Nordic Game hands out $846,000 to 11 new titles

Plus Battlefield 3 wins Game of the Year at Nordic Game Awards 2012

The Nordic Game Program has handed out another round of funding to regional developers, to the tune of $846,000 (5m Danish Kroner).

Of 159 games submitted for funding, 11 were granted support by the group. Boldai's Blockworld for touch screen devices, Zordix' Box Car Kids for 3DS and Skyrocket Games' Malko and Luna all received 600,000 Kroner.

Apex Virtual Entertainment, Refactored Games, Midas Touch, Virtual Game Worlds, Kuuasema Oy, Knapnok Games, Copenhagen Bombay Rights and Image & Form International also took home funding.

During the Nordic Game Awards 2012, EA/DICE won the award for Best Game of the Year for Battlefield 3, as well as Best Nordic Game.

Best Nordic Children's Game went to iOS title Moogies from Plain Vanilla, while Best Nordic Handheld Game was awarded to Super Stardust Delta by Housemarque.

Frozenbyte's Trine 2 took the gong for Artistic Achievement, Nordic Innovation went to Mojang's Minecraft and Indie Sensation was taken home by Team Buttfighter for Laza Knitez.

Related stories

Limbo wins best Nordic Game honour

Minecraft, Ilomilo, Axe in Face and Vikings on Trampolines also win in Malmo

By Matt Martin

15 projects split 6m DKK from Nordic Game

Final round of funding handed out at Nordic Game in Malmo

By Matt Martin

Latest comments (1)

Mats Holm Technical Writer, Electronic Arts5 years ago
Not much love for the Norwegian games industry, better luck next year.
0Sign inorRegisterto rate and reply

Sign in to contribute

Need an account? Register now.