Anemone Hug Interactive is a video game studio founded in 2015 based out of beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

We're passionate about games! Games for fun, and games for learning. We're excited to be developing our first major game based on our original IP slated for release in 2022.

We do work for everyone from AAA studios, large IT brands, mid-size agencies, to scrappy indie studios. We have experienced creatives to help direct, develop, or produce content for your entertainment or educational games, or help with marketing or strategy for your digital products. Reach out, we're here to help!

We provide a wide variety of services to our clients

Graphics/Rendering Programming

Performance optimization

Engine, AI, and Gameplay Programming

Porting and Certification for PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and Playstation 4

Development in Unity, Unreal, Phyre, and custom engines

Concept-to-Deployment Web Development

Full Service Game Development

Creative Direction and Strategy

Game and UX Design

Art Direction and Concept Development

Illustration and Marketing Key Art

3D Modeling and Particle Effects

Business Analysis and Consultation

Launch Strategy Consultation

Launch As A Service

Branding - Development, Strategy, and Compliance

Anemone Hug Interactive has worked on

hardspace-shipbreaker.com

Equipped with cutting-edge salvaging tech, carve & slice spaceships to recover valuable materials. Upgrade your gear to take on more lucrative contracts and pay your billion credits debt to LYNX Corp!

Dive deep in to the creation of Secret Ponchos with this digital art book and get an in-depth look at behind the scenes visual development, concept art, and character art.

www.secretponchos.com

Secret Ponchos: Most Wanted Edition is an unforgiving new style of fighting game. It is a fast-paced, strategic, and addictive PVP experience staged in a stylized Spaghetti Western universe of outlaws and bounty hunters.

www.charmgames.com

In a world where puzzles are built from memories and dreams, explore impossible and mysterious spaces that transform around you. FORM takes you on a journey only possible in virtual reality.

The Team

CHRIS CUDAHY
CTO & Technical Director
Chris Cudahy is an industry veteran with decades of experience developing PC and Console games. He really sucks at writing bio's. he/them
CHRISTOPHER LANGMUIR
CEO & Creative Director
Christopher is a proud father and award winning creative director who is really passionate about making compelling experiences. He probably plays too much Rocket League. he/him
MANON BALARD
Financial Controller
Manon has a strong background in finance and just moved to Vancouver from France. She is a zero-waste and sustainability enthusiast and her favourite video game is Journey. she/her
CHRIS SORRELL
Senior Programmer
Chris has been consumed by game-dev since 16 bits seemed like plenty. A game director and programmer with Sony for many years, he now enjoys indie development and helping to raise a new generation of gamers. he/him.
CAROL LEUNG
Programmer
Carol is a software developer who still uses pen and paper. She prefers watching video games over playing them and has a strong love for background events. She is the type to repeat a clip over and over again and never be tired of it. she/her
TIM BELLEFLEUR
Programmer
Tim is an academic and software developer with a background in technical theatre, Sanskrit Digital Humanities, and DevOps. He loves learning, making things, art games, and cats (among too many other things to list). he/him
AHMED ABU ZURAIQ
Programmer
Ahmed is a being that thrives on creating things. Trained as a computer scientist in the hot lands of Arabia, only to realize his passion for research and design in the cold North. He loves coffee, books, and cats! he/him
BRENDAN VANCE
Programmer
Brendan is a programmer, essayist, and co-founder of the community-based games org Heart Projector. He loves worldmaps, and using videogames to traverse them! He also lives INSIDE a worldmap: in a settler-state metropolis along the north banks of Sto:lo (where its arms split into the sea). he/him
JOEL BENNETT
Programmer
Joel is a programmer with experience in web, mobile, and game development, and a previous background in graphic design. He enjoys the outdoors, camping, cycling, board games, and hanging out with his dog. he/him.
HUGO GUTIERREZ MARES
Particle Effects Artist
Hugo is passionate for beautiful visual effects and intricate technical challenges. He gets excited by physics and science. He's a big fan of the outdoors and often is found looking at clouds or chasing after a soccer ball. he/him
IRA ZHANG
3D Artist
Ira is specialized in 3D art creation for games. She takes pride in her great attention to detail, and the quality of work she produces. She is very open-minded, and dedicated to learn and grow as an artist. she/her
OMEED RASTI
3D Artist
Omeed is a 3D artist who loves weaving a story into his art and showing his passion through hard work and dedication. He also enjoys pursuing other artistic avenues such as painting, sketching, music, and cooking. he/him
MIRANDA BLANK
Senior Producer
Newly released from cat-herding in the AR/VR world, Miranda enjoys light cardigans, zine shows, and furthering gender equity in the gaming space. She also collects haunted art that her sidekick Panza knocks off shelves. she/her
EMMA BELL
Producer
Emma is an avid planner and professional cat herder, with a background in fashion design. She has a passion for story-driven games, tabletop RPGs, and beautifully tailored clothing. She probably spends too much time playing Overwatch. she/her
JENNIFER COSTELLO
Producer
Jen is a producer with a background in graphic design and web development. She enjoys horror movies, true crime and comic books, or any hobby she can do with her dog curled up on her lap. she/her
ZEN WREGGITT
Senior Graphic Designer
Zen is a merchant of bad puns and game enthusiast who enjoys everything from looter-shooters to narrative adventures to tabletop. They love dogs, pro-wrestling, and probably care more about glyphs and typography than a normal person. they/them
RACHEL PETROVICZ
Illustrator
Rachel, aka "Tuna", is an illustrator, product designer and published comic artist. Definitely drinks too much coffee and spends a lot of time thinking about cats. she/her
LINDSAY ISHIHIRO
Illustrator
Lindsay is an award winning comic artist and writer, having authored the comics How Baby and Motherlover. Lindsay is also a nerd for tabletop and video gaming, cooking, geography, art books, and internet culture. they/them
RYAN MCDIARMID
Game Designer
Ryan is a jack-of-all-trades with a background in design, illustration, and English literature. He enjoys the New Weird, making comics, and playing World of Warcraft as a single-player game. he/him
VALERIYA KIM
Junior Game Designer
Lera leaves a Cyrillic trail on every computer she touches. She is an aspiring game designer who wishes to learn from Anemone Hug’s experienced team. Her goal is always to combine an artistic vision with strategic research-based thinking. she/her
CLAIRE STEVENSON
Composer & Musician
Claire has a passion for creating music rich in narrative and atmosphere, and has arranged string parts for award winning albums. She draws inspiration from her extensive knowledge of world and folk music, and loves walking in nature, dancing, and making homemade barista drinks. she/her
MATAJI
Chief Cuddling Officer
Mataji is a reasonably large bear whose primary duties include cuddling, naps, and morale. she/her
THIS COULD BE YOU!
Guinea Pig
The office needs a new guinea pig! Literal or figurative? You decide!

Contact Us

For all general inquiries use the contact form below or email us at

info@anemonehug.com