April 2017

Game localization and student exchanges: The University of Skövde takes on China

April 28th, 2017|#swegame, China, Game development, Indie development, News, Research, University of Skövde|

During Game Hub Scandinavia's recent visit to China, the University of Skövde discussed future academic exchange options with top universities in Shanghai and Beijing and also met with game developers to learn more about a key research area: game localization. By Associate Professor Per Backlund and Game Researcher Marcus Toftedahl from the University of Skövde [...]

GDC GC 2017 Postmortem: Should you stay or should you go?

April 28th, 2017|#swegame, Conferences, Game development, Incubation, Indie development, News, The Game Incubator|

Choosing what events to attend can be difficult. This article will help shed some light on this issue, and I will share my experiences from GDC and GC in San Francisco, which will help you reach the answer to your question. By Karl Blomqvist, Creative Director at Lone Hero Studios Game Developers Conference GDC is [...]

Agreement between Game Hub Scandinavia and industry veteran Zhu Xiaojing puts incubation companies on fast track to the Chinese market

April 28th, 2017|#dkgame, #swegame, Arsenalet Game Incubation, China, Game development, Game Hub Denmark, Game Jam, Incubation, Indie development, Investment and funding, News, The Game Incubator, University of Skövde|

The memorandum of understanding between Game Hub Scandinavia and game veteran Zhu Xiaojing means that games produced by the project’s incubation companies get a more direct route to a Chinese market, which is hungry for different games. “The Chinese game market is the world’s largest but most of our games are MMO-RPG or card games [...]

FuN reports from Norway: The Gathering draws record-breaking crowd

April 28th, 2017|Fleksibel utdanning Norge, Game development, Incubation, Indie development, News, Norwegian games|

This spring, Game Hub Scandinavia's Norwegian partner, Fleksibel utdanning Norge (FuN), attended The Gathering; a yearly event with over 7.000 participants. FuN was there both to report the event and to see if there were anyone amongst the participants who would like to sit in one of the project's four incubators. By Ebba Køber, editor-in-chief [...]

Århus Stiftstidende: Kampvognskrigen på nettet har afsæt i Grenaa

April 20th, 2017|#dkgame, Game development, Game Hub Denmark, Incubation, Indie development, News|

Århus Stiftstidende skriver om Game Hub Denmark's nyeste deltager: Grenaa-firmaet PlayOn-io, der står bag browser-spillet Tank Wars.

From running a hardware store to developing games: PlayOn.io joins Game Hub Denmark

April 4th, 2017|#dkgame, Game development, Game Hub Denmark, Incubation, Indie development|

PlayOn.io is the newest addition to the Game Hub Denmark Incubator teams! We talked to the guys about being novices in the game industry and about their ambitious browser-game TankWars. By Marie Haagensen, Head of Communication at the Game Hub Denmark Incubator PlayOn.io was founded by the two brothers Martin and Nikolaj Mortensen and their [...]

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