Nordic Game Exclusives

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


Nordic Game presents several very special exclusives for pass holders at NG21 Autumn, like an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at developing Housemarque’s PS5 hit Returnal; here are just a few more we’d like to share:

IGDA Mentor Café on the Nordic Game Discord
We were very happy to work again this year with our friends at IGDA Finland to host the renowned IGDA Mentor Café on the Nordic Game Discord.

In the IGDA Mentor Café, games industry leaders share their knowledge and expertise in short, 15 minute online mentoring sessions (reserved in advance) as well as relaxed mingle with participants on Discord afterwards.

More info and sign-up for the IGDA Virtual Mentor Café right here.

Patchathon at Nordic Game

Patchathon at Nordic Game
Patch XR is coming to Nordic Game! Join a fully online, intensive, hands-on Patchathon for artists, musicians, sound inventors and gamers as part of NG21 Autumn on Friday, 5 November at 16:30 CET.

Patch XR and the Patchathon is part of the Swiss delegation at NG21 Autumn and presented by SwissGames.

True Confessions 3.0, Ste Curran

True Confessions 3.0, Ste Curran
Popular speaker Ste Curran has shared the magical experience of his “True Confessions” talk twice at Nordic Game, appealing for participants’ industry confessions. And for NG21 Autumn, he’s back again to absolve your sins.

Update: Ste can only accept a few more of your industry confessions – send him yours and get sweet absolution 🙂

Share your dark secrets anonymously here and get absolution live streamed to your screen on Friday, 5 November with True Confessions 3.0 at 17:30 CET.

NGDC Season V Grand Finals
The fifth season semi-finals and grand final of the Nordic Game Discovery Contest (NGDC) will take place during NG21 Autumn on 2-5 November.

The season’s NGDC Semi-Finals will air on Thursday, 4 November at 15:05 CET, followed by the NGDC Grand Final, featuring the top three contenders in live pitch competition on Friday, 5 November at 14:45 CET.

During NG21 Autumn, the season’s finalists will battle for the prestigious NGDC Game of the Year title as well as votes for the People’s Choice Award. See all the NGDC Season V finalists and find out how to vote for your favorite right here.

NGDC Season V is sponsored by Xsolla, Intel, Microsoft, Tencent Games, WhisperGames and Nordic Game Ventures, in partnership with Games Branding, DDM and 80 Level.

Why Inclusion in Video Games Matters

Why Inclusion in Video Games Matters
Impact sessions curator Kate Edwards speaks with EA executive Tulay McNally about inclusive design – designing for as diverse a range of people as possible. It is a philosophy that encourages us to consider gender, age, sexuality, ethnicity, culture and customs, religious beliefs and more.

Why Inclusion in Video Games Matters with Tulay McNally and Kate Edwards; not-to-be-missed on Wednesday, 3 November at 12:50 CET.

Alan Wake’s Comeback – Remastering a Remedy Classic

Alan Wake’s Comeback – Remastering a Remedy Classic
In this joint fireside chat, Remedy communications director Thomas Puha and award-winning composer Petri Alanko give insight into their work on Alan Wake Remastered and the journey of bringing an 11-year-old classic to new audiences.

Join Thomas Puha and Petri Alanko for Alan Wake’s Comeback – Remastering a Remedy Classic live on Friday, 5 November at 12:45 CET.

Welcome to Nordic Game!

NG21 Autumn

About the Nordic Game conference
Nordic Game is the leading games conference in Europe, and 2021 marks its nineteenth and twentieth editions. 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 doubles up online following our spring edition with NG21 Autumn on 2-5 November, and returns to Slagthuset in Malmö for NG22 Spring, both online and in the venue, on 17-20 May.

Get your passes to the fall edition of Europe’s leading games industry event right here!

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