Export Development Canada (EDC) is Canada’s export credit agency, offering innovative financing, insurance and risk management solutions to help Canadian exporters and investors expand their international business. Every year, EDC’s knowledge and partnerships are used by more than 8,300 Canadian companies and their global customers in up to 200 markets worldwide. Approximately 80 per cent of EDC’s customers are small and medium-sized businesses. Robert Caouette, sector advisor in new media, tells us how EDC could help canadian videogame enterprise in their success.
Emblematic character of the video games universe, Duke Nukem still exists as proven by the developers at 3d Realms, which offer the first video of Duke Nukem Forever in ages, announced for the first time more than 10 years ago, in January 1997.
The development of this first person shooter took joke dimensions in the industry. Several players are pessimist in relation with it, believing quite simply that it will never be completed. A spark of hope was born following the creation of Prey, a similar FPS from a design standpoint also developed by 3d Realms and launched in 2006. The video (teaser), true surprise of Christmas that no one had envisaged, shows hero in his usual form without revealing actual gameplay sequences. It has a little more than one minute in length and shows Duke and some of its enemies of which the traditional pig-police force. It is known that Duke Nukem Forever is based on the graphic engine called Unreal Engine 2 modified heavily. It looks very close to Doom III now. After all these years, one expected better, but let’s wait to see the gameplay before judging. Here it video.
KEF, renowned British manufacturer of audiophile-quality speakers and world-class home theater speakers, announces the release of its new KUBE-1 subwoofer. The KUBE-1 is KEF’s new ‘entry-level’ powered subwoofer and is a direct replacement for the discontinued PSW1000.2. The beauty of KEF’s new KUBE-1 subwoofer resides not only in its aesthetic appeal but also in its unique cubed construction.