20 Sep 2018

FutureGames is the Second Best Game Dev School in the World

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Today FutureGames was crowned the runner-up at The Rookies Awards as the second-best game development school in the world. The Rookies hold an annual award for the most creative schools across the globe with a focus on the quality of the students’ portfolios. “More than 410 game developers have studied at FutureGames in the last 10 years and we’re very proud of the ambition and passion our students show to get this international attention. Out of the 600 yearly applications to the school, the number of international applicants is increasing and today we have educated individuals working at game companies...
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18 Sep 2018

New Head Teacher of Game Design – Clara Parona

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With a new school year up and running, it’s time to introduce our new Head Teacher of Game Design — Clara Parona! Clara has 12 years of experience as an interaction and UX-designer within play- and game design both as an employee and founder. After working at Ubisoft for five years as a game/level designer she had several cool titles for Xbox Kinect, Nintentdo Wii and Nintendo DS in her portfolio such as Raving Rabbids: Alive and Kicking, Motion Sports, We Dare and My Secret World. At this point Clara decided to quit her job and open her own game-company...
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14 Sep 2018

Kate Edwards Visits FutureGames

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We’re lucky enough to get to steal some time from Kate Edwards, CEO and Principal Consultant of Geogrify, while she’s here in Stockholm for Invest in Games that took place earlier this week. Today she’s at FutureGames hosting two lectures on ‘Building Better Worlds through Game Culturalization’ about how cultural differences may affect how a game is perceived and in the long run how it performs in different regions, and ‘Advocating for Yourself: Changing the Public Perception of Games and Game Creators’. In this talk she will reflect on her lessons learned from her five years as the Executive Director...
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