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Super Mario 3D! Nintendo Launches Super Mario 3D Land

The timeless platforming fun of the Super Mario™ video game franchise expands into a new dimension this holiday season with the Nov. 13 launch of the Super Mario 3D Land™ game. Created exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS™ hand-held system, this new game places Mario™ and his friends in immersive environments that players can enjoy in true 3D without the need for special glasses. Also introducing power-ups, enemies and the return of Tanooki Mario, Super Mario 3D Land promises to satisfy series fans, newcomers and holiday gift seekers at a suggested retail price of $39.99 in Canada. Read moreRead more


Nintendo 3DS Games and System Update

This November, a new system update for the portable Nintendo 3DS™ system will enable owners to capture 3D video footage. People will be able to record and view moments from birthday parties, soccer games and holiday events, or create their own original 3D productions and show them to others in 3D, all without the need for special glasses. The system update will also provide new experiences for people who have conquered all the StreetPass™ challenges in StreetPass Mii Plaza™. Read moreRead more


Fan Expo Canada 2011

FanExpo Canada is a yearly event held in Toronto at the Metro Toronto Convention Center. It features the best of the worlds of comic books, science fiction / fantasy, horror movies / television, anime / collectible cards and video games. Last year’s event saw more than 60,000 people enter the convention center for a three day event. This year, the event was expanded to four days, and is likely to surpass over one hundred thousand fans. Read moreRead more


Mystery Case Files: The Malgrave Incident (Wii)

The rich mystery and puzzle-solving fun of Big Fish Games’ Mystery Case Files™ game series soon will be available on the Wii™ console for the first time. With the June 27 launch of the Mystery Case Files™: The Malgrave Incident™ game – available exclusively for Wii – players can enjoy a mysterious adventure in their own living rooms, as well as test their sleuthing skills together with up to three friends in new multiplayer modes. Solo or as a group, players of any experience level can solve their way through a series of fun hidden-object puzzles as they uncover the secret behind the peculiar purple substance scattered across the enigmatic Malgrave Island. Read moreRead more


The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (Nintendo 3DS)

The 25th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda™ video game series goes into high gear with the June 19 launch of The Legend of Zelda™: Ocarina of Time™ 3D game. Available exclusively for the portable Nintendo 3DS™ system, the new game introduces a fully re-mastered version of one of the most acclaimed installments in Nintendo’s fan-favorite The Legend of Zelda game series. Combining adventurous game play and classic story elements with enhanced graphics and previously unavailable challenges, this new edition also highlights the deep, engaging experiences made possible by Nintendo 3DS with intuitive hand-held motion controls and the ability to play in 3D without the need for special glasses. Read moreRead more


Starhawk Release Exclusively for the PlayStation 3

Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (SCEA) announced today plans to release Starhawk™, exclusively for the PlayStation®3 (PS3™) system.  Developed by LightBox Interactive, in collaboration with Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios’ Santa Monica Studio, Starhawk will provide fast paced third-person shooter action set in the lawless frontier of space allowing players to instantly alter the battlefield by calling down offensive and defensive structures in real-time from an orbiting drop ship, all while blasting away at enemies in the middle of huge single-player or multi-player firefights. Read moreRead more


Nintendo Wii Price Drop & New Wii Package!

Nintendo is dropping the suggested retail price of its Wii™ system to $149.99 and including a Mario™ game with the Wii hardware. Starting May 15, the newly priced Wii system will come in either black or white with the Mario Kart™ Wii game and a matching coloured Wii Wheel™ accessory, replacing the previously included Wii Sports™ and Wii Sports Resort™ games. Read moreRead more


Veho Pebble Portable Battery Pack Charger Review

The nature of my job is such that I am always on the move.  Whether I am flying, on the train, in the car or on the bus, I am always travelling.  Nothing makes the time fly by during travel better than using a personal media device.  Whether its a Play Station Portable, an iPad, iPod, iPhone, or even a miniature DVD player, these various devices always keep me busy and make the travel time fly by.  However, when I am on a long journey, without access to a power outlet my issue is that many of these devices only last for a couple of hours.  That just isn’t long enough.  The folks at Veho have come up with a solution to my problem.  The Veho XT Pebble Portable Battery Pack Charger can store enough power to fully recharge most electronic devices up to four times. Read moreRead more


Nintendo’s 2011 Game Line Up

Nintendo today revealed a diverse lineup of new video games set to launch during the second quarter of 2011. Whether they’re playing at home on the Wii™ system, having fun on the go with the Nintendo DS™ family of systems or discovering the new Nintendo 3DS™ hand-held system, consumers will have a wide variety of engaging, inclusive experiences to choose from as Nintendo and its publishing partners unleash more than 50 games in the coming months. Read moreRead more


Nintendo 3DS Launch

Nintendo introduces portable entertainment in 3D – without the need for special glasses. The Nintendo 3DS™ system goes on sale in Canada on March 27 at a suggested retail price of $249.99. It comes with a collection of pre-installed games and fun features, with more on the way. Read moreRead more