Great Canadian Appathon

Largest Canadian ‘Hackathon’ to Date: Over 500 Students Code in the 48-Hour Great Canadian Appathon3

Students in 39 HUBs spread across Canada worked non-stop for 48 hours to develop 100 mobile games to impress judges and take home the $25,000 grand prize Toronto, Ontario – October 2nd, 2012 – Over the weekend of September 28th, more than 145 competing teams gathered for a weekend of sleep-deprived, caffeine-fuelled, coding and creating. Mobile game developerRead more


XMG: Apple's Incremental iPhone Updates Becoming a 'Concern'

But iPhone 5 to enjoy record opening weekend It's hard to fathom a solid thread when it comes to the reaction of iOS developers to iPhone 5. Canadian outfit XMG Studio, however, has probably offered the most comprehensive assessment of Apple's new handset to date. According to president and founder Ray Sharma, iPhone 5 will appeal to millions ofRead more

Great Canadian Appathon

Presenting the Great Canadian Appathon3: Code at Me Bro!

Canadian college and university students to create a mobile game over the weekend of September 28th and compete for a chance to win fame and a $25,000 grand prize Toronto, Ontario – September 11th, 2012 – Mobile game developer XMG Studio Inc., The Electric Playground, and The Globe and Mail have teamed up to challenge all Canadian students to compete in the largest ‘hackathon’ in Canadian developer history: A race againstRead more

Game Launch

XMG Studio Launches Augmented Reality App Experience, Ghostbusters™ Paranormal Blast for iPhone & iPod touch

Hop In Your Jumpsuit, Strap On Your Proton Packs, and Get Ready For Some Serious Ghost-Busting Toronto, Ontario – August 9th, 2012 – XMG Studio Inc. is proud to announce their Ghostbusters™ Paranormal Blast App for iPhone and iPod touch is now available on the App Store. With the launch of Ghostbusters™ Paranormal Blast, award-winning developer XMGRead more


XMG’s Ray Sharma on Why Mobile is the Remote Control for Transmedia Success

You may have heard of transmedia storytelling: a story that’s told across several different sorts of media.Transmedia doesn’t just have to be limited to a storyline though; the integration can extend to other mechanics, interactions and business models.It’s my contention that since smartphones are the most personal of computing devices, they are uniquely suited toRead more