5 Gaming Companies in Toronto to Know

Toronto is home to some top names in the Canadian video game industry. Here are just a few.

Written by Margo Steines
Published on Nov. 04, 2023
5 Gaming Companies in Toronto to Know
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The video game industry has a substantial presence in Canada. The country has more than 900 video game studios, the majority of which are located in Ontario, according to the Entertainment Software Association of Canada. The province’s capital city is home to studios developing games for a variety of platforms. We’ve compiled a list of some of the top gaming companies in Toronto publishing titles are enjoyed by players around the world.

Gaming Companies in Toronto to Know

  • Ubisoft
  • Jam City
  • Gameloft
  • Capybara Games
  • Big Viking Games

 

Top Gaming Companies in Toronto

Ubisoft is a gaming company responsible for iconic franchises including Assassin’s Creed and Tom Clancy’s video game series. Its games are played across PC, Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, VR and mobile platforms. The company offers players a premium subscription service called Ubisoft+ that gives them access to the company’s full library.

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Jam City is an entertainment company that makes mobile games. The company’s lineup of games includes titles that incorporate characters and story lines from Disney, Universal Studios and Warner Bros. One of its signature products is the RPG Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery, which has over 135 million installs.

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Gameloft is a game developer and publisher that creates content across digital platforms. It operates 18 development studios around the world, which focus largely on mobile games such as March of Empires and Disney Magic Kingdoms. The company says its games see approximately 1.5 million downloads each day.

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Independent gaming development studio Capybara Games has been in business for two decades, producing award-winning games for PC, console and mobile platforms. It has published titles like Grindstone, Super Time Force, Superbrothers: Sword & Sorcery and BELOW.

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Big Viking Games is an independent game studio that focuses on mobile and social media games. The company operates out of two studios in Toronto and London, Ontario. As an early adopter of HTML5 games, Big Viking Games is behind the popular titles FishWorld and YoWorld. It offers games on iOs, Android and Facebook that have been played by millions.

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Rose Velazquez contributed reporting to this story.

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