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Canada: A Gaming Hub

Ah, Canada – land of Mounties, maple-syrup, Scott Pilgrim and Tim Hortons. But there’s more to Canada than just these cliches. Toronto, in particular, is emerging as a major gaming destination. With high-profile companies like Ubisoft and a thriving tech sector, Toronto offers a vibrant and innovative gaming culture. Small studios benefit from employee perks and tax breaks, making it an ideal place for startups to thrive alongside big multinational companies. Here are some notable Canadian game developers:

  • Snowman: Developers of Alto’s Adventure.
  • Square Enix Montreal: Developers of Lara Croft GO.
  • Capy Games: Creators of Superbrothers: Swords and Sorcery EP.
  • Sara Northway: Solo developer of Rebuild 3: Gangs of Deadville.
  • Overhaul Games: The studio behind Baldur’s Gate 2: Enhanced Edition.
  • Behaviour Interactive: Developers of Dead by Daylight.
  • DrinkBox Studios: Creators of Severed.
  • Klei Entertainment: Developers of Don’t Starve.
  • RAC7 Games: Developers behind Sneaky Sasquatch.

Every year, Pocket Gamer Connects hosts an event in Toronto, bringing together indie developers and offering a platform to showcase their work. The event promises to be even bigger and better than before. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to meet these talented studios and learn from their expertise. Get your tickets now!