18th April 2013

Papo & Yo Released for PC

minority mediaIndependent game development studio Minority Media has announced that its acclaimed adventure game Papo & Yo is now available for PC through Steam, Amazon and other direct download platforms. Originally released in 2012 for PlayStation®Network, the game, which was inspired by creator Vander Caballero’s childhood, features a boy, Quico, journeying through a magical world to save his best friend Monster from a terrible danger: himself. Monster is addicted to poisonous frogs, and eating one causes him to fly into a fiery rage from which no one is safe. As Quico, players will confront their conflicting emotions about Monster’s problem in a deeply touching, emotional video game experience. Read the rest of this entry »

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17th April 2013

Kerberos Productions Announces Mind Games Expansion for Sword of the Stars: The Pit

kerberos productionsComing to a computer near you: Mind Games. Kerberos Productions, the creators of the Sword of the Stars: The Pit, are pleased to announce a new expansion for their popular science-fiction game. The Mind Games expansion for Sword of the Stars: The Pit will add new playable characters, new game mechanics and new content to the sleeper hit among PC gamers. The announcement of the expansion in development follows a surge of sales and player response that exceeded the expectations of the game’s small but dedicated dev team when they released The Pit in March of 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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17th April 2013

EA Sports FIFA 14 Captures The Emotion Of Scoring Great Goals

EA SportsElectronic Arts Inc. has unveiled innovations to the greatest sports game on the planet that will enable fans to experience the emotion of scoring great goals when playing EA SportsFIFA 14 on the PlayStation®3, Xbox 360® and PC. Innovations to the franchise’s award-winning gameplay will make FIFA 14 the complete matchday experience, introducing features that inspire fans to build play through midfield, dictate the tempo of a match and create rewarding opportunities. Great matches are achieved through measured build up and incredible finishing. A new feature in FIFA 14 called Pure Shot and a brand-new ball physics system will transform shooting, making every shot attempt feel real, and when players connect with the perfect strike, feel exhilarating. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th April 2013

Grid Lines: Battleship-style Math App Used to Teach the Coordinate Plane

Math File Folder GamesMath File Folder Games is pleased to announce the latest development in its fun, innovative math teaching games series “Grid Lines“. Grid Lines is available for iOS devices and allows students to challenge each other or play against the whole class through devices connected via Bluetooth. Similar to previous apps released by the company, it is designed to track student performance to identify concepts a student is struggling with. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th April 2013

Communitech HyperDrive Opens Cohort 3 Applications And Celebrates Acquisition Of Cohort 1 Startup

communitechCommunitech‘s HyperDrive startup incubator has opened applications for its third cohort amid news that Incentivibe, a first-cohort HyperDrive company, has been acquired by Rebellion Media of Waterloo. Since its creation a year ago, HyperDrive has admitted 18 companies to the first two cohorts of its $30-million-plus program based at the Communitech Hub in Kitchener. These companies have created more than 70 jobs, raised more than $2.5 million in investment and generated more than $500,000 in revenue. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th April 2013

THINK Conference To Challenge Education And Research Sectors To Seek Creative Solutions To Extreme Data

orionThe annual THINK Conference on Thursday April 25th will challenge leaders in Ontario’s research, innovation, and education sectors to consider “Extreme Data” and the impact it has on their institutions. Participants will be inspired by local and international data experts: Dr. Ann Cavoukian, Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner, John Weigelt, Microsoft Canada National Technology Officer, and Dr. Gregory Bell, Director of the US Energy Sciences Network. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th April 2013

Punch Brand Brings British Rocker Kieran Strange To Fan Expo Vancouver

punch brandCanadian design company Punch Brand, best known for their crazyheads line of animal inspired character clothing, is set to return for their 2nd year at Fan Expo Vancouver. They are excited to host British Pop-Rock artist Kieran Strange as special guest at their booth. The Punch Brand booth will be located in the Exhibit Hall booth# 518 at the Vancouver Convention Centre, April 20-21, 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th April 2013

Colligo Launches Complete Solution for SharePoint Content and Email Management

colligo networksColligo Inc., a Vancouver-based developer of enterprise collaboration software, has announced the launch of Colligo Email Manager 6.0 and Colligo Briefcase 6.0, a complete solution for SharePoint that is the first Windows product to integrate email management, document collaboration and enterprise sync in a single package. This launch is the latest step in achieving Colligo’s vision to support enterprise collaboration and sync everywhere, on any device. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th April 2013

Georges St-Pierre Launches Mobile Fitness Revolution With Groundbreaking App

touchfit - GSPReigning UFC® welterweight champion of the world, Georges St-Pierre (GSP) and UK software publisher Zolmo unveil Touchfit: Georges St-Pierre, a new fitness app that puts St-Pierre’s no-holds-barred training and nutrition regimen in the hands of the masses. The feature-loaded app, designed for iPhone and iPod Touch, learns and adapts after each exercise to serve up a virtually infinite number of tailored workouts based on the user’s own strengths, weaknesses and overall level of fitness. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th April 2013

Two Volunteer Recruitment Resources Launched By Wild Apricot Membership Software

wild apricotWild Apricot, a Toronto-based provider of membership software for small associations and non-profits, has launched Volunteer Recruitment Guide and Checklist resources, each designed to help organizations recruit much-needed volunteers. Read the rest of this entry »

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