May 2018

Game Hub Scandinavia hosted a one day seminar at Nordic Game Conference

May 31st, 2018|#dkgame, #swegame, Arsenalet Game Incubation, Fleksibel utdanning Norge, Game Hub Denmark, Investment and funding, Uncategorized|

A showcase of results and full attendance. From May 23-25 we attended Nordic Game Conference, to showcase our results and share our knowledge with other game developers. As part of the track called Game hub Scandinavia.  we showcased the work in our project, both incubation, research, we shared the knowledge and our methods for those [...]

April 2018

Game localization: Learning from Shinezone and indienova in China

April 24th, 2018|China, Game development, Game Jam, Incubation, Indie development, Investment and funding, News, Research, University of Skövde|

Marcus Toftedahl spent one month in China to further build sustainable relationships between Scandinavian and Chinese organizations as well as to collect data for his PhD project, which focuses on game localization. The game researcher spent three weeks in Shanghai and one week in Beijing and was left with a lot of new knowledge, impressions, [...]

February 2018

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.

October 2017

Sweden Game Conference 2017 in pictures

October 26th, 2017|#dkgame, #swegame, Arsenalet Game Incubation, Conferences, Game development, Game Hub Denmark, Gamification, Incubation, Indie development, Investment and funding, Research, The Game Incubator, University of Skövde|

The annual Sweden Game Conference took place in Skövde, Sweden, from October 18-20, 2017. This year's conference explored how technology and creativity come together to produce original and distinctive experiences and featured speakers such as Jason Hayes, Brie Code and Trevor Snowden.

Highlights from Game Scope 2017

October 17th, 2017|#dkgame, Conferences, Game development, Game Scope, Indie development, Investment and funding, News|

The 2017 Game Scope festival took place from August 17-19 in Nordkraft, Aalborg. During the festival's three days, both visitors, students and game developers participated in an array of events and activities. We're going to highlight some of the key events, which we felt were particularly beneficial to our participating developers. By Stine Lund, Project [...]

Heart. Papers. Border. at GamesCom – an indie perspective

October 17th, 2017|#swegame, Conferences, Game development, Incubation, Indie development, Investment and funding, News, The Game Incubator|

Heart. Papers. Border. at GamesCom By Laura Bularca, Founder of Heart. Papers. Border. and Project Coordinator at Sweden Game Arena In late September, I went with my team to Gamescom in Cologne to showcase our game Heart. Papers. Border; an optimistic strategy game about travelling, freedom and changing the world. As a team [...]

September 2017

Hvordan kan danske spiludviklere slå igennem i Kina? (podcast)

September 21st, 2017|#dkgame, Arsenalet Game Incubation, Game development, Game Jam, Incubation, Indie development, Investment and funding, Recommendation|

Aldrig AFK podcast: I Kina spiser de hunde og spiller computer (20/09-2017) Lyt med i denne uges afsnit af podcasten Aldrig AFK, hvor Adonis Flokiou, leder af Arsenalet Game Incubation, og Hannibal Glaser, producer i inkubations-virksomheden Decochon, taler om deres erfaringer med det kinesiske spilmarked, deler sjove historier fra vores netværksture til Shanghai og [...]

Sweden’s game revenue increased to EUR 1.4 billion in 2016

September 5th, 2017|#swegame, Game development, Incubation, Indie development, Investment and funding, News, Research, The Game Incubator|

Battlerite by Stunlock Studios The 2017 Swedish Game Developer Index was revealed today and showcases steady growth in exports, boom in new companies and revenue. "Sweden is blessed with great game developers, but we would hire more if we could. Now we're looking to attract new talent from overseas. Some [...]

Spelutvecklarindex 2017: Över 2000 nya jobb inom dataspel sedan 2012

September 5th, 2017|#swegame, Game development, Indie development, Investment and funding, News, Research|

Battlerite, Stunlock Studios I dag presenteras årets upplaga av rapporten Spelutvecklarindex på NASDAQ OMX Nordic i Stockholm, där handelsminister Ann Linde håller inledningsanförandet. Rapporten visar genomgående fortsatt tillväxt för svenska spelutvecklare. Huvudpunkter från rapporten: 22 procents ökning av nya företag är den högsta tillväxten i nyföretagande hittills i dataspelsbranschen 2016 arbetade [...]

August 2017

THQ Nordic acquires former incubation studio Pieces Interactive AB

August 29th, 2017|#swegame, Game development, Investment and funding, News|

Yesterday, THQ Nordic AB announced that an agreement has been made to acquire all shares of the Swedish game development studio Pieces Interactive AB. Pieces Interactive was one of the first studios to launch in the game hub that is now known as Sweden Game Arena.

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