Back to school jam!

It’s finally time for a BACK TO SCHOOL JAM! When:  October 15-17 Oktober at Campus Skellefteå (C-huset/building) What: A game jam for everybody that is interested in how to create a game. How: A game jam gathers people to create games for a limited time, often in groups and on a specific theme.The games are created on […]

Arctic Game Week 2021 is cancelled

Despite less restrictions concerning Covid-19, Arctic Game Lab has decided to cancel Arctic Game Week 2021, which should have been in the end of October. This means that the Arctic Game Conference, Fantastic Conference and Nordsken are cancelled, as well as all other events that would have taken place in connection with these. Covid-19 has […]

Mind Detonator invests in game start-ups in rural areas

The founders of Arrowhead Game Studios, which is behind one of the world’s biggest international gaming successes with the game Magicka, is now investing in the company Mind Detonator whose business concept is to capture talent at a very early stage and build the next generation of game companies far from the big cities. – […]

Investera i spelbranschen

Välkommen till en livesänd halvdag med några av Sveriges främsta spelinvesterare Spelbranschen i Sverige är brännhet och just nu växer den allra snabbast i norra Sverige. I Norrbotten och Västerbotten finns idag 75 etablerade spelbolag med över 500 aktiva i branschen.  För att denna positiva utveckling ska kunna fortsätta så fortsätta behövs mer riskkapital, fler personer […]

Amazing ideas take place in the game incubator Next

Earlier this year, Next – Norrland’s first game incubator was launched and now we know which the winning game ideas are that will be part of the incubator. The interest in the first intake has been great and the ideas that were presented were so high quality that an extra idea was adopted. – We […]

Zordix acquires Merge Games

Umeå-based Zordix has recentrly entered an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares in the British game publisher and game developer Merge Games, for a total of SEK 112 million. With the acquisition, Zordix achieves revenue of more than SEK 500 million. Zordix is ​​a multinational developer, publisher and distributor of games, headquartered in […]


Umeå based game developer Turborilla has announced the global release of Mad Skills Motocross 3. The highly anticipated mobile game is next in a franchise that has seen more than 55 million installs on iOS and Android devices. Mad Skills Motocross 3 improves upon its predecessors with vastly improved 3D art, new online championship […]

Tickets for Arctic Game Week 2021

We are now releasing early bird tickets for Arctic Game Week 2021!* The annual get together for the game industry in northern Sweden.  Nordsken: October 29-31 Arctic Game Conference: October 28-29 Fantastic Conference: 28-29 October BUY YOUR TICKETS HERE *we are following the recommendations closely from the authorities (Folkhälsomyndighen) and will adjust the event according […]


MAD SKILLS MOTOCROSS 3 RELEASE DATE ANNOUNCED WITH MIND-BLOWING TRAILER The highly anticipated mobile racing sequel will be available for free download on iOS and Android on May 25 The Umeå based game developer Turborilla AB has announced the May 25 release of Mad Skills Motocross 3 with an absolutely wild animated trailer:  The highly […]