Feature Exhibits

February 15 – June 23

Are you ready to level up your gaming experience? You won’t want to miss our two exciting new video game exhibits

Game Changers graphic.

Game Changers

Game Changers is a highly interactive and immersive travelling exhibition exploring how innovation has shaped gameplay in video gaming systems and transformed the way we interact with technology.


  • See original concept art, storyboards, level designs, and scripts of some of the most influential games ever developed.
  • Listen to experts from the video game industry explain how they develop video games.
  • Explore iconic video game music and sound to learn how it has changed the gaming experience.


  • Become a video game character — using Kinect technology, try out different costumes and accessories from your favourite characters.
  • Create your own 8-bit character on a large-scale pixel wall.
  • Play a game developed for people with vision loss and discover how the gaming experience changes when the graphics are removed.
  • Working with a partner, operate a supersized NES controller to play a game of Super Mario Bros.
  • Play Tetris on a giant Game Boy.
  • Play a sound-matching game and test your knowledge of retro video game music.


  • Explore the technologies that game creators use to develop increasingly sophisticated storylines, graphics, gameplay, and audio.
  • Experiment with augmented reality and virtual reality and see how these technologies may alter the gaming experience.
  • Examine future video game trends and imagine what gaming could be!

Game Changers is a travelling exhibition developed and produced by the Canada Science and Technology.

Ready to Play

Nova Scotia video game companies create every kind of game, for every platform that are played throughout the world. Whether online, on consoles or your phone, Nova Scotian video games include something for everyone.  

  • Games that immerse you in a fantasy universe with multiple players.
  • Sport games, horror games, fantasy games and cozy puzzle games.
  • Games made by “indie” studios (a small number of staff from a home office).
  • Games by “AAA” studios, (a significantly larger staff) and may be owned by a larger corporation with studios around the world.

Studios in Nova Scotia create games that let players do all these things, even game play to help users improve reading, learn new skills, or stay healthy.

Are you ready to play?