Gearing Up For Unreal Times at Nordic Game 2015

By Dana Cowley

We’re prepping for Nordic Game, to be held May 20-22 at the Slagthuset convention center in lovely Malmö, Sweden. We couldn’t be more excited to sponsor, speak and exhibit at this fantastic conference!

If you’re attending, come hang with us at the fun events and talks. Here are a few highlights on our itinerary.


Swing by and see us at Booth A1-A2 at Nordic Game. Friendly faces you can expect to see include Sjoerd De Jong, Mike Gamble, Joe Graf, Ellen Liew, and Osman Tsjardiwal. We want to know how we can make Unreal Engine work better for you, so please ask any questions and give us your feedback.


Sjoerd “Hourences” De Jong and our crew will host a free Unreal Engine Mixer at the Green Lion Inn located at Skeppsbron 9 on Thursday, May 21 from 16.00 to 18.30. This event is open to everyone, even if you aren’t attending Nordic Game. Join us!


Next, we’ll celebrate the many talented developers represented at the Nordic Game Awards, which will be held in the Unreal Theatre in main auditorium of Slagthuset. The awards dinner will kick off on Thursday, May 21 at 18.00.

We’re proudly sponsoring the Nordic Game Awards Party again this year! The post-awards festivities are taking place at Slagthuset directly following the awards ceremony on Thursday evening starting at 21.00.

We invite everyone to enjoy the Freedom Lager brought to you by Unreal.

Freedom Lager Unreal Engine Event


We can’t forget to mention the must-see lectures led by DONTNOD’s Oskar Guilbert and Coffee Stain’s Armin Ibrisagic. We’ve also pulled together a panel featuring both of these awesome guys in addition to Hazelight’s talented Filip Coulianos and Epic’s Mike Gamble and Sjoerd “Hourences” De Jong. Pencil these into your diary, stat.

Keynote: From AAA Games to Digital and Episodic
Friday, May 22, 10:00-10:45
Oskar Guilbert, CEO, DONTNOD Entertainment
Location: Unreal Theatre

What I Learned about Marketing from Goat Simulator
Friday, May 22nd, 12:00-12:45
Armin Ibrisagic, Game Designer / PR Manager, Coffee Stain Studios
Location: Unreal Theatre

The Newest Survival Game: Being Indie
Friday, May 22, 13.00-13.45
Location: Unreal Theatre

The business of making games is more competitive than ever with the explosion of digital publishing platforms and easier access to professional tools. Today's independent developer has to answer many difficult questions, all while crafting a fun experience: Should I sign with a publisher or go it alone? How can I make my game stand out from the crowd? How do I stay relevant? Hear from a few folks who are making it work and having great time doing it.

  • Filip Coulianos, Lead Level Designer, Hazelight @Coulianos
  • Sjoerd De Jong, Game Designer and Evangelist, Unreal Engine @Hourences
  • Oskar Guilbert, CEO, DONTNOD, @DONTNOD_Oskar
  • Armin Ibrisagic, Game Designer and PR Manager, Coffee Stain Studios @Arminposts
  • Moderated by Mike Gamble, European Territory Manager, Epic Games

Check out the full list of speakers for Nordic Game 2015.

We look forward to seeing everyone and to raising a glass to you all soon. Skål! 

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