Quebec Studio Ragecure Games Thursday night 7. Won top honors by winningI Catapulte’s version, thanks to its crazy hockey game Hooligan: Legends of Hockeyverse.
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When doing so, the company gets a $ 135,000 prize, which can help it complete the marketing of its first creation. The package includes a cash grant of $ 50,000, as well as various professional and support services.
By convincing a jury composed of Andrei-Anne Boisvert, Ubisoft Quebec’s creator, Thomas Wilson, co-director of Beenox, and Mike Ducarme, brand manager of Bergerak Studios, Regcure Games won ahead of Dragon Slumber from Montreal, and Ryogo Games, Quebec.
“The Ragecure Games team knew to captivate us both by the professionalism of its presentation and the originality of the concept and the quality of the artistic direction of its title. Looking at the development of the game over the past year, we are confident that Hooligan: Legends of Hockeyverse A great future is doomed, just like the studio ”, argued Jury President Mike Ducarme.
Ragecure Games co-founder, Dave Gagne, for his part, indicated that participation in Catapulte would “mark a turning point in the development” of the studio. “It is an honor to be selected from such good candidates and certainly from such a renowned panel of judges. The future looks bright for us,” he said.
Initially, five Quebec studios were divided into 7. Was selected as a finalist forI Catapult version in February. However, two of them, Quebec’s Hatchery Games, and Montreal’s PenPen Studios had to get out of the way, with the first receiving “major game publisher” support and the second coming. Development of his project.
Established in 2014 in Quebec City, Catapulte is an acceleration program aimed at supporting independent Quebec studios to reach international markets.