February 2018

Victor’s travel-book, part one: Arriving at indienova in Beijing

February 28th, 2018|China, Indie development, University of Skövde|

Follow the adventures of Victor Bankler, a Game Design student from the University of Skövde, as he takes on an internship at indienova and life in Beijing. The first person I meet as I reach the entrance of Beijing international airport is the indienova employee Liu Lin: A tall, outgoing and happy Beijinger who welcomes [...]

Databas för spel tar in miljoner

February 28th, 2018|#swegame, Incubation, Indie development, Investment and funding, News, The Game Incubator|

Göteborgsbaserade 8 Dudes in a Garage, som byggt en databas för dataspel, IGDB, tar in 10 miljoner kronor i nytt kapital.

Spelet om trafficking kan rädda liv

February 20th, 2018|Research, University of Skövde|

Spelvärlden är global. Det gör också att viktiga internationella samhällsfrågor kan kommuniceras, och attityder och beteenden kan förändras, genom digitala spel. Det indiska spelet Missing, som handlar om trafficking, har just den möjligheten. På Högskolan i Skövde pågår just nu ett forskningsprojekt som ger kunskaper om hur spelet tas emot och når ut globalt.

A letter from Skövde students in Shanghai. Part 1

February 20th, 2018|China, Research, Uncategorized, University of Skövde|

Read what life is like for Jonathan, Ivar, Linn and Sofia, four students from the University of Skövde who have chosen to spend their internship period at the Shanghai-based game studio, Shinezone. HI EVERYONE AT HOME! We have now been in China for 11 days. It feels as if we've been here forever but also [...]

Scandinavian game collaboration featured at PAX South

February 19th, 2018|#dkgame, #swegame, Arsenalet Game Incubation, Conferences, Game development, Incubation, Indie development, News|

Scrap Galaxy at LiU Game Conference 2017 - Photo by Crelle Photography Scrap Galaxy was picked for the video game tournament ”Omegathon”, which has been a highlight of the American video game conference PAX since 2006. Scrap Galaxy is a local build-and-destroy indie game for up to four players. The 2D top-down shooter [...]

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