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An Inside Look at Game Design with Blocktober

An Inside Look at Game Design with Blocktober

Level design can be an under-loved art form in gaming. But a new hashtag, Blocktober, aims to change that. Starting as a gamer/tech equivalent to #Inktober for traditional artists, the movement...
First 15: Cupheadvideo

First 15: Cuphead

CGMagazine had some time to try out Studio MDHR's classically animated game, Cuphead, at The Microsoft X16 event in Toronto Ontario Canada. Subscribe to our YouTube.
Toronto's Arc Productions Shuts Down

Toronto’s Arc Productions Files For Bankruptcy

After the Canadian long weekend, Toronto's Arc Productions has officially shut down. The news of the animation company's bankruptcy was first announced by TorontoVFXJobs and later reported by CartoonBrew. Hundreds of...
The Secret Life Of Pets (Movie) Review 4

The Secret Life Of Pets (Movie) Review

The Secret Lives Of Pets is one of those movies that are pretty much entirely summed up by the title. Ever wondered what would happen if pets were left alone by...
Inside Out (Movie) Review

Inside Out (Movie) Review

After a flurry of movies in the 2000s that somehow managed to be crowd pleasing works of animated entertainment and almost audaciously ambitious films, Pixar’s output has cooled as of late....
Inside Pixar And Out With Josh Cooley - 2015-06-17 12:43:19

Inside Pixar And Out With Josh Cooley

They say that Disneyland is the most magical place on earth and to be fair, if you’re 7-years-old, that’s probably true. However, for adult children and artists, the actual most magical...
Working as a One Man Team: An interview with Andrew Hlynka - 2015-06-08 17:12:05

Working as a One Man Team: An interview with Andrew Hlynka

The gaming industry in Canada is booming, and a large portion of it is made up of indie developers. Micro-companies with no more than five members make up 54% of the...
The Boxtrolls Movie Review 2

The Boxtrolls Movie Review

Not all children’s entertainment should be bright and cuddly. Sure, that’s the Disney flavored tone that tends to dominate the genre, but it’s far from the best form of family entertainment...
Batman: Assault On Arkham Movie Review - 2014-08-14 13:05:39

Batman: Assault On Arkham Movie Review

DC Animations spate of bi (sometimes tri)-annual direct-to-home-video features began with Bruce Timm as an offshoot of his now legendary animated DCU. Once Timm was done with TV, he began adapting...
How To Train Your Dragon 2 Movie Review - 2014-06-12 15:11:53

How To Train Your Dragon 2 Movie Review

Generally speaking, Dreamworks’ thriving animation department has always been the poor relation to Pixar. The Shrek series became a parody of itself almost instantly and the Despicable Me movies are little...
Mr. Peabody & Sherman (Movie) Review 4

Mr. Peabody & Sherman (Movie) Review

If you’re aware that a Mr. Peabody And Sherman movie is coming out this week, you’re probably dreading it. Don’t. Whether you’re concerned that the film will crap all over the...
A Fractured Interview with Mr. Peabody & Sherman Director Rob Minkoff 4

A Fractured Interview with Mr. Peabody & Sherman Director Rob Minkoff

 For anyone who grew up on a steady diet of Jay Ward’s classic Rocky & Bullwinkle show, hearing the names Mr. Peabody and Sherman always brings on a smile. The super-genius...