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Weekly News 23&24/22

Huge market potential for health games: Psyon Games, aiming to be a leading designer of science and health games works for a healthier world together with the world’s largest health organizations and pharmaceutical manufacturers.

Weekly News 21&22/22

New Finnish start up Village Studio raises $2.3M. Returnal from Housemarque won twice at The Finnish Game Awards. Playtika closes three development studios around the world, including Seriously's office in the USA.

Weekly News 20/22

Housemarque won four awards at Nordic Game Awards, including Best Nordic Game! Normogames won the Bit 1 student game of 2022 with game The Riflemen.

Weekly News 19/22

The winners of game studies thesis competition are announced. Samuel Poirier-Poulin from University of Tampere won the Masters category with the work; "The wounds that never healed: An analysis of videoludic trauma in Cry of Fear"  and Leena Hirvonen from Karelia University of applied sciences with work; "Unity digitaalisen oppimateriaalin tuottamisen välineenä" 

Weekly News 18/22

Nasdaq Helsinki has approved the listing application of Remedy Entertainment. + DigiDemo funding announced.

Weekly News 16/22

Dreamloop Games! has signed a high six-figure($USD) publishing deal to get out their first own-IP game.

EGDF & Neogames Finland released Play To Earn discussion paper

Play-to-earn is currently among the hottest buzzwords in the games industry. Play-to-earn (P2E) is predicted by some to be the long awaited disruption of game business after free-to-play (F2P) and pay-to-play (premium). For that reason Neogames Finland has compiled in co-operation with EGDF a discussion paper about Play To EARN. This paper aims to provide a general overview of this sometimes overhyped phenomena and explore key challenges this emerging games industry sector is likely to face before becoming established.

Weekly News 15/22

Next Games & Netflix acquisition confirmed! +Play Ventures won Investor of the Year Award at the Mobile Games Award! +The revenue of Metacore is going UP + Hill Climb Racing 3 incoming as Fingersoft closes in on 2bn total installs

Weekly News 14/22

Housemarque's Returnal won multiple categories at BAFTA Game Awards 2022. This year marks the 10th anniversary of Fingersoft and Hill Climb Racing! Pelimetsä becomes part of GamesForest.club.