Passion for Art & Technology
13 October 2015
Lecture on the History of the Finnish Game Industry
For the past decade, several artistically and commercially successful digital games have been created in game studios, such as Max Paine, Alan Wake, Super Stardust, Trine, Clash of Clans and Angry Birds. What are the important factors in the creative processes and the development culture behind the success stories? Game researcher Annakaisa Kultima's lecture covers the collaborative culture of digital game creation in Finland and the history of combining art and technology in Finnish studios. The lecture is continued with a discussion on the global differences in the digital games cultures.