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February 2015

Toronto

Why You Should Start your Video Game Company in Canada

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Canada is one of the fastest-growing hotbeds for game development, and on a per capita basis, it is the largest gaming industry in the world, with more than 329 gaming companies employing more than 16,500 people. This is no accident, as substantial government support and access to great technical and creative talent makes Canada one of the best places to build a gaming company. Read More

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Big Viking Games attends HTML500 in London, Ontario

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This past weekend, Big Viking Games had the honour of attending the HTML500 event with many other talented companies and organizations in London. The event was created by Lighthouse Labs – a Vancouver based Development Bootcamp which dedicates itself to teaching individuals everything they need to know about coding and programming to become wizards at their craft – all in 8 intensive weeks. The event itself is a short snippet of that, where one of the instructors teaches a group of 500 how to build a basic website from scratch (all for free), and the participants work closely with developers to accomplish this task. Read More