Canadian Game Awards Partner Spotlight – DigiBC

While we prepare for next year’s award show, we’re continuing to spotlight our incredible partners that have and continue to support the Canadian Game Awards. Today’s spotlight is directed at DigiBC – The Creative Technology Association of British Columbia. Since 2010, DigiBC and its members have advocated for and supported digital media in Canada. From video […]

Canadian Game Awards Partner Spotlight – Interactive Ontario

As we continue to wind down from the 2021 Canadian Game Awards, we wanted to highlight one of our many partners who make the award show possible. Interactive Ontario’s contribution is not only met through the Canadian Game Awards, but also the Canadian gaming industry as a whole. Interactive Ontario is a not-for-profit trade association, […]

Canadian Game Awards Spotlight – interview with Spiritfarer’s Nicolas Guérin

In 2020, Thunder Lotus Games, a Montreal-based indie studio, debuted its third game: Spiritfarer. Tackling heavy topics like the loss of a loved one, Spiritfarer balances its themes with a remarkable art style and soundtrack. It’s a whimsical game that has delighted players since its launch, and has amassed quite a bit of positive reception. […]

Canadian Game Awards Spotlight – interview with A Fold Apart’s Steven Smith

In 2020, Toronto-based studio Lightning Rod Games launched its first game A Fold Apart. The game was met with positive reception from both critics and the larger gaming community. During the 2021 Canadian Game Awards, the studio took home the award for Best Mobile Game. The aspiring team at Lightning Rod Games took on the […]

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 […]

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 […]