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Nordic Game Awards 2020 Nominees Revealed

17 April, 2020 Malmö, Sweden – It’s a great pleasure to unveil the final nominees for this year’s Nordic Game Awards, which will be streamed live from Malmö, Sweden on Thursday, 28 May during NG20.

Always a highlight of the Nordic Game conference, this year’s show will spotlight the talent and expertise of the region’s studios as well as the amazing games they’ve released over the past year.

The Nordic Game Awards 2020 nominees are:

Nordic Game of the Year nominees

Nordic Game of the Year – Small Screen nominees

Best Art nominees

Best Game Design nominees

Best Technology nominees

Best Audio nominees

Best Fun for Everyone nominees

Best Debut nominees

Best VR/XR nominees (NEW category for 2020)

About Nordic Game Awards

Since 2006, Nordic Game has presented the Nordic Game Awards, an annual celebration of the year’s very best Nordic games in different categories, selected by a jury of games industry peers chosen in cooperation with the Nordic Game Institute.

The Nordic Game Awards 2020 is sponsored by Epic Games/Unreal Engine.

About the Nordic Game Awards 2020 jury

The following industry profiles from the Nordic region served as nominee jurors for the Nordic Game Awards 2020:

  • Gísli Konráðsson, Iceland
    A game industry veteran and founder of Órói Game Studios. Gísli has for the past twelve years worked on a wide variety of games in Europe, Asia, and the US
  • Jarle Hrafn Grindhaug, Norway
    Jarle Hrafn has been writing about video games for close to twenty years and co-founded in 2008. He was also a part of the Nordic Game Awards jury in 2019.
  • Jaakko Kemppainen, Finland
    Jaakko works as the regional artist of Games as Art. He has almost twenty years of experience in the games industry and education. Game design as an art form is his not-so-secret love.
  • Albertina Sparrhult, Sweden
    From game designer to management consultant/team coach, Albertina has spent over ten years in the industry, on both indie and AAA titles. She loves coffee, dogs, dancing and pen & paper RPGs.
  • Victor Breum, Denmark
    Victor leads Nordic Game Jam by night, studies creative direction at the National Film School of Denmark by day, while also cooking up his own games as designer and programmer.

About the Nordic Game conference

Nordic Game is the leading games conference in Europe and 2020 marks its seventeenth edition. Gathering thousands of industry professionals in Malmö annually, Nordic Game is the one and only “home turf” meeting place for the highly successful game developers of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.

This year Nordic Game is organizing two events in Malmö, SwedenNG20 on 27-29 May and NG20+ on 25-27 November. Learn more and register at

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