MCV Nordic Weekly Wrap-Up

Ben Parfitt
MCV Nordic Weekly Wrap-Up

As further initiatives look to solidify the Nordic games industry, EA’s SimCity enjoys mixed fortunes in the region’s games charts.

Here’s a roundup of the biggest news this week on MCVuk.com’s sister site MCV Pacific: 

  • Neogames Finland and the Digital Games Research Association DiGRA are looking for Finnish theses for the first annual Game Studies Thesis Competition.
    FULL STORY 
  • Submissions are now being taken for the Live pitching session at the Nordic Game Conference in Malmö, Sweden, which takes place on Thursday May 23rd.
    FULL STORY 
  • SimCity has recovered from a weak start in Sweden to ascend to the top of the country’s game charts.
    FULL STORY 
  • Norway has seemingly differentiated itself from its Scandinavian cousins by relegating EA’s Sim City to just No.9 in the country’s game charts. The fallout of the game’s “always-on internet” furore?
    FULL STORY 

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