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New nominations for Goodbye Kansas

New nominations for Goodbye Kansas

Press releases   •   Sep 17, 2019 14:07 CEST

Goodbye Kansas is happy to announce more nominations for some of their latest productions, this time for Animago Awards and Shots Awards Europe - and presents behind-the-scenes films of how the nominated projects were produced.

Goodbye Kansas sharpens the focus on core business

Goodbye Kansas sharpens the focus on core business

Press releases   •   Aug 27, 2019 13:40 CEST

Goodbye Kansas Holding has announced that THQ Nordic AB has acquired Goodbye Kansas Game Invest AB (GBKGI), following a strategic decision by Goodbye Kansas to focus on the core business within the company group.

Gold for Goodbye Kansas

Gold for Goodbye Kansas

Press releases   •   Aug 22, 2019 09:55 CEST

The cinematic trailer for CD Projekt Red’s new game “Cyberpunk 2077” – produced by Goodbye Kansas Studios – has been awarded Gold at the annual AEAF Awards.

Goodbye Kansas showcases the power of their universe for artists

Goodbye Kansas showcases the power of their universe for artists

Press releases   •   Jun 12, 2019 07:00 CEST

VFX artists Anton Palmqvist and Joakim Olsson at Goodbye Kansas Studios are behind the recently launched “ThunderGod”, a VR-game based on Norse mythology. The game demonstrates the company’s synergistic workflow, where artists with different skills are able to collaborate across lines of business and realize their own ideas, known internally as the “Goodbye Kansas effect”.

Goodbye Kansas bevisar styrkan i sitt universum för artister

Goodbye Kansas bevisar styrkan i sitt universum för artister

Press releases   •   Jun 12, 2019 07:00 CEST

VFX-artisterna Anton Palmqvist och Joakim Olsson på Goodbye Kansas Studios ligger bakom det nylanserade ”ThunderGod”, ett VR-spel baserat på nordisk mytologi. Spelet är ett bevis på företagets synergistiska arbetssätt där artister med olika kompetenser ges möjlighet att samverka över branschgränser och förverkliga egna idéer, vilket benämns ”Goodbye Kansas-effekten”.

Goodbye Kansas Studios joins with Epic Games to showcase the power of ray tracing in Unreal Engine

Goodbye Kansas Studios joins with Epic Games to showcase the power of ray tracing in Unreal Engine

Press releases   •   Mar 21, 2019 05:00 CET

Studio reveals groundbreaking cinematic tech demo featuring ray tracing and digital humans at Epic’s State of Unreal GDC keynote.

Goodbye Kansas inleder samarbete med Epic Games och avtäcker nyskapande teknikdemo

Goodbye Kansas inleder samarbete med Epic Games och avtäcker nyskapande teknikdemo

Press releases   •   Mar 21, 2019 05:00 CET

Goodbye Kansas Studios premiärvisar den banbrytande teknikdemon ”Troll” i samarbete med Epic Games på GDC-mässan i San Franscisco. Samarbetet mellan företagen visar kraften i spelmotorn ”Unreal Engine”, med ray tracing och digital humans skapade av svenska kreatörer.

Goodbye Kansas invests in Danish studio Framebunker

Goodbye Kansas invests in Danish studio Framebunker

Press releases   •   Mar 15, 2019 12:00 CET

Goodbye Kansas Game Invest makes its first investment outside Sweden by acquiring a stake in Danish game studio Framebunker. The studio founders Nicholas Francis and Charles Hinshaw both come from key positions at Unity Technologies, bringing unique skills that will be of strategic importance to the entire Goodbye Kansas Group.

Goodbye Kansas Game Invest investerar i danska Framebunker

Goodbye Kansas Game Invest investerar i danska Framebunker

Press releases   •   Mar 15, 2019 12:00 CET

Spelinvestmentbolaget Goodbye Kansas Game Invest gör sin första investering utanför Sverige och blir delägare i danska spelstudion Framebunker. Studions grundare Nicholas Francis och Charles Hinshaw kommer båda från nyckelroller på Unity Technologies och kommer med sina unika kunskaper att vara strategisk viktiga för Goodbye Kansas-gruppen.

Thomas Lindgren ny styrelseordförande i Goodbye Kansas Game Invest

Thomas Lindgren ny styrelseordförande i Goodbye Kansas Game Invest

Press releases   •   Jan 30, 2019 07:00 CET

​Svenska spelinvesteringsbolaget Goodbye Kansas Game Invest anlitar branschprofilen Thomas Lindgren som arbetande styrelseordförande. Tillsättningen sker omedelbart och bolaget siktar nu på att snabbt växla upp verksamheten.

