Behaviour Interactive

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Behaviour Interactive Inc.
  • Megatoon (1992–1997)
  • Artificial Mind & Movement (2000–2010)
IndustryVideo games
FoundedSeptember 21, 1992; 28 years ago (1992-09-21) in Quebec City, Canada
Area served
Key people
Number of employees
600[1] (2020)

Behaviour Interactive Inc. is a Canadian video game development studio specializing in the production of 2D and 3D action/adventure games for home video game consoles, handheld game consoles and personal computers.


The company was founded in 1992 in Quebec City as Megatoon.[2] Two years later, Racine co-founded a Montreal-based Multimedia Interactive (MMI) to develop interactive entertainment software for CD-ROM.[3] Both companies were sold to Malofilm Communications in 1996, and a year later, they were merged into Behaviour Interactive.[3] In 1999, Racine and some investors bought the studio back, but they had to rename it, changing the name in 2000 to Artificial Mind & Movement Inc. (A2M).[4][3] In November 2008, the company acquired Santiago-based Wanako Games from Activision Blizzard,[5] which was the first and largest South American game studio.[3] By 2010, the studio's name was reverted to Behaviour Interactive, partly due to increased production of original titles and thus stronger presence in the gaming community, partly due to the availability of the original name, and partly due to one particular obscene interpretation of the initialism "A2M".[4]


as Artificial Mind & Movement[edit]

Game title Year released Platform Publisher
The Grinch 2000 PS, PC, DC Konami
Bugs Bunny & Taz: Time Busters 2000 PS, PC Infogrames
Smurf Racer! 2001 PS Infogrames
Monsters, Inc. Scream Team 2001 PS, PS2, PC Sony Computer Entertainment
Ice Age 2002 GBA Ubisoft
Scooby-Doo! Mystery Mayhem 2003 GBA, PS2, GC, Xbox THQ
Carmen Sandiego: The Secret of the Stolen Drums 2004 PS2, GC, Xbox BAM! Entertainment
Home on the Range 2004 GBA Buena Vista Games
Disney's Kim Possible 2: Drakken's Demise 2004 GBA Buena Vista Games
Scaler 2004 PS2, GC, Xbox Take-Two Interactive
Get On Da Mic 2004 PS2 Eidos Interactive
Lizzie McGuire 2: Lizzie Diaries 2004 GBA Buena Vista Games
Disney Move 2004 PS2 EyeToy Buena Vista Games
Scooby-Doo! Unmasked 2005 GBA, PS2, GC, Xbox, DS THQ
Disney's Kim Possible 3: Team Possible 2005 GBA Buena Vista Games
That's So Raven 2: Supernatural Style 2005 GBA Buena Vista Games
everGirl... your way to play! 2005 GBA, PC THQ
Chicken Little 2005 GBA Buena Vista Games
Teen Titans 2005 GBA Majesco Entertainment
Ed, Edd n Eddy: The Mis-Edventures 2005 GBA, PC, PS2, GC, Xbox Midway Games
Flow: Urban Dance Uprising 2005 PS2 Ubisoft
Disney's Kim Possible: Kimmunicator 2005 DS Buena Vista Games
Teen Titans 2006 PS2, GC, Xbox THQ, Majesco Entertainment
Monster House 2006 PS2, GC, GBA, DS THQ
The Ant Bully 2006 Wii, PS2, GC, GBA, PC Midway Games
The Suite Life of Zack & Cody: Tipton Caper 2006 GBA Buena Vista Games
The Suite Life of Zack & Cody: Tipton Trouble 2006 DS Buena Vista Games
Teen Titans 2: The Brotherhood's Revenge 2006 GBA Majesco Entertainment
Disney's Kim Possible: What's the Switch? 2006 PS2 Buena Vista Games
The Sims 2: Pets 2006 GBA EA
Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses 2006 DS Activision
Happy Feet 2006 DS, Wii, PS2, GC, GBA, PC Midway Games
Disney's Kim Possible: Global Gemini 2007 DS Buena Vista Games
Drake & Josh 2007 GBA THQ
High School Musical: Makin' the Cut! 2007 DS, Wii, PS2 Buena Vista Games
Spider-Man: Friend or Foe 2007 DS, PSP Activision
The Suite Life of Zack & Cody: Circle of Spies 2007 DS Disney Interactive Studios
Power Rangers: Super Legends 2007 DS, PS2, PC Disney Interactive Studios
High School Musical: Sing It! 2007 PS2, Wii Disney Interactive Studios
The Golden Compass 2007 DS Sega
High School Musical 2: Work This Out! 2008 DS Disney Interactive Studios
Iron Man 2008 DS, Wii, PS2, PSP, PC Sega
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor 2008 DS Vivendi Games
Mercenaries 2: World in Flames 2008 PS2 Electronic Arts
Transformers Animated: The Game 2008 DS Activision
Kung Fu Panda: Legendary Warriors 2008 DS, Wii Activision
Lord of the Rings: Conquest 2009 DS EA
MySims Racing 2009 DS, Wii EA
Scene It? Bright Lights! Big Screen! 2009 PS3, X360, Wii Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs 2009 DS Activision
Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings 2009 DS Wii, PS2 LucasArts
Shorts 2009 DS Majesco Entertainment
WET 2009 PS3, X360 Bethesda Softworks
Dante's Inferno 2010 PSP EA
Revenge of the Wounded Dragons 2010 PS3 Sony Computer Entertainment
Naughty Bear 2010 PS3, X360 505 Games
3D Ultra Minigolf Adventures 2 2010 PS3, X360 Konami

as Behaviour Interactive[edit]

