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Following in the footsteps of Nintendo's superb remake of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D comes another remastered entry in this classic action-adventure series with The Legend Of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D. Come check out the stunning new visuals, and discover why this game, when paired with a New Nintendo 3DS, is my absolute favourite handheld Zelda experience yet!

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Incredible line-up of video games releasing this month

by Blogger on ‎03-10-2015 07:14 AM - last edited on ‎03-12-2015 12:51 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Get your consoles warmed up and your controllers ready because this month is shaping up to be a huge one for games. How huge you ask? Check out these big name titles releasing over the next few weeks: Battlefield Hardline, Resident Evil: Revelations 2, Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Code Name: S.T.E.A.M.MLB 15 The Show – and that’s just a fraction of the games to look forward to in March!

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Review: LEGO Batman 3 Beyond Gotham

by Blogger ‎03-01-2015 09:02 PM - edited ‎03-01-2015 09:04 PM

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Trivia time! What's the bestselling super hero video game of all time? While I would have assumed recurring headliners like Batman: Arkham Asylum or Marvel vs Capcom would be number one, this distinction actually belongs to Warner Bros' and TT Games' hugely successful LEGO Batman. I recently took the latest game in this top-selling series, LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, through its paces to see if the brick Bat continues to have what it takes to stay on top.

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Most Anticipated Video Games coming in February 2015

by Blogger ‎01-31-2015 11:27 PM - edited ‎01-31-2015 11:38 PM

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After a cooldown period in January, the video game industry is coming out of its short hibernation with a plethora of great games (and a new console!) coming in February. First, we have Turtle Rock's much-anticipated new five-player monster hunting game Evolve, and then shortly thereafter the New Nintendo 3DS hits Future Shop shelves, along with The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D and Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate. In the second half of the month we have the new PS4-exclusive The Order: 1886, and the Wii U-exclusive Kirby and the Rainbow Curse. It's going to be a big month, let's have a look at the games!

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It's New Nintendo 3DS XL Unboxing time! [Video]

by Blogger on ‎01-25-2015 10:42 PM - last edited on ‎01-26-2015 11:39 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Four years ago Nintendo introduced the world to their revolutionary new glasses-free 3D gaming console, Nintendo 3DS, and now the company is set to redefine handheld gaming once again with the New Nintendo 3DS XL. Releasing in Canada on February 13, New Nintendo 3DS XL is the next big leap in handheld gaming, adding tons of great new features to an already impressive portable gaming device. Want to know what those new features are? Come check out this unboxing video I prepared, giving you an overview of the console and what to expect when it comes to Future Shop in less than three week's time!

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Review: Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire is here and with more Pokémon then ever before!

by Guest Blogger on ‎12-12-2014 05:06 PM - last edited on ‎12-15-2014 05:42 PM by Blogger

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The new Pokémon games are here, 3DS updates to the Game Boy Advance hits, Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. Which brings me to the big question, have you caught them all?

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Review: Fantasy Life lets you experience your dream life!

by Blogger ‎12-03-2014 11:29 PM - edited ‎12-03-2014 11:41 PM

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After nearly two years since the Japanese release, Fantasy Life from acclaimed development studio Level-5, has finally arrived on North American shores. This unique Nintendo 3DS role-playing game lets you choose your own life to lead, from traditional classes like Paladin or Magician, to more unconventional jobs like a Miner or Wood Cutter. Do you want to become the most legendary fighter in history? Or perhaps become world-renowned in a specific skilled trade? These life paths, and many more, can be yours in Fantasy Life!

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Canadian Videogame Awards recognized the Best in Canadian game development

by Blogger on ‎11-23-2014 12:33 AM - last edited on ‎11-28-2014 10:43 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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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

by Blogger ‎11-22-2014 04:38 PM - edited ‎11-22-2014 04:43 PM

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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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Celebrate November 21 with Nintendo Day!

by Blogger on ‎11-17-2014 10:01 PM - last edited on ‎11-18-2014 01:51 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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November 21 is going to be a huge day for Nintendo fans with Super Smash Bros. for Wii UPokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire, and an array of amiibo figures all launching on that day. To celebrate the occasion, Nintendo has lots of great events planned over the next week that are sure to excite fans. Get ready to play some of the hottest Nintendo games this fall, and show your enthusiasm for all things Nintendo!

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A Guide to Backwards Compatibility in Gaming

by Blogger on ‎11-16-2014 01:35 PM - last edited on ‎11-17-2014 04:53 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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With the holiday season rapidly approaching, one of the most common questions I get asked is about game compatibility. This is the season where many families upgrade their gaming consoles, and most are likely wondering if their existing game collection, controllers, and accessories will work on the newer consoles. If you've been wondering about this, read on and I'll explain all there is to know about gaming backwards compatibility!

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Canada's Pokémon Video Game Event brought smiles and joy to Toronto

by Blogger ‎11-10-2014 10:03 PM - edited ‎11-10-2014 10:13 PM

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This past Saturday, in anticipation of the November 21st launch of the Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire games on Nintendo 3DS and 2DS, Canada's Pokémon Video Game Event brought Pokémon super fans together for a day of face painting, on-site game demos, cosplay, and more. Hosted by Nintendo of Canada, and held at Toronto’s Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, the event attracted hundreds of enthusiastic Pokémon fans all eagerly awaiting the release of Nintendo’s next pair of Pokémon games.

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There was a time when Nintendo looked to be falling behind the tide of gaming, with the Wii U not doing so well and the 3DS having a very slow start. However that has been changing in the recent year or so, with Nintendo releasing some of the latest games in their long running franchises. New games like Super Mario 3D Land, Legend of Zelda: A link Between Worlds and now fans can all cry out in happiness as Super Smash Bros for Nintendo 3DS is here.

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This past weekend I had the privilege of dropping by the inaugural Super Smash Club event held at District 28 in downtown Toronto to celebrate the launch of Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS. Super Smash Club is a Canadian-exclusive initiative created by Nintendo, and sponsored by Future Shop, that lets fans participate in the launch of Super Smash Bros. at live events across the country, and share their excitement for the franchise online through community-driven social media contests. It was amazing to see first-hand at the Toronto event just how passionate the Canadian fans of Super Smash Bros. are about this franchise--come take a look for yourself!

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Review: Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney is a delightful cross-over

by Blogger on ‎10-08-2014 10:59 AM - last edited on ‎10-14-2014 12:00 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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What do you get when you cross the most renowned puzzle-solver with the world's greatest defense attorney? For Nintendo DS and Nintendo 3DS fans that can only mean one thing: Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney, the dream cross-over adventure game, has arrived!

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