The Interactive Society of Nova Scotia aims to further the interactive media and video game industry and foster collaboration & growth within Nova Scotia. Around 300+ people (and counting) are currently employed in over 20 studios around the province. Our members are committed to the development of the industry in Nova Scotia, hiring graduates from local Universities and Colleges, and working to promote high standards of relevant education.
Interactive Society of Nova Scotia (ISNS)
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Ubisoft Halifax is the Group’s first studio entirely dedicated to Mobile Development in North America. We strive to deliver creative and successful games on mobile devices to a very broad audience.
Alpha Dog Games
Alpha Dog Games is a leading mobile game developer founded in 2012 by industry veterans from Microsoft, Electronic Arts, Relic Entertainment, and THQ. The company teams up with publishing partners to create original, immersive experiences with high production value.
Gogii Lighthouse Studios
Gogii Lighthouse is a Nova Scotia arm of Gogii Games, an independent game development studio specializing in casual, multiplatform games with a wide appeal. Since Gogii's inception in 2006, it has produced 90 unique products on 7 different platforms in 13 languages, many of which won awards and critical acclaim.
Hothead Games is an independent mobile games studio that creates concepts, develops the games and publishes them. Our success comes from hiring the smartest and talented people so that they can do their magic!
Vesuvius Media Ltd. was incorporated in Nova Scotia, Canada, in 2014, but our international development team has been working together since 2010. Our combined skills and experience include game design, development, story-telling, music composition, graphics (2.5D with 3D models), public relations, marketing, crowdfunding, extreme mathematics, and more!
Copernicus Studios is an entertainment content development and production company based in Halifax. We produce original, high-quality animated content for television, feature film, and digital platforms.
REDspace is a full-service digital studio specializing in web, mobile, gaming, and video solutions. We craft digital experiences that help empower brands, letting you focus on what you do best. We take care of all your technology needs, using innovation and solid execution to deliver your content. Working with our partners is what we’re good at, and we believe in what we do.
PopReach is a developer and publisher of high-value, freemium entertainment for smartphone and tablet devices. Headquartered in Toronto with a development studio in Halifax, the company is focused on combining world-class IP with leading edge game development and analytics to create highly profitable free-to-play titles that reach millions of players.
Hutch is a collective of passionate designers, engineers and artists who all share the same obsession: we're hell bent on making action-packed, visually stunning games that can be played and enjoyed by everyone. We develop these games from instinctive, aspirational ideas and themes.
Fun should be beautiful. Born out of enthusiasm for beauty and the surreal, Silverback has at its core a group of talented humans who love bringing the imagined to life. If you feel you have what it takes to join our team, we'd love to hear from you.
Electric Puppets creates virtual reality based technology for medical applications including testing, data recording and assessment. We use engaging, entertaining environments, stories and characters to make the patient experience the best it can be.
Current Studios is an innovative experience design studio with dozens of creative technology awards, including three Cannes Lions.
We collaborate with brands and ad agencies to create new interactive experiences, leaving human interaction at the centre of everything we do. For over 20 years, we have been pioneers in multimedia content delivery, creative technology, film productions and digital gaming, breathing life into the creative vision of our partners.
Cold Furnace Studios
Cold Furnace Studios is a game development studio and military advisory for the Entertainment and Defence Industries. Cold Furnace Studios is Veteran operated. Members of Cold Furnace include both currently serving and retired Canadian Armed Forces & US Military.
Bluedrop Performance Learning
Bluedrop Performance Learning Inc. (BPL) is the publicly listed holding company for its two wholly owned operating divisions, Bluedrop Training and Simulation Inc. (BTS) and Bluedrop Learning Networks Inc. (BLN) to which it provides management oversight and shared corporate and financial services.
Brave New World
Brave New World is a future tech company examining the landscape of emerging technologies, trends, and audience behaviours. We use this knowledge to create new and provocative experiences for ourselves and our partners. Envisioning the future and our place in it is the core of what we do. Right now we're keeping busy by figuring out how to mix augmented reality, robots, and gaming in an engaging way.
Maritime Digital Art and Design (MDAD)
Maritime Digital Art and Design (MDAD) LTD, grown to create world-class, immersive and interactive multimedia products, VR/AR, educational training applications, illustration and animations, to take advantage of the rapidly expanding market. MDAD Studio, follows an artistic vision of interactive storytelling and entertainment art; defining new boundaries of professional involvement with digital media design and training applications.
Virtus helps you track visual cues, user’s attention and engagement. Our platform enables the enterprise to reveal the power of VR user’s data and create data-driven personas. Virtus empowers your content strategy by uncovering insights faster and monitoring audience dynamics.
Xona Games is an award-winning Xbox and PlayStation indie game studio, co-founded by twin brothers, that makes intense arcade-style retro games. The incorporation, its games, its engine technologies, and its developers have all won prestigious awards and received worldwide press. Xona Games Inc. has won over $180,000 in prizes. Its games have ranked from #1 in Canada to #1 in Japan, and have become #1 best sellers in multiple countries. Its developers have placed #1 in competitive gaming competitions relating to the same genre of games they make.
Cosmic Logic is Andrew Roberts and Luke Fimio. We strive to make games that not only are of creative interest to us, but that are also are able to find a niche with a variety of gamers as well.
We are extremely passionate about our projects and are dedicated to the medium. More than anything we hope to make impactful contributions to the gaming world while maintaining long term sustainability.
Smarter Spaces scans, plans, monitors and relocates spaces.
We are an established Space Management and Relocation Specialists consulting group, specializing in mobile 3D laser scanning, CAD space planning and relocation services, and fire evacuation mapping.
Japan Online Game Association
JOGA’s main role has been to promote information sharing between member companies and to support companies and compliance activities in order to further develop the online game industry as well as new businesses derived from online games.