Game title Year released Platform Publisher
Jersey Devil 1997 PS, PC
Bugs Bunny: Lost in Time 1999 PS , PC Infogrames
MySims SkyHeroes 2010 X360, Wii, PS3, DS EA
Doritos Crash Course 2010 X360 Microsoft Studios
Tetris 2011 PSN (PS3) EA
Monkey Quest 2011 PC Nickelodeon
Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime 2011 PSN (PS3), XLA (X360), PC Atari
Rango: The Video Game 2011 X360, Wii, PS3, DS EA
Paramount Digital Entertainment
Transformers: Dark of the Moon 2011 Wii, 3DS, DS Activision
Wipeout in the Zone 2011 X360 Activision
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked 2011 Wii, DS, X360
Victorious: Hollywood Arts Debut 2011 DS D3 Publisher
Voltron: Defender of the Universe 2011 PSN (PS3), XLA (X360) THQ
Brave: The Video Game 2012 Wii, DS, PS3, X360, PC Disney Interactive Studios
Ice Age: Continental Drift – Arctic Games 2012 Wii, 3DS, DS, X360 Activision
Wipeout 3 2012 Wii, Wii U, X360 Activision
Naughty Bear: Panic in Paradise 2012 PSN (PS3), XLA (X360) 505 Games
Monsters University 2013 iOS, Android Disney Mobile
Doritos Crash Course 2 2013 X360 Microsoft Studios
Disney's Planes 2013 Wii, Wii U Disney Interactive Studios
Pacific Rim: The Mobile Game 2013 iOS, Android
Phineas and Ferb: Quest for Cool Stuff 2013 Wii, Wii U, 3DS, DS, X360
SpongeBob SquarePants: Plankton's Robotic Revenge 2013 Wii, Wii U, 3DS, DS, PS3, X360 Activision
Zoo Tycoon: Friends 2014 Windows 8, Windows Phone Microsoft Studios
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor 2014 PS3, X360 Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Pro Feel Golf 2015 iOS, Android Behaviour Interactive
SpongeBob HeroPants 2015 3DS, PS Vita, X360 Activision
Home: Boov Pop! 2015 iOS, Android Behaviour Interactive
Fallout Shelter 2015 iOS, Android Bethesda Softworks
The Peanuts Movie: Snoopy's Grand Adventure 2015 3DS, PS4, Wii U, X360, XOne Activision
Dead by Daylight 2016 Android, iOS, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Stadia, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S Starbreeze Studios
Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade 2016 PC Bandai Namco
Love & Hip Hop The Game 2016 iOS, Android Behaviour Interactive
Halo Wars: Definitive Edition 2016 XOne, PC Microsoft Studios
Assassin's Creed: Rebellion 2017 iOS, Android Ubisoft
Westworld 2018 iOS, Android Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Deathgarden 2018 PS4, XOne, PC Behaviour Interactive
Game of Thrones: Beyond the Wall 2020 iOS, Android Behaviour Interactive
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel 2020 Nintendo Switch 2K Games

Bethesda infringement lawsuit[edit]

On June 21, 2018, Bethesda Softworks sued Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Behaviour Interactive over Westworld, a mobile game based on the science fiction television series Westworld, alleging that the game is a "blatant rip-off" of Fallout Shelter, another mobile game, co-developed by Behaviour.

In a suit filed in a United States District Court for the District of Maryland, Bethesda alleges that Westworld "has the same or highly similar game design, art style, animations, features and other gameplay elements" as Fallout Shelter. Bethesda sued for copyright infringement, breach of contract and misappropriating trade secrets, seeking a jury trial and damages.[6] The lawsuit also alleged that Westworld identically reproduced some software bugs that were originally present in Fallout Shelter.[7] The lawsuit was settled in January 2019 on friendly terms.[8]


  1. ^ "A Leading Independent Game Developer: Behaviour Interactive". May 5, 2020. Retrieved June 24, 2020.
  2. ^ "History". Behaviour Interactive. Archived from the original on 14 November 2010. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d "Our History". Behaviour Interactive inc. Archived from the original on September 1, 2014. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
  4. ^ a b Grant, Christopher (November 8, 2010). "Artificial Mind and Movement rebrands; (re)introducing Behaviour Interactive". Joystiq. Archived from the original on October 14, 2014. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
  5. ^ A2M (November 20, 2008). "A2M Acquires Chilean Developer Wanako Games" (Press release). Bloomberg. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
  6. ^ "Bethesda sues Warner Bros, calls its Westworld game 'blatant rip-off' of Fallout Shelter". Polygon. Retrieved 2018-06-23.
  7. ^ "Bethesda sues Warner for ripping off Fallout Shelter in its Westworld game". PC Gamer.
  8. ^ "Bethesda lawsuit alleging Westworld game was Fallout Shelter 'ripoff' resolved". Polygon. Retrieved 2020-03-30.

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