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Register Today for the Ottawa Game Conference and Get 20% Off

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The Ottawa Game Conference is a great event for those in the Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa regions who are in the gaming industry. There’s a lot of content around mobile gaming, and RIM’s Patrick Mollins will be doing a talk called “Back Seat Gaming” on the conference’s biz track. The conference organizers are giving BlackBerryCool readers 20% off the ticket price so if you’re in the area, stop by and learn a thing or two.
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Magmic’s BlackJack King Launches on BlackBerry App World

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Magmic’s BlackJack King is out of beta and has launched on BlackBerry App World. The very successful beta has already made it the top Blackjack game for BlackBerry, and the third most popular card game on App World.
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Magmic Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary With Awesome BlackBerry Gaming Infographic

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Magmic has been making BlackBerry games for a long time, specifically over 10 years. The company went from creating a black and white title for the early BlackBerry 5810 to launching an innovative poker game that uses in-app payments for virtual chips (THK Live). To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Magmic has made a really sweet timeline graphic of some of the games they’ve launched on BlackBerry and other platforms over the last decade. It’s an awesome way to get a glimpse at how gaming on BlackBerry and smartphones in general has changed over the years. Prepare to get nostalgic.
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Ottawa is the Future of Research in Motion

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RIM’s new CEO Thorsten Heins said that the city of Ottawa is “central to its software strategy” and that has implications for both the city and the company. Ottawa is a city with a long history of tech and culture that can bring a lot of value to RIM. But there some obstacles ahead.
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Cosmos Theme From Magmic Free For a Limited Time

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For a limited time, Magmic’s Cosmos theme is free on BlackBerry App World. The price can roll back at any time, so check it out soon. Cosmos also has OS7 support for those of you who picked up new devices over the holidays.
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Magmic Launches Free Blackjack King Game With Chip Purchases

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Magmic’s THK Live game is a big hit on BlackBerry and the company has release a Blackjack game that looks to be modeled after it. The game is free and you can purchase chips within the game to play. Blackjack King works really well on a touchscreen BlackBerry too, letting you touch to cut the deck for example.
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