This Week in Games – Week 31

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. 

Donut vs. Donut launches on iOS

From Finnish indie game developer, Antti Salama, Donut vs Donut was released this week on iOS as a $1.99 premium game. The game allows up to 4 players to compete locally on one device to become the last Doughnut in the ring.




Tiny Troopers 2: Special Ops reaches 1 million downloads on Android

Published by Chillingo, but developed by Finnish Kukouri Mobile Entertainment, Tiny Troopers 2: Special Ops reached 1 million downloads on Android this week, making the total number of downloads of all Tiny Troopers games on all platforms close to 20 million, says Kim Soares, CEO and co-founder of Kukouri.




Fran Bow by Killmonday Games will release on August 27 2015

Developed by a two-man team at Killmonday Games, Fran Bow is a creepy and mysterious point and click game developed in Sweden. This week, it was revealed that the game would release on August 27th on Steam and GOG, and a new trailer was released along with the announcement.



World of Soccer online hits Steam Greenlight

Another week, another Nordic-developed Steam Greenlight game. This week, it was time for online multiplayer football game, World of Soccer Online, to hit Greenlight. The game has been developed by Finnish indie developer Johannes Eski, and the trailer can be found below:



Mystic Box Studios launches Aporia Alpha

Mystic Box Studios was founded in 2012 by four university students from Aalborg University in Denmark. This week, the alpha for the studio’s second game, Aporia, was released, and can be downloaded from here.

The game has been developed not in Unity, but instead in the CryENGINE 3, and the latest teaser for the game can be found below:



Developers at the Nordic Pavilion at Gamescom 2015 announced

Gamescom is just a week away, and the developers attending the event through the Nordic Pavilion has now been announced. You can find the full list here, which includes studios from all the Nordic countries.




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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