All posts by: Milla Åman

The winning teams of Bit1 2020

The winning teams of Bit1 2020 were announced by the jury Juha Huhtakallio (Playstack Finland), Sonja Ängeslevä (Zynga), Teemu Närhi (Fingersoft) and Timur Haussila (Supercell). The winner – Team Improx Games with The Last Cube. Jury’s choice was based on high production quality innovation commercial potential working, good tutorial delivers complete gaming experience target audience defined […]

Bit1 2020 is an online battle of eight teams

Due to Covid-19, the Bit1 2020 competition takes place online on week 20/2020. During this exceptional time we focus on the core, to find the best Finnish student game of the year.  The competing finalist teams and their games are: GudGames – Slip Slap ’n’ Quack Deep – DEEP (cancelled) Improx Games – The Last Cube […]

From PreBits to the Finals!

PreBits were organized this year in Turku, Tampere and Helsinki. The PreBits are Bit1 competition preliminaries, where the pitching and presenting teams’ game play demos to the jury takes place. The jury has chosen altogether 10 teams to compete at Bit1 student game competition in Helsinki 14-15th April 2020. The finalists This year the most furious […]

Apply for the best Student Game Competition Bit1 2020!

It’s time to search for the best Finnish student game in the national game competition Bit1. The preliminaries, PreBits, are held in Helsinki, Tampere, Turku and Kajaani in the beginning of March. Application period is between 13.1.-2.3.2020.  This year the winning team will be selected at Bit1 in Helsinki, on 14-15th April by a jury of top […]

Greetings from Finnish Game Day and White Nights 2019

Third place winners of the Bit1 competition, team Erden share their experience in Finnish Game Day and the White Nights conference in Saint Petersburg in June 2019. Greetings from Team Erden! As a reward of Bit1 our team got to take part in the White Nights Conference in St.Petersburg. I, Jonas as a Head of […]

The Finnish Game Industry Professionals Chose Bit1 2019 Winners

The best Finnish student game was chosen in Bit1 Game Awards held in Tampere on 7-8th May 2019. The 12 finalist teams had been selected from regional PreBits arranged in Helsinki, Tampere and Turku. Oulu region didn’t have PreBits this year, but they had three teams to send to the finals. During Bit1, the judges […]

The Winner is Team Sockman with the game Sockman

The second Bit1 Game Award has now been given in Tampere.  The judges – Kalle Kaivola (Partner / Sisu Game Ventures), Mariina Hallikainen (CEO / Colossal Order OY), Juha Huhtakallio (General Manager / Playstack Finland), Antti Ikäläinen, (Operations Manager / Traplight) and Teemu Närhi (CEO / Fingersoft) – have evaluated the best Finnish student games. The […]

The Bit1 Game Award Finalists 2019 have been announced!

From PreBit preliminaries, held in Turku, Helsinki, and Tampere in April 2019, finalists have been selected by judges. From Oulu the game teams were short in numbers and they got directly to the finals, Bit1 competition. This year the level of entries was a good quality and the student teams worked well together. The finalists for […]

Interviews and speeches of Bit1 Helsinki published on YouTube!

All the interviews and speeches are now published on our YouTube channel! Enjoy these: Speeches: Wilhelm Taht: From Snake to a 50bn Dollar Industry in Less Than 20 Years Samuli Syvähuoko, Sisu Game Ventures: How to attract investors for your game Arja Martikainen, Games Jobs Finland: Games industry – How do you secure your job […]