GAMESCOM 2012

Join the Nordic forces at gamescom 2012

14 Nordic companies ready to rule the Nordic booth, while Simplygon reign as sponsor for the infamous Nordic Party.

Gamescom, 15-17 August in Cologne, Germany, is one of the most important game industry shows in Europe. Nordic Game will of course be present in the business area of the Kölnmesse, hosting a booth with 14 Nordic companies.



Meet us there and be a part of the Nordic game community - as usual, the booth will be packed with Nordic industry people, so it's a perfect place to get in touch with the region. You’ll find us in the Business Hall 4.2, booth #J045.



Party uartig
Another splendid way to meet us is at the renown Nordic Party on Wednesday 15 August, this year sponsored by our good friends from Simplygon.


Pick up your invite and meet the Nordics in Business Hall 4.2, booth #J045. 



The following companies are confirmed participants in the Nordic booth - read more about them and their gamescom plans below:

 

Big Bite Games (Denmark)
Big Bite Games is proud to present Soccorama: the first 3D synchronous multiplayer football game on Facebook. Gamers can compete in realtime with up to 20 players on the pitch and its unique manager side allows players to unfold their creativity by customizing the footballers’ appearance and influence match gameplay by tweaking their individual stats, as well as buying a variety of boost items.

We’re at Gamescom to meet with potential investors and publishers to bring the game to browsers, mobile devices and consoles.

Company info: Big Bite Games, Drejervej 17, 3., 2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark
Contact person: Sebastian Warnez, CEO, sw@bigbitegames.com, +45 314 17 667
Website: http://football.bigbitegames.com

Frozenbyte (Finland)
Frozenbyte is an independent game developer with a focus on game quality. All Frozenbyte games are self-funded and based on self-owned IP, and the company maintains a creative, feel-good development culture. The passionate development method has created two well-received game series – Shadowgrounds and Trine – with four games in total for a variety of computer and console platforms. We are currently working on Splot, a new multiplatform IP, and Trine 2 Director’s Cut for Nintendo™ Wii U to be released in 2012.

Company info: Frozenbyte, Krogiuksentie 17, 00340 Helsinki, Finland
Contact person: Mikael Haveri, mikael@frozenbyte.com, +35 844 027 0884
Website: www.frozenbyte.com

Full Control (Denmark)
Full Control creates games for male core players who do not have time anymore for 200 hours of Skyrim and find no satisfaction in shooting purple pigs at crates. The company also utilizes game technology to create serious gaming projects for clients.

We are at gamescom this year to get in contact with publishers and investors looking for developers to create new projects that fit into our target group.

Company info: Full Control ApS, Pilestrædet 45, 1. Tv, 1112 Kbh K, Denmark
Contact person: Thomas Hentschel Lund, thomas@fullcontrol.dk, +45 2991 2995
Website: http://www.fullcontrol.dk

 

Goo Technologies (Sweden)  
Goo Technologies provides solutions for publishing interactive 3D online in any web browser. We do this through the use of Goo Engine, a powerful WebGL engine/tool designed to make it easy to develop and deploy complex interactive 3D graphics on the web.

At gamescom we will demonstrate that a AAA game can run through HTML5/WebGL with high performance. We will also meet with game developers that want to bring their next AAA games to the web, and look for partners for the future.

Company info: Goo Technologies, Kommendörsgata 30,114 48 Stockholm, Sweden. 
Contact person: Ola de Freitas, ola@gootechnologies.com,+46 721 734 350   Website: www.gootechnologies.com 


Housemarque (Finland)
Housemarque is a renowned independent game developer of digital downloadable games for PS3, Vita, Xbox, iOS and other platforms. With over 15 year long track record Housemarque is one of the most experienced game developers of downloadable games on console platforms. 


This year at gamescom we continue to establish new relationships with interactive entertainment companies and meeting old friends. 
  

Company info: Housemarque Inc, Kalevankatu 30 6th floor, 00100 Helsinki Finland
. Contact person: Ilari Kuittinen, ilari.kuittinen@housemarque.com, +35 804 554 2586
. Website: http://www.housemarque.com

Io-Interactive (Denmark)
Io-Interactive is the creative force behind some of the most talked-about PC and multiplatform videogames to emerge in the last decade. Starting with the praised and ground-breaking Hitman series, Io-Interactive has since developed the cult classic Freedom Fighters, the innovative brand Mini Ninjas and the controversial Kane & Lynch series.


Io-Interactive is releasing Hitman: Absolution on November 20th 2012, which has been built from the ground up, incorporating its all-new proprietary Glacier 2 engine. The Glacier 2 technology will set a new benchmark for realizing creative vision and delivering world-class entertainment.

 Meet the hiring managers of Io-Interactive at the Nordic Game booth and visit the Square Enix's booth in Hall 7 and play Hitman: Absolution.

Company info: IO Interactive, Kalvebod Brygge 35-37, 1560 V Copenhagen, Denmark
Contact person: Line Bundgaard, HR Consultant, lb@ioi.dk, +45 4061 8761
Website: www.ioi.dk 

LocalizeDirect (Sweden)
LocalizeDirect are the developers of LocDirect, an online localization management tool designed to streamline the localization process. LocalizeDirect also provide professional translation services from a large network of video games translators. This process is managed through their LocDirect system.

