Montreal (Quebec), Canada – April 25, 2013 – Behaviour Interactive announced today that they have signed an Enterprise License agreement with Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity multi-platform engine and development tools, which will make Unity the primary solution for Behaviour’s game development on console, mobile, desktop, and the web.
Montreal (Quebec), Canada – March 15, 2013 – Behaviour Interactive is proud to announce today that former Funcom Games Canada’s CEO Migüel Caron has joined the company as Head of Studio, Online.
Chicago, IL and Montreal (Quebec), Canada – February 12, 2013 – Reliance Games (formerly known as Jump Games), part of Reliance Entertainment Digital, and Behaviour Interactive, one of the world’s largest independent video game studios, announce a strategic alliance to develop and to co-publish mobile games based on upcoming, high-profile feature films.
MONTREAL, CANADA, February 05, 2013 – Canada’s largest independent game developer is the official sponsor of the 10th Annual AIAS Foundation Golf Tournament
MONTREAL, CANADA, January 29, 2013 – For the 2012 Centraide campaign, Behaviour has surpassed its objective of $40,000.
MONTREAL, CANADA, December 12, 2012 – Behaviour Interactive, one of the largest independent game developers, is proud to announce its collaboration with Cloud Imperium on the development of the highly-anticipated Star Citizen space sim game from renowned designer, Chris Roberts.
October 10, 2012 – Looking for the perfect soundtrack for your Halloween party?
October 2, 2012 – Behaviour Interactive, an independent world leader in the video game industry, celebrates its 20th anniversary.
August 21, 2012 - Behaviour Interactive, one of the largest independent game studios in the world, is proud to announce itself as the developer behind Ice Age: Continental Drift − Arctic Games. This is the latest title in Activision Publishing’s Ice Age video game franchise which is based on the Twentieth Century Fox franchise phenomenon.
MINNEAPOLIS, June 28, 2012 -- Players need to gear up for all-new nerve wracking, splashtastic fun as Activision Publishing, Inc. and ABC Entertainment Group announce Wipeout 3.
May 16, 2012 - Behaviour announced today that Assault Heroes 2, the sequel to the award-winning Assault Heroes franchise, is available now via the OnLive® Game Service. Users of the OnLive Game Service can now enjoy intense top-down shooter game play on PCs, Macs®, TVs (with the OnLive Game System) and even tablets, with many hours of arcade excitement as players fight across 30 levels against a sinister enemy force on alien planets and in space.
January 25, 2012 - Behaviour Chile, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Behaviour Interactive – one of the largest independent game developers in the world, is proud to announce that Tetris is the best-selling PlayStation Network game of 2011.
Tetris on PSN can be played online by up to six players in various modes such as Shared and Team battle, and can be played locally by up to four players in Challenge, Variations and Marathon modes. Not only does it have all the features you’d expect from a Tetris game, it also has high-definition and surround sound features, making it the definitive Tetris experience.
December 6, 2011 - Behaviour Interactive, one of the largest independent game developers in the world, was chosen by Microsoft’s 343 Industries to modernize the Halo Waypoint interface. The two companies teamed up to improve the Halo community’s central hub, by updating its look and feel, as well as its functionality.
October 11, 2011 - Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and ABC Entertainment Group announced today that Wipeout 2 is now available for Nintendo DS™, Nintendo 3DS™, Wii™ from Nintendo, Kinect™ for Xbox 360®, and PlayStation®Move for Playstation®3 computer entertainment system.
July 7, 2011 - Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and Bagdasarian Productions announced today plans to release the Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked video game based upon the third installment of the blockbuster animated feature film franchise that will hit theatres December 16th, 2011. Launching this November, the video game lets you sing and dance along with the film's stars Alvin, Simon, Theodore and The Chipettes (Brittany, Eleanor and Jeanette), in an immersive motion-based experience. The Kinect™ for Xbox 360® version tracks full body dance moves as players control their Chipmunk on stage, and plays back their "Alvin-ized" voice as they sing along.
June 29, 2011 - Behaviour Interactive, Canada’s most important independent video game developer, announces it has several open positions at its Montreal studio in a variety of fields, including programming, animation, game design, and art.
May 24, 2011 - On Tuesday, May 24th, Behaviour attended the Bois-de-Boulogne College A3D Event in order to grant a scholarship for “Best Animation”. The A3D Event showcased the works of the 2011 final year students in 3D Animation and Image Synthesis Program of Bois-de-Boulogne College.
