Weekly News 42

Play Finland’s Weekly Newsletter

In this report we will combine week 42/2020 from the Finnish Game Industry and will be posted every Friday afternoon. Check out the previous post here.

News are gathered from the Play Finland group posts during the week. That is why we recommend you to post by yourself (however not flood) your Finnish Game Industry related news to the group. It also guarantees that your news will be visible in the weekly newsletter /news compilation. Play Finland is at the moment one of the main channels for sharing information inside the industry.

Best Regards,
Neogames Finland

👉 Events:

  • 19th April Games Now! open lecture series at Aalto University; “Next Generation of Interactive Streaming” (online)
  • 3rd May Games Now! open lecture series at Aalto University; “Art of Learning by Doing – The Great Game Jam Panel” (online)
  • 19th-23rd of July GDC 2021

See also The Game Industry Events calendar 📆

EGDF in co-operation with Slovak Game Developers Association has build gameconfguide.com for complete list of games industry events and conferences and their status.

📢 Announcements:

  • With the initial half a million Euros in donations, the Pelimetsä project has already preserved over 130 hectares (330 acres) of Finnish forest 🌿 Now is time for the second phase, and 🌳Pelimetsä 🌲 is now a part of the activities of the Finnish Game Developers’ Association. Pelimetsä invites now moreFinnish game companies to become long-term supporters❤️
  • Habbo Hotel celebrates it’s 20th 🎂 anniversary! (article in Finnish only)
  • Johanna Verhiö got rewarded for Girls Act of the Year (Vuoden tyttöteko) 🏆 developing and supporting communities for live action role play games and digital game environments for girls.

📝 Open jobs & Recruitment:

💸 Funding

💬 Discussion

📃 Other News