Indie game developer incubator to launch in Montreal

The former executive director of the International Game Developers Association is planning to launch a new incubator focused on independent game developers in Montreal this September.Jason Della Rocca, the founder of Perimeter Partners,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 8th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Sky’s the limit for SMBs as legalized gambling gets green light

Local companies developing casino-type, Web-based games could cash in on a market worth more than $16 billion in expected revenues as provincial governments increasingly move towards regulating online gaming.The gaming industry, also known

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 24th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Great Canadian Appathon challenges developers to 48 hour contest

Keep it simple and fun. That’s the key advice of mobile game experts to up and coming coders who are taking part in a 48-hour scramble to develop the next great mobile game

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 11th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Social game revenues still 30 times less than console games

 Last week, Vancouver-based game studio Propaganda Games laid-off 70 workers after the firm was shut down by parent Disney Interactive Studios. Prior to this, Propaganda already had to let go of 100 people

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 25th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Canadian digital gaming industry on a roll with new companies, jobs

An independent 2009 games sector census reveals a thriving industry in Canada with new development studios and job opportunities.The U.S. games industry, meanwhile, has shown marginal growth since 2008. The U.S. game industry

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 5th, 2010 Alex Wawro and Joaquim P. Menezes

Ontario battles recession with online games

It's a tired movie stereotype – the unkempt, unemployed dude slouching on the sofa playing a video game. But the way to beat Ontario's IT hiring crunch, might just lie in getting more

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 27th, 2009 Nestor Arellano