April 4, 2011 - Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids, today announced the launch of Monkey Quest, an adventure-packed, virtual world and massively multiplayer online game (MMOG) featuring console-quality game play. Designed for kids and families, Monkey Quest allows players to customize their own monkey avatar and set off on exciting adventures to explore mysterious lands, battle monsters, and discover the secrets of the lost Monkey King – all simply controlled by using a computer keyboard.
March 23, 2011 - Atari, one of the world's most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, announced today the release of the first ever Ghostbusters digital title, Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime. In conjunction with Sony Pictures Consumer Products, Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime is now available on Xbox LIVE(R) Arcade for the Xbox 360(R) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation(R)Network, and Windows PC Download at Steam and Atari.com.
March 16, 2011 - Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and ABC Entertainment Group today announced that Wipeout In the Zone is coming this summer to Kinect™, controller-free games and entertainment, for Xbox 360®. Based on the ABC hit show Wipeout, Wipeout In the Zone will be the latest release in this hit video game franchise and will have players running, ducking, dodging and wiping out using Kinect for Xbox 360's full-motion capabilities right in their own living room.
February 14, 2011 - The next colossal entry in the TRANSFORMERS saga on Earth is on the way as Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today that Transformers: Dark of the Moon is in development by the critically acclaimed developers at High Moon Studios. Based on Hasbro’s legendary TRANSFORMERS property and featuring a brand-new ‘Stealth Force’ conversion mode, the game thrusts players directly into an original prologue storyline to experience the ultimate battle between the AUTOBOTS™ and DECEPTICONS™ that leads into the summer’s most anticipated blockbuster film and reveals another face of evil, SHOCKWAVE.
December 30, 2010 - Today, live on Xbox LIVE®, Doritos and Microsoft announced that video game fans selected "Doritos Crash Course," the game concept created by Jill Robertson of Raleigh, N.C., as the winner of the Doritos "Unlock Xbox" challenge. This one-of-a-kind competition invited gaming enthusiasts in the United States to think of an Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft game idea that brings to life the bold, intense spirit of the Doritos brand. As the contest winner, Robertson will receive a grand prize of $50,000 and the opportunity to consult with Doritos on gaming for six months.
December 9, 2010 - The Doritos brand and Microsoft today unveiled the much-anticipated, fully playable Xbox LIVE® Arcade game versions for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft of “Avatar Crash Course” created by Jill Robertson of Raleigh, N.C., and “Harm’s Way” created by Justin Carpenter of Ogden, Utah – the two finalists in the Doritos “Unlock Xbox” challenge. This one-of-a-kind competition invited fans in the United States to think of an Xbox LIVE Arcade for Xbox 360 game idea that brings to life the bold, intense spirit of the Doritos brand for the chance at the contest grand prize – a $50,000 cash reward and the opportunity to consult with Doritos on gaming for six months. Beginning today, fans can download and play each finalist’s game on Xbox LIVE and vote for the grand prize winner to be announced live on Xbox LIVE on Dec. 29, 2010.
December 7, 2010 - With the city quaking in fear and no help in sight, who ya gonna call? Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, is once again answering the call for gamers everywhere by delivering the first ever Ghostbusters digital title, Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime. In conjunction with Sony Pictures Consumer Products, Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime will be available on Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®Network, and Windows PC Download at Atari.com, in Spring 2011.
November 17, 2010 - Electronic Arts Inc., (NASDAQ:ERTS) and Blue Planet Software, Inc., the company that manages the exclusive licensing rights to the Tetris® brand, today announced the release of Tetris for PlayStation®Network (PSN). Millions of players worldwide on Sony PlayStation® 3 systems will now have the opportunity to download and play the game with crisp 1080p high-definition (HD) graphics, high-quality 5.1 surround sound audio, and all-new ways to play including online against other Tetrisplayers from around the globe. The Tetris game is one of the best-selling games of all time, with more than 100 million paid mobile downloads.
November 8, 2010 - Artificial Mind & Movement (A2M), the largest independent game developer in Canada, today announced they have changed their name to Behaviour. The change is a return to the name the company was formerly known by when they were a small upstart developer of PlayStation® games in the 90’s. Today that company has grown to 375 talented employees in Montreal and Santiago, Chile and is a licensed developer for all of the major game consoles, handheld and online platforms.
November 4, 2010 - Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) and Paramount Digital Entertainment today announced a distribution agreement that will catapult an upcoming Paramount property into the hands of gamers worldwide. Rango The Video Game, is an action-adventure title inspired by the upcoming animated feature film starring the voice of Johnny Depp.
September 27, 2010 - Following the worldwide success of Naughty Bear for the home console systems, 505 Games and developer Artificial Mind and Movement (A2M) today announce the release of an Apple iPhone/iPod ® Touch game featuring everyone’s favourite omni-present and, let’s face it, omni-moody bear.
