NORDIC GAME INDIE NIGHT 2014 OPEN CALL FOR GAMES

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We are pleased to announce the 5th annual Nordic Game Indie Night 2014 showcase and summit in collaboration with Nordic Game Conference. The purpose of the showcase is to call attention to talented indie developers from around the Nordic region. Last year’s showcase featured a variety of different Nordic indies and their awesome games, and over 500 attendees.

We are looking forward to another amazing NGIN showcase and therefore we are proud to announce this year’s open call for game submissions.
Are you an indie developer based in the Nordic region? Are you working on a game that’s innovative, special, fun, or noteworthy in some way?  Submit it! We want to see it!

To submit your game, this year we made a submission form which you can find below in this blog post. 
The information we are looking for in the submission is:

  • Title and description of the game
  • Background about you or your team, including where you’re based
  • Links to screenshots/video/demo

The submission deadline was Friday, March 28nd, but we extended it for a week.
The new deadline is Friday, April 4th.

We’ll send out notifications by late April.
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2013 – a retrospect

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When I look back at 2013 I lose my breath. It has been a tremendously great year for us. Not in the sense of releasing professional games (albeit some of us have had some success in our companies with that. Read: KnapNok Games’ Spin the bottle and Cloud Chamber). But more in the sense of building community and experimenting with games and last but not least, just getting new experiences and meeting new people. Read more »

Nordic Game Indie Night 2013 program

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Nordic Game Indie Night 2013 is starting to look like a blast. Wednesday May 22nd from 18:00 – 24:00 is squeezed in between Unite Nordic and Nordic Game. We expect a lot of people showing up, either as a final party of Unite, a kick-off of Nordic Game, a nice bridge between the two events or just a solo event in Malmö. The event is free and open to the public, so no reason not to show up.

During the night the 8 finalist games will be showcased and the audience will be able to vote for their favorite to win the Nordic Indie Sensation Award at the Nordic Game Awards May 23rd.

If you are traveling from Copenhagen by train you will be able to get a great ticket discount. Check out this link with all the information.

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NGIN 2013 Finalists

We are happy to announce this years finalists for the Nordic Game Indie Night Showcase. Our jury of Copenhagen Game Collective members, as well as previous finalists have selected eight games representing the breadth and quality of the Nordic Indie Scene:

Badland, By Frogmind [Finland]

Clairvoyance, By Erik Svedang, Johannes Gotlen, Niklas Akerblad and Oscar Rydelious [Sweden]

Flowstorm, By Neat Corporation [Sweden]

The Mission, By Xavier V Lafont, [Denmark]

The Plan, By Krillbite Studio, [Norway]

Rymdkapsel, By Grapefrukt Games, [Sweden]

The Silent Age, By House on Fire [Denmark]

Stikbold, By Team Stikbold, [Denmark]

The eight selected games will be showcased Wednesday May 22nd from 18.00 at Slagthuset, Malmö. The evening is free and open to the public and will features inspirational and experimental speakers and party all night. We will release more information about the program for the evening in the following weeks, stay tuned.

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NORDIC GAME INDIE NIGHT 2013 – CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

We are pleased to announce the 4th annual Nordic Game Indie Night showcase and summit in collaboration with Nordic Game Conference. The purpose of the showcase is to call attention to talented indie developers from around the Nordic region. Last year’s showcase featured a variety of different indies and their awesome games, and over 400 attendees.

We are looking forward to another amazing NGIN showcase and therefore we would like to announce an open call for game submissions.  Are you an indie developer based in the Nordic region? Are you working on a game that’s innovative, special, fun, or noteworthy in some way?  Submit it! We want to see it!

To submit your game, submit the following info here:

  • Title and description of the game
  • Links to screenshots/video/demo
  • Background about you or your team, including where you’re based

The submission deadline is Friday, March 22nd.

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Nordic Game Indie Sensation 2012: LAZA KNITEZ!

So much stuff is going on right now so we have a hard time catching up. Nordic Game Conference is over and we had a blast. We kicked off the conference by organizing an indie summit, party and exhibition the day before the main conference and over 600 people showed up.

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Check out this video from GRTV which captures a lot of moments from the conference. 03:24: Me being hungover, 4:16: Nifflas talking about the game How the Game, and 09:45: Team Buttfighter receiving the Indie Sensation Award 2012 for their local multiplayer arcade game LAZA KNITEZ!. Team Buttfighter used the occasion on stage to knight the best LAZER KNITEZ! player in the lazerwerse, Simon Gustaffson from Redgrim.

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NGIN 2012 Program

We are super duper excited to announce the NGIN 2012 program for the night. Remember that we have selected eight finalist games that will be showcased at NGIN on Wednesday May 23rd from 18:00 – 24:00 at Slagthuset, Malmö. The event is sponsored by Blackberry and it is open and free for everybody to attend.

We are also happy to announced that this year, same as last year, there will be a public voting for the best game, the winner team will receive the “Indie Sensation Award” at Nordic Game Awards May 24 and Unity Pro Licences by Unity Technologies.

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