Denis Dyack believes in the flag. Too Human was carved in maple. Silicon Knights is a child of the snowy north.
“I’m a patriot,” he told GI. “I’m a big believer in Canada, I’m a big believer in Ontario and I want the industry to grow here.”
The studio boss added that the future was bright for the Canadian games industry.
“When speaking to the government it may have been self-serving that they should look at our industry, but I’m a huge fan of Peter Drucker, and if you look at traditional industry, service-based industry, they are going to remain OK, he said.
“Manufacturing is in decline. But knowledge based industries where we fit in are going to grow.”
Go Canada. Is it Christmas yet?