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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 […]

Greetings from Finnish Game Day and White Nights!

Third place winners of the Bit1 competition, team Period of Play here to tell a bit about our experience in Finnish Game Day and the White Nights conference in Saint Petersburg 27.-29.6.2018! This was the first time any of us had the opportunity to attend such large-scale events centered around the business side of the […]

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 […]

The winner is Team Colbanum with Space Hen Hassle!

The first-ever Bit1 Game Award has now been given. The judges –  Mikko Kodisoja (Supercell), Samuli Syvähuoko (Sisu Game Ventures), Wilhelm Taht, Teemu Närhi (Fingersoft) and Karoliina Korppoo (Veikkaus) – thought that the quality of the games was very good. They were all entertaining, fun and well made. The jury was pleased of the quality […]

Turku´s finalists revealed

All of our finalists are now confirmed. The finalists of Turku were chosen in Turku ICT Showroom in 8th March. The judges were Taisto Suominen (Turku AMK), Liisa Lehtonen (Boost Turku startup)  and Jukka Kodisoja (Rival Games Ltd). Finalists are  Team Aioni with a game called Fuzzy Runners and Team Boss Loop with Boss Loop. […]