Biggest video game developers in B.C. in 2017

Ranked by total number of employees in B.C. in 2017

Published on October 24, 2017. This list was previously published in BC Tech, a magazine out in June 2017. Information was gathered in Spring 2017. Sources: Interviews with firms that responded to requests for information by deadline and BIV research.

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Rank '17FootnotesCompanyTop local executive(s)Games produced or in developmentPlatformsNo. of worldwide staff '16No. of worldwide staff '17B.C. headcount '16B.C. headcount '17
1 Electronic Arts
4330 Sanderson Way
Burnaby, BC V5G 4X1
Phone: 604-456-3600
Matt Bilbey (COO, EA Studios); David Rutter (general manager and executive producer) Interactive entertainment software 8,500 8,500 1,350 1,500
2 The Coalition
858 Beatty St Suite 600
Vancouver, BC V6B 1C1
Phone: 604-247-6000
Rod Fergusson (studio head); Mike Crump (director of operations) Gears of War franchise 320 300
3 Capcom Game Studio Vancouver
4401 Still Creek Dr Suite 200
Burnaby, BC V5C 6G9
Phone: 604-299-5626
Kiichiro Urata (CEO); Tim Bennison (COO and studio director); Jacqueline Winter (senior director, finance and administration) Dead Rising franchise, unannounced projects Xbox One, PS4, Win 10/Steam PC, iOS and Android 249 249 249 249
4 Relic Entertainment
1040 Hamilton St Suite 400
Vancouver, BC V6B 2R9
Phone: 604-801-6577
Justin Dowdeswell (general manager) Real-time strategy games; franchises include Company of Heroes, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War and Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 150 180
5 Kabam Inc
1118 Alberni St
Vancouver, BC V6E 1A5
Phone: 604-256-0054
Jeff Howell (CIO); Tim Fields (CEO) Transformers: Forged to Fight, Marvel: Contest of Champions, Fast & Furious: Legacy Mobile 146 172

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