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X (Box) Marks The Spot

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 11.15.2013 | Canada Travel

(Relaxnews) - To mark the launch of its latest games console, Microsoft France will transform the Hôtel O in Paris into a space dedicated entirely to...

10 Best Video Game Soundtracks

Huffington Post Music Canada | Jesse Ship | Posted 02.28.2013 | Canada Music

It's not just the gaming -- the hyper-jumping, mega-blaster shooting, sword-fighting or robot-crashing action -- that makes a great video game. The...

Is Dating a Cold, Careless Game?

Rachel Ryan | Posted 09.24.2012 | Canada Living
Rachel Ryan

There is a very prevalent hostility between the sexes, constantly reinforced by today's no-strings-attached dating game. No one has to commit. No one is responsible. Everyone is out for himself or herself. Everyone is on the defensive. So many options and no need to choose. Immediate gratification coupled with complete lack of empathy.

What if Video Games Are Actually Good for our Kids?

Robert Whent | Posted 05.16.2012 | Canada
Robert Whent

I wasn't a particularly good student when I was a kid. In grade school, I had a lot of problems with math, and to a lesser extent reading and writing. It didn't matter how much I tried, I just couldn't get it. I couldn't seem to grasp concepts that most of my friends seemed to understand easily.

Never Too Old To Play: A Gift Guide For Grown-up Video Games

The Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 12.21.2011 | Canada Living

Cultural grinches may still consider gaming a children's pastime, but the actual average gamer age now hovers around 37 and keeps increasing as the At...

A Shopping Trend That Keeps Popping Up

Pam Stillman | Posted 12.28.2011 | Canada Living
Pam Stillman

Whether or not you're a shopaholic, there's nothing like the rush that comes with discovering a truly fantastic pop-up store. Over the years pop-up stores have been appearing with increasing frequency all over Canadian cities, especially during the fall and well into the holiday gift-giving season.