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The Changing Face of Gaming

The ESA released a study in April 2014 called : 2014 Essential Facts About the Computer and Video Game Industry. This report went into details of the current demographics of the video game industry. They hired the company Ipsos MediaCT, a company dedicated to helping companies understand how to reach their target markets better in the digital age, to conduct the survey and collect the data. The results revealed a video game world that was very different than what many believed it was. Continue reading

BREAKING NEWS: Mass Effect Director Casey Hudson leaves Bioware

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In what could be considered a bombshell for Bioware, it was recently announced that Casey Hudson, creative director behind such titles as Knights of the Old Republic and the Mass Effect series, has chosen to leave the company for greener pastures. First released on the site Kotaku, Hudson expresses the need to “hit the reset button” on his career, to gain perspective on his career and to eventually take on new challenges. Continue reading

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Nintendo Stockholders Express Growing Concerns (with poll)

At the 74th annual general meeting of shareholders on July 3rd, 2014,  the Nintendo Board of Trustees faced a wide range of difficult questions from from shareholders. Two questions in particular stand out, in light of a recent three month earnings report release on July 30th, 2014. The report showed that Nintendo recorded a -$96 million dollar net income (Nintendo lost $96 million dollars). Also, Nintendo’s net sales dropped by 8.4% in comparison to last year’s sales. Continue reading

Doctor Who: Engines of War Book Review

Hey folks, Dale here, and here I have the honour of reviewing the newest BBC book release ‘Doctor who: Engines of War’, by George Mann, which for the first time depicts one of the most mysterious and unknown periods in the history of Doctor Who- The Time War. In this story we see the return of the War Doctor, as played by John Hurt in the 50th Anniversary Special, The Day of the Doctor, as he struggles to fight the endless war of the cosmos between his people, the Time Lords of Gallifrey, and his bitter enemies, the Daleks of Skaro.

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Guardians of the Galaxy: A Review

Title: Guardians of the Galaxy
Producer: Kevin Feige
Director: James Gunn
Screenplay: Nicole Perlman and James Gunn
Composer: Tyler Bates
Production Company: Marvel Studios
Distributor: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

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Doctor Who: Series 5 Review

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If your a Doctor Who fan, you more than likely remember the day you watched the special called: “The End of Time”. Yes, this is the known iconic episode that ended the run of the fan favorite 10th Doctor, and transitioned into the new and fan-weary 11th Doctor.

Matt Smith. You hear that name now, and its usually followed by praises, and whoops and whistles. But back then, it was not that case. He was the man that replaced David Tennant. You get a brief view of him at the end of “The End of Time”, but you really don’t get to see him until the first Episode of series 5, “The Eleventh Hour”. Continue reading