April 2017

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 [...]

December 2016

Gaming in Norway: an industry in the making

December 19th, 2016|#dkgame, #swegame, Fleksibel utdanning Norge, Game development, Game Hub Denmark, Investment and funding, News, Norwegian games|

The gaming industry in Sweden, Finland and Denmark creates hundreds of new jobs every year – what can Norway do to achieve the same? By Ebba Køber, editor-in-chief at FuN and Game Hub Scandinavia project partner This question was the starting point for an event at Arendalsuka this fall, organized by Game Hub Scandinavia, Interreg [...]

November 2016

Dataspill og læring – også for voksne

November 10th, 2016|Fleksibel utdanning Norge, Game development, Norwegian games|

Dataspill kan bli en viktig læringsressurs, også for voksne. Av Torhild Slåtto, direktør Fleksibel utdanning Norge Men ikke alle er overbevist om nytten av spill for læring. En av de kjente amerikanske spillutviklerne, Starr Long, sier at voksne har like mye å lære av underholdningsspill som barn. Voksne lærer andre ting, som for eksempel å [...]

September 2016

Spill (s)om arbeidsplasser

September 22nd, 2016|Conferences, Fleksibel utdanning Norge, Game development, Indie development, Investment and funding, Norwegian games|

I Sverige, Finland og Danmark skaper gaming-industrien hundrevis av nye jobber hvert år – hva bør Norge gjøre for å oppnå det samme? Av Ebba Køber, norsk prosjektpartner Game Hub Scandinavia  Dette spørsmålet var utgangspunktet for et event på Arendalsuka i regi av Game Hub Scandinavia, Interreg og Fleksibel utdanning Norge. Og norsk spillbransje har [...]

August 2016

Hvorfor inkubation? Refleksioner fra Arendals-ugen

August 24th, 2016|#dkgame, Conferences, Fleksibel utdanning Norge, Game development, Game Hub Denmark, Incubation, Indie development, Norwegian games, Recommendation|

Det er ikke en forudsætning for en start-up’s succes at investere tid og penge i inkubations programmer. Det er heller ikke noget alle start-up’s nødvendigvis har brug for eller lyst til, men af de nye unge spil iværksættere, der ønsker at skabe et produkt og en virksomhed, der kan håndtere et voksende og kaotisk marked, [...]

Can the gaming industry create new jobs in Norway?

August 16th, 2016|Conferences, Fleksibel utdanning Norge, Game development, Incubation, Indie development, Norwegian games|

Game Hub Scandinavia, Fleksibel utdanning Norge and Interreg will be hosting a seminar at the political forum Arendalsuka to discuss how Norway can follow in the footsteps of Sweden, Finland and Denmark.  Can the gaming industry create new jobs in Norway and thereby follow in the footsteps of its Nordic neighbours? This is one of [...]

April 2016

My first GDC – by Ebba Køber

April 28th, 2016|Conferences, Fleksibel utdanning Norge, Game development, Indie development, Norwegian games|

With accreditation as both press and project manager for Game Hub Scandinavia Norway, I was really excited to attend my first Game Developers Conference in down town San Francisco this spring.
 Here you'll find the world's largest gathering of game developers. And it isn't really a media friendly event, unlike E3 in Los Angeles, which is all about news for [...]

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