The publisher is investing in the expansion of its motion capture technologies, and consolidating its online games operations and infrastructure in Montreal. The …

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Microsoft announces international Xbox One tour

A worldwide Xbox One promotional tour will kick off later this week. The Area One tour spans the UK, Europe, US and Canada and offers consumers the chance to get some hands-on time with Microsoft new machine ahead of its November 22nd launch. Playable games include Forza Motorsport 5, Ryse: …

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