Montréal, Canada – April 5, 2016 – Audiokinetic Inc., the leading global provider of cross-platform audio solutions for the interactive media and gaming industries, is pleased to announce its participation and support in the launch of La Guilde des développeurs de jeux vidéo indépendants du Québec.
‘La Guilde’ is an organization that brings together video game developers as well as other creators and businesses in related fields based in Quebec. Its vision is to help cultivate a community of cooperation and collaboration between developers of interactive technologies, with the goal of making Montreal and Quebec a world leader in the video game industry through the synergy of its various members.
“This new cooperative, which initially brings together 75 Quebec-based game developers, will most certainly reinforce the level of expertise in the Quebec video game development community, and contribute to its further growth,” explained Martin H. Klein, Founder, President and CEO of Audiokinetic.
“As a pioneer and leader in the interactive audio space, we’re pleased to support this new community of developers here in our own backyard, which truly represents the dynamism, creativity and collaborative spirit of the Quebec game development family,” added Simon Ashby, VP of Products and co-founder of Audiokinetic.
Audiokinetic sets new standards in audio production for interactive media and games. The company’s middleware solutions, including the award-winning Wwise® and SoundSeed®, empower sound designers and audio programmers with a cost effective, comprehensive authoring tool and audio engine for creating innovative interactive experiences. Audiokinetic is headquartered in Montréal, QC, Canada and has an office in Tokyo, Japan. www.audiokinetic.com
About La Guilde
La Guilde des développeurs de jeux vidéo indépendants du Québec is a non-profit cooperative whose role is to ensure the success of Quebec’s video game studios. Its mission is to support the prosperity and the longevity of the industry by providing breeding grounds for innovation and for the creations of local developers. La Guilde intends to be a lasting solution to the independent video games developers’ needs. Its focuses mainly on the sharing of knowledge, the pooling of services, the exercise of a collective purchasing power, etc. La Guilde is the largest independent video games cooperative in the world.
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