Nordic Game 2009 headlines

Spaceballs and Jackass: The Movie were an inspiration for No More Heroes

Goichi Suda told attendees at the Nordic Game Conference that many different films and actors inspired Grasshopper Manufature’s No More Heroes – most notably Dirty Harry, Jackass: The Movie, and Spaceballs. During Suda’s presentation titled “The Birth of No More Heroes”, he showed films clips from  movies that prompted the ideas prevalent in the game. […]

  • Capcom restricts Inafune's Nordic Game appearance due to Swine Flu

    Capcom isn’t letting its foreign employees travel due to the Swine Flu pandemic, meaning that Keiji Inafune will not be talking at Nordic Game this year. “I’m sorry to announce that Keiji Inafune has cancelled his appearance at Nordic Game 2009, due to corporate policy restricting foreign travel during the current influenza outbreak,” said a […]

  • 2DBoy to speak at Nordic Game

    2DBoy’s Kyle Gabler will deliver a speech at Nordic Game titled, “Developing your own game”. It’s actually part of the show’s Career Expo bit, but it’ll be a good look at the thinking behind making World of Goo, if nothing else. Nordic Game and it Career Expo will be held on May 19-20 in Malmö, […]

  • Inafune and Suda51 to speak at Nordic Game 2009

    Capcom’s Keiji Inafune and Grasshopper’s Goichi Suda will both speak at Nordic Game this year, the event’s announced. “Having Keiji Inafune and Goichi Suda join Nordic Game this year highlights the strong and growing relationship between the Japanese and Nordic games communities” said NG boss Tom Felices, “and will offer attendees a unique opportunity to […]