Two Newfoundland natives making waves in video game industry

While some parents may grumble about how much time their kids play video games, two siblings originally from this province are making names for themselves in the industry. Andrew and Deirdre Ayre run Other Ocean Interactive located in Charlottetown, P.E.I.

Andrew is a veteran in the video game world and owns the company. Deirdre is the studio head. When Apple Computers released their iPhone in Canada, and many other parts of the world earlier this month, many users started downloading a game for the gadget called Super Monkey Ball.

The game was originally designed for the Nintendo GameCube and Wii consoles. But it was Other Ocean which redeveloped the game for the iPhone, one of the first 3D games ever available on a mobile phone.

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ExcelKnight3705d ago

It's great to see Canadian talent working on projects.

However, please take note that Prince-Edward-Island is not part of Newfoundland.