Goodbye Kansas Game Invest strengthens Arctic Game Lab through acquisition

Goodbye Kansas Game Invest strengthens Arctic Game Lab through acquisition

Press releases   •   Dec 14, 2018 08:00 CET

Swedish games investment company Goodbye Kansas Game Invest acquires European Minds International, project managers for games development venture Arctic Game Lab, and established regional base in northern Sweden. The acqusition is part of a strategic push, providing new opportunities for the company to contribute to both local businesses and game development academies.

“Mutant Year Zero – Road To Eden” released.

“Mutant Year Zero – Road To Eden” released.

News   •   Dec 05, 2018 08:59 CET

Funcom’s new game “Mutant Year Zero – Road To Eden” released - with great reviews.

Goodbye Kansas invests in indie studio Kavalri Games

Goodbye Kansas invests in indie studio Kavalri Games

Press releases   •   Nov 23, 2018 16:01 CET

Goodbye Kansas Game Invest becomes the first investor in Stockholm-based Kavalri Games, a start-up studio focused on equestrian game experiences. Kavalri Games are currently developing “Equestrian the Horse Game”, the first game in its genre aimed at teenagers and adults, which has already garnered international attention.

Digital humans arrive at National Museum of Science and Technology

Digital humans arrive at National Museum of Science and Technology

Press releases   •   Oct 05, 2018 14:16 CEST

Goodbye Kansas Studios opens their own section as part of the interactive exhibition Play Beyond Play at the National Museum of Science and Technology, showing how a digital human is created, from Motion Capture to completed photo-realistic character.

Goodbye Kansas invests in start-up game studio Neon Giant

Goodbye Kansas invests in start-up game studio Neon Giant

Press releases   •   May 21, 2018 14:15 CEST

Goodbye Kansas Game Invest continues building its portfolio of recognized game developers, as they become part owners in Uppsala based Neon Giant. Behind the name are some of Sweden’s most well-known developers and producers, with extensive experience from several internationally successful games.

Goodbye Kansas storsatsar på Nordsken-mässan

Goodbye Kansas storsatsar på Nordsken-mässan

Press releases   •   May 09, 2018 14:14 CEST

Svenska Goodbye Kansas välkomnar besökarna till sin mest innehållsrika monter någonsin när man öppnar egen ”ambassad” på Nordsken i Skellefteå. På plats kommer besökarna kunna uppleva hur visuella effekter skapas, från idé till verklighet och även vara med och göra egna filmsekvenser tillsammans med Goodbye Kansas erfarna VFX-artister.

Annika Torell Österman appointed CEO for Goodbye Kansas Studios

Annika Torell Österman appointed CEO for Goodbye Kansas Studios

Press releases   •   Feb 23, 2018 14:13 CET

Swedish VFX and animation company Goodbye Kansas Studios appoints co-founder Annika Torell Österman as new CEO, replacing Peter Levin, who will focus on CEO duties for the Goodbye Kansas Group as a whole.

Goodbye Kansas acquires stake in IGDB.com

Goodbye Kansas acquires stake in IGDB.com

Press releases   •   Feb 13, 2018 14:13 CET

Goodbye Kansas Game Invest have quickly established themselves as one of Sweden’s most active gaming investors. They now acquire a stake in IGDB.com, a Swedish start-up aiming to become the IMDb of the computer and video games business.

Goodbye Kansas divests game studio Experiment 101 to THQ Nordic

Goodbye Kansas divests game studio Experiment 101 to THQ Nordic

Press releases   •   Nov 17, 2017 14:12 CET

Goodbye Kansas Game Invest has rapidly established itself as one of Sweden’s most active game investment companies. The business idea of helping small game developers grow and become successful has now resulted in the largest deal to date, as the studio Experiment 101 is divested to THQ Nordic.

Goodbye Kansas Studios launches VFX podcast

Goodbye Kansas Studios launches VFX podcast

Press releases   •   Sep 13, 2017 11:45 CEST

Launching today, “Yellow Brick Road” podcast about visual effects and animation, created by award winning creative powerhouse Goodbye Kansas Studios in Sweden. The first season will include an exclusive interview with “State Zero” creator Andree Wallin, it will also cover topics ranging from zombie slaying to the resurrection of iconic characters like Conan the Barbarian.