NBA 2K15 drafts 3-D face-mapping technology to put gamers into the action

NBA 2K15 is angling for a slam dunk with an innovative new way to put players in the game. The developers of the interactive basketball franchise are adding the option for gamers to digitally graft lifelike 3-D renditions… Read More

One of the world’s fastest? EA’s FIFA 15 says Toronto FC midfielder has speed to burn

Move aside Michael Bradley and Jermain Defoe. Dominic Oduro is taking his place on the world stage in the latest FIFA 15 video game ratings. The Toronto FC attacking midfielder is the fifth-fastest player in the world, according… Read More

In Pictures: 2013 Pokémon World Championships in Vancouver

  Ondrej Kujal, 11, left, of the Czech Republic, and Yugo Sato, 8, of Japan, compete in the junior division final at the 2013 Pokémon World Championships in Vancouver, August 11, 2013. Kujal went on to win the… Read More

Canadian Videogame Awards are headed to Toronto

Following many of the industry’s workers, the Canadian Videogame Awards are moving to Toronto from Vancouver next year for their fifth annual instalment. Organizers of the event, to be held in April, are looking to capture a larger… Read More

Angry Birds’ new chief bets on Hollywood to boost flagging sales

To revive Angry Birds, the maker of the five-year-old mobile game is betting on Hollywood. Pekka Rantala, the new chief executive officer of Finland’s Rovio Entertainment Oy, is accelerating the game studio’s transformation into an entertainment company focusing… Read More