Game travels Category

Why games journalism and travel journalism is the same thing

I have been working as a games journalist and a travel journalist in 15 years, and to me, it’s the same thing in so many ways. I visit a new and unknown area, I explore the landscapes and I write back about my findings and experiences. If I’m excited about where I have been, readers […]

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5 games I played on my way to GDC

This could have been a list on all the awesome digital games I should’ve/could’ve/would’ve played or replayed while sitting on the airplane on my way to the Game Developers’ Conference in San Francisco. But I played these little-known games instead. Do you know them? It goes without saying that it would be awesome to spend […]

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Reality is not enough

My article about virtual reality gadgets at GamesCom is in Jyllands-Posten Indblik today. In this photo, I am fighing an armoured knight with some evil medieval weapons, shortly before being eaten by a dragon. And this is where I meet the monster in the Virtualizer, wearing Oculus. You can read all about it in the […]

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Fun is the reward! – flying, climbing and winning at w00t

“If we live a life that is boring enough, we will be rewarded.” You know some people who seem to live by that assumption? You probably do.  But the answer is no! NO! Fun is the reward! That was the message from the American game guru Bernie Dekoven – the first speaker at the Copenhagen […]

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Ten playful moments at the CounterPlay conference

I had to get up very early in the morning to go to the CounterPlay Conference in Århus. It was the 05.50 train from Copenhagen. Early business. Nevertheless, people were already busy testing games. This was called Skrappe Fingre. Good stuff! Plus I learned some useful things about laser cutters and 3D printers on the […]

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How to become a rockstar in 60 days

What does the guitar game Rocksmith 2014 have in common with GTA V, the most hyped title of the year? And can a zombie teach you to play the guitar? I went to London to test the new Rocksmith game in the Gibson Guitar Studios and wrote an article for Gaffa: Riffs og rampelys: Fra […]

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Show me your joystick

What transports you most effectively into the game universe: the ergonomically designed super joypad with twenty buttons? The invisible technology of Kinect? Or IS it the oldskool Slik Stik from the 80s that DESTROYED your arms? Grab a copy of this months Ekko Magazine. I have written an essay about my personal travels through the […]

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Nordic Game: Denmark wins with Axe in Face and Limbo

Axe in Face! Such a slammer of a game title. Such a a fun game. And a winner! At this year’s Nordic Game, Denmark won Best Nordic Game (with Limbo) and Best Nordic Handheld Game (with Axe in Face). I have written an article on this year’s award show and spoken with the 25-year-old developer […]

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