Tag Archives: Bit1 Game Award

Bit1 winner in Finnish Game Awards 2020!

18.8. in Finnish Game Awards the Bit1 winner – Improx Games was awarded! Congratulations once more! This year the event was held online only and everyone could follow the ceremony in YouTube. This is a great acknowledgement for a student team and we hope that this will become a tradition. You can watch the whole […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]