Tag: MIGS


MIGS16 to Bring Masterclasses in Gaming to Montreal 1

MIGS16 to Bring Masterclasses in Gaming to Montreal

 |  Lane Martin
If you’re looking to get into game development or trying to refine your already sick dev skills, then Montreal, Quebec looks like it will be the place to be come November 13th, 14th, and 15th .  That’s the home of this year’s Montreal International Game Summit, or MIGS16 if you want to sound cool. MIGS and TECHNOCompétences are […]
MIGS Continues to Lead in Canadian Gaming Conferences - 2015-11-23 16:08:50

MIGS Continues to Lead in Canadian Gaming Conferences

 |  Jordan Biordi
November 17 th concluded another Montreal International Games Summit and it continues to be a shining example for not just games, but also for ideas.
The Evolution of The MIGS Conference 6

The Evolution of The MIGS Conference

 |  Brendan Frye
Quebec has quickly become one of the premier locations for game development in North America. With studios such as WB Games, Ubisoft, Eidos, and EA making Montreal their home, it is hard to deny how important it is to modern gaming. With so many major titles now coming from the studios in the region and […]
The High Cost of Free-to-Play: East vs. West

The High Cost of Free-to-Play: East vs. West

 |  Alexander Leach
Free-to-play games – or rather, games that have no initial purchase cost – aren’t new. But they’re becoming more prolific. Micro-transactions – purchasing options or items within a game for real money – goes as far back as Everquest and its ‘gold farmers’, selling in-game currency and items for cash. Even Guild Wars 2, a […]
Should We Care About Romance Games? 4

Should We Care About Romance Games?

 |  Alexander Leach
I saw a rather interesting lecture on romance in games and the potential of romance-themed games at the Montreal International Game Summit, by Schell Games’ Heidi Macdonald. In it, she discussed the possibilities of “empathic games”, or games driven by emotional, character-based conflicts rather than violence or plot. She praised the Dragon Age series as […]
CGM at MIGS: Day 2 - 2012-11-14 23:36:13

CGM at MIGS: Day 2

 |  Tim Ashdown
Welcome back to CGM’s coverage of the Montreal International Game Summit. We woke up to a bright and sunny day in Montreal and as we entered the summit there was electricity in the air. The main hall was quite busy as attendees found their seats for the summit`s second keynote address to be given by […]
CGM at MIGS: Day 1 - 2012-11-14 00:20:24

CGM at MIGS: Day 1

 |  Tim Ashdown
The Montreal International Game Summit kicked off earlier today with a brief address by MIGS Director Emmanuel Viau. He spoke briefly about what attendees can expect for this year’s show and how uncertain he future of the video game industry is at the moment.
Can’t We All Just Get Along?   - 2010-12-10 20:20:15

Can’t We All Just Get Along?

 |  Wayne Santos
For seven years now, the Montreal International Games Summit (MIGS), organized by Alliance Numérique, has been offering high level conferences presented by renowned experts in business, arts and visual effects, design, production and technology. It is the biggest event entirely dedicated to professionals in Canada and on the East Coast. Over the years, this event […]


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