This week on Finovate Global we’re taking a look at some recent fintech developments in Canada. On the fundraising front, embedded wealth management platform OneVest announced a $3.9 million (CAD $5 million) seed funding round this week. The investment was led by Luge Capital and takes the Canadian fintech’s total funding to $5.5 million (CAD Read more...
After the Fall (2021), the co-op zombie shooter from Vertigo Games, is getting a nice little content bump today in its ‘Shock & Awe’ update, which brings to the game a new arsenal of weapons, a free-for-all deathmatch mode, and a new map. Launched earlier this year, the game’s Frontrunner Season has already brought a […]
SpaceX rolled a Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon capsule to their launch pad Tuesday and test-fired the booster's engines Wednesday at the Kennedy Space Center, setting up for launch Friday of four private space fliers on a 10-day mission to the International Space Station.
The notion of a digital dollar for the United States has been increasingly in the news over the last month. Research into a potential Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) was called for by an executive order from President Biden in March, and it’s easy to see why: between efforts abroad from China to make moves in the space, to the increasing adoption rate of cryptocurrencies and other faster payments technologies, it’s clear to see that the technology has caught up to the vision, and implementation could offer significant advantages. However, not everyone thinks that a Federal Reserve-backed digital currency is
The creativity that surrounds the consumption of cannabis is astounding. Whilst some people are happy to simply roll up their bud in a joint or place it in a vaporizer, other people want more. Perhaps if cannabis had been legalized around the world earlier, then people wouldn’t have found so much joy in new and […]
Microsoft's Phil Spencer wants to assure developers that game sales still remain an important factor, even with its Xbox Game Pass subscription continuing to dominate.
Speaking with fellow Xbox exec Sarah Bond during a GDC Fireside Chat, Spencer said: "I often get asked by developers 'if I'm not in the subscription am I just not viable on Xbox anymore?'. It's absolutely not true.
Video games based on Lego have primarily been the domain of developer Traveler's Tales for many years now, but there's a new challenger on the block in the form of Lego Bricktales. Developed by Bridge Constructor series studio Clockstone and published by Thunderful, Lego Bricktales takes place across a series of Lego dioramas. Each biome has a few puzzles to solve, and you'll be able to build your way out of any predicaments using Lego.
You can create fully-functioning gadgets and vehicles across the jungle, desert, city corner, medieval castle, and tropical Caribbean island locations, or you can build something that's pleasing to the eye. The choice is yours, and the more you explore these environments, the more blocks you'll unlock for your personal builds and missions that you can take part in.
"After more than two years, it feels incredible to finally announce what we have been working on behind closed doors," Thunderful VP Dieter Schoeller said in a statement. "With Lego Bricktales, we've made it our mission to tap into what it is that makes Lego play so special. Our intuitive brick-by-brick building mechanic allows players to engage with Lego bricks in a video game the same way the toys have been inspiring people's imagination and creativity for decades."
Outside of the game's story mode, Lego Bricktales will also have a sandbox mode for getting creative. A release date and platforms haven't been revealed yet, although next month will see the launch of Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga in case you're looking for another Lego video game.
All of us here at Hugecalf Studios are ridiculously excited to finally reveal Turbo Golf Racing, a fast-paced, arcade-style, multiplayer party racing game for up to eight players online. Turbo Golf Racing is a game that takes the concept of a golf driving range at face value, throwing competitors into cars onto winding, colorful fairways […]
OLCC rules are complex and change frequently, so compliance can be challenging and violations occur frequently. Over the years, we’ve represented clients in administrative proceedings across the west coast, and each system has its own quirks. Here are a few things to keep in mind if you find yourself in the process. Focus on compliance