May 5, 2010 - The thrill and high-speed action of flying meets the creative, immersive world of MySimsTM. The EA Play Label of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) today announced MySims SkyHeroesTM, a new flying action-adventure and the next installment from the MySims franchise is in development for WiiTM, Nintendo DSTM, and for the first time, the Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system.
March 11, 2010 - Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced that 3D Ultra MiniGolf Adventures 2 will be available for download on the PlayStation®Network and Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. The latest iteration of one of the hottest downloadable minigolf games to date, 3D Ultra MiniGolf Adventures 2 brings innovative graphics, incredible open worlds, and exciting new courses that allow players of all ages to get right back into the swing of things this winter.
January 28, 2010 - Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced the availability of Assault Heroes for download on the PlayStation®Network. Following the footsteps of the highly successful Xbox LIVE® Arcade title, Assault Heroes is now available on an all new platform with intense action and first-rate graphics that give a new look to traditional 2D arcade games.
January 13, 2010 - 505 Games today released the first trailer and screenshots for the upcoming comic mischief adventure, Naughty Bear, currently being developed by A2M (Artificial Mind & Movement). The trailer gives gamers a glimpse into the troubled mind of the mischievous, misunderstood protagonist, Naughty Bear. While it is hard for those with a sound state of mind to grasp the madness of such a character, this introductory video reveals the root of his bad behavior.
December 9, 2009 - 505 Games U.S. and developer A2M today unveiled Naughty Bear, a cheeky action video game featuring a unique blend of comic mischief and astonishingly bad A2M. Set to release in 2010 for the Xbox 360™ and PlayStation®3 platforms, players will take on the role of Naughty Bear, a bear driven to seek vengeance after the other bears don't invite him to the big birthday party. Scorned for the last time, Naughty Bear becomes hell bent on manipulating and terrorizing the blissful bears inhabiting the Island of Perfection.
November 24, 2009 - Come out with fists blazing in a high-energy Kung-Fu style game as Revenge of the Wounded Dragons arrives on the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. In a battle of skill, players will use Kung-Fu moves to navigate through a side-scrolling Hong Kong-style action world.
September 2, 2009 - Screenlife today announced the latest home console iteration of the bestselling Scene It?® brand. Scene It?® Bright Lights! Big Screen!™ will be the first videogame in the Scene It? franchise available for Wii™ and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment systems and marks a return for the brand to the Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system from Microsoft.
August 19, 2009 - Take the magic of the movie wherever you go as Majesco Entertainment Company (Nasdaq: COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, today announced that Shorts for Nintendo DS(TM) is available at retail outlets nationwide. The game hits stores the same week as Warner Bros.' highly-anticipated theatrical release of the same name.
July 30, 2009 - Bethesda Softworks®, a ZeniMax® Media company, announced today that WET™ will hit North American retail shelves on September 15th for Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system. The game's highly-stylized mix of action and acrobatics is showcased on the newly revamped web site that can be found at wetthegame.com.
April 27, 2009 - Bethesda Softworks®, a ZeniMax® Media company, announced today that it will publish WETTM, an innovative action game from A2M (Artificial Mind & Movement). WET, in development for the Xbox 360®video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, is slated for a Fall 2009 release.
November 20, 2008 - A2M, Canada's largest independent game developer, announces that it has acquired Wanako Games, a video game studio located in Santiago, Chile. The first and largest game studio in South America, Wanako Games specializes in the production of downloadable interactive content. The studio is acquired by A2M from Activision Blizzard.
September 25, 2008 - A2M is ranked among the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™, a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in Canada, based on the percentage of revenue growth over five years.
September 28, 2006 - Organizers of the inaugural Canadian Awards for the Electronic and Animated Arts (CAEAA 2006) have announced the winners of the recent event, which took place on September 14 in Vancouver, British Columbia, and was hosted by Star Trek icon William Shatner.
September 22, 2006 - A2M inc. has been named to Deloitte's prestigious Technology Fast 50, the annual program which recognizes excellence, innovation and the fastest growing tech companies in Canada. Rankings are based on percentage of growth in fiscal year revenues over five years, from 2001–2005.
May 30, 2006 - Product: A2M Selects Kynapse AI for Next-Gen Projects AI middleware firm Kynogon announced today that Kynapse will be a central component of the newly restructured production chain for A2M's next generation of games, including new projects for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
March 9, 2005 - A2M announced today that it has based its entire game production pipeline - from 3D animation and environment creation, to level design and testing - on Maya software.