Finding inspiration with Ben Heck

Finding inspiration with Ben Heck

With all the tinkering I’ve been doing lately, I have done some reading up on other people making interesting projects. A lot of the interesting projects I’ve found have been the work on one man; Ben Heck. He’s been working with Newark/Element14 on a bunch of great projects that are a great inspiration. His go ... Read More
 
Getting away from it all

Getting away from it all

I just got back from a week-long vacation. By most people’s standards it was my first real holiday. I’ve traveled my fair share in the past but usually for work, or with a specific purpose in mind rather than just going somewhere purely for the purpose of relaxation. I don’t even tend to take time ... Read More
 

Community Manager Appreciation Day

Today was Community Manager Appreciation Day. I was asked to take part in a chat today about the evolution of gaming communities along with some of my peers (Carter Gibson, Tanya McGinnity, Emily Claire Affan, Gabe Graziani, Casey Monroe, Corey Rollins, and Tanya Short). It was a really fun and insightful conversation. Its always great ... Read More
 
A Sea Change

A Sea Change

Hello. If you’re reading this you’re seeing a sea change in Ohmpage.ca. I’ve spent some time away from the site, focusing on other projects including my career. I’m working at Microsoft now as the Xbox Canada Community Manager, I am involved in a great relationship, I have some wonderful new friends in my life, many ... Read More
 

5 Easy Ways to Save Money on your Online Shopping

Shopping online can yield some great discounts; with many retailers both large and small offering excess stock at low prices. However, you can save even more money by comparison shopping and using handy tools like coupons and social media. 1. Use Coupon Codes The golden rule of online shopping is always to look for a ... Read More
 
Preview: Forza Horizon

Preview: Forza Horizon

Next week we’ll see the release of Forza Horizon, the latest installment to Microsoft Studios’ Forza franchise on the Xbox 360. This is certainly a departure from the typical Forza Motorsports games, taking us away from the world of motorsports and into a fictional world of the Horizon music and car festival in Colorado to ... Read More
 
Out Today: Just Dance 4

Out Today: Just Dance 4

Today is the big release of Ubisoft’s latest installment to their ever-popular Just Dance series of games. Just Dance 4 is now available for the Nintendo Wii, the PlayStation 3 (with PlayStation Move required), Microsoft’s Xbox 360 (with Kinect required) and will eventually be available for the Wii U too at the end of November. ... Read More
 
Coming next week: Spy Hunter

Coming next week: Spy Hunter

Next week Warner Brothers Interactive is going to release the new TT Fusion developed Spy Hunter game for the Sony Vita and Nintendo 3DS handheld game consoles. If you’re like me, you were a big fan of the original Spy Hunter games in the 1980s. Don’t worry. Warner Brothers haven’t forgotten this franchise’s origins and ... Read More
 

Does Gaming Lead To Violence?

It’s common belief in moms, wives and well almost every woman that playing violent video games can lead to violence outside of the virtual world. With all the shootings that happen in the world today, it’s easy to try to put the blame somewhere. It’s easy to answer some questions about video games, such as ... Read More