Nordic Game Awards

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Welcome to the twenty-first edition of Nordic Game, Europe’s leading games conference and the only event in the world with a dedicated focus on the entire Nordic games industry.

Nordic Game Awards 2022

Always a highlight of the Nordic Game conference, this year’s show will spotlight the talent and expertise of the region’s studios as well as the amazing games they’ve released over the past year.

The 2022 Nordic Game Awards will be hosted by Marie Mejerwall and streamed live from Slagthuset in Malmö on Thursday, 19 May during NG22 Spring.

The 2022 Nordic Game Awards nominees are:

Nordic Game of the Year nominees:
Hitman 3 by IO Interactive (DK)
It Takes Two by Hazelight (SE)
Returnal by Housemarque (FI)
Sunlight by Krillbite (NO)
Valheim by Iron Gate Studio (SE)

The Nordic Game of the Year category is presented by Edgegap

Nordic Game of the Year: Small Screen nominees:
Clash Mini by Supercell (FI)
Crash Bandicoot: On The Run by King (SE)
NUTS by Joon, Pol, Muuutsch, Char & Torfi (IS)
Rivengard by Snowprint Studios (SE)
TOEM by Something We Made, (SE)

The Nordic Game of the Year: Small Screen category is presented by AppGallery

Best Art nominees:
It Takes Two by Hazelight (SE)
Lost in Random by Zoink Games, Thunderful Group (SE)
Returnal by Housemarque (FI)
Sunlight by Krillbite (NO)
The Ascent by Neon Giant (SE)

Best Game Design nominees:
Hitman 3 by IO Interactive (DK)
It Takes Two by Hazelight (SE)
Klang 2 by Tinimations (NO)
Returnal by Housemarque (FI)
Valheim by Iron Gate Studio (SE)

The Best Game Design category is presented by Epic Games/Unreal Engine

Nordic Game Awards, NG19

Best Technology nominees:
Biomutant by Experiment 101 (SE)
Hitman 3 by IO Interactive (DK)
It Takes Two by Hazelight (SE)
Returnal by Housemarque (FI)
SpotRacers by Level Up Garage (DK)

The Best Technology category is presented by Epic Games/Unreal Engine

Best Audio nominees:
Hitman 3 by IO Interactive (DK)
Klang 2 by Tinimations (NO)
Lost in Random by Zoink Games, Thunderful Group (SE)
Returnal by Housemarque (FI)
Valheim by Iron Gate Studio (SE)

Best Fun for Everyone nominees:
Bonkies by Studio Gauntlet (NO)
It Takes Two by Hazelight (SE)
Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl by Ludosity, Fair Play Labs (SE)
NUTS by Joon, Pol, Muuutsch, Char & Torfi (IS)
Rob Riches by Megapop (NO)

The Best Fun for Everyone category is presented by Uberstrategist

Best Debut nominees:
Biomutant by Experiment 101 (SE)
NUTS by Joon, Pol, Muuutsch, Char & Torfi (IS)
The Ascent by Neon Giant (SE)
TOEM by Something We Made (SE)
Valheim by Iron Gate Studio (SE)
 

The 2022 Nordic Game Awards are presented by Epic Games/Unreal Engine, AppGallery, Edgegap, UberStrategist and Nordic Game, with support from partners Games Forest Club and PixelTV.

Nordics

About the Nordic Game Awards 2022 jury
The following industry profiles from the Nordic region served as nominee jurors for the 2022 Nordic Game Awards:

Carl Juul Nielsen, Denmark
Carl is responsible for the game coverage at Version2.

Tuukka Grönholm, Finland
Tuukka is editor-in-chief at Pelit Magazine.

Linzi Campbell, Iceland
Producer at Myrkur Games.

Lars Richard Olsen, Norway
Games journalist at Spillrevyen/Pressfire.no.

Anna Jenelius, Sweden
Founder, independent game developer at Valiant Game Studio.

See you this May for the 2022 Nordic Game Awards, live from Malmö, Sweden!

NG22 Spring

About the Nordic Game conference
Nordic Game is the leading games conference in Europe, and 2022 will mark its twenty-first and twenty-second editions, as well as our return to historic Slagthuset. Gathering thousands of industry professionals in the spring and autumn each year, Nordic Game is the one and only “home turf” meeting place for the highly successful game developers of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.

Nordic Game welcomes you on 17-20 May to Slagthuset in Malmö for NG22 Spring, both online and in the venue, as well as next November.

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