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PlayStation 4 Last of Us Bundle for $340

Published on Thursday, 26 February 2015 15:45

Written by Tyler Hodgkinson

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Since Target's announcement that they will be closing of all of their Canadian stores, consumers have been fairly dissatisfied with the "amazing deals" that have been promised. That is, until GameFocus' own Fred Laroche discovered this hefty discount!

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Chariot Speed Run Contest Starts Today

Published on Thursday, 26 February 2015 14:21

Written by Tyler Hodgkinson

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Frima Studio is holding a speed run contest for their co-op puzzle-platformer game Chariot, and the prizes being offered are definitely worth the effort.

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PS4 Spring Fever Promotion Wants to Get You Twitterpated for "Unique" Games

Published on Thursday, 26 February 2015 14:09

Written by Nolan Forth

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It may still be -20 degrees here in Canada, but March is fast approaching and that means it’s time for PlayStation’s annual Spring Fever Program. The lineup has been announced and it looks like PlayStation Plus members are going to get decent deals on some stellar downloadable titles.

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Shovel Knight Gets PS4, PS3, Vita Release Date

Published on Thursday, 26 February 2015 13:45

Written by Tyler Hodgkinson

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Developer Yacht Club Games has announced that the PS4, PS3 and PS Vita versions of the highly praised platformer Shovel Knight, now have a set release date.

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Fable Legends Will Be Free to Play

Published on Thursday, 26 February 2015 13:22

Written by DJ Kinsey

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Lionhead Studios has announced that the upcoming multiplayer RPG Fable Legends will cost a whole bucket of nothing when the game releases.  A free to play experience is relatively new on Xbox One and Windows 10 so the development studio took to their website to...

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Get Squatchin In Latest Far Cry 4 Add-On

Published on Thursday, 26 February 2015 12:32

Written by DJ Kinsey

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In some corners of the world they call it Bigfoot or a Sasquatch.  In northern climates the beast can be called the Abominable Snowman.  In the Himalayan's they call it the Yeti.  Yes that giant ape-like evolutionary missing link is headed to the crazy world of Far Cry 4 in the latest content add-on.  Titled Valley of the Yeti, the new content...

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Select Amiibo Figurines Get Price Drop

Published on Thursday, 26 February 2015 11:03

Written by Tyler Hodgkinson

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According to Nintendo's official website, three Amiibo figurines will see a price drop. Donkey Kong, Yoshi and Peach will now be available at the price of just...

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March Games With Gold Lineup Revealed

Published on Thursday, 26 February 2015 09:19

Written by Nolan Forth

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What game type tickles your fancy? Does 3rd Person survival action do it for you? How about a good First Person Shooter or a colourful Platformer? A leak earlier in the week revealed the March Games With Gold offerings and it looks like there is a little something for everyone.

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Get Your Own Zombie Proof Cabin

Published on Thursday, 26 February 2015 08:17

Written by Jesse Vuksanovich

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We all know the zombie apocalypse is coming - we just don't know when.  Many of you reading this may be thinking, "if only there was some sort of of zombie-proof shelter I could buy, maybe I could sleep tonight."  Worry no more my weary friends, salvation is at hand - if you can afford it.  Game.co.uk is offering what may be the most comprehensive gaming bundle ever devised and all for the low price of just under $500,000 Canadian.

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DriveFlub?? Sony Reaffirms The PS Plus Edition is Still Coming

Published on Wednesday, 25 February 2015 22:47

Written by Jonatan Ulloa

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It seemed like only yesterday (but really it was two days ago), that an interview with PlayStation Europe head Jim Ryan surfaced, giving a very vague response to the question, "Is there still going to be the free DriveClub PlayStation Plus version?"  Well now it seems, Sony has changed their response from the original answer.

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"Gotham is Mine!" New Arkham Knight Trailer is Bat-sane!

Published on Wednesday, 25 February 2015 11:34

Written by Nolan Forth

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Holy Arkham Knight news, Batman! Hot on the heals of yesterday's announcement that the newest Batman game will be rated M; Rocksteady dropped a new trailer that showcases the Dark Knight’s rogues gallery and gives a little insight as to why the ESRB made that call.

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PS Vita Birthday Sale

Published on Wednesday, 25 February 2015 09:11

Written by Jesse Vuksanovich

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The PS Vita has just started its fourth lap around the sun and Sony is celebrating by discounting dozens of popular titles.  Interested in alchemy?  Why not try Atelier series; you can cook up a potion or two without needing to turn real life lead into gold.  Looking for more of a fright?  Silent Hill Book of Memories may send a tingle down your spine but not your bank book.  You'll find these and other games from now until March 2, 2015.

