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Fracter

By Myriam Kessiby / March 06, 2019 / Posted in: Canadian Success Stories

Fracter

In the plethora of video games on the market, often the themes and concepts proposed are similar: sports, combat or war games. Aiming to stand out, a team of creators came together to tell a story that is both unique and universal; a quest to try to find oneself... read more

The Messenger

By Myriam Kessiby / January 24, 2019 / Posted in: Canadian Success Stories

The Messenger

We are in the early 1990s. Little 8 year-old Thierry spends hours in front of his console exploring the world of Ninja Gaiden. Amazed by this video game, the boy begins to dream about his own ninja story... Fast forward 25 years. Thierry Boulanger, now a programmer, meets Martin Brouard, an executive producer. The two video game enthusiasts, then colleagues at Frima Studio in Québec city, were far from suspecting that their meeting would lead to the creation of one of the greatest successes of the year 2018 in their industry: The Messenger... read more

L’Échappée

By Myriam Kessiby / December 13, 2018 / Posted in: Canadian Success Stories

L’Échappée

A small village in the countryside where everyone thinks they know each other. A youth centre where difficult decisions are made. The magnificent landscapes of the Bas-Saint-Laurent. And Brigitte’s homecoming in a chain of events which will have consequences. This is how the dramatic series L’Échappée produced by Amalga begins. While author Michelle Allen's characters try to escape their own truth, her story seeks to be as real as possible in order to reveal the world of youth centres to the audience. .. read more

L’Heure Bleue

By Myriam Kessiby / October 04, 2018 / Posted in: Canadian Success Stories

L’Heure Bleue

To leave one's own existence. Give up everything to change your life. For many, it's a fantasy that will never materialize. But when this escape becomes the means of leaving a tragedy behind, exile is not pleasurable, but a means to survive... read more

We Happy Few

By Myriam Kessiby / July 26, 2018 / Posted in: Canadian Success Stories

We Happy Few

A small team of enthusiasts creates a major video game, rivalling those of the biggest international studios in the industry. How did they do it? We met the Creative Director Guillaume Provost of Compulsion Games studios in Montreal, to talk about the genesis of their latest creation: We Happy Few... read more