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Dream Big

A city for builders

Edmonton, Alberta's capital city, is a place that celebrates our tech advantage with a community rallying for entrepreneur success. If you want to build something from the ground up, Edmonton is your city.

Below, find out why Edmonton is a great place for games companies.

Two of the founders of BioWare were awarded the order of Canada

Some of the great companies making games in Edmonton

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BioWare

Founded in 1995 by UAlberta trained medical doctors Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk, BioWare started as making simulators for the health market before the staff quickly decided they would rather be making video games. With the company’s 1998 hit Baldur’s Gate, BioWare established itself as one of the world’s leading voices in narrative games.
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More than an Enhanced Edition: Beamdog's next project promises something new

In 2019, Beamdog will release its first unique title: Axis & Allies Online. The one- to five-player game is a loyal adaptation of the beloved World War II strategy board game, Axis & Allies: 1942 Second Edition.
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ThirtyThree Games

The team behind the RunJumpGun met while working at a local marketing firm
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Trajectory IQ makes work a game

Trajectory IQ is the first game-powered software designed specifically for employee onboarding and training
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Why Google DeepMind makes its second home in Edmonton

In the cutting-edge field of artificial intelligence and machine learning, Alphabet-owned DeepMind is a very big deal.
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Eight Reasons Why Edmonton is the #1 City in Canada for Youth to Work

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Why Edmonton?

As one of Canada's youngest and fastest growing cities, Edmonton embraces new people and new ideas. We're a mid-size metropolis that punches above our weight as one of the most cost-competitive places to do business in the world.

If you can dream it, you can build it in Edmonton. We're a city that extends a hand and then rolls up our sleeves to make things happen. And, we can’t wait to make things happen for you.

We help business start, grow, and expand. Want proof?

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#1 place in Canada for youth to work

31% higher than average family income

#3 in the world for Artificial Intelligence research

Three unique degrees you can only find in Edmonton

Are these degrees that you can only get in Edmonton the key to upgrading your skill set?
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Curious about #YEG?

Learn more about the opportunities for investment, potential to build your next technical team, and how to create an amazing life for your family:
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Why Edmonton?

Edmonton is a smart, reliable city-of-choice because we have a solid history of stability, a very high quality of life, and a welcoming spirit that embraces new people and new ideas. Find out why our city is the perfect place for people on the grow to succeed.
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Business Climate

Edmonton’s business climate is one of the friendliest in the world. An ethic of spirited collaboration combined with some of the lowest tax rates in North America means that if you can dream it, then you can build it here.
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Lifestyle

Low cost of living, a welcoming and diverse city, a young population, and an abundance of festivals happening year-round helps to make Edmonton one of the funnest places in the world to live and grow.
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Talent

Six publicly funded post-secondary institutions and more than 100,000 students from over 140 different countries provides companies and industry in Edmonton with the exceptional talent needed to succeed in an increasingly competitive world.
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Infrastructure

An ever-expanding public infrastructure in Edmonton undergirds our city and enhances our citizen’s lives, getting them to where they need to be and facilitating the connections needed for them to succeed.
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Incentives

A number of incentives, funding and programs from across government levels can be accessed by entrepreneurs, companies and investors to start or grow their business.
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