- The registration to Tekes Skene Pitching Workshop (on Sept 9) has been extended until Aug 30
- Registration for the Nordic booth at Game Connection Paris (Oct 29-31) has started
- Nordic Digital Business Summit will be held Sept 4th, get a discount code by e-mailing to info@@ndbs2014.com
- Northern Game Summit will be held on Sept 25-26 in Kajaani
- BelleGames released Castle Defenders at Windows 8.1. store and Google Play
- Games in 48 hours, that’s Ludum Dare. See for example Shattered or Heart Star
- Critical Force has an updated version of Company of Tanks
- Duke Dashington by Adventure Islands will be released on Sept 4 on App Store
- Majasalmi Ltd annouced their first game Heavy Rockets
- Antiproto released a gameplay trailer for their game Damnation – City of Death
- Frozenbyte is hiring!
- See more open jobs at Games Jobs Finland
- Coordinator Suvi Latva writes about the Finnish game industry ecosystem
- Star Arcade completes a management buyout with help from Gameforge founder
- A teenager is making a version of Minecraft in Trials Fusion
- Terve Kuopio -kioskin sähköiset hyvinvointimenetelmät kiinnostivat avajaisissa (only in Finnish)
- Finnish Partnership for Research on Natural Resources and the Environment (LYNET) and DIGILE are calling all serious gaming and learning players to create digital services together!
Please contact email@example.com – a get-together will be organised in September.
- Umbra Software gets praised by Tequila Works for Umbra 3
- Suuntaamo is doing an education/training programme for game studios called LevelUP this Autumn
- Olli Sinerma from Mindfield Games talks about their new game Pollen (in Finnish)
- USA Today paraded Yoga Retreat by Gajatri Studios
- Tekes and Aalto EE gathered videos on game industry insights
This is the weekly summary of news from the Finnish games industry. If you want to have your news on the list, post them to the Play Finland Facebook group. The summary will be posted every Friday afternoon. See last week’s post here.