Entries in 'montreal' (17)

EA Mobile suffers heavy layoffs, publisher refutes studio's closure

EA Mobile suffers heavy layoffs, publisher refutes studio's closure

Significant layoffs have hit EA, specifically affecting hundreds of employees at EA Mobile Montreal.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 12th 2013 at 2:10AM in News
EA Montreal and LA branches suffer unspecified number of layoffs

EA Montreal and LA branches suffer unspecified number of layoffs

EA has announced the letting go of “some” staff from the publisher’s LA and Montreal studios.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 22nd 2013 at 8:07AM in News
THQ Montreal making new IP for new owner Ubisoft

THQ Montreal making new IP for new owner Ubisoft

Ubisoft has officially confirmed its acquisition of THQ Montreal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2013 at 10:45AM in News
'Small number' of layoffs confirmed at EA Montreal

'Small number' of layoffs confirmed at EA Montreal

EA’s Montreal studio is to layoff a “very small number” of employees this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2012 at 9:51AM in News

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Next-gen Hitman already in development?

Next-gen Hitman already in development?

A new Hitman title is currently in development for Xbox 360 and PS3, but it is now being rumoured that work on a brand new entry in the series for ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2011 at 11:16AM in News
QA Spotlight: Babel Media

QA Spotlight: Babel Media

Babel Media’s VP of sales and marketing Keith Russell tells MCV about the state of the QA sector and a potential move to Montreal.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 28th 2011 at 10:01AM in News
Square Enix to open new studio

Square Enix to open new studio

Square Enix is negotiating with councils in Canada with plans to build its second studio there.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 17th 2011 at 2:54PM in News

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Assassin’s Creed creator joins THQ

Assassin’s Creed creator joins THQ

Publisher THQ has announced that Assassin’s Creed creator Patrice Désilets is to head up its new owned development studio in Montreal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 19th 2010 at 12:34PM in News
Warner Bros plans Montreal studio

Warner Bros plans Montreal studio

Warner Bros. Interactive is planning to open a new development studio in Montreal.

by Colin Campbell
on Mar 22nd 2010 at 10:12PM in News
Deus Ex: Human Revolution confirmed

Deus Ex: Human Revolution confirmed

Eidos Montreal has confirmed the full title for the third entry in the Deus Ex series will be Deus Ex: Human Revolution.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 12th 2010 at 9:43AM in News
THQ to open Montreal studio

THQ to open Montreal studio

Another big publisher has made the move to open a dev base in subsidy-supported Quebec, Canada – with THQ  the latest to establish a Montreal studio.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2009 at 11:46AM in News

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Square Enix reveals 'first global game'

Square Enix reveals 'first global game'

Japan-headquartered Square Enix and its Canadian studio Eidos Montreal are collaborating on the firm's first truly global game, according to CEO Yoichi Wada.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2009 at 4:59PM in News
Buzz builds for Canada’s key dev show

Buzz builds for Canada’s key dev show

As the fifth annual Montreal International Games Summit fast approaches, event organiser Alliance Numérique has opened early bird registrations for the show.

by MCV Staff
on Aug 13th 2009 at 5:50PM in News
Thief 4 emerges from the shadows

Thief 4 emerges from the shadows

It’s been known for really quite a long time now, but the official announcement of Thief 4, or Thi4f as Eidos would like us to refer to it, will still ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 11th 2009 at 5:37PM in News
Ubi unveils new Prince of Persia titles

Ubi unveils new Prince of Persia titles

A new Prince of Persia will be swinging onto next generation consoles this year, alongside a separate SKU scheduled for Nintendo DS.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 29th 2008 at 10:54AM in News

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Far Cry 2 devs pleased with PS3 development

Far Cry 2 devs pleased with PS3 development

Ubisoft Montreal has said that the PS3’s unique architecture has proved a good fit for the technology behind its upcoming Far Cry 2 – though says that it has taken ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 11th 2008 at 1:32PM in News