Wednesday, November 3, 2010
By: Matthew Doucette
Here's how it went down:
The honourable member for Yarmouth.
RESOLUTION NO. 1872
MR. ZACH CHURCHILL: Mr. Speaker, I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:
Whereas Xona Games is owned and operated by Matthew Doucette and Jason Doucette, two young Nova Scotian entrepreneurs; and
Whereas Xona Games is the winner of the inNOVAcorp I-3 Technology Start Up Competition and one of Xona Games’ video games, Destination X, is the No. 1 ranked video game in Japan; and
Whereas Matthew Doucette and Jason Doucette have exemplified initiative, perseverance, and entrepreneurial spirit;
Therefore be it resolved that the members of this House of Assembly congratulate Xona Games on this impressive achievement.
Mr. Speaker, I request waiver of notice and passage without debate.
MR. SPEAKER: There has been a request for waiver.
Is it agreed?
It is agreed.
Would all those in favour of the motion please say Aye. Contrary minded, Nay.
The motion is carried.
That is all.
About the Author: I am Matthew Doucette of Xona Games, an award-winning indie game studio that I founded with my twin brother. We make intensified arcade-style retro games. Our business, our games, our technology, and we as competitive gamers have won prestigious awards and received worldwide press. Our business has won $190,000 in contests. Our games have ranked from #1 in Canada to #1 in Japan, have become #1 best sellers in multiple countries, have won game contests, and have held 3 of the top 5 rated spots in Japan of all Xbox LIVE indie games. Our game engines have been awarded for technical excellence. And we, the developers, have placed #1 in competitive gaming competitions -- relating to the games we make. Read about our story, our awards, our games, and view our blog.