Play Finland’s Weekly Newsletter
In this report we will combine week 50/2021 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.
- 28-30 Jan 2022 Global Game Jam Now its the time to apply own site. In Person, Online-only, and Hybrid sites too are accepted this year, so there will be something for everyone!
- Next Games has signed an up to 16.5 Million USD co-development agreement on a mobile game with a significant, global media company!
- Resistance Games announced their new game Great Houses of Calderia, a Grand Strategy dynasty builder that takes place in the land of Calderia. It will be published by a Franco-Swedish publisher Firesquid.
- New Yorker lists Returnal by Housemarque among the best video games of 2021.
Open jobs & Recruitment:
- If you are looking for talented games industry professionals for short- or long-term hire – please check out the anonymous GameDevTalents board with screened and pre-interviewed talents ranging from mid to senior levels of experience and open to career opportunities. Feel free to reach out for details! And if you are Talent working in games industry or willing to join the Finnish games industry, feel free to apply https://gamedevtalents.comTake a look at https://thehub.fi/jobs for the current list of all jobs available in the Finnish Game Industry!
- MuscleMan by viitahenri is a school assignment about puzzle games turned into this small puzzle game.