PearFiction Studios is a privately owned company located in Montreal, Canada. We develop and license games for the regulated online gaming industry. Our development team designs and implements engaging and innovative online casino games.
From concepts, gameplay, math models, artwork, animations, to music, sounds, and programming, we do it all. We also work with licensed Casino Operators, Integration Partners, and other Game Developers to build exclusive custom games.
“Our mission is to develop original state-of-the-art casino games that will stand the test of time.”
– The PearFictionists
2014 – The Startup
When PearFiction Studios was founded back in 2014, our focus was to develop casual mobile games for iOS and Android devices. We originally published around a dozen small to mid-sized casual games and entertained over 5 million players during our first two years of operations.
2015 – Social Casino Games
In December of 2015, PearFiction Studios released PowerUp Slots™, our first stab at testing our novel gameplay theories and improving the social slot machine experience. The game reached the #5 spot in the casino category of the US iTunes store on December 26th.
2016 – Online Casino Games
2017 – Leander Exclusive Games
PearFiction Studios signed a four game exclusive agreement with Leander to host Gustavo El Luchador, Outerspace Invaders, FishNChips, and PugsLife on the Leander platform.
2017 – RNG:Foundry Exclusive Games
PearFiction has entered into an exclusive game development and distribution agreement with RNG Foundry Limited, to design and integrate games to Microgaming’s Quickfire platform.
2018 – Gustavo El Luchador
In Q1 2018, PearFiction Studios is planning to launch its first game Gustavo El Luchador on the Leander Platform.
Meet the team
Thierry had a journal already full to bursting with business ventures before starting PearFiction. This aerospace tech turned multimedia entrepreneur has shepherded the growth and development of award-winning companies, and helmed the production and design of a small army of educational games, mobile games, and real money games over the course of his career.
Michel’s passion for drawing and creating has been a guiding light on a 30-year-long journey as a creative director and illustrator. Children’s books, casual games, real money games, and major franchise releases are just a few of the things he has helped to shape during his diverse professional incarnations. You might recognize titles he worked on as a lead illustrator, like PowerUp Slots®, Pugs Life, and Blocks Quiz.
Nicolas is our Technical Director, lead game developer, and mathematician. His vast 20 years’ experience as a programmer analyst, gave him a wide exposure to different software, UI/UX, utilities, programming languages, and libraries allowing him to embrace any new technology with confidence. If he’s not attending lectures during free time, you might find him learning about the latest mathematical algorithms.
QA and Release Manager
Alan Redensek grew up alongside PCs. No one can, in fact, confirm he is not simply the skinbound iteration of the devices he loves so much and knows so much about. He has 30 years of experience working with computer software and hardware, and a background in QA, logistics, and process management.
Senior Game Developer
Senior Game Developer
Tomás is an Electronics Engineer who felt in love with game development during his academic exchange in Italy a couple years ago. Since then, he mastered game development with Unity, Phaser.js, and Pixi.js. He took Game Design and Gamification courses to enhance is game development skills. He also learned how to do pixel art, basic sound engineering, and 3D modelling in his spare time.
Game Artist & Illustrator
Valériane is a seasoned game artist and illustrator with a passion for making fun, visually stylized game art that is attractive to players. At PearFiction she worked on FishNChips and PugsLife. She also assumes the role of game lead artist on a few upcoming PearFiction titles. When she’s not working on PearFiction games, you might find her teaching Photoshop lessons at a nearby University.