Reviews
The Walking Dead: Season 2
Playstation Vita

By Malcolm Inglis - February 18th, 2015

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I’m not going to go much into the story of The Walking Dead, we all know the premise from the hit TV show based on the graphic novels, and the main character of this story is familiar if you played the previous season of the TellTale Games series. The Walking Dead: Season 2 (played on the Playstation Vita) follows the journey of Clementine, a young girl who has managed to outlive many of the adults she has encountered to become a weary (but hardened) survivor in the post-apocalyptic landscape where humanity has been decimated by a zombie, er “walker” outbreak.

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Giveaway
RCA Digital Flat Antenna (ANT1650F)

By Jorge Figueiredo - February 17th, 2015

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If you’re looking to save a little coin by taking advantage of over-the-air (OTA) signals, then you might want to pay attention to this little contest. RCA has been nice enough to donate an indoor digital flat antenna for us to give away to one of our lucky readers. While we haven’t reviewed this particular unit, I have had personal experience with a similar product, and it was quite impressive. So what are you waiting for? Check out how to enter the contest after the jump.

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Fashionably Late Reviews
LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

By Jorge Figueiredo - February 16th, 2015

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LEGO Batman is back in his biggest adventure yet in LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham. In Traveller’s Tales’ most ambitious to date, Batman (and the Justice League along with the Lantern Corps) have to take on Brainiac, attempting to foil his attack on the planet Earth. Familiar controls and characters combine with some new mechanics, suits and schtick to create a great experience. If you don’t care for the LEGO game formula, you probably won’t care for this one, either. However, fans of the series won’t be, and should enjoy this game, even if the focus isn’t entirely on Batman.

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Reviews
Grow Home

By Jorge Figueiredo - February 15th, 2015

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‎Grow Home, developed by Ubisoft Reflections, is a neat little PC title with a basic story – but with an excellent hook. This third-person adventure game will have you controlling a robot who has been assigned the daunting task of growing a massive plant in the hopes of saving the planet. It’s not a long game, and it is definitely a very different title from Ubisoft’s normal fare – but it is entertaining and charming, and the open world is fun to explore.

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Fashionably Late Reviews
Skylanders: Trap Team

By Jorge Figueiredo - February 14th, 2015

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Skylanders has been a fan favourite for a number of years. This latest iteration, co-developed by Beenox (Québec City) and California-based Toys For Bob (PS4, Xbox One and Wii U versions; Beenox developed the 3DS version on their own), is a bit of a departure as it seems to be far more interactive than previous versions that I have had the chance to observe. This differentiation is present in more than just the software (the NFC-enabled “Traptanium Portal” is part of the fun as well), and creates an interesting dynamic with the audience – especially the younger crowd. Overall, the game is actually fun and features many hours of entertainment. Of course, to harvest the full potential of this title you may need to reach for your wallet.

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Events
Evolve
Impressions

By Evan Bergstra - February 13th, 2015

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Where were you on Monday night? I was downtown on Queen West in a dressed-up loft space above Design Republic trying my hand at Evolve on Xbox One. EB Games and Xbox Canada put together a launch-party-slash-demo of the game, where we could bathe in green LEDs and eat Doritos with Mountain Dew. Sounds like a wicked party, right? As a demo night, things were pretty simple as no devs were onsite to talk about the release. It was more of a barebones, hands-on experience for media and consumers to spend a few rounds in the game before its official launch at midnight. If you’re curious how it came together, the short answer is that the game is good. There’s still a lot we need to see before making more confident and thorough assessments, though, so stay tuned for our complete review.

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To Infinity and Beyond
I Can Show You the World…

By Jorge Figueiredo - February 12th, 2015

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Aladdin has been out for Disney Infinity 2.0 for a while now, and we have enjoyed his antics for quite some time. He is an agile character, whose long stint as a “street rat” has given him experience with acrobatic moves and skill with a scimitar. Of course, when all else fails, there is always the Genie’s lamp, which holds considerable magical power. Recently, he has finally been joined by his gal, Jasmine, who is the perfect partner-in-crime for the apple of her eye1.

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