On Tuesday October 18, 2016 the Vancouver games industry suffered a terrible loss with the closing of United Front Games (UFG). UFG was one of Vancouver’s premier independent game studios, best known for creating critically acclaimed games such as Sleeping Dogs and Modnation Racers. The closure of the studio left nearly 100 of our friends and colleagues without jobs.
Fortunately the tight knit Vancouver gaming industry was not inclined to sit idly by and do nothing. 23 different companies gathered here at BBI studios and put on a Job fair to give the ex-UFGers the opportunity to meet face to face with recruiters and potential new employers. The turnout was incredible and the event was a huge success! Here is a gallery that will hopefully portray the atmosphere of positivity and excitement at the event: