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, [...]

March 2018

Victor’s travel-book, part two: Settling into life and the indie scene in Beijing

March 22nd, 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. A few weeks have now passed since I first arrived in Beijing. Things that were overwhelming and strange at first soon became natural and ordinary somehow. I live, [...]

Meet us at GDC 2018 and Game Connection in San Francisco

March 17th, 2018|#dkgame, #swegame, Arsenalet Game Incubation, Conferences, Game development, Game Hub Denmark, Incubation, Indie development, The Game Incubator, University of Skövde|

Find Game Hub Scandinavia's partners at this year's GDC 2018 and Game Connection in San Francisco. The Game Incubator, Game Hub Denmark, Arsenalet Game Incubation, The Animation Workshop/VIA University College, and The University of Skövde are all represented at the big industry meet-up in San Francisco. Get in touch with the Swedish partners and the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

December 2017

Game Hub Scandinavia at the 2017 Nasscom Game Conference

December 21st, 2017|Conferences, Game development, Game Hub Denmark, Gamification, Incubation, Indie development, News, Research, University of Skövde|

In-game photo: Alter Army Game Hub Scandinavia attended the Nasscom Game Conference (NGDC) for the third, consecutive year along with 3000 other participants. Read more about the Indian conference and our visits to T-Hub and the IIIT University. By Game Researcher Marcus Toftedahl from the University of Skövde The conference, which was previously [...]

November 2017

Recent game releases: November edition

November 30th, 2017|#swegame, Game development, Incubation, Indie development, News, Recommendation, The Game Incubator, University of Skövde|

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 November edition, you can check out the full game Unforgiving – A Northern Hymn by Angry Demon Studio and the prototype Bound to Light by Babloon Studios. Unforgiving - A [...]

Recent game releases: October edition

November 10th, 2017|#swegame, Game development, Incubation, Indie development, News, Recommendation, The Game Incubator, University of Skövde|

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 October edition, you can check out Animal Super Squad by DoubleMoose Games on early-access and put Unforgiving - A Northern Hymn by Angry Demon Studio on your wishlist before it's [...]

Så blev Skövde en dataspelsstad

November 7th, 2017|#dkgame, #swegame, Game development, Incubation, Indie development, News, The Game Incubator, University of Skövde|

Skövde beskrivs som staden som lyckats där andra misslyckats. Genom ett långsiktigt samarbete mellan högskola, kommun, region och näringsliv har man lyckats skapa en grogrund för en rad framgångsrika dataspelsföretag.

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