Denis just sent me a link to this awesome announcement from the Ontario Newsroom. The Ontario government is helping SK secure old jobs and provide new jobs along with allowing them to be Self-sustainable and Self-publishing.
Can we say TH2 with no outside influence (except for us fans ) telling SK what they need to do with TH!!!! What do you think? Here is the text of the article.
There is another article about the funding in the St. Catherines Standard.McGuinty Government Helps Expand Gaming Company in St. Catharines
Ontario is helping Silicon Knights - a St. Catharines-based video game company - expand its production capabilities, create 80 new jobs and protect 97 existing positions.
With the province's support, the company is developing the best 3D Game Development Engine that will include new advanced camera systems, improved audio and video and better computing technology. The new 3D tools will help the company develop the next generation of gaming systems and become a self-sustainable, self-publishing company.
Investing in local business is a key component of the McGuinty Government's plan to create and support jobs for Ontario families and strengthen local economies.
Silicon Knights gets provincial funding
Updated 5 hours ago
Local video game developer Silicon Knights received nearly $3 million in provincial funding to improve it's technology, create new products and become a self-publishing company.
The funding, announced Thursday by Minister of Economic Development and Trade Sandra Pupatello, will be added to a around $35 million investment made by the company and it's partners over five years to build a new future for Silicon Knights.
Denis Dyack, president of Silicon Knights, said the investment will allow the company to improve it's technology, hire 80 new people while keeping 97 current jobs and allow the company to become "self sustaining."