An essential part of Discovery Day at NG17 is the Sensation Award, handed to one of eight nominated games on display at Nordic Game 2017. All conference attendees can try the games and vote for their favorite. The nominated games will be on display on the Expo floor (17-18 May), as well as in the Discovery Day Showcase (19 May). The winner will be revealed at the final NG17 “wrap-up” session in the Unreal Theatre at 15:00.
The 2017 Sensation Award nominees are:
THOTH by Carlsen Games, Denmark
THOTH is a challenging twin-stick shooter you can conquer alone or cooperatively with a friend. Each stage is handcrafted to test coordination and puzzle-solving skills. Colorful minimalist graphics combine with an intense unnerving soundtrack, making for an exciting mix of art and arcade.
Milkmaid of the Milky Way by Machineboy, Norway
Milkmaid of the Milky Way is a classic point-and-click adventure game where you play as “Ruth”, a young woman living alone on a remote farm in a faraway fjord in 1920s Norway.
Uurnog by Nifflas Games, Sweden
Uurnog is a whimsical collect-em-up platformer with algorithmic music.
Tick Tock: A Tale for Two by Other Tales Interactive, Denmark
Tick Tock: A Tale for Two is a two-player adventure game that is all about communication. Players unravel a narrative together and talk to each other about what they are doing in order to solve puzzles.
Totally Accurate Battle Simulator by Landfall, Sweden
Totally Accurate Battle Simulator is a wacky physics-based tactics game. From medieval peasants to modern-day weaponry, this state-of-the-art physics-based simulation provides never-before-seen insights into the greatest battles of history.
Triple Agent by Igneous, Iceland
Triple Agent is a mobile party game for 5-9 people. Each player is secretly assigned a role, then passes the phone around as they get events that can reveal information about other players, change their allegiance or give them completely new “win-conditions”.
Morkredd by Hyper Games, Norway
Fun and challenging, your goal is to ferry a large orb of glowing light through a pitch black world, where stepping into the darkness (including the shadow of any of the other player) will instantly result in “game over”.
Budget Cuts by Neat Corp, Sweden
Budget Cuts is an upcoming stealth virtual reality game for the HTC Vive.
About the Nordic Game conference
Nordic Game is the leading games conference in Europe, and 2017 is its fourteenth year. Gathering over 2,000 games industry professionals in Malmö annually, Nordic Game is the one and only “home turf” meeting place for the highly successful game developers of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.