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Local Game Developer’s Maximum Football Title to Arrive at Wal-Mart, Amazon, and More Stores in Early 2020 - 2019-12-12
Peterborough game developer Canuck Play will continue its major success with their game title “Doug Flutie’s Maximum Football 2019”, by partnering with Maximum Games to bring physical copies to Wal-Mart, Amazon, GameStop, with more to be announced. Pre-orders are open now.
Throughout the past year, the Innovation Cluster startup has grown a sizeable fan-base, with over 30 thousand followers reaching outside of Canada worldwide throughout Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. Since its first title launch in 2017, their sales have reached 12 countries.
“Our partnership with Maximum Games will further grow the Maximum Football brand and spread our reach as a company,” says David Winter, Founder and President of Canuck Play. “We’ve heard the requests for a physical release, and we want everybody to have the opportunity to play our game.”
What makes the game unique is the ability to play multiple football rule sets, including US Pro, College and Canadian. Gamers can play as brand ambassador and Hall of Fame Quarterback Doug Flutie, as well as customizing every team (130 U.S. and 27 Canadian), uniform, logo and player in the game.
Maximum Football features licensed equipment by Wilson Sports, Xenith, Phenom Elite and Mokom Gloves.
For more information, visit http://www.maxfootballgame.com
Innovation Partner Highlight: Bereskin & Parr - 2019-12-02
Bereskin & Parr LLP is a leading Canadian full service intellectual property law firm serving clients across all industries around the world.
Founded in 1965, the firm has grown to be one of the largest IP firms in Canada with offices located in major economic and technology centres. Bereskin & Parr is made up of more than 70 lawyers and patent and trademark agents, many of whom are recognized as leading practitioners in their specialized fields. The firm has established a depth of legal talent and systems to service clients in every aspect of patent, trademark and copyright law, licensing and IP litigation. The firm and its award-winning professionals are consistently ranked as the benchmark for IP law in Canada.
Their ability to find cost-effective solutions to clients’ IP needs, and the desire to ensure their matters are successfully accomplished, make them one of the strongest and most qualified IP practices in Canada. Bereskin & Parr has exceptional bench strength with a large team of professionals with advanced technical degrees – a unique advantage in the marketplace compared to other Canadian law firms.
Their firm works with different types of clients including startups where they believe that they are uniquely positioned to provide top-notch services at affordable prices. For example, they can help startups in various ways including:
- Providing the needed technical and legal expertise for patent protection and drafting contracts in a variety of technical fields, including: Life Sciences, Chemistry, Medtech, Mechanical and Cleantech as well as various software related fields including Electrical and Computer technology, Artificial Intelligence, and Fintech. They file directly in the US Patent Office and Canadian Patent Office, and have a network of associates they manage to protect patent rights internationally.
- Helping to create a strong brand and protect it through their trademarks practice group.
- Aiding in the creation of an IP strategy that aligns with a company’s business goals.
Bereskin & Parr LLP is proud to say they have been involved with The Innovation Cluster over the past seven years helping local startups and various organizations with their IP needs as well as supporting the Peterborough region entrepreneurial community.
Our Innovation Partners have the opportunity to immerse their brand into the Innovation Cluster network, drive innovation and expand their own network. They help companies jump-start their businesses, lay the foundations for future growth, and succeed.
The Innovation Cluster has launched a new high-energy speaker series that brings global disruptors to Peterborough and the Kawarthas, called Electric City Talks. The launch of this series kicked off on November 19, 2019 with a lineup of popular guests to host throughout 2020.
The launch featured a special talk by Robert H. Lane. Lane is a Canadian innovator, seasoned business executive formerly of Commodore International, General Electric, NORTEL and NEDCO. Commodore International was one of the world’s largest personal computer manufacturers, with the world’s best-selling desktop computer, the Commodore 64.
Lane spoke about his journey of entrepreneurship and everything he learned along the way, from mistakes to accomplishments, and his friendships with Bill Gates and Steve Jobs.
The Innovation Cluster has been known for bringing notable speakers to the region for sold out shows, including Michele Romanow, Johnny Cupcakes and Nicole Verkindt.
“As the region grows as an entrepreneurial hub, we have seen a clear need to bring in global disruptors,” says John Gillis, President and CEO of the Innovation Cluster. “Entrepreneurs and innovators are going to be blown away by the incredible talent and speakers that we’ve secured for this new series. It’s been designed to motivate attendees like they’ve never been before, and is set to be the most impactful innovation and tech events in Peterborough and the Kawarthas.”
The next confirmed speaker will be Jason Wight, Director of Engineering at OPG in January, followed by Craig Kielburger of WE Day and a surprise guest in the Fall to be announced!
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