Can The Nintendo Switch Save The House That Mario Built?

Joshua Ostroff | Posted 03.06.2017 | Canada Business
Joshua Ostroff

Nintendo has become a bipolar brand; a pop cultural pendulum swinging between extreme highs and intense lows. Now in the wake of their failed Wii U console, they're launching the innovative console-meets-handheld Nintendo Switch in hopes of a much-needed 1Up.

Best Video Games To Give Grown-Ups For Christmas

The Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 12.19.2016 | Canada Living

They're all recommended for 18 years and up.

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'The Last Guardian' Is 2016's Best – And Most Emotional – Video Game | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 12.08.2016 | Canada Living

A decade-in-the-making masterpiece about a tattooed boy, a mythical beast and their bond.

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10 Best Video Games To Buy For Your Kids This Holiday | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 12.06.2016 | Canada Parents

The weather outside is about to get frightful, which makes playing video games on the couch quite delightful.

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Game Uses Romance To Tackle Gender Issues. It's Super Effective! | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 03.15.2016 | Canada Parents

Toronto game developer aims to level up the LGBTQ conversation.

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2015's Video Game Gift Guide For Grown-Ups | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 12.11.2015 | Canada Living

2015 was the year when consoles returned with a vengeance.

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How Women Will Save Gaming | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 12.11.2015 | Canada Living

More damsels on screen and in the code will reduce gaming's distress.

Female Video Game Characters Are Still More Breasts Than Brains

Kyle Bachan | Posted 01.07.2013 | Canada Living
Kyle Bachan

Why can't female video game characters, especially ones that were created to break the mold of the male-hero-saves-the-day, retain their brains and problem-solving abilities as their selling point? After all, video games are supposed to be escapism from the messed-up, patriarchal world we live in, so it's about time they started living up to that expectation.

Massive Attack Producer On His 'Halo 4' Soundtrack, Daughter's Sniper Skills (EXCLUSIVE)

Jesse Ship | Posted 08.22.2012 | Canada Music

As video games continue evolving into grand cinematic experiences, their soundtracks have become ever-increasingly integral to the experience. Long go...