Toucan’s Amazon Escape @ Google Play!

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Toucan’s Amazon Escape is on Softlaunch at Google Play! Available in Brazil, Argentina, Finland, Sweden, Ireland, Netherlands and Israel, for now. Launch comes with a cool surprise! Keep posted! Worldwide release in March 2016 Download it NOW!

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Interested in trading video game scores for concert tickets? FanART Games makes this happen

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New report posted about FanART Games on Good News from Finland http://www.goodnewsfinland.com/archive/news/fanart-games-takes-fans-to-gigs/ What if you could trade the score you have reached in a video game for an authentic record autographed by, say, Sepultura’s members? Or for concert tickets? This will be possible as of September following the release of the Mega Fan! game developed in Jyväskylä. The founder and … Read More

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FanART Games from Jyväskylä awarded Microsoft and Nokia’s Appcampus grant as the first company in Central Finland

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FanART Games Ltd. PRESS RELEASE May 2014 Jyväskylä-based startup FanART Games was granted the 20 000 euro Appcampus award, funded by Microsoft and Nokia and organised by Aalto University. FanART Games thus became the first company in Central Finland to be awarded the Appcampus fund. FanART Games are working on their first release, Mega FAN! music fan game, which will … Read More

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According to famous video game designer Shigeru Miyamoto, who was responsible for the creation of beloved franchises like Mario and Zelda, “creativity is still immature” in gaming. During Nintendo’s recent shareholder meeting, Miyamoto said there wasn’t a “wide variety” of games on display at E3, which he says is indicative of “creative immaturity.” “To some, it might have seemed as … Read More

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Music’s New Marketing Tool: Video Games

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Once upon a time, all that was expected from musicians is that they, well, make music. Then, not so long ago, a musician with any hope of being successful had to make videos too, so audiences could also watch the music. Now, it seems, even that may not be enough: Today’s musicians, some think, have to make music, videos and … Read More

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Finnish Software & IT business grew 11.4% last year. The growth was lead by game companies and small software companies. As a comparison, globally software & IT business grows an average 5% per year. The Finnish software and information technology industry last year grew by 11.4 per cent in comparison to the previous year, driven especially by game studios and … Read More

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The Future of Music?

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The booze flowed freely in New York last week at the Libera Awards, a three-year-old alternative Grammys for the world of independent music, as awards went to prestige indie acts like Arcade Fire and Arctic Monkeys and executives at small labels congratulated one another about what a great year it was for their music. But despite the celebratory atmosphere, anxiety … Read More

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