Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
October 17, 2018
arrowPress Releases
  • Editor-In-Chief:
    Kris Graft
  • Editor:
    Alex Wawro
  • Contributors:
    Chris Kerr
    Alissa McAloon
    Emma Kidwell
    Bryant Francis
    Katherine Cross
  • Advertising:
    Libby Kruse






If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


Swedish Games Industry Formed As Unified Trade Body

Swedish Games Industry Formed As Unified Trade Body

June 21, 2007 | By Brandon Boyer

June 21, 2007 | By Brandon Boyer
Comments
    Post A Comment
More: Console/PC



Representatives from Sweden's two primary games trade associations, MDTS and Spelplan-Association of Swedish Game Developers, have announced that they have pulled together to form a new unified trade body known simply as Swedish Games Industry.

The new organization, similar to the UK's ELSPA or TIGA, says it was formed as "one way of meeting our increasing responsibility and keeping a clear communication internal within the industry and external to our surrounding."

The group says it will "inform about sales statistics, development questions, employment and computer and video games as culture." Per Strömbäck, former managing director of both Spelplan-ASGD and MDTS will act as the group's spokesperson.

Swedish Games Industry says its "vision is for games to be a natural part of the culture and economy of Sweden," a country which employs over 1000 people in games development.

Said Swedish Games Industry chairman Öjje Holt, "The progress of games is fast and it's important for industry to keep the pace. The new organization Swedish Games Industry The interest for games is very big and by uniting our resources we can increase our efforts."


Related Jobs

Cold Iron Studios
Cold Iron Studios — San Jose, California, United States
[10.16.18]

Senior Environment Artist
Funcom
Funcom — Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
[10.16.18]

External Producer
Experius
Experius — Culver City, California, United States
[10.15.18]

Unreal 4 Environment Artist
Deep Silver Volition
Deep Silver Volition — Champaign, Illinois, United States
[10.15.18]

Studio Programming Director









Loading Comments

loader image