The Interactive Society of Nova Scotia aims to further the interactive media and video game industry and foster collaboration & growth within Nova Scotia. Around 300+ people (and counting) are currently employed in over 20 studios around the province. Our members are committed to the development of the industry in Nova Scotia, hiring graduates from local Universities and Colleges, and working to promote high standards of relevant education.
Interactive Society of Nova Scotia (ISNS)
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Ubisoft Halifax is the Group’s first studio entirely dedicated to Mobile Development in North America. We strive to deliver creative and successful games on mobile devices to a very broad audience.
Alpha Dog Games
Alpha Dog Games is a free-to-play mobile game developer and publisher of industry veterans from Microsoft, EA, Relic, and THQ. Featured by Apple and Google, Alpha Dog creates original experiences for the mid-core user segment on the genres of action and strategy games.
Gogii Lighthouse Studios
Gogii Lighthouse is a Nova Scotia arm of Gogii Games, an independent game development studio specializing in casual, multiplatform games with a wide appeal. Since Gogii's inception in 2006, it has produced 90 unique products on 7 different platforms in 13 languages, many of which won awards and critical acclaim.
Hothead Games is an independent mobile games studio that creates concepts, develops the games and publishes them. Our success comes from hiring the smartest and talented people so that they can do their magic!
Vesuvius Media Ltd. was incorporated in Nova Scotia, Canada, in 2014, but our international development team has been working together since 2010. Our combined skills and experience include game design, development, story-telling, music composition, graphics (2.5D with 3D models), public relations, marketing, crowdfunding, extreme mathematics, and more!
Virtus helps you track visual cues, user’s attention and engagement. Our platform enables the enterprise to reveal the power of VR user’s data and create data-driven personas. Virtus empowers your content strategy by uncovering insights faster and monitoring audience dynamics.
Xona Games is an award-winning Xbox and PlayStation indie game studio, co-founded by twin brothers, that makes intense arcade-style retro games. The incorporation, its games, its engine technologies, and its developers have all won prestigious awards and received worldwide press. Xona Games Inc. has won over $180,000 in prizes. Its games have ranked from #1 in Canada to #1 in Japan, and have become #1 best sellers in multiple countries. Its developers have placed #1 in competitive gaming competitions relating to the same genre of games they make.
Cosmic Logic is Andrew Roberts and Luke Fimio. We strive to make games that not only are of creative interest to us, but that are also are able to find a niche with a variety of gamers as well.
We are extremely passionate about our projects and are dedicated to the medium. More than anything we hope to make impactful contributions to the gaming world while maintaining long term sustainability.