Weekly News 44/21

Play Finland’s Weekly Newsletter

In this report we will combine week 44/2021 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:

See also The Game Industry Events calendar 📆 Game Conference Guide Calendar 📆Flemish Game association calendar

📢 Announcements:
  • The Finnish Game Awards 2021 will take place on Nov 10th.
    Join the event online at 18.40 at YouTube
    Check the Award Nominees in Neogames website

📝 Open jobs & Recruitment:

📃 Other News 

  • If you missed the live stream of Game Now! game jam kick-off, you can watch it from Youtube. Some pretty interesting subjective reflections on the Finnish and South Korean game design traditions shared by Mikko Heinonen and Solip Park!
  • Toivo Aaron Kallio will be a speaker in GameSoundCon 2021 (taking place from 8 to 10 Nov) in three talks! Two of them will be done with Pasi Pitkänen (Head of Audio at Rovio) and Can Uzer (Senior Sound Designer at Rovio) about the sound design and voice acting in the recent Rovio game Darkfire Heroes. The third talk will be about character sound design work in Returnal, Housemarque’s latest game.
  • IGDA Finland announced Support Shirt Design Competition, where you get a chance to design graphics for our new IGDA Finland support shirts! The submission will start 1st of November and lasts until the end of November. Voting starts right after that, on the 1st of December, and lasts 2 weeks.
  • latest #podcast episode by Spoon Helsinki featuring discussions on #gamification (especially in use for the corporate branding and storytelling) between Denise Wall and Natasha Skult!