Gaming / Animation
Greater Moncton is home to a growing cluster of gaming and animation firms. The ecosystem is anchored by Casino New Brunswick, the second largest casino and gaming facility in Atlantic Canada with over 200 employees. The facility draws players from all across the Maritime Provinces.
The Atlantic Lottery Corporation has its head office in Greater Moncton. It’s more than 350 staff are involved in the development and delivery of gaming products and services across Atlantic Canada.
Greater Moncton is also home to SPIELO, a world leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of high performance and innovative gaming machines, game software, and solutions. SPIELO has over 400 employees in the community and is part of Lottomatica Group, one of the largest lottery operators in the world.
CGI, Canada’s largest IT services firm, operates a 150-person centre of excellence in gaming technologies in Greater Moncton. Other smaller, dynamic game development firms have studios in Greater Moncton including Gogii Games and Pitch Mobile.
Supporting the cluster is BMM Testlabs, the longest established and most experienced private independent gaming certification lab in the world.
The local and provincial government have targeted Greater Moncton as a Centre of Excellence for Gaming and Animation. This will include a wide range of investments to ensure this sector remains a growth engine for the regional economy.