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Happy 100, Finland!

celebrating 100 years of finland in gaming

Finland celebrates 100 years of independence & we want to join in on the party by showing off some of the awesome video game companies that they have! If you haven’t already, check out our tribute video below, as well as the list of amazing companies below! Happy Anniversary, Finland!! You’re awesome. Here’s to a 100 more! Kippis

AlmostHuman

Founded: 2011
Headquarters: Espoo
Homepage: grimrock.net

Notable Games:

Almost Human

Almost Human Ltd. is an independent Finnish game developer founded in the beginning of 2011 by four game industry veterans. They are best known for the Legend of Grimrock series, bringing a timeless old school dungeon crawling gameplay to the modern age.
legendOfGrimrock

Founded:  2016
Headquarters ?
Homepage: amistech.com/msc

Notable Game:

Amistech Games

Known for the very funny, confusing and very Finnish game My Summer Car.
Equal part car mechanic, and Finnish country side simulator, MSC is a permadeath game that took the streaming world by storm with its brutally in-depth gameplay, and hilarious quirks.

Founded:  March 2000
Headquarters: Helsinki
Homepage: bugbear.fi

Notable games:

Bugbear Entertainment

Bugbear Entertainment is an award-winning independent game developer best known for Ridge Racer Unbounded, FlatOut and the Rally Trophy games. They are currently working on Wreckfest for PC, XBOX ONE & PS4 (coming 2018).


Founded
:  2009

Headquarters: Tampere
Homepage: colossalorder.fi

Notable games:

Colossal Order

Colossal Order is a privately owned Finnish game development studio, focusing on simulation and strategy games. For now, they have published three games; Cities in Motion, Cities in Motion 2 and Cities: Skylines.

Founded:  2014
Headquarters: Tampere
Homepage: dreamloop.net

Notable games:

Dream Loop Games

Dream Loop Games is a small company with 12 employees, led by it’s co-founders. In late 2015, Dream Loop began actively campaigning to reform Finnish laws surrounding Crowdfunding. The same year they started a Kickstarted campaign for their upcoming game Challengers of Khalea. The game was supposed to be a combination of multiplayer online battle arena and turn-based tactics, but later changed into a tactical turn-based RPG inspired by Final Fantasy, Fire Emblem and other J-RPGs.

Reborn Games (Former: Fragment Production)

Reborn is a privately owned game studio, located in the growing hub of the Finnish game industry, Tampere. The company has experienced developers that have spent over 20 years working with video games. They’ve also worked on over 25 titles for mobile, consoles and PC. Reborn’s latest game is called Urban Empire, a city ruling strategy game.

Founded:  2001
Headquarters: Helsinki
Homepage: frozenbyte.com

Notable games:

Frozenbyte

Frozenbyte’s first original IP titles were Shadowgrounds and Shadowgrounds Survivors, but they are probably best known for the Trine series, which has sold over eight million copies world wide. Their number one priorities are both the quality of the games, as well as the well-being of their team, having tight deadlines and the financial side taking the backseat.

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Mountain Sheep

Mountain Sheep is an independent game studio, best known for developing Minigore. In 2010, they opened a second studio called Cornfox & Brothers Ltd. to co-develop the game Death Rally. According to them, they just “want to make fantastic games!”.

RedLynx

Founded:  2000
Headquarters: Helsinki
Homepage: redlynx.com

RedLynx

RedLynx (now a Ubisoft studio) is a multiplatform game development studio located in Vallilla. Among the popular Trials series, they have developed and published more than 100 games. Founded in 2000, they are one of the oldest studios in Finland with over 140 employees.

redlynx Games

Remedy-Entertainment-logo

Founded:  1995
Headquarters: Espoo
Homepage: remedygames.com

Notable Games:

Remedy Entertainment

Remedy Entertainment (commonly referred to as simply Remedy) is a privately held developer of action computer games, game franchises and leading edge 3D game technology, based in Espoo. They are the crew behind Quantum Break, a title that is part game, part tv-show with famous actors such as Shawn Ashmore and Aidan Gillen.

MaxPayne, AlanWake, Quantum Break.

Rovio

Founded:  2003
Headquarters: Espoo
Homepage: rovio.com

Notable Games:

Rovio Entertainment

Rovio Entertainment (or Rovio for short) started 2003 as a mobile game development studio, and the company has developed several award-winning titles for various mobile platforms. In 2009, Rovio released the casual puzzle game Angry Birds, that became a worldwide phenomenon from 2010 onwards. The franchise has since expanded to a variety of new business areas.

Rovio Angry Birds Games

Supercell

Founded:  2010
Headquarters: Helsinki
Homepage: supercell.com

Notable Games:

Supercell

In the summer of 2010, Supercell was born. Back then, the founders had no idea what the company would become. They just knew they wanted to make great games that people would play for years. Now they have offices, not only in Helsinki, but also in San Fransisco, Tokyo, Seoul and Shanghai with over 230 employees.

Clash of clans, clash royale, hay day, brawl stars

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