We are keen to meet with developers and publishers at Gamescom. Are you looking to improve you localization process and move away from painful excel file management?

Company info: LocalizeDirect AB, Gasverksgatan 9, 252 25 Helsingborg, Sweden
Contact person: Mike Souto, ms@localizedirect.com, +44 (0)7532050838
Website: www.localizedirect.com

Media Evolution (Sweden)
Media Evolution is a media cluster and member based organisation that endeavors to strengthen innovation and growth in southern Sweden's media sectors through projects and events. The mission is to remove obstacles and to create conditions for growth by encouraging dialogue, providing inspiration, and highlighting new opportunities within media sectors. The vision is that southern Sweden will become Europe's leading innovation platform for media sectors.

Company info: Media Evolution, Stora Varvsgatan 6a, 211 19 Malmö, Sweden
Contact person: Sten Selander, sten@mediaevolution.se, +46 73 312 59 69
Website: http://www.mediaevolution.se

Multiverse (Denmark)
Multiverse ApS is a privately held company founded by industry veterans January 2011, and funded by seed investment and 2 government grants. Multiverse is developing KoGaMa, an online 3D Game Creator and Platform for User-generated Games, currently in open alpha stage. Everything in KoGaMa is centered around multi-player, even when building games and setting up game logic, making it a highly social experience running directly in your browser.

Multiverse is attending GamesCom to present KoGaMa to potential partners interested in creative, social sandbox-builder games. We're primarily interested in meeting investors, publishers and user-acquisition services.

Company info: Multiverse ApS, Kronprinsensgade 13, 1. tv, 1114 Copenhagen

Contact person: Caspar Strandbygaard, CEO, cs@kogama.com ,+45 4143 8785

Website: www.kogama.com 


Neogames (Finland)
Neogames is the Finnish Centre of Game Business, Research and Education.
Neogames is a membership based organisation and nearly all Finnish game developers, game research units and schools providing game education are members of Neogames.

Our primary mission in Gamescom is to create and and strengthen networks in order to enhance our members business and other activities.

Company info: Hermiankatu 1, 33720 Tampere, Finland
Contact person: KooPee Hiltunen, Koopee@neogames.fi,+35 840 532 4176
Website: www.hermia.fi/neogames


Pauhu Games (Finland)
Pauhu Games is a small game company located in Kotka, Finland. We focus on multiplatform game development with main focus on mobile & online games. Pauhu Games has released two mobile games, ‘Cheezia’ and ‘Cheezia: Gears of Fur’, which are available on App Store, Google Play, Amazon Appstore and Barnes & Noble NOOK Store.

Pauhu Games is at gamescom 2012 seeking investors and publishers for our third game currently in development.

Company info: Pauhu Games, Heikinkatu 7, 48100 Kotka, Finland

Contact person: Jari Laurila, jari@pauhugames.com,+35 840 510 1933

Star Arcade (Finland)
Star Arcade is a mobile social gaming community. It provides a cross platform multiplayer gaming experience where users from more than 180 countries can play real-time with and against each other across platforms including iOS, Android, Nokia, WP, Blackberry, Meego/Maemo, Samsung Bada and Facebook. For example, a gamer in Cape Town with an Android phone can play against an opponent in Bangkok, who is using Facebook. Star Arcade is all about engaging and removing all barriers to entry. 
 
At gamescom 2012 Star Arcade want to present the latest multiplayer experience & games.

Company info: Star Arcade, Yliopistonkatu 38 B 15, FIN-40100 JYVÄSKYLÄ, Finland
Contact person: Simon Ådahl, simon@star-arcade.com, +35 840 0660 130
Website: www.star-arcade.com 


Umbra Software (Finland)
Umbra Software develops Rendering Optimization Middleware for consoles and the PC. Our latest product, Umbra 3, is being used by developers such as ArenaNet, Bungie, Kojima Productions, Remedy, CD Projekt and many other triple-A developers to handle their occlusion culling needs.

We are demoing the latest version of Umbra 3 at gamescom 2012. Come see why many of the world’s best videogame developers have chosen our technology as their visibility solution.

Company info: Umbra Software, Eerikinkatu 27, 00180 Helsinki, Finland
Contact person: Thomas Puha, Director of developer relations, Thomas@umbrasoftware.com, +358 50 3590 432
Website: www.umbra3.com

About Nordic Game

The Nordic Game booth in the business hall of Gamescom 2012 is a project of the Nordic Game Program (www.nordicgameprogram.org). The mission of the program is to ensure the access to quality computer games that are distinctly Nordic.  Motivated by the conviction that game developers of the Nordic region are best suited to create such entertainment, the Nordic Ministers for Culture launched the Nordic Game Program in 2006.

Contact person:
Jacob Riis
Communications Director
Jacob@nordicgame.com
+45 236 09422

Follow us on www.nordicgame.com, on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/NordicGame), and Twitter (https://twitter.com/#!/NordicGame)

Read more about Gamescom

gamescom 2012
Opening hours for the business area

Wednesday  August 15  09:00 – 19:00
Thursday     August 16  09:00 – 20:00
Friday          August 17  09:00 – 20:00



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