North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Canada 2012


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511212 - Video game publishersCAN

This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in video game publishing. These establishments carry out operations necessary for producing and distributing computer video game software, such as designing video games, providing documentation, and providing support services to video game purchasers. They may design and publish, or publish only.

  • Illustrative example(s)

    • video game designing and developing (with publishing)
    • video game software publishing
    • video game software publishing (including designing and developing)
  • Exclusion(s)

    • mass duplication of video games (See 334610 Manufacturing and reproducing magnetic and optical media)
    • providing access to video games for clients from a central host site (See 518210 Data processing, hosting, and related services)
    • publishing video games exclusively on the Internet (See 519130 Internet publishing and broadcasting and web search portals)
    • custom designing video games to meet the needs of specific users (See 541514 Computer systems design and related services (except video game design and development))
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