Toronto, May 17, 2013
“United Front Games represents another excellent addition to our growing roster of associate members,” said Jayson Hilchie, President & CEO of ESAC. “United Front is a Canadian industry leader, making innovative games in partnership with major international publishers, and a great success story, for which all of Canada should be proud,” he added.
“ESAC will help protect and advance our growing business,” said Stephen Van Der Mescht, President of United Front Games. “ESAC’s team is at the vanguard of industry issues that can directly affect our bottom line. We look forward to collaborating with others in the industry towards our collective success,” he added.
United Front Games has produced three well-received games since its inception. Specializing in racing games, they released ModNation Racers in 2010 and LittleBigPlanet Karting in 2012, both published by Sony Computer Entertainment. United Front is also responsible for Sleeping Dogs, an open-world action game published by Square Enix in 2012. No stranger to critical and commercial success, United Front saw strong sales of all its titles in addition to major awards including IGN’s best PS3 action game for Sleeping Dogs as well as multiple nominations at this year’s Canadian Videogame Awards (CVA) for the same title. United Front was founded in 2007 by former members of several leading studios such as EA, Rockstar Vancouver and Radical Entertainment.
For more about United Front, visit: http://www.unitedfrontgames.com/about/