September 2017

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 [...]

Recent game releases: August edition

September 4th, 2017|#dkgame, #swegame, Arsenalet Game Incubation, Game development, Game Hub Denmark, Incubation, Indie development, News, Recommendation, The Game Incubator|

Want to keep up with the companies in our four game incubators? Each month, we'll highlight some of the most recent game releases. In the August edition, you can check out Passpartout by Flamebait Games, Don't Drop The Soap by Fat Fox Games, Custom Quest (assets) by Random Dragon Games and Rocket Wars by Archon [...]

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.

July 2017

Shanghai-based game developer and publisher Shinezone visits Skövde

July 4th, 2017|#swegame, China, Game development, Incubation, Indie development, News, The Game Incubator, University of Skövde|

After meeting the Shanghai-based game developer and publisher Shinezone in China, we extended an invitation to Skövde, Sweden, where the company got a chance to meet with Game Hub Scandinavia representatives and incubation studios. By Associate Professor Per Backlund from the University of Skövde One of the main goals of the Game Hub Scandinavia project [...]

Getting Game Scope Ready – what to expect and experience

July 4th, 2017|#dkgame, Game development, Game Scope, Indie development, News|

The Game Scope festival of 2017 is soon approaching and most of the content and activities are starting to fall into place. Read on for an introduction into this year’s festival, what to expect and a few reveals into the programme for both developers and visitors alike. We promise you three high paced days [...]

Successful game jam fuels dream of cross-territorial game development

July 4th, 2017|#dkgame, #swegame, Arsenalet Game Incubation, China, Game development, Game Hub Denmark, Game Jam, Incubation, Indie development, News, University of Skövde|

  Just a few weeks ago, eleven game developers from China, Sweden and Denmark met in Viborg, Denmark, to participate in a week-long game jam. The game jam yielded not only cultural understanding but also two games and plans of future cooperation. Adonis Flokiou is a happy man. The leader of Arsenalet Game [...]

June 2017

Game Hub Scandinavia wins award at the StartUp Europe Awards

June 21st, 2017|Incubation, News|

Project leaders Tove Ingerslev and Mikkel Fledelius Jensen along with Regional councillor Poul Erik Christensen receive the award for Best Public Administration at the StartUp Europe Awards in Brussels. The StartUp Europe Awards recognizes the best European start-ups in 10 categories. The award for Best Administration for start-ups went to the Central Denmark Region, [...]

Råt og usødet: Troldspejlet kommer til Game Scope 2017

June 2nd, 2017|#dkgame, Conferences, Game development, Game Scope, Indie development, News|

Torsdag den 17. august kl. 16:00 byder Game Scope velkommen til Jakob Stegelmann og Troels Møller fra Troldspejlet. Hvordan anmelder man et spil? Se, hvad der sker, når vi giver et indblik i Troldspejlets redaktionsmøder og taler frit fra leveren om en stak nye spil – som i dagens anledning er indsendt af Games Scope [...]

May 2017

Game Hub Jam 2017: Scandinavia and China collaborate on creating games

May 8th, 2017|#dkgame, #swegame, Arsenalet Game Incubation, China, Game development, Game Hub Denmark, Game Jam, Incubation, Indie development, News, The Game Incubator|

Game Hub Jam is the name of the game At the core of Game Hub Scandinava lies the urge to explore new markets; an urge which during the last year alone has led to visits to both China and India. During our latest trip to China, we met with indienova; an indie game ecosystem that [...]

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