East Side Games is a proudly independent and profitable game studio creating humorous and addicting games for mobile and social platforms.
We have a collaborative, creative, and fun culture that is focused on building hit titles in a great work environment. Our talented, highly-motivated team believes in constantly improving; we are not afraid to take ownership and meet challenges head-on in order to reach our goals.
Purpose-built technology infrastructure powers our rapid, iterative prototyping, based directly on audience feedback. These tools and analytics engines allow us to take design ideas to playable releases in days rather than months.
Our games fund all our new projects, and everyone who works here has a direct impact on the day-to-day business.
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The Casual Games Association this week announced the winner’s of the first North American Indie Prize Showcase at its Casual Connect Conference in San Francisco. Of more than 100... more
Serial entrepreneur, investor and mentor Jason Bailey was awarded $85,000 for winning the International Startup Festival’s startup award. The previous founder of several successful startups... more
There are an incredible amount of opportunities for game developers right now. But with opportunities come all sorts of questions. What are the latest techniques in designing free-to-play games?... more
It's well known now that Canada has a top-notch video game industry (infographic). But did you know it's the third biggest in the world with 16,000 employees, 348 companies, and a direct annual... more
What could the one-year-old East Side Games ask for on their birthday? How about a little more space? It looks like they’re bursting at the seams. But according to Josh Nilson,... more
Long-time predictions of significant mobile traffic growth are finally coming to fruition and Techvibes is witnessing it firsthand. According to Google Analytics, in June last year 4% of... more
Canada's largest independent game developer is Vancouver's East Side Games (at least according to their website). Founded in July of 2011 by Jason Bailey with a "mountain of cash," East Side Games... more
Today Vancouver's Compass Engine announced that it has been acquired by local games studio East Side Games. Established in 2009 by Ben Hesketh and McElroy Flavelle, Compass Engine started out... more
Two years ago the big news in the Vancouver tech scene was local startup Super Rewards being acquired by AdKnowledge for a reported $30-50 Million. Super Rewards co-founder Jason Bailey... more