June 2, 2021

2021 Canadian Video Game Industry Economic Impact survey now open

The Entertainment Software Association of Canada (ESAC) has recently launched its 2021 Canadian Video Game Industry Economic Impact survey. This detailed, biannual study is seen by […]
April 12, 2021

Gaming tech used to simulate a real-world pandemic

Improbable’s origin story is very similar to other gaming companies. Founders Herman Narula and Rob Whitehead met while studying computer science at Cambridge University in the […]
March 15, 2021

Alberta family built a video game using…. Excel??

A father-daughter team in Calgary spent their COVID downtime doing what many people would have thought impossible: building a video game in Microsoft Excel. Colin Hamilton […]
February 17, 2021

Alberta’s newest multiplayer virtual reality is a real food fight

The launch of Alberta’s newest multiplayer virtual reality (VR) game is a real home-grown success story. One of the greatest things about the launch of Calgary-based […]
February 1, 2021

Digital Alberta briefing — January 2021

While certainly cliche, every year I’m always surprised by how quickly everything ramps up after the holidays are over. The days have just flown by this […]
November 11, 2020

Portrait of an Albertan game developer

How to become a game developer, in 10 simple steps: Start your degree in biological science, with the goal of becoming a doctor. Shadow a real-life […]