Independent video game studios are on the rise

Patrice Désilets and Jean-François Boivin, co-founders of Panache (Nicolas Cantin/Panache/Nicolas Cantin/Panache)

Patrice Désilets and Jean-François Boivin, co-founders of Panache (Nicolas Cantin/Panache/Nicolas Cantin/Panache)

Assassin’s Creed is one of the best-selling video game series of all time. With more than 93 million copies sold, it has generated billions of dollars in revenue for French video game giant Ubisoft and led to a feature film.

But the creator of the series won’t be making his next game for a big studio.