17:00 Doors open
17:30 Seminar with Veikkaus Game Studio
19:00 Gathering + drinks sponsored by Veikkaus Game Studio
Veikkaus Game Studio
Veikkaus Game Studio produces games for our slot machines and online casino. Our games are made with the highest of international quality standards. We constantly improve our game portfolio with new mechanics and pay special attention to our games’ audiovisual quality and customer experience.
Our studio consists of around 40 professional game developers. We work with agile development methods and strive to improve our professional expertise on a daily basis!
Kirsi Lagus, Vice President, Games and Slot Machines
As the VP of Games and Slot Machines, Kirsi also heads the Veikkaus Game Studio with her management experience of 17 years from Veikkaus, RAY and Nokia. She will be talking about Veikkaus and how life is at the Game Studio.
Caviar Game Team
Veikkaus Game Studio's Caviar Game Team presents the Making of Saaga, a brand new viking-themed Veikkaus game due to be released in Veikkaus' slots machines in October, 2017. They will showcase the Veikkaus game development by going through the process from the concepting phase to the final product. Saaga is also playable (for free) in the Demo Corner after the seminar.
Kimmo Koskinen, Research Manager
Kimmo has been working in the gaming industry since 1985 and is the original coder of the legendary RAY Video Poker game. Later on he took on as a software manager and afterwards as the Head of Innovation at RAY in 2012-2016. Currently working as a Research Manager at Veikkaus, he will be talking about something special called Mechanical Virus.
IGDA Finland September Seminar + Gathering with Veikkaus Game Studio
Time: 26.9.2017 at 17:00
Place: Maxine, Urho Kekkosen katu 1 A, 6th floor, 00100 Helsinki
Please note that you need to be at least 18 years old to attend. The cloakroom service is offered free of charge.