19th edition of Nordic Game Conference, NG21 will take place as an online event this time. The event’s live stream will be from their very own Nordic Game studio.
The three-day program of talks by some of the best speakers in the Nordic games community and the global industry will be very satisfying in terms of participants’ interests. The entire live stream in May will be complemented by Nordic Game’s ever-expanding collection of pre-recorded talks in 2021, with a focus on in-depth, detailed, and complex content.
What can you expect from NG21?
- Speeches from expert speakers from well-known companies in the industry,
- Business opportunities beyond usual,
- Opportunity to expand your team or enhance your career with Nordic Game Talents,
- Celebration of the best Nordic games at Nordic Game Awards
- Nordic Game Exclusives: IGDA Virtual Mentor Café on Discord, True Confessions 2.0, Ste Curran, Nordic Game Awards 2021, an exclusive speech about Quantum computing
How will the NG21 Spring program be?
The NG21 May live stream kicks off on Wednesday, 26 May, but already on Tuesday, 25 May from 9:00 CET you can start enjoying this spring’s program with a diverse selection of more than 30 pre-recorded sessions.
Just select 25 May from the online schedule and choose which pre-recorded talk you’d like to watch – and to meet the speakers online during the conference, join the Nordic Game Discord and look for the Q&A schedule there.
Here are some highlights from the pre-recorded program at NG21 May:
Unreal Uncovered: A Closer Look at Housemarque’s Returnal
Join Unreal Engine evangelist Ari Arnbjörnsson in conversation with Ethan Watson, Hannu Koivuranta, and Tommi Wiik from Housemarque, discussing the development of their recently released game Returnal. You’ll hear about challenges they overcame, how they developed the game’s stunning particle effects, how they lit an ever-changing, atmospheric world, and much more.
Fireside Chat: Amber’s Approach to External Development
This “fireside chat” featuring Amber CEO Mihai Pohontu will explore some of the benefits and pitfalls of external development, and how Amber approaches externalization, from the unique point of view of being both supplier and buyer.
Weirder than Usual: Narrative Designing the Motel Sequences in Control
This talk from Brooke Maggs will dive into the world-building and narrative development process at Remedy Entertainment. It will focus on the “Oceanview Motel and Casino”, a transient area that reoccurs throughout the game Control. The talk will cover the evolution of the motel sequences, from idea to final experience.
MILE Rival Peak: A Retrospective and New Way to Expand an Audience
Rival Peak is a Massive Interactive Live Event (MILE) and collaboration between Genvid Technologies, Facebook, Pipework Studios, and DJ2 Entertainment. Christopher Hamilton will talk about the lessons learned from the three-month-long event that saw rapid growth and concluded with 200 million engagements and 100 million minutes viewed.
About the Nordic Game conference
Nordic Game is the leading games conference in Europe, and 2021 marks its nineteenth and twentieth editions. Gathering thousands of 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.
Nordic Game doubles up again with NG21 on 26-28 May and in November, following last year’s digital debut at NG20 and twice the knowledge, emotion, and business at NG20+.
You can purchase your ticket now to the spring edition of Europe’s leading games industry event for 99 euros.