This article is part of the weekly “This Week in Games” article-series on Nordic Game Bits. The purpose of the series is to collect and wrap-up all the news that we did not cover with a full article on NordicGameBits form the past weeks.
10 Chambers Collective announced by Starbreeze co-founder
After stepping down from the Board of Directors earlier this month, Ulf Andersson, co-founder of Swedish Starbreeze Studios, has already formed a new studio called 10 Chambers Collective. What exactly the company will produce and who the team is, is yet unknown.
w00t Copenhagen Play Festival is taking place right now
Held from the 29th to the 31th of May 2015, the Copenhagen Play Festival, w00t is the biggest Danish festival for play and games in the public space. Apart from several talks throughout the weekend, the festival aims at showing games’ ability to create communities through everything from social physical games to more traditional board games. But all without the aid of digital tools such as smartphones and computers.
Child of Cooper announced by Swedish Might and Delight
The latest project from Stockholm-based Might and Delight was announced this week. The Child of Cooper game is set to be released on Steam later this year, although no exact release date has been revealed just yet.
“Child of Cooper is a new IP that explores the borders of the game medium and what we expect from it. Can we approach games from a different standpoint than products of entertainment? Can virtues like replayability, difficulty, win and loss-conditions and “fun-factor” be explored from new positions? A statement released by the studio questions.”
Magnetic: Cage Closed released by Guru Games
Here’s one more from Sweden this week! After nearly 3 years of development, Guru Games could finally release Magnetic: Cage Closed on Steam this week. Congratulations on the release to the entire team!
“It has been a long journey, a lot longer than we first anticipated, but we are finally at the finish line. We are just about to release Magnetic on Steam for everyone to play and judge. Our feelings are very mixed to say the least but it is something we are all looking forward to.”