Tim Schafer to keynote Nordic Game 2013

Tim Schafer to keynote Nordic Game 2013
Craig Chapple

By Craig Chapple

January 23rd 2013 at 10:33AM

Registrations open for Malmo-based event with 43% early bird discount rate on offer

Double Fine CEO Tim Schafer will present the opening keynote at this year’s Nordic Game conference.

As well as welcoming the industry veteran to the event, Uncharted lead game designer Richard Lemarchand and Ouya CEO will also be speaking at the conference.

Other already confirmed sessions include DICE software engineer Evan Bell who will present an overview of strategies employed when debugging multi-threaded processes and multi-process systems and Tarsier CEO Mattias Nygren on how the Swedish studio managed to convince Sony that it could develop LittleBigPlanet for Vita.

Nordic Game will also host the Pitch & Match business-to-business system, an exhibition floor, the Nordic Game Awards, Nordic Game Indie Night and a live pitching sesson.

A pre-Unite event called Unite Nordic has also been announced to coincide with the event, which will take place on the first two days of Nordic Game 2013.

Registrations for the event are now open with jubilee discount rates of 43 per cent available to those who register early.

Nordic Game 2013 will take place at the Slathuset in Malmo, Sweden between May 21st and 24th.

Visit the official website for more information.