Last night VMC attended the Women in Gaming dinner, hosted by Team Xbox. It was a fantastic event and featured four Microsoft speakers on a variety of gaming topics, starting with Microsoft’s Gaming for Everyone initiative (known as G4E) and ending with a great talk on Cloud Gaming. We were pleasantly...

Innovation was on full display at CES, the world’s largest consumer tech show, in both the products and the presentations. Elgato had one of our favorite set-ups; it’s hard to resist their products when they’re displayed on hovering pods across the booth. It’s clear that there’s an increasing arms race to capture...

VR has arrived. Amy Nanto (Sr Manager, Business Development, Games) highlights a few things to think about when creating your immersive experience. In the 90’s, the companies creating virtual reality content had lofty sci-fi aspirations but were limited by technology. We now live in the futuristic world where you can strap on a...

VMC, the industry leader in comprehensive global production support solutions for the video game, consumer electronic and media, and entertainment industries, is expanding its Montreal offices to become the largest outsourcing studio in Quebec. This expansion reflects the continued growth of VMC’s services in QA, localization, software development, and customer...

Kirstin Whittle (Sr. Manager, Business Development) discusses how parallel QA and support services improve products and user experiences.  Every Developer and Publisher manages their QA and Customer Support differently, and often separately, because QA can be seen as the opposite of Support – QA is finding bugs during development so the...

Kirstin Whittle (Sr. Manager, Business Development) explains how multi-platform evolution is driving new QA protocols.  We all have so many devices now – phones, tablets, desktops, consoles, even smartwatches and VR. It means there are many ways for users to engage with games and applications. This variety allows developers to attract...

Kirstin Whittle (Sr. Manager, Business Development) shares her thoughts on why creativity alone isn't enough to ensure success.  I had the pleasure of attending the 2015 Nordic Game Conference in Malmö and was impressed with so many creative, ambitious new games. Indie games continue to thrive in Scandinavia and Europe, and I enjoyed...

Kirstin Whittle (Sr. Manager, Business Development) talks about how the games industry has changed – for good.  A fundamental shift has occurred in the games industry over the past few years. This may seem like an obvious statement in an industry that thrives on continual technological innovation and re-invention, but it goes...

We asked VMC's Kirstin Whittle (Sr. Manager, Business Development) to identify the top opportunities many companies are missing with their outsourcing.  Considering how much the games industry has changed in the last few years, you should be concerned whether your company’s outsourcing engagements are taking full advantage of their outsourcing capabilities. Here are...