OMDC Newsletter
October 2014

OMDC Success Story: Metanet

Metanet Software's N++ is a fast-paced puzzle platform game with hundreds of levels.+ Read More

Check out OMDC’s Ontario Video Game Industry Promo Reel

Ontario is home to a vibrant video game industry that is creating award-winning games for an international audience. With 100 companies that employ 1,800+ people, our province is one of the leading jurisdictions for game development in Canada. Check out what Ontario developers have been up to lately in the OMDC’s video game industry promotional reel. For a first-hand experience of the latest and greatest innovative games including a selection that have been made in Ontario don’t forget to check out the pop-up arcade at Gamercamp that runs from October 18-19, 2014.

OMDC – Supported Event: Gamercamp

Gamercamp Pop-Up Arcade

Mark your calendars! This year’s Gamercamp is scheduled from October 17 to 19 and it promises to be the most fun year yet. There will be over 40 games in total for everyone ages 5 to 85, including the 2014 Gamercamp Selections – 21 amazing games that you need to try. Made-in-Ontario games featured at Gamercamp include: MK-ULTRA’s Knight and Damsel, Phantom PI’s Rocket 5, Rollers of the Realm from Phantom Compass and many more.

These are just some of the examples of the games from across North America and Europe you'll try as Gamercamp takes over Hotel Ocho in downtown Toronto for its one-of-a-kind Pop-Up Arcade. Plus, the developers will be on-hand to answer questions and share more about their games. But that's not all! Gamercamp will also have the latest Xbox One and PlayStation 4 games to show off.

Passes are on sale now at

OMDC-Supported Event: GameOn Finance

Just starting out? Apply for our $199 Startup Rate!

Ontario is home to an explosion of innovative emerging game studios. We are offering a special Startup Rate in order to ensure those companies are able to benefit from the knowledge sharing and networking offered at GameON: Finance. If your company:

  • is less than two years old
  • makes less than $250,000 in annual revenue
  • has less than five employees
  • and has not previously attended GameON: Finance on a Startup Pass

you may qualify for this heavily discounted pass, priced at just $199. Hear from speakers from Rovio, SuperData Research, iNK Stories, DrinkBox Studios, DHX Media, Digital Extremes and many more at this year's conference on November 20 & 21 in Toronto.

Submit your application by filling out the application form. Interactive Ontario will review your submission and notify you if you have been approved for a Startup Pass.Only a small number of Startup Passes are available and will be approved on a first-come, first-served basis.