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About XGen Studios

XGen Studios is an independently owned and operated game developer of several award-winning titles on consoles, mobile and the web. Established in 2001 and located in Edmonton Canada, we're a team of passionate creative people, united by a desire to create the type of games we wish existed. We're excited by emerging technologies and the new experiences these make possible.

Since 2001, XGen Studios has released 14 internally-developed titles for consoles, mobiles and the web, including the #1-selling hit Defend Your Castle for Nintendo’s WiiWare™ Service and Day-1 PS4™ title Super Motherload.

XGen Studios is currently working on their next release, a graphic adventure set in the world of 1970's industrial espionage titled The Low Road.

2001
XGen Studios is established.
2003
Skye Boyes releases a series of popular web-games into the wild. Organic studio growth follows.
2005
XGen releases their innovative back-end service for games, powering 9 first and third-party multiplayer titles.
2008
XGen releases their first console title, Defend Your Castle, a launch title for WiiWare in North America. Occupies the #1 chart position for 3 weeks.
2012
XGen is named one of Alberta's 25 Most Innovative Organizations by Venture Alberta.
2013
Super Motherload launches alongside the PlayStation 4 in North America and Europe, followed by release on PS3 and Steam.
2014
XGen successfully secures the competitive Canada Media Fund 2014-2015 Experimental Stream support for The Low Road.
2015
October 12, 2015 Skye Boyes, XGen’s CEO & founder passes away. Kaelyn Boyes, Skye’s wife assumes ownership of XGen. With the passion and courage Skye always demonstrated, the team continues with the production of The Low Road.
2016
The Low Road officially announced and wins Best in Play at the 2016 Game Developers Conference at San Francisco, California.
2017
The launch of The Low Road July 26, 2017!