Video Game Companies in Montreal, Quebec

Montreal is found in Canada in a province called Quebec. It the largest city in Canada with a French  influence, and therefore it is a diverse city. The game companies in this town have been thriving for a long time because of a team of leading developers. As a result, Montreal has turned the region into a  home of game development. There are 18 game companies in the city undertaking various projects. 

Weather 
Montreal experiences a humid continental climate. The summers are short, humid, and warm, with  temperatures ranging between 27 degrees Celsius. July is the summer month, and it comes with heat waves. Contrary to summer, the winters are usually long. The season starts in mid-November and ends in March or April. However, you will notice the temperatures are mild, especially when snowfalls. You can therefore try doing some snowboarding, sleighing among other activities. The winter in Montreal is cold,  windy, and icy, and therefore you need to be set with warm clothes. The spring and fall seasons come with warmth, and they are also the flowering season where you get to see the beauty of trees. 

Cost of Living 

Montreal is not so expensive compared to other cities like Toronto. It is cheaper for single people. On average, the cost of housing for a one-bedroom apartment is $ 850. You can still get a one-bedroom at $550. However, it depends on where you choose to live. Downtown is usually cheap and the best for newcomers and those who have just gotten jobs. The electricity, water, and internet are approximately $90, depending on your usage. The cost of food is pretty cheap, and you can spend $100 a month.  However, if you chose to be eating out, you will spend more money. On the other hand, if you love entertainment, you will have to pay more since the entertainment joints are costly. 

Lifestyle 

A third of Montreal, Quebec, has been born outside the country. It is a French Speaking City, but some  people have mastered several other languages. If you a lover of food, Montreal will be a paradise for  you. It has the best restaurants and chefs across the globe. You might never get enough food here. There  is a moving culture in the city whereby the residents move to new homes every 1st day of July. Montreal, Quebec, is full of life at night, with bars and restaurants remaining open till dawn. Life is throughout the  week. Unlike most Canadians, Montreal residents are great smokers, and beer is far cheaper than the rest of Canada. The main outdoor activities in the city are cycling and hockey. 

Transport 

Montreal is well-developed transport-wise, and it’s easily connectable to the rest of Canada. The best  way to move around the city is by public means or foot. The metro buses are cheap and a bit fast. The  other means of transport are cars, trains, and taxis. Some people also prefer using bikes, and you can  rent a bike and return it after work.  

Education 

Education in Montreal, Quebec, is diverse. The city boasts some of the best schools in Canada. The  education system covers all levels from kindergarten to university. As a parent, you have the freedom to  choose either a French or English school for your child. The school year in Montreal runs from  September to June. 

Jobs On Offer As Listed By Gamesmith 
• Senior game designers 
• Senior unreal programmer for PC and console 
• Brand director 
• Technical artist 
• 3D environment artist 
• Unreal engine programmer 
• Experienced level designer 
• Game server engineer 
• Senior software engineer 
• Operations associate 
• Senior Data engineer 

As an applicant, you must have the ability to grow and nurture relationships. Also, you must have  excellent teamwork skills and be flexible to handle other tasks. More details about the requirements are  on the website of Gamesmith, and therefore you can contact their support center.

COMPANYCITYNOTABLE PROJECTSFOCUSSTUDIO SIZE
3Mind GamesMontrealThe ProtagonistPC/Consoles1-10
Artifact 5MontrealAnamorphinePC/Consoles1-10
Artisan StudiosMontrealSuper Neptunia RPGPC/Consoles11-50
BehaviourMontrealWipeout, Puffle Launch, TransformersPC/Consoles201-500
Bethesda Games MontrealMontreal?PC/Consoles, Mobile11-50
BudgeMontrealBudge World, EverRunMobile51-200
Cardboard UtopiaMontrealChildren of ZodiarcsPC/Consoles1-10
Clever Endeavour GamesMontrealUltimate Chicken HorsePC/Consoles1-10
Cloud Chamber StudiosMontrealBioshockPC/Consoles?
Compulsion GamesMontrealWe Happy FewPC/Consoles11-50
CyanideMontrealConfrontation, Blood BowlPC/Consoles11-50
CyberConnect2MontrealNaruto Ultimate Ninja, .hackPC/Consoles11-50
Deck13 InteractiveMontrealThe SurgePC/Consoles?
DistrictWareMontrealAlliance WarfarePC/Consoles1-10
Double StallionMontrealOK, K.O.! Lakewood Plaza Turbo!Mobile1-10
EA MotiveMontrealStar WarsPC/Consoles51-200
Eidos MontrealMontrealDeus Ex, Thief 4PC/Consoles201-500
Epic MontrealMontrealUnreal Engine EnterpriseTools51-200
Fugitive InteractiveMontrealRally ManiaMobile?
Gameloft MontrealMontrealAsphaltMobile201-500
GamerizonMontrealChop Chop SeriesMobile11-50
IllogikaMontrealSubaeriaPC/Consoles, Mobile11-50
Kitfox GamesMontrealMoon HuntersPC/Consoles1-10
KongregateMontrealKongregate PlatformPublisher?
KO_OPMontrealGNOGPC/Consoles1-10
KutokaMontrealMia Learning CollectionEducational11-50
LudiaMontrealPrice is Right, UnderworldPC/Consoles, Mobile51-200
Ludeon StudiosMontrealRimWorldPC/Consoles1-10
MegaZebraMontrealDesperate Housewives, Mahjong TrailsMobile11-50
MinorityMontrealTime Machine VRVR/AR1-10
Mistic SoftwareMontrealBackyard Baseball, Hell’s KitchenPC/Consoles?
NeonableMontrealBootleg SystemsPC/Consoles1-10
NetEaseMontreal?PC/Consoles?
NorsfellMontrealTribes of MidgardPC/Consoles11-50
OutermindsMontrealPewdiepie’s Tuber SimulatorMobile11-50
Panache Digital GamesMontrealAncestors: The Humankind OdysseyPC/Consoles11-50
Paper CultMontrealBloodrootsPC/Consoles1-10
People Can FlyMontreal?PC/Consoles11-50
Phoenix LabsMontrealDauntlessPC/Consoles?
PlaywingMontrealAssassin’s Creed Unity, Smurfs Epic RunPC/Consoles11-50
Quantic DreamMontrealDetroit: Become HumanPC/Consoles11-50
Red BarrelsMontrealOutlastPC/Consoles11-50
Rogue FactorMontrealNecromunda: Underhive WarsPC/Consoles11-50
Sauropod StudiosMontrealCastle Story, MiradorPC/Consoles11-50
Spearhead GamesMontrealOmensight, StoriesPC/Consoles11-50
Square Enix MontrealMontrealLara Croft GO, Hitman GOMobile11-50
Thunder Lotus GamesMontrealSpiritfarer, SunderedPC/Consoles11-50
Tribute GamesMontrealMercenary Kings, FlinthookPC/Consoles1-10
Tuque GamesMontrealLivelockPC/Consoles11-50
Typhoon StudiosMontreal??11-50
Ubisoft MontrealMontrealAssassin’s Creed, Prince of Persia, Far CryPC/Consoles500+
Unity MontrealMontrealUnity EngineTools201-500
Warner Bros. Games MontrealMontrealBatman Arkham OriginsPC/Consoles201-500