New Montreal gaming studio to pay tribute to childhood games

by Techvibes NewsDesk

A new indie gaming studio named Tribute Games has been started up by former Ubisoft and Eidos employees in Montreal.

Co-founding game developers Justin Cyr, Jonathan Lavigne and Jean-François Major have worked together for several years, most recently developing Wizorb together.

According to an interview with Digital Spy, they chose the name Tribute Games because they want to pay tribute to all the cool games from their childhood. "We're passionate indies aiming at making entertaining games with a focus on pixel art and classic game design (sometimes with a modern twist)."

A release date for Tribute's first project has yet to be confirmed.

Tribute Games
Montréal, Québec, Canada

Tribute Games Inc., a new start-up company based in Montreal, will focus on retro games with a modern twist for home consoles and mobile platforms. Tribute’s founders are industry veterans having worked at Ubisoft and Eidos. Justin Cyr, Jonathan Lavigne and Jean-François Major have over 30 years of combined experience in game development having contributed on titles such as Deus Ex: Human... more

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