Biggest video game developers in B.C. in 2015

Ranked by number of employees in B.C. in 2015

Published in BIV's specialty publication, BC Tech, in June 2015. Based on research conducted from February to April 2015. Sources: Interviews with companies below and BIV research. Other companies may have ranked but did not respond to information requests by deadline.

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Rank '15FootnotesCompanyHead office locationTop local executive(s)Games/projectsGame platform(s)Worldwide staff '15No. of B.C. staff '14No. of B.C. staff '15
1 Electronic Arts
4330 Sanderson Way
Burnaby, BC V5G 4X1
Phone: 604-456-3600
www.ea.com
Redwood City, Calif. Jon Lutz (VP, financial planning and strategy); Matt Bilbey (SVP and group GM) Interactive entertainment software XBox, PlayStation, PC, Mac, Wii, Nintendo, mobile devices and Facebook 9,000 1,300 1,300
2 No. BC staff 2014: BIV estimate Disney Interactive
1628 Dickson Ave Suite 500
Kelowna, BC V1Y 9X1
Phone: 250-868-8622
www.clubpenguin.com
Kelowna Natalia Strauch (director, studio operations); Charity Gerbrandt (director, product development) Interactive software company; creator of Club Penguin 300 300
3 Capcom Vancouver
4401 Still Creek Dr Suite 200
Burnaby, BC V5C 6G9
Phone: 604-299-5626
www.capcomvancouver.com
Osaka, Japan Joe Nickolls (studio director); Kiichiro Urata (CEO) Unannounced projects 260 189
4 No. BC staff 2014: BIV estimate Relic Entertainment
1040 Hamilton St Suite 400
Vancouver, BC V6B 2R9
Phone: 604-801-6577
www.relic.com
Tokyo, Japan Justin Dowdeswell (general manager) Premium AAA RTS games PC 100 130
5 United Front Games
1128 Homer St Suite 300
Vancouver, BC V6B 2X6
Phone: 604-687-4263
www.unitedfrontgames.com
Vancouver Stephen van der Mescht (CEO) ModNation Racers, Sleeping Dogs, LittleBigPlanet Karting, Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition, Triad Wars PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, XBox 360 120 120

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Business in Vancouver makes every attempt to publish accurate information in the List, but accuracy cannot be guaranteed. Lists are researched by Carrie Schmidt and Anna Liczmanska. For questions or to provide feedback, please contact us by email, lists@biv.com.

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