Indie game developer incubator to launch in Montreal

The former executive director of the International Game Developers Association is planning to launch a new incubator focused on independent game developers in Montreal this September.Jason Della Rocca, the founder of Perimeter Partners,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 8th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Video game consumption up 46 per cent – but revenue stalls

Canadian video game consumption continues to skyrocket but that hasn't necessarily translated into revenue, a new study finds.Canadians acquired more than 77.6 million games for various devicesduring the six months prior to February,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 11th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Web-based dragon breeding launched by Toronto firm

A Toronto-based digital firm offering a Web platform to help educators teach science in and outside of the classroom has delivered 1.5 million pieces of content since its launch a year ago.Spongelab Interactive

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 23rd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Sony links devices together with Nasne media hub

Sony Corp. has unveiled the Nasne, a media hub that records TV and serves it up to its other multimedia devices like tablets and video game consoles.Sony's tablets, Xperia smartphones and the Vita

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 22nd, 2012 IDG News Service

Tetra Pak cartons become video game controllers in AR promotion

When most kids play games with their Tetra Pak juice boxes, it likely involves shooting jets of liquid out of the straw at one another – but that may soon change thanks to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 12th, 2012 Brian Jackson

From Garden City to gaming city

Tobias Wiegand came to St. Catharines for love but ended up being part of a digital economic revolution in the city.Wiegand left his native Germany in 2009 to be with his wife, who

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 1st, 2011 Christine Wong

Turn your passion for gaming into a small business

Everyone knows that making video games is big business these days--and if you're good enough, you can even get paid to play them professionally. But what if you're not cut out for game

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 21st, 2011 Patrick Miller

Ryerson launching digital media program with business focus

With growing competition in the gaming industry, Interactive Ontario (IO) and Ryerson University have partnered to give start-up developers an edge. The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson, along with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 28th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Seneca students’ 3D triumph — open source creation a bonanza for digital games, movie production

When it comes to motion capture technology, the leg bone isn't always connected to the hip bone – sometimes it gets connected to the elbow or the face bone. That's not quite how

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 30th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Ontario video game makers call for tax credit reforms

Ontario video game developers are welcoming a new report's recommendation for an improved tax credit system – even if there is some skepticism the government will act quickly to make it happen.The province

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 26th, 2008 Brian Jackson

How to not have your Web site hacked like Sony’s

The U.S. Sony Playstation Web site is the latest high-profile victim of a hacker attack on business sites that's spreading malware at breakneck pace, says a security vendor. Sophos PLC reported that Sony

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 4th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Video game challenges players to solve medical mysteries

If you've ever thought playing video games was a waste of time, you probably never considered that those button-mashing skills could help cure the HIV virus or Alzheimer's disease.Enter Foldit, the game developed

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 13th, 2008 Brian Jackson