Future Games

Future Games

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Post-secondary students from across Canada showcase their video game creations.

Future Games presents a selection of the country's most challenging and innovative video games made by post-secondary students. A hands-on play session at TIFF Bell Lightbox will be followed by a panel discussion -- giving high school students a chance to engage with creators and discuss game and interactive media design opportunities at Canadian post-secondary institutions.

Content Advisory: animated violence, implied character death

Films in Future Games

    • Crack UP
    • Protect an egg from a barrage of cannon fire during its perilous voyage on the high seas.

    • Nimbus
    • A gorgeous 2.5 D platformer that casts the player as famed-inventor Griff Zochran as he dashes through the mechanical guts of a monstrous steam-punk aerial battleship in a desperate bid to destroy it before the ship itself dooms an entire city.

    • Opus Pocus
    • A sorcerer's apprentice is trapped within a magical pop-up book and must make his escape through the surreal reorientation of his novel surroundings.

    • ASDF
    • Help a colourful posse of gangsters navigate their way through a pixilated labyrinth, one key stroke at a time.