W Love Games 2022

Our event is for the 4th year taking place in the heart of Helsinki, and we wish to invite
you to join us as a partner in creating the most memorable gamedev event this year!

W Love Games Conference 2022

For the love of games!



We are delighted to introduce the speakers of WLG22


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gamescom is going to Asia!

From 20 – 22 October, gamescomasia will be held in Singapore. Join the global industry, meet super fans, connect with talent and reach new audiences from within the fastest growing games market in the world.

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W Love Games Conference 2022

Dr. Jakin Vela
Dr. Jakin VelaIGDA

Dr. Jakin Vela is a sociologist and researcher, his work highlights the effects of marginalization, group solidarity, and inclusion in virtual gaming spaces and organizational structures, especially among underrepresented groups. He integrates his professional background in law, non-profit leadership, film production, entrepreneurship, and higher education to support the professional and career development of others.

Camilla Avelar
Camilla AvelarSupercell

Camilla is a Brazilian game designer who, for the last six years, has worked on Hay Day, at Supercell. She has experience developing free to play mobile games, virtual worlds and educational experiences. On any given day, you’ll find her playing farming games, lazing around with her cat, or thinking up stories about chill beachside witches.

Ari Arnbjörnsson
Ari ArnbjörnssonEpic Games

Ari Arnbjörnsson is an Unreal Engine Evangelist at Epic Games. He has 15 years of varied games industry experience ranging from social, web and mobile games to console games. His latest work before joining Epic Games was as a lead programmer on Housemarque’s BAFTA-winning Returnal for PlayStation 5.

Marjaana Auranen
Marjaana AuranenRed Stage Entertainment

Marjaana Auranen (Eira-Teresá Joret Mariánná)is a Co-founder, Narrative
designer and Mini Boss at Red Stage Entertainment, an Indie Game Company located in Tampere, Finland.

Her latest work is Skábma - Snowfall, an adventure game inspired by Sámi stories and culture. As a Sámi herself she has a not-so-hidden agenda to make video games more diverse.

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