How much do I love video games? Here are some highlights of my work and involvement I’ve done with the gaming community.
Developed by: Two Coins Entertainment
Platform: Windows PC and PlayStation Network
Release Date: TBA
Role: Associate Producer and Community Outreach
Accolades: Selected for Steam Greenlight community initiative. Featured crowdfunding campaign during the launch of Kickstarter Canada.
Quality Assurance Playtester
I participated in Ubisoft’s Playtest User Research Lab on 5 AAA titles, shipped for the home game console market. I’ve had the opportunity to work with members of the development teams from Ubisoft Toronto and Montreal.
*Due to a Non-Disclosure Agreement I cannot discuss openly about the process or the released games.
I helped worked on the concept art for the collectible card game (CCG) Evoker by Dark Side of The Pixel.
I also worked on 2 separate projects providing concept art and design work, for established IP game proposal pitch.
*Due to a Non-Disclosure Agreement I cannot discuss openly about the process of the proposed games pitches.
I had the opportunity to create artwork for this fan art collaborative project with Microsoft Canada and Ubisoft. The project revolved around the launch of the new video game Tom Clancy’s The Division. Entitled The Fall of Canada, the project explores the events of an outbreak set in Canada in the world of The Division. You can read more about this project from my blog.
I had the opportunity of playing and writing reviews for GamOver Online as their freelance PlayStation Contributor. Here are some published reviews below.
Please note Burnout Paradise, Revenge of The Wounded Dragons are unpublished reviews for GameOver Online. Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo: HD Remix is an unpublished review for Toronto Thumbs.com.
I had the pleasure of co-organizing a community meetup, for Kinda Funny Games during EGLX. Feel free to read my blog about this event here.
I try to attend as many video game related events in the Toronto area. I have also travelled to San Francisco as well for a gaming event. Notable video game community events I have attended in the past include :
- IGN Podcast Beyond 300 Live
- IGN Super Knockin’ Boots Live
- Gamercamp 2013
- IGDA / Hand Eye Society Meetup
- Bit Bazaar – DMG Toronto
- IGDA Toronto 2013 Keynote: Neil Druckmann
- Ubisoft Toronto Watch Dogs Launch Party
- X15 Microsoft Xbox Media Showcase
- PlayStation Canada Holiday Event
- TCAF – Comics x Games
- CG Connect Toronto – Autodesk / Scalar
- Twitch Toronto Community Meetup
- Kinda Funny Toronto / Press YYZ Meetup
- CNE Gaming Garage
- FanExpo Canada
- #a11yTO Gaming
Education & Conferences
In my continued focus of career advancement, I have taken advantage to learn areas of video game development and the growing area of Game UX and Game Accessibility. During this Covid-19 pandemic period, I’ve been fortunate to attend more gaming events, offered online.