Meet Sebastian Ojala from Pixadome

Hi Sebastian! Tell us a bit more about yourself. – I am a local “Bodenbo/Bodensare” with no intention to move! When the Indie Game Education came to Boden I saw my chance and put every ounce of time and energy into it, there was no way I would let this opportunity slip past me. With […]

Meet Eddy Grootenboer from Flat Tail Studios

Hi Eddy! Tell us a bit more about yourself. – My name is Eddy Grootenboer and I’m 24 years old. I moved to Sweden two years ago from the Netherlands where I studied retail specialized in Supermarkets and I also worked in supermarkets for four years after my studies. My hobbies are Gaming, playing with […]

Zordix is growing and hiring more people

Zordix is growing and are now hiring more people, at the same time as their share is rising to new heights on the stock exchange market. – We are expanding in Umeå and are looking for four new managers for the head office, says Matti Larsson, CEO of the gaming company Zordix. The new ones […]

Skellefteå studio Flattail is one of 10 game studios picked by Global Top Round!

Global Top Round has picked its Top 10 Game Studios to work with for the next few years. Each studio will be supported with publishing, business strategy and investments across the globe. Global Top Round (GTR), is an interactive accelerator devoted to supporting early-stage studios from around the world. They have today announced their “Top 10 […]

Norra Sverige fortsätter att stärka sin position inom spelbranschen!

Idag blev fem nya YH-utbildningar med spelinriktning beviljade inom Arctic Game Lab regionen, tre av dem i Boden och två i Skellefteå. Det innebär att regionen nu totalt sett har fjorton utbildningar inom spelutveckling, från folkhögskola till yrkeshögskole- och universitetsnivå.  Myndigheten för yrkeshögskolan meddelade idag vilka utbildningsansökningar som blivit beviljade och för spelklustret Arctic Game […]

Northern Europe’s largest game event is back!

The municipal board in Skellefteå has now decided to support the non-profit association “Nordskens vänner” with an annual grant of 1.5 million to arrange Nordsken in Skellefteå in 2021-2023. After being forced to cancel in 2020 due to covid-19, northern Scandinavia’s largest event for pop culture is now returning with full speed and major changes. […]

Arctic Light Pitch

Pitch your game at ARCTIC LIGHT PITCH! This is a “practice session” where you try to pitch your game and get feedback from our senior jury. It is a great opportunity to try, learn and improve regardless if you are a game studio, a project or a student group! Preregister by emailing johan@arcticgamelab.com for a […]

How covid-19 affect our activities

Right now, we are seeing an increase of the spread of Covid-19, and with harder restrictions in Norr-and Västerbotten we are now changing our upcoming events. We want to keep you safe and are therefore taking some precautions and following the recommendations from Folkhälsomyndigheten.  Many of our events and activates have already been affected, but […]

Zordix Publishing releases Ponpu

On December 2nd the Umeå based publisher Zordix published their game Ponpu. The game is available for PS4, PC, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One.  Read more See the trailer

WANDERWORD IS EXPANDING

Wanderword is the market leader in interactive audio entertainment with a combination of its patent based platform and editor and its interactive audio entertainment studio, developing content based on its own IPs, such as Cursed Painting, 63rd & Wallace, 525 Winchester and Bluurb, to mention a few and a number of licensed IP from world […]