“While Vancouver’s game-development industry may have had a modest start, it now includes about 75 companies that directly develop games, according to Kenton Low, president of New Media B.C. An additional 70 companies provide support services for game development, including animation and audio production. In all, approximately 3,500 people are working in the video-game industry in the Lower Mainland.”

“UBC professor Trevor Barnes, who specializes in economic geography, is studying Vancouver’s video-game industry. The cluster that has formed here has an attractive power because of the resulting cost reductions and increasing efficiencies in production…”

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