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Ottawa's Glitchsoft Launches X-Men Mobile Game for Marvel

Glitchsoft and Marvel this week released a mobile game called "Uncanny X-Men: Days of Future Past."

Currently available for iOS ($2.99) and later for Android, the action side-scroller pays tribute to classic Uncanny X-Men comic books #141 and #142.

The game recreates "one of the most iconic stories" from the X-Men comic book universe, according to the Ottawa-based developer. Based on John Byrne and Chris Claremont's original comics, the game tells the story of the Sentinel Uprising. In the future, the world is in ruins, and the X-Men have failed to protect it. The X-Men have been granted one chance to re-write history and return to the past to stop this war from starting.

 

 

Players will experience fast-paced action as they navigate with one of five mutants—Wolverine, Kitty Pryde, Colossus, Cyclops, or Scarlet Witch—while they fight for the future of mutant- and human-kind in two separate timelines.The game promises five hours is unique playtime across 23 stages, including a post-apocalyptic New York City and the X-Mansion.

Will Virtual Sports Ever Win Their Way onto the Olympic Podium?

Virtual sports, like many Olympic events, require endurance, determination, precision and hours upon hours of training. But in the athletic community, the idea of video games being placed into the same category as hockey, track and field and gymnastic is laughable. There is a notion that any sport where the participant can compete while sitting on their couch or computer chair cannot be considered a real sport.

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Videogame Prices are on the Rise in Canada – Depending on Your Definition of 'Videogames'

i had to laugh when i read some articles warning that the price of "games" in Canada is set to rise. Self-appointed video game sage Michael Pachter predicts a return to a $69.99 price point for new-gen PS4 and Xbox One games following a low of $49.99 and $59.99 on their console predecessors. The faltering loonie has already made that prediction a reality here in Canada, with "game" prices for many titles hitting $69.99 at retailers like EB Games, Best Buy and Future Shop.

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