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Special articles
Evolve Toronto Launch Event Special articles

Evolve Toronto Launch Event

Last night as the clock ticked down to the midnight release of the highly anticipated 4v1 monster hunting extravaganza known as Evolve, Xbox and EB Games threw a launch party in Toronto to celebrate the game's imminent release.  Attendees stepped off the sixth floor elevator and were instantly greeted with some thick foliage and monster footprints.  It appeared that the downtown loft space had been magically transformed to the planet Shear, complete with staff decked out in garb ready for some big game hunting.  Ammon belts, camo and other accessories straight from Ted Nugent's closet were the threads and animal skulls, furs and weaponry adorned the walls. 
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Why Buying Amiibo Might Be A Bad Idea Special articles

Why Buying Amiibo Might Be A Bad Idea

When Nintendo first revealed Amiibo back at E3 2014, many fans of the company were quick to chomp at the idea of the connected figurine line. Skylanders was a hit. Disney Infinity was a hit. Nintendo wanted a piece of the interactive action and they dove in head first. Read more
GameFocus' Most Anticipated Games of 2015 Special articles

GameFocus' Most Anticipated Games of 2015

With the start of a new year, the gaming slate is as pure as the driven snow and full of promise and expectation. Here at GameFocus we thought we would share some of the games we are stoked to get our hands on in 2015. Will this bumper crop of intriguing titles entice, disappoint or be delayed (as was common with our 2014 picks)? Only time will tell. Happy gaming this year. Read more
GameFocus Feature: Warlords of Draenor and the Clint Bajakian Connection Special articles

GameFocus Feature: Warlords of Draenor and the Clint Bajakian Connection

Music can make or break a movie. The same could be said for videogames. For the last 30 some odd years, as videogames have slowly crept their way into the main stream, we have been beholden to some truly memorable musical contributions that enhance the immersive experience that make video games stand out among entertainment mediums. Read more

DLC Talk

DLC Talk: Bioshock: Burial at Sea Ep. 1

DLC Talk: Bioshock: Burial at Sea Ep. 1

Here we are. The next generation of consoles is among us and it is finally time to start thinking about finally unplugging our beloved current-gen systems. Could there be a better swan song for one of these systems than taking a trip back to Rapture?


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DLC Talk: Dishonored - The Knife of Dunwall

DLC Talk: Dishonored - The Knife of Dunwall

Dishonored: The Knife of Dunwall is an impressive little bit of DLC. I should emphasize “little” though, as it is a relatively short experience. Just when the story seems to get going it ends - or, rather, it “kind of” ends.


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DLC Talk: Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen

DLC Talk: Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen

Dragon’s Dogma was released last year on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.


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GF Blogs

5 Games to Play with the One You Love

5 Games to Play with the One You Love

Stumped on how to incorperate your love of games and the love of your life into one sweet Valentines's day package? We've got your back with 5 games sure to help you maximize the loving you deserve. 


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A New Challenger Approaches

A New Challenger Approaches

With the exception of the Virtual Boy I've owned every gaming system released by Nintendo.  I considered myself well-versed in what the company had to offer until I started hearing about amiibos.   The official website didn't help clear up my confusion.  "Discover the Power Inside" greets vistors upon arrival. Inside of what?  Do the amiibos do something?  Can they move around like animatronic robots or are they Nintendo's real life version of chibi-robo?


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The World’s Top Beers To Enjoy While Playing Classic Video Games

The World’s Top Beers To Enjoy While Playing Classic Video Games

Note: This blog posting in no way condones the excessive drinking of alcohol. If you are of legal age in your country please drink responsibly.

“Door bells and sleigh bells and schnitzel and noodles” are listed as a couple of the Maria von Trapp’s favorite things in The Sound of Music. My tastes are a little more pedestrian as two of my favorite things are video games, artisan beer and non-artisan beer. Given that, I thought it a good idea to share what I feel are some of the best beer pairings that go down smooth with some of my favorite video games.


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GameFocus Radio

GameFocus Podcast: February 2015

GameFocus Podcast: February 2015

This time the guys pick the movies they would like to see made into feature films. Is Mass Effect ready for the Silver Screen? What are Bruce Willis and Jamie Foxx up to? We also talk about the pros and cons of pre-orders, why we want to see a statue before laying down some fat stacks, and did Sherlock Holmes do some computer hacking in his day. Add some thoughts of the perks of joining a Drive Club and examining why Life Is Strange and you have this month's podcast.

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Poll

Would you like Rockband to make a comeback?

Yes - 50%
No - 50%

Total votes: 24
GameFocus Radio

GameFocus Podcast: February 2015

GameFocus Podcast: February 2015

This time the guys pick the movies they would like to see made into feature films. Is Mass Effect ready for the Silver Screen? What are Bruce Willis and Jamie Foxx up to? We also talk about the pros and cons of pre-orders, why we want to see a statue before laying down some fat stacks, and did Sherlock Holmes do some computer hacking in his day. Add some thoughts of the perks of joining a Drive Club and examining why Life Is Strange and you have this month's podcast.

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Poll

Would you like Rockband to make a comeback?

Yes - 50%
No - 50%

Total votes: 24
GameFocus 2015 Top 10
1
Apotheon (PC)
9.4
2
Splice (PlayStation 4)
8.4
3
7.8

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