This Week in Games – Week 23

This Week in Games
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. 

Swedish Avalanche releases new Mad Max trailer

Based on the Mad Max movie franchise, Avalanche’s Mad Max game is set for release on September 4th, 2015, and last week, the studio released a brand new trailer for the game. Apart from the Mad Max game currently in development, Swedish Avalanche Studios are also the creators of the Just Cause games, among several other titles.

 

 

Kung Fury: Street Rage released on mobile and PC

Another Swedish studio, Hello There, released Kung Fury: Street Rage on Android, iOS, and PC through Steam this week. After a successful release of the Crowdsourced movie, “Kung Fury”, which was released on Youtube last week, the game has already received great feedback on all platforms. And with its lovely arcade style gameplay, why wouldn’t it? Check out the trailer below.

 

 

Finnish Tunnel Ground to expand to the US with games and comics

Set to enter the US and mother markets this summer, Finnish Tunnel Ground believe that they have found the perfect competitive edge needed to properly enter the mobile games market with their game, Void of Heroes. Through a combination of a game, a comic book, and even a plan for smart TV’s, the studio aims to engage users through e.g. QR codes in the comic book, which will provide additional information and story to the Void of Heroes universe.

“Funding from Tekes and Finnish investors enabled us to develop a technology platform for sharing games on mobile devices and smart televisions, for example. We also developed our business model in order to establish new partnerships in the comic and game sectors. Technical advances and our new business model enable us to build massive, complex items of content that offer us and our partners the best possible opportunities for making a profit,”, Jukka Planman, Tunnel Ground CEO. 

 

 

FALLMAN released by Finnish Glad Game Studio

Developed by a husband and wife team in Finland, Glad Game Studio‘s FALLMAN is a “Super Ridiculous Trampoline Jumping” game, to put it in their own words. The game was released on iOS earlier this week for a premium price of $1.99.

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Sune Thorsen

Sune is not only a gamer and writer who wishes his keyboard-typing-speed would translate directly into Nintendo 64 controller agility, but also the co-founder and CEO of NordicGameBits.

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