How to watch the 2021 Canadian Game Awards

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The 2021 Canadian Game Awards show is just around the corner. The event celebrates excellence in the gaming industry in Canada, covering all facets of the scene. The past year has been anything but usual, and in the face of turbulent times and hardship the Canadian gaming industry has shown great resilience and ability to […]

How to vote for Fans’ Choice Award in the 2021 Canadian Game Awards

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The 2021 Canadian Game Awards is set to be held on April 9. Celebrating all areas of the Canadian video game industry, the awards will highlight standout games, industry professionals, and events. On top of that, the Canadian Game Awards is pleased to include the Fans’ Choice Award for five nominated games. Included are Canadian-developed […]

Amazon Games opens new studio in Montreal

Amazon Games has announced that it will be expanding into Canada with the opening of a studio in Montreal, Quebec. The Amazon branch has revealed that the studio will be working on an undisclosed new IP. The project, which in early development, is said to be an “online multiplayer title”.  The Montreal studio is led […]

Voices of the North: Nathan Fillion

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Photo credit: Gage Skidmore Over the years, Canada has become a household name for everything video game related. Whether it was manufacturing with Coleco in Montreal, QC, or design with Distinctive Software in Burnaby, BC, in the early 80s, the Great White North slowly but surely made its way on the podium of the gaming […]

Jade Raymond announces new Montreal-based studio Haven

Canadian games industry veteran Jade Raymond has formally announced her new studio venture, Haven Studios. The former Ubisoft executive producer and recent lead of Stadia Games and Entertainment has established a new creative house in Montreal. Alongside the announcement of Haven Studios, Raymond revealed that the studio’s first project will be an original IP developed […]

Here are all the Canadian Game Awards 2021 nominees

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2020 was a tremendous year in the gaming space. While the industry adapted to the difficulties of developing games in quarantine, gaming communities around the world embraced indie gems and big budget AAA titles with the same excitement. 2020 has been anything but uneventful for gamers, and this is just as true in Canada as […]

Everything new coming from Ubisoft Canada in 2021

It’s a new year, which means a new slate of games to release from Ubisoft’s Canadian studios. 2020 saw the likes of Watch Dogs: Legion from Ubisoft Toronto, Ubisoft Quebec’s Immortals Fenyx Rising, and Assassin’s Creed Valhalla from Ubisoft Montreal. Ubisoft’s many Canadian development houses are hard at work, developing new titles to release throughout […]

A peek behind Dauntless’ award-winning art direction

2020 was a strong year for art in video games. At the Canadian Game Awards Far Cry New Dawn (Ubisoft), Gears 5 (The Coalition), Luigi’s Mansion 3 (Next Level Games), Cadence of Hyrule (Brace Yourself Games), and Dauntless (Phoenix Labs) all vied for the Best Art Direction award. Each game was unlike the rest, as […]