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Deviation Games Establishes New Studio Based in Canada

Deviation Games Establishes New Studio Based in Canada - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 24 January 2022 / 1,207 Views

Sony Interactive Entertainment and Deviation Games in June 2021 announced a partnership on a brand-new original IP.

Developer Deviation Games via LinkedIn announced the establishment of a new studio based in Canada, called Deviation Games Canada. The new studio has been in the works for "several months."

"Deviation Games is THRILLED to announce Deviation Games Canada!!" reads the LinkedIn post. "We've been working on this initiative for several months now (and keeping it super quiet BTW), so it's really exciting to finally share this incredible news with all of you!! We hope you will join us in celebrating this amazing milestone!!

"AND it goes without saying, WE ARE HIRING!! SO if you're in Canada and you’re interested in exploring any of the opportunities on our website please reach out! Or if you would simply like to learn more, please message any of our team members. We would love to have a conversation and tell you more about all the exciting things going on at Deviation Games!!"

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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Johnd (on 24 January 2022)

Ex COD people with a studio expansion quick on the heals of Activision buyout. Id imagine Sony has more than a partnership in mind now!
And wouldn't have to spend like Microsoft

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Bristow9091 (on 24 January 2022)

Opening a second studio before they've even shipped their first game? Talk about confidence! I wonder if Sony had anything to do with the expansion, based on their existing partnership they (Sony) may be happy with what they're working on and are buttering them up for a purchase... or maybe that's just overthinking it, lol.

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Qwark Bristow9091 (on 24 January 2022)

Who can tell perhaps they even co-financed the second studio. Oh well more studios I'd usually a good thing.

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Bristow9091 Qwark (on 24 January 2022)

Yeah that's what I was referencing to with the "buttering them up", co-finance a new studio to entice them into becoming first party lol. I mean, we have nothing to go off yet other than these theories we're creating, it all makes sense and I could absolutely see it happening, but y'know lol. Let's see what they put out before getting there :P

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Vengeance1138 (on 24 January 2022)

Why does no article ever state exactly WHERE in Canada?? Montreal? Vancouver? Where?!

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EricHiggin Vengeance1138 (on 25 January 2022)

Cause it's Canada. Bob in Nova Scotia definitely has no problem moving to Vancouver or wherever he has to go to work there. It's just a couple hour drive eh...

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DialgaMarine (on 24 January 2022)

Hopefully their game(s) turn out good and Sony acquires them.

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