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How the Vancouver Economic Commission is helping game developers to thrive

How the Vancouver Economic Commission is helping game developers to thrive

At Pocket Gamer Connects London 2016, we (Alysia Judge) spoke to Vancouver Economic Commission's Digital Entertainment and Interactive manager Nancy Mott.

The Canadian city has long been at the forefront of game development in North America thanks to the big EA campus, which has encouraged the education system to support games, as well as spawning many startups, some of which have grown into substantial businesses themselves.

Integrated approach

Mott spoke about how the current wave of growth is being driven up mobile games and VR development, and how the Vancouver Economic Commission is working with high schools to provide the next generation of talent.

And that's something we'll be checking out in the summer during Pocket Gamer Connects Vancouver 2016.

You can find out more information about that conference - and check early bird ticket prices - here.


Contributing Editor

A Pocket Gamer co-founder, Jon is Contributing Editor at PG.biz which means he acts like a slightly confused uncle who's forgotten where he's left his glasses. As well as letters and cameras, he likes imaginary numbers and legumes.

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