All posts by: Veera

PreBit Oulu winners announced!

Pre Bit Oulu competition and networking event was held on Friday April 27th, 2018. The three finalists from Oulu are Death By Overwork, Arktik Kirkle and Red Shirt Games.  Jury in Oulu were Jussi Autio, John Rantala from Round Zero, Antti Kananen from Koukoi Games.     Death By Overwork’s game is Ninja! Not a […]

PreBit Tampere winners confirmed!

PreBit Tampere was held last Thursday, 26.4. and we can now present our next batch of finalists.   Taneli Lyytikäinen (Bon Games), Niko Mäkelä (Traplight Games), Sami Kojo (Random Potion) and Gareth Noyce (TripleEh?) gave overall credit to the level of technical execution of the demos. The winners stood out with their unique approaches and […]

The first Bit1 Game Award finalists have been announced!

PreBit Helsinki finalists have been selected from 16 teams. They are Team Wreckage, Team LunarByte and Penitent wardens.   In the judges opinion, the teams presented their games well. There was a large variaty of  games, partly because of the varying development time.  Generally, the level was very good and the students very skilled. For […]

PreBits are held this week: watch the live feed on facebook!

Our search for the best Finnish game by a dev team of students is getting closer. The preliminaries are held this week and will be broadcasted live on facebook. We are ready to give the Bit1 Game Award  on May 16-17! The preliminaries begin on Wednesday April 25th with 34 excellent dev teams around Finland. […]

Judges for PreBit Helsinki confirmed!

The preliminary rounds are coming soon, and prepping is in full gear. We’re very happy to announce the judges for PreBit Helsinki! Sonja Ängeslevä is working at Unity as Product Director, focusing on mobile multiplayer games.  Her expertise is in data informed product development, where she pinpoints needs, finds bottlenecks and identifies opportunities for growth […]

Sign up for the competition closed

Team sign up for the Bit1 competition has closed on Friday 13.4. Over 30 teams of students from all around Finland are now competing for the Bit1 Game of the year-title. We’re very happy with the turnout and are looking forward to three great preliminary competitions next week! This week we’re focusing on prepping the […]

New jury members for Bit1 confirmed!

  We’re delighted to announce a further two jury members for Bit1, Mikko Kodisoja and Teemu Närhi! Mikko Kodisoja is one of the co-founders and a game lead at Supercell in Helsinki Finland. Mikko joined the industry in 1995, and has since founded three companies, in which he’s worked in roles ranging from creative roles […]

E-mail issues being adressed

We’ve been notified that there’s been issues with our inbox. We’re looking into this right now. Meanwhile you can use the form on this web page or contact our producer. Contact: Veera Schneider veera.schneider (add at) Cheers! – The Bit1 Team

Registration is open!

Registration for Bit1 is now open until May 7th! If you have received an invitation from your educators, our partnering projects or organization, you can register directly. If you are unsure or haven’t received an invitation, please drop a line at Also check out How to attend for more information. Professionals and HR-representatives: Please note, […]