Canadian video games shining at E3 Expo

A slew of major Canadian-produced video game titles are shining at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3 Expo), highlighting the strength and vitality of Canada’s video game industry.

At this year’s E3 Expo, taking place in Los Angeles from June 5 to 7, 2012, Canadian-developed blockbuster titles such as Ubisoft Montreal’s Assassin’s Creed III, WB Games Montreal’s Batman Arkham City: Armoured Edition for the WiiU, Electronic Arts’ FIFA Soccer 13 and United Front Games’ LittleBigPlanet Karting are taking centre stage.

“Some of the most anticipated titles at E3 are produced in Canada,” said Julien Lavoie, director of public relations at the Entertainment Software Association of Canada (ESAC). “Publishers and developers in Canada are making waves with games that will be enjoyed the world over. With each passing year, Canada cements its international reputation as a top location to create video games.” [Read more…]