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.

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 [...]

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 [...]

April 2017

Game localization and student exchanges: The University of Skövde takes on China

April 28th, 2017|#swegame, China, Game development, Indie development, News, Research, University of Skövde|

During Game Hub Scandinavia's recent visit to China, the University of Skövde discussed future academic exchange options with top universities in Shanghai and Beijing and also met with game developers to learn more about a key research area: game localization. By Associate Professor Per Backlund and Game Researcher Marcus Toftedahl from the University of Skövde [...]

Agreement between Game Hub Scandinavia and industry veteran Zhu Xiaojing puts incubation companies on fast track to the Chinese market

April 28th, 2017|#dkgame, #swegame, Arsenalet Game Incubation, China, Game development, Game Hub Denmark, Game Jam, Incubation, Indie development, Investment and funding, News, The Game Incubator, University of Skövde|

The memorandum of understanding between Game Hub Scandinavia and game veteran Zhu Xiaojing means that games produced by the project’s incubation companies get a more direct route to a Chinese market, which is hungry for different games. “The Chinese game market is the world’s largest but most of our games are MMO-RPG or card games [...]

March 2017

Game Hub Scandinavia revisits Shanghai and Beijing to strengthen relations with the Chinese game industry

March 15th, 2017|#dkgame, #swegame, Arsenalet Game Incubation, China, Game development, Game Hub Denmark, Incubation, Indie development, Investment and funding, News, The Game Incubator, University of Skövde|

Following last year's successful trip to Asia, a delegation from Game Hub Scandinavia will once again travel to Shanghai and Beijing to strengthen the established networks and closer explore how Scandinavian game developers best can collaborate with developers, publishers and investors from the Chinese game industry in order to bring their games to the market. [...]

A letter from Shanghai: Lolo Lin and Stina Arvidsson Rådestig’s second month as interns

March 14th, 2017|#swegame, China, Game development, Research, University of Skövde|

Last month, we introduced you to Stina Arvidsson Rådestig and Lolo Lin, two students from the University of Skövde, who are currently interning at Zhang Jiang Network Technology; a Shanghai based game studio. A month has passed and the students have now settled more into the Shanghai lifestyle. They remain at the office of Zhang Jiang [...]

February 2017

A letter from Shanghai: Skövde students share their internship experiences

February 2nd, 2017|#swegame, China, Game development, Research, University of Skövde|

As a result of the cooperation between Game Hub Scandinavia and the Chinese game developer Michael Zhu, two students from the University of Skövde are currently interning at Zhang Jiang Network Technology; a Shanghai based game studio. The two students, Stina Arvidsson Rådestig and Lolo Lin, share with us how their first two weeks in [...]

January 2017

Learning about the Indian gaming scene at the Nasscom Game Developers Conference

January 30th, 2017|Conferences, Game development, University of Skövde|

India is one of the emerging markets of interest identified by the Game Hub Scandinavia project. Two representatives from the project, Marcus Toftedahl and Per Backlund, visited Hyderabad to participate in the Nasscom Game Developers Conference (NGDC) from November 10-12 and to visit the International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad (IIIT-H). By Per Backlund, Swedish [...]

December 2016

Fact-finding trip to China and South Korea

December 19th, 2016|#dkgame, #swegame, Arsenalet Game Incubation, China, Game development, Game Hub Denmark, Incubation, Indie development, Investment and funding, News, University of Skövde|

In June, a delegation from the Game Hub Scandinavia incubators, accompanied by two researchers from the University of Skövde, visited Shanghai in China and Seoul in South Korea on a mission to conduct initial fact-finding and establish the project’s network in the two countries. By Mikkel Fledelius Jensen, Project Manager at Game Hub Denmark A [...]

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