8 Nov 2018

The Future of the Games Industry

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Last week Red Bull hosted EWKND in Stockholm. A weekend filled with events focused on esports, gaming and culture. Futuregames took part in talks and a panel during ‘The Gaming Industry” together with game companies EA DICE, Ubisoft, Avalanche Studios, Mojang and Neat Corporation — a day event about how to get into the games industry and what the future looks like. We’ve gathered some of the most interesting points we might come to see in the games industry. Technology Technology is always a hot topic for anyone working within the digital world. John Wasilczyk, Executive Producer at EA DICE...
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31 Oct 2018

John Walden Wants to Lead by Example in the Games Industry

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Meet John Walden, a 24-year-old Game Design student from Sydney, Australia, attending his first year at Futuregames. With the goal of becoming a games industry professional, John is spending the next two years working towards becoming the best developer that he can. Before joining Futuregames, John was signed with Atlantic Records’ sub label Big Beat under the name Walden, together with artists such as Skrillex, Icona Pop and David Guetta, producing progressive style EDM. “I was very inspired by Swedish music such as Swedish House Mafia, Eric Prydz and Avicii”. John spent seven months on tour in America, Canada and...
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19 Oct 2018

Mehrnaz Amanat Bari Challenges the Norm About Programming

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Mehrnaz Amanat Bari is a programmer in the fast-growing games industry. In a male-dominated world, she has made it a personal goal to inspire more women to dare to code by holding lectures and be a mentor for young girls. Today she’s awarded with the Elisabeth Tegner Scholarship for her burning dedication to change the image of who can become a programmer, as well as her contributions to the games industry. – I want to inspire more women to let go of demands, dare to break the norm and stand out, because that’s what you must do as a female...
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