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Partnership for developer contest - Sweden Game Arena and Nordic Game

Pressmeddelande   •   Sep 22, 2016 08:07 CEST

Today, Sweden Game Conference 16, 20-23 October, in Arena Skövde, Sweden, and Nordic Game, announce a partnership agreement regarding the Game Discovery Content. A leg of the contest will take place as part of the Sweden Game Conference on 21st October. The winner will earn a place in the Nordic Game Discovery Contest Finals at next year’s Nordic Game Conference, 17-19 May 2017.

“I think the Nordic Game Discovery Contest is a great opportunity for companies to get their game projects discovered”, says Magnus Ling, Project Manager of Sweden Game Arena, who runs the Sweden Game Conference in Skövde. “We have already a great line-up of exciting talks and events for this year’s conference, and the Discovery Contest will fit perfectly in to what we offer.”

“Sweden Game Conference is a great event with excellent opportunities for the attendees to learn more from and get connected with the Swedish industry”, adds Jacob Riis, Program Director at Nordic Game, “and thus it’s a perfect stop for the Nordic Game Discovery Contest tour. We hope to see a lot of exciting projects battling on stage!"

Are you going to Sweden Game Conference, and do you have a game project which deserves to be discovered? Deadline for submissions is 7th October, so hurry up and Submit for NGDC.

About Sweden Game Conference

Sweden Game Conference is the fastest growing event of its kind in Sweden and caters to both business and academia. For 2016, SGC is composed of main conference events on October 20 - 21 followed by a two-day Festival days in our home city, Skövde. It includes, among other things,two main speaker tracks, Pitch & Match, three smaller Workshop Tracks, Expo, Cosplay competition, Open Game Jam, eSports Challenge as well as several parties. Some of our speakers: Warren Spector, OtherSide Entertainment, Tabitha Hayes, EA, Kate Edwards, IGDA, Chris Avellone, freelance, David Gaidor, Beamdog Studios and Fredrik Wester, Paradox Interactive.

About Sweden Game Arena
Sweden Game Arena is a platform and ecosystem for the acceleration of the game industry in Game City Skövde, in Göteborg and the West Sweden Region. We are in the unique position to encompass the entire value chain, from education and business to research and development. In the Arena, there are more than 600 game students at the Game Development Degree Programs at the University of Skövde and Folkuniversitetes Yrkeshögskola, more than 40 researchers and lecturers, about 350 employees in more than 50 game companies in Skövde and Göteborg as well as a significant number of business developers.

About Nordic Game

Building on 14 years of running major successful events in the games industry, including several live-pitching events, selection processes and support systems, Nordic Game has now introduced the Game Discovery Contest - an exciting, competitive challenge, where selected game projects are showcased at live-pitch events in several countries. 

Kort om Gothia Science Park

Gothia Science Park är en teknik- och forskningspark med IT-profil. Den består av individer, verksamheter, miljöer och processer. I vår innovationsmiljö växer företag snabbare och mer uthålligt vilket bidrar till såväl regional attraktivitet som regional tillväxt. GSP:s fokusområde är IT och är kopplat till Högskolan i Skövde med spets inom dataspel, simulering, beslutsstöd och virtual engineering. GSP drivs och utvecklas av Gothia Innovation AB.

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