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A retrospective on Europe’s leading games conference

11 June 2024

This year's edition of the Nordic Game conference in Malmö was the twentieth in order. Arctic Game participated at the conference with an exhibitor booth, and new for this year, a handful of specially selected game studios from the cluster were also invited to join the event.

A breakfast focused on future technology

10 June 2024

In the Intersective Game project, an Arctic Game Breakfast was organized with the theme of motion capture. Participants from both industry and academia had the opportunity to listen to inspiring projects created using this technology and take a tour of one of the labs at Campus in Skellefteå, where motion capture is set up for use.

Explore the Haunting Depths of Cthulhu's Reach: Devil Reef

06 May 2024

The Umeå-based studio The Fine Arc Nordic has now released its awaited title Cthulhu's Reach: Devil Reef with early access on Steam. The studio is known for their immersive, story-driven games with unique art styles and gameplay mechanics.

Cold Sector works on their upcoming release - An Island Away

24 April 2024

In Jörn, the lamp of diligence shines brightly as the game studio Cold Sector works on their upcoming game release - 'An Island Away.' A game in the Relaxing Adventure Game category, a genre that may seem fitting in an increasingly stressed society.

Blamorama Games releases their first mobile game

22 April 2024

Ingrid Fridesjö, founder of the Luleå-based game studio Blamorama Games, announces the upcoming launch of their first IP title, 'Bumi: Next stop Earth!' A mobile game that not only entertains but also inspires sustainability and environmental awareness.

FCV Sverige celebrates five years: Driving diversity in gaming

09 April 2024

FCV Sverige is celebrating five years and faces a busy period with groundbreaking initiatives for inclusion and gender equality within the games industry. The studio is based in both Luleå and Boden and has years of experience in guidance, coaching, education, and labor market efforts with a special focus on cultural, creative, and digital industries.

Local game educations attracts students from across the country

04 April 2024

The range of game education programs in northern Sweden is extensive and continues to grow. Soon, there will also be an opportunity to study game development in Umeå. There is a great interest in games, and both local and national students are drawn to the region.

Game students swept the board at fair in Luleå

10 March 2024

The UF company SCP Foundation Simulator UF, run by Max Hjertberg, Isak Dalberg, and Leo Stoltz, made a clean sweep at the UF fair in Luleå, clinching prizes in three categories. The trio, who are third-year students in the GameDev Program at Björknäs High School in Boden, also run the indie studio Miracle Bread.

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