5 Biggest Video Game Companies in Metro Vancouver

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Despite claims that Vancouver’s video game industry is on the brink of death, there is still quite a bit of life in it. The following are the biggest video game companies in Vancouver by employees.

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5 Biggest Video Game Companies in Vancouver

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Despite claims that Vancouver’s video game industry is on the brink of extinction, there’s still lots of new life. Here are the biggest video game companies in Vancouver by number of employees.

  • 5. United Front Games

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    Coming in 5th place, United Front games has about 108 employees. Fun fact: They own the rights to Tomb Raider!

  • 4. Relic entertainment

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    They employ 129 people. Fun fact: their most popular game is "Company of Heroes".

  • 3. Black Tusk Studios (Microsoft)

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    Black Tusk has around 150 employees even though they have not released any games yet! Fun fact: They have the rights to the "Gears of War" series.

  • 2. Capcom game studio

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    Also in Burnaby, Capcom Game Studio, formerly Blue Top Studios,  employs 215 people. Fun fact: you might have played a game in their "Dead Rising" Series.

  • 1. Electronic Arts Canada

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    Located in Burnaby, they are by far the largest Video Game company in BC employing over 1300 people. Fun Fact: they are in charge of the FIFA and NHL franchises!


EA Vancouver

Located in Burnaby, 4330 Sanderson Way, they are by far the largest video game company in the province employing over 1300 people.

Fun Fact: They are in charge of the FIFA and NHL franchises.

Capcom

Also in Burnaby (200 – 4401 Still Creek Drive), Capcom Game Studio, formerly Blue Castle Studios, employs 215 people.

Fun fact: You might have played a game in their “Dead Rising” Series.

Black Tusk Studios (Microsoft)

There are around 150 employees even though they have not released any games yet. They are located on the 6th Floor, 858 Beatty Street in downtown Vancouver.

Fun fact: They have the rights to the “Gears of War” series.

Relic entertainment

Also located in downtown Vancouver (1040 Hamilton St.), they employ 129 people.

Fun fact: their most popular game is “Company of Heroes”.

United Front Games

Also located in downtown Vancouver, in Yaletown, United Front games has about 108 employees.

Fun fact: They own the rights to Tomb Raider.

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