Eric sits down with TOJam co-founder Jim McGinley to discuss Chinese food and the evolution of game jams.
Now in its tenth year, the annual Toronto Game Jam endures because the event is as much about people as it is about the games.
Eric and Jon talk about Super Time Force and Dragon Age: Inquisition in the latest WhaleCast.
Console exclusives are a relic of the past that deserves to be abandoned.
Enter for a chance to win one of three pairs of passes to Toronto's Gamercamp Arcade on Saturday, November 2 and Sunday, November 3 from 10 am - 7 pm, courtesy of Dork Shelf and our friends at Gamercamp!
Gamercamp will celebrate the Toronto Independent Game Jam at the inaugural Gamercamp Honours Ceremony on Friday, Nov. 1. Do you have any stories about TOJam? Share them using the Twitter hashtag #TOJamXOXO!
Last year, the organizers of the Toronto Comics Arts Festival (TCAF) began carving out a space for video games with the inaugural Comics vs. Games display. It went so well that they’re continuing the trend in 2013, filling out Comics vs. Games 2 with new panels, new collaborations, and – perhaps most importantly – a new location for the inaugural Bit Bazaar.
What's going on with Game Jam: The Documentary? Dork Shelf's Eric Weiss talks to director Troy Morrissey to get some answers.
Capybara Games' Kenneth Yeung described how Super TIME Force's origins at the 2011 TOJam informed its evolution into its current guise as an upcoming Xbox Live Arcade title.
With Gamercamp 2012 now officially almost half over, the Dork Shelf team reports on day one of the Toronto-based video game culture festival. Zack Kotzer, Jonathan Ore, Eric Weiss, and Wesley Fok round up today's busy schedule.
Next year is shaping up to be massive for Toronto video games. Gamercamp turns the spotlight on the distinctive art styles of 2013’s big three: Guacamelee, Ubisoft Toronto’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist, and Capy’s Super TIME Force.
Dork Shelf doesn’t usually go knee-deep into the news world of video games, because let’s not kid ourselves – you’ve got a multitude of other sites to refresh on a 45-minute cycle. But we're building Dork Shelf into your must-read nexus for everything nerd, so here’s the first installment of our weekly gaming roundup. This week we've got the release of more PSOne games on the Vita, the release of They Bleed Pixels and Home on Steam, Metal Gear Solid movie and game news, and a super rad trailer for Super TIME Force.
Gamercamp, the little games-festival-that-could, returns for its fourth annual outing in the city. The brainchild of co-founders Mark Rabo and Jaime Woo, Gamercamp is a celebration of everything related to games and the people who make (and play) them. With keynote speakers representing games ranging from AAA to indie, Gamercamp Lvl 4 aims to be the most ambitious iteration to date.