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Smashdig week in review: How a Swedish gaming studio wants to maximize engagement

Publicerad: 13 December 2015, kl. 9:23

We've collected a few of the most read stories on the site this week to make sure you won't miss them.

Adam Jönsson

Young Swedish game studio wants to maximize engagement
Tarhead Studio is a startup and game studio focused on maximizing engagement from both players and spectators.

The Skövde based Tarhead Studio was founded in 2015 and develops online multiplayer games, mainly for PC.

The studio recently released a teaser trailer for the upcoming game RUiN, an online arena game where players can choose their own combinations of abilities.

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Swedish Clowns Without Borders let you buy laughter on a tube to help refugee kids
”Skrattsalva” is a Swedish for “gale of laughter”. This can now be bought on a tube to support Swedish Clowns Without Borders’ work with making refugee kids get a good laugh.

Some of the clowns connected to the non-profit organization is in the time of writing on the Greek island Lesvos where they perform and work to bring some joy to the people in crisis.

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Swedish government needs to support digital media projects, entrepreneur says
In an attempt to secure the digital future of Swedish media, 12 digital media entrepreneurs and editors were invited to participate in a discussion at the Ministry of Culture Monday.

‘‘We are all facing the same difficulties and [we] want to find an economic solution,’’ Krister Leimola, CEO and founder of local news site, tells Smashdig.

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16 digital trends for 2016
Swedish web agency Fröjd has made a number of predictions for digital trends in 2016.

Check out the trends.

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