Vietnamese diversion developers and lecturers of Uppsala University’s Department of Game Design in Sweden met yesterday in Hanoi to share their practice on mechanism diversion design.
The mobile diversion Flappy Bird, combined by Nguyen Ha Dong, exploded on a gaming scene.
The knowledge sell was within a convention Develop and Market Computer Games Successfully: Sharing Experiences between Sweden and Vietnam hosted by a Embassy of Sweden in Hanoi in partnership with Uppsala University and Vietnam’s Digital Communication Association.
Swedish Ambassador Camilla Mellander delivered an introduction about Sweden, where gaming has turn a vital amicable activity like TV and music.
“The nation has resolutely determined itself as one of a world’s epicenters for building and producing innovative and mass-market mechanism games,” she said, adding that a turnover in a Swedish gaming attention was 930 million euros (US$1.05 billion) in 2014 – an boost of 35 per cent from a prior year.
Swedish diversion products Minecraft and a Battlefield array have sole over 80 million copies around a world. In addition, Payday 2, Candy Crush Saga and Need for Speed: Rivals have turn massively renouned diversion titles.
The Swedish gaming attention is ranked one of a tip mechanism diversion exporters of a world, reaching a expansion of 215 per cent between 2010 and 2014.
The envoy also explained a reasons since her nation had turn such a gaming hub.
According to her, some competence contend it starts with prolonged and cold winters that keep people indoors and operative on computers. “Playing games and a creation of games afterwards becomes a some-more appealing and gentle choice for gamers,” she said.
But it is not all about a weather. Other critical factors embody record and plain technical expertise.
Education also plays a poignant purpose since a Swedish gaming attention invests severely in diversion investigate and diversion growth education.
“Gaming was also introduced as a university subject, that creates gaming studies and investigate comforts both permitted and acceptable,” Ambassador Mellander said.
The envoy also pronounced that Vietnam was a intensity diversion marketplace since it has a vast and immature race as good as a flourishing series of Internet users.
“With a poignant success of a mobile diversion Flappy Bird,developed by a Vietnamese developer, we trust that VN’s diversion attention can grow rapidly, apropos a informal diversion heart in future,” she said.
Attending a diversion seminar, former Vietnamese Minister of Information Communications Le Doan Hop stressed that Việt Nam’s intensity could lead a nation to turn a nation of technology.
“Seventy per cent of a 93 million race is underneath 45, that we courtesy as an effective work source that can minister to a country’s growth in many fields,” he said.
He also voiced confidence about a growth of a country’s gaming industry, generally after a Government loosened some diversion government policies and after Việt Nam assimilated a Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement.
“Gaming is really a intensity attention that will need serve general co-operation in both training and education, so formulating a suitable work force,” he said.
According to Le Viet Thanh, a deputy of a Vietnam Game Developers’ Federation (VGDF), Vietnam has 33.9 million gamers, of that 41 per cent spent income on a pastime.
“The association was founded in Jan final year with usually 6 companies,” he said. “Now, a series has increasing to 20, display that diversion developers and diversion studios have satisfied a critical purpose of a federation, that aims to support and boost tolerable and artistic growth of a Vietnamese diversion industry.”
He also pronounced that VGDF’s members had exported their products to Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Indonesia.
In addition, Adam Mayes, a pivotal techer of a Department of Game Design of Uppsala University, that is on a list of a World’s 100 Best Universities, discussed how he and his colleagues learn diversion design.
Uppsala University is a usually university in Sweden that offers BA programmes and brief courses on diversion design. The university offers elective courses on striking design, programming pattern and plan management.
The university looks brazen to enrolling Vietnamese students to investigate in Sweden, as good as promulgation a gifted lecturers, who are also diversion developers, to learn in Việt Nam.
Today, Swedish lecturers will give a speak on diversion pattern during a Hanoi University of Sciences and Technology from 9am to 3pm.
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