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New 3DS XL review: Silly name but a worthy upgrade.
The New 3DS' name might be ridiculous, but thankfully the console is a significant upgrade over Nintendo's original 3DS, released three and a half years ago ago in 2011. The console itself is a str...
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The Crew review: Technical achievements diminished by disappointing visuals and frustrating AI.
The Crew's massive, sprawling map that spans the entire United States, is one of the most interesting technical achievements I've experience in gaming in the last few years. While The Crew's U.S. i...
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Assassin’s Creed Unity review: Ubisoft’s worst and best Assassin’s Creed game yet. 
The most disappointing thing about Ubisoft's  Assassin's Creed Unity is the game fixes a number of issues that have been plaguing the franchise for years, but also adds a slew of technical problems...
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Halo 5: Guardians hands-on preview: Competitive and different, but still the same Halo. 
Halo 5: Guardians' multiplayer mode feels familiar but also very different and this seems to be exactly what 343 Industries wants. At Halo Fest in Los Angeles this week I had the chance to go hands...
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Our review of the Moto 360. It's a great smartwatch but still isn't good enough. #moto360 
I'm still not sold on the idea of a smartwatch and my time with the Moto 360 over the last few weeks reaffirms my belief that they aren't useful enough yet to appeal to most consumers. They're cool...
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Joker.org lets you watch Torrents instantly with just a link.
A new website called Joker.org allows users to paste either a direct link to a torrent or a downloaded torrent file, and then instantly view the content. For cord cutters who (legally) rely on torr...
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Ready at Dawn’s creative director discusses Gears of War and why The Order: 1886 is lacking multiplayer.
Las Vegas – During an interview at Sony's PlayStation Experience in Las Vegas, Ready At Dawn's co-founder Ru Weerasuriya, discussed his fondness for Microsoft's Gears of War franchise, particularly...
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PlayStation Experience: Sony’s experimental mini-E3 was a resounding success.
By holding a smaller scale E3-like event focused on all things PlayStation, Sony was able to control their messaging leading into the holiday season more closely than every before, and also steal m...
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My favourite features in Android 5.0 Lollipop.
After months of waiting, Android 5.0 Lollipop has finally been released, although not all Android devices are able to be updated with the new operating system. Lollipop's rollout could take a few m...
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Bell announces new video streaming service called Project Latte. 
On Thursday Bell announced plans to launch its own streaming video service currently code-named Project Latte, designed to compete with digital platforms like Netflix and Rogers and Shaw's upcoming...
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Earlier today I went hands-on with Nintendo's upcoming NFC-enabled toys, Amiibo. http://ow.ly/DuLOG 
NFC-enabled figures are the big thing right now and with their upcoming toy line called Amiibos‚ Nintendo is set to throw a new contender into the ring‚ battling for plastic toy supremacy with Disn...
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Sunset Overdrive review: Self-awareness at its finest.
During my first half hour with Sunset Overdrive I didn't really know what to think of the game, even after going hands-on with it at a number of preview events over the last few months. Its control...
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    Technology Editor, 2012 - present
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@NationalPost web producer | @PostArcade deputy editor | @FPTechdesk reporter | It was all a dream I used to read EGM magazine porourke@nationalpost.com

Education
  • Centennial College
    Public Relations and Corporate Communications, 2011 - 2012
  • Ryerson University
    Journalism, 2007 - 2011
  • Central Peel Secondary School
    2003 - 2011