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  1. How to Live Stream Games From Your Phone With Microsoft’s New Mixer Create App

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    Microsoft's new gaming app has joined the field, giving gamers more options. If you’re into live streaming your video games from your phone or another portable device, you’re well aware that Twitch, YouTube Gaming Live, Periscope and Facebook Live have been in the business of providing live...
  2. 7 Things to Know About the New Nintendo SNES Classic

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    Itching to relive some of the classics and maybe share them with your kids? Nintendo's coming release offers fans a trip back in time. It’s official: has announced the release[/URL] of the Super NES Classic Edition entertainment system. The company says that the system is being aimed at two...
  3. Oculus Rift Begins Shipping

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    The long-awaited Oculus Rift is now here. The virtual reality headsets began shipping to customers this Monday, bringing new worlds to users and launching what some are calling ‘the best new device since the iPhone.’ The Oculus Rift is being sold for US$600, (approximately CAN$790,) and at the...
  4. Future Shop & Click Magazine Sign Exclusive Deal

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    Starting on March 15th, readers of Click Magazine may begin collecting their free monthly issues from Future Shop. That's right. Click will only be available from the 120 Future Shop stores across Canada. Frank O'Grady, CEO of Click Media, said: "Since launching in Canada last year, Click...
  5. Gaming Agency ISM Opens First Canadian Office

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    Interactive Studio Management (ISM), one of the leading global agencies representing independent game developers, recently opened its first Canadian office in Vancouver, B.C. ISM also added Sean Murch, who headed development at EA Sports, to its list of agents. Clyde Grossman, ISM's Managing...
  6. PlayStation Vita Lands in Canada

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    Sony's latest handheld gaming console, the PS Vita, was officially launched in Canada, the US, as well as in Europe on February 22nd. If you haven't snagged one already, head over to Future Shop or Best Buy stores for the WiFi only version, which sells for $249.99. The 3G version isn't yet ...
  7. New EB Games Canada pricing practices appear to aim at deceiving customers

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    A story on video game blog Kotaku is reporting on a new in-store labeling practice by EB Games in Canada that appears to be an attempt to deceive customers into believing used games are actually new games. According to an internal EB Games Canada memo sent to Kotaku, the video game store is...
  8. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 first day sales top $400 million

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    First day sales of Activision Blizzard's "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3" video game topped $400 million in the United States and the United Kingdom. Citing Charttrack and retail customer sell-through information, Activision said more than 6.5 million units were sold in the first 24 hours of its...
  9. Canadian video gamers are an impulsive bunch

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    The video game industry has been overcome by a wave of impulse purchases fuelled primarily by low prices, creative packaging and online accessibility. In an August survey of about 2,500 Canadian video gamers, 40 per cent told the NPD Group they had purchased a game on impulse in the past six...
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