Recognizing the importance of the industry within Montreal the developer and design themed Montreal International Games Summit was formed and has thrived. These summits are working conferences with pivotal members from the game industry providing seminars, panels and round table sessions.
Lead Animator at Bioware, Jonathan Cooper, sat down with me to discuss Mass Effect 2 and cinematics in general.
An organic discussion with a talented designer of huge narrative RPG titles.
Patrick Plourde from Ubisoft and I share a candid discussion about Assassin's Creed 2.
Dorian Kieken from BioWare shared some insight on how a living plan benefits BioWares development process.
Jonathon Cooper from Bioware discusses how he would love to see cinematic gameplay instead of cutscenes.
Jason Graves dissects and pulls apart the process he used to create the excellent audio for Dead Space.
A liveblog and recap as Jason Holtman from Valve, discusses games entertainment in the age of connectivity.
A liveblog and recap as Ken Rolston, Lead Designer from Big Huge Games, discusses a narrative designers toolkit.
A liveblog and recap as Yoichi Wada, President and CEO of Square Enix, discusses cultural diversity in gaming development.
The Montreal International Games Summit - Nov. 